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‘Bambi’ Designer Mel Shaw dies at 97

Mel Shaw, one of Disney’s most versatile and talented visual development artists, designers, and storymen who contributed to numerous Disney animated favorites from Bambi through ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Domain’s ‘Legend of Tembo’ Hits the Auction Block

Digital Domain Media Group’s assets are up for auction today in New York City. Any sales are to be finalized at 1 p.m. on Dec 4th by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Brendan L. Shannon in Wilmington, ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Armors Up for ‘Berserk: The Golden Arc’ on Disc

Anime and manga distributor VIZ  Media has released the highly anticipated medieval adventure Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I — The Egg of the King on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Rated ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Sofia’ Series Gets Premiere Date

Following its highly watched movie premiere, Disney’s newest animated star, Sofia the First will begin its series run on Friday, January 11 on Disney Channel at 9:30 a.m. and on Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Matt Groening to Receive WGA’s Writing Award

Matt Groening, animation icon and the creator of The Simpsons and co-creator of Futurama (with David X. Cohen), will receive the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ ... Continue Reading →
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Vortexx on The CW Announces Special Holiday Line-Up

Saban Brands’ five-hour programming block known as Vortexx on The CW announced its special holiday programming airing throughout December. The programs include the television debut ... Continue Reading →
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Oasis to Produce New Season of ‘Martha Speaks’

Montreal-based Oasis has struck a deal with Boston pubcaster WGBH and the PBS Network for the production of 16 new episodes of the popular animated series, Martha Speaks. Oasis will ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! To Release First ‘Slugterra’ DVD

Shout! Factory Kids, in collaboration with Nerd Corps Entertainment, will release Slugterra: Return of the Shane Gang—the first DVD collection of the popular Disney XD series. The ... Continue Reading →
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Mind Candy Hires Jocelyn Stevenson As Exec Producer

Mind Candy, the entertainment company behind the popular brand Moshi Monsters has hired Jocelyn Stevenson as the exec creative producer to lead creative on all film and TV projects ... Continue Reading →
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Writing Terrific Toons with Allan Neuwirth

We recently had the chance to chat with the very talented and prolific New York-based animation writer Allan Neuwirth, whose many credits include The Octonauts, Jelly Jamm, Arthur, ... Continue Reading →