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Pioneering Voice Actress Lucille Bliss Passes

Pioneering voice actress Lucille Bliss passed away on Thursday Night (Nov. 8), per Cartoon Brew. She was best known for voicing TV’s first cartoon character, Crusader Rabbit (1949), ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Hosts Screenings of Oscar Contenders in L.A.

If you’ve been dying to check out some of the hard-to-see, indie international features vying for the Oscar race this year, you’d better find some time to go to Burbank this week. ... Continue Reading →
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Tackling the Big Questions

Several of this year’s Oscar contenders discuss their biggest challenges, triumphs, inspirations and the state of animation in a very good year. Peter Lord – Director, ... Continue Reading →
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The Top Awards Season Contenders

Is it just us or is the Best Animated Features race shaping up to be one of the more exciting categories of the award season once again? With the possibility of five nomination spots ... Continue Reading →
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Introducing a New Dutch Master

How Junkyard’s director Hisko Hulsing created one of the most powerful and acclaimed animated shorts of the year. While it’s customary for big studios to release their hard-hitting, ... Continue Reading →
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An Animation Fan’s Holiday Gift Guide

Yes, it’s that time of the year when we begin to feel that gnawing sense of panic, reminding us that the holidays will be with us in less than a couple of months. If you’re looking ... Continue Reading →
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10 Animated Shorts Advance in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 85th Academy Awards®. Fifty-six pictures had ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Hungry for More ‘Brickleberry’

It looks like the dysfunctional rangers of Comedy Central’s Brickleberry show are going to be around for a second season. We just got word that the cabler has ordered a new 13-episode ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s ‘Bubble Guppies’ App Hits Top Spot

Nickelodeon is reporting that its latest educational app, Bubble Guppies: Animal School Day, skyrocketed to the number-one educational app list in the U.S. and Canada and number-two ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Airs 200th Episode of ‘Family Guy’

This Sunday’s 200th episode of Family Guy contains some mind-bending ideas as Brian messes up Stewie’s time machine and reverses the direction of time. The episode, which is ... Continue Reading →