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‘Turtles’ Returns to Nick Jan. 25

Nickelodeon’s CG revamp series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles returns to the network with a “Total Turtle Takeover” on Friday, January 25 at 7 p.m. ET/PT with the premiere of the ... Continue Reading →
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A Legendary ‘Calamity’

I am writing this week’s blog on the day that President Barack Obama is being sworn in for his second term. What has that to do with the Toon Trenches? Outwardly, nothing, except ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Fest. to Offer Adam Elliot Retrospective

The awesome team at the Ottawa 2013 International Animation Festival, which takes place September 18-22 this year, has revealed a few tidbits about the new edition of the world-class ... Continue Reading →
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‘Henry Hugglemonster’ Arrives on Disney Jr. in Feb.

Disney Junior U.K. will premiere the much-anticipated preschool series Henry Hugglemonster on February 8, reports Digital Spy. The 52 x 11-minute CG-animated toon, which was formerly ... Continue Reading →
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‘Irish Folk Furniture’ Wins Top Sundance Animation Prize

Tony Donoghue’s short Irish Folk Furniture has picked up the Best Animated Short prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Funded by the Irish Film Board, the short brings to life the ... Continue Reading →
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Ireland’s Monster Animation Relaunches as Geronimo

According to the Irish Film and TV Network, Dublin-based Monster Animation & Design is relaunching as Geronimo Productions. Established in 1995, the toon house has produced animated ... Continue Reading →
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Darabont Offers Details About New ‘Godzilla’ Script

Oscar-nominated writer Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile) has offered some details on Gareth Edwards’ upcoming reboot of the Godzilla franchise for the big ... Continue Reading →
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M4e Expands ‘Mia and Me’ Licensing Program

German brand management and media company m4e is expanding its licensing program for its award-winning animated and live-action hybrid children’s show, Mia and Me. More than 30 licensees ... Continue Reading →
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Fionna & Cake Return to TV, Launch on DVD

The popular gender-swapped universe of Adventure Time is back by popular demand! Cartoon Network’s hit series will introduce the next chapter of the “Fionna and Cake” saga with ... Continue Reading →
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GRspace Showcases ‘Ladies of Animation’

Gennie Rim, former artistic manager at Pixar and Disney and founder of GRworks, will present the latest installment in her ongoing series of shows centered on the art of animation with ... Continue Reading →