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Five Animated Shows Get Streamy Award Noms

The nominations for the 3rd annual Streamy Awards were announced early Monday. The five nominees for Best Animated Series are:     Tom Hanks’ Electric City (Tom Hanks, ... Continue Reading →
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Leningrad Cowboys and Anima Vitae Offer Xmas Short

Leningrad Cowboys together with Anima Vitae, one of the leading animation studios in Nordic countries have released an animated holiday short film titled Dog’Y'Dog Christmas. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Adds Bejuba’s Musical Toon

Disney Junior has added Bejuba! Entertainment’s 49 x two-minute preschool show Big Block SingSong to its lineup in the U.S., Australia, Japan and Spain. The interstitial toon features ... Continue Reading →
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Ocelot’s ‘Tales of the Night’ Arrives on DVD in Jan.

French helmer Michel Ocelot’s acclaimed animated feature Tales of the Night will be released on DVD/Blu-ray and VOD on January 9, via Cinedigm Ent. Group. The well-received feature, ... Continue Reading →
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The Last-Ditch DVD Gift Guide!

Wracking your brains trying to come up with last-minute holiday gift options for the toon lovers of various persuasions still haunting your shopping list? There are a few brand spankin’ ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Emerson & Mark Valley Join ‘Dark Knight’ Pt. 2

Primetime TV stars Michael Emerson (Person of Interest, Lost) and Mark Valley (Human Target, Fringe) have signed on to the voice cast for the final installment of the DC Universe Animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Hobbit’ Delivers a Record Weekend

Filmgoers all around the world proved that they are still in love with J.R.R. Tolkien’s characters as Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey scored a record $84.8 million ... Continue Reading →
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Scholastic Editors Predict Trends in Children’s Books

The editors at Scholastic have published their list of the top ten trends in children’s books for the coming year. They are predicting 2013 to be a big year for books about war, ... Continue Reading →
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A Valentine to a Vanished Era

Goro Miyazaki’s delicate, coming-of-age movie From Up on Poppy Hill offers a welcome respite from the loud, CG world of most American movies. Goro Miyazaki’s gentle new film, From ... Continue Reading →
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The Winning Scores

The composers of some of the best animated soundtracks of the year discuss their craft and inspirations. Over the past year, there have been plenty of behind-the-scenes features about ... Continue Reading →