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New Trailer for Fox/Blue Sky’s ‘Epic’ Delivers the Goods

Just in time for Thanksgiving, animation fans have a new sneak peek at Fox/Blue Sky’s 2013 feature Epic. Directed by Chris Wedge, the film is based on William Joyce’s hugely popular ... Continue Reading →
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‘Evangelion 3' is Biggest Japan B.O. Opener of the Year

The tallies are in and it looks like Hideaki Anno’s Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (Evangelion Shin Gekijouban: Q)—the third installment of the highly acclaimed Eva film series ... Continue Reading →
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What Could Be Funnier Than Genocide?

The Hollywood Reporter has caught wind of a crowdfunding effort started by German comic-book author Walter Moers (Little A**hole, Captain Bluebear) to see his online sensation Hitler ... Continue Reading →
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Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Resigns

Kevin Clash, the longtime voice and puppeteer behind Sesame Street’s Elmo character, has resigned in the aftermath of allegations that he had an underage sexual relationship. In a ... Continue Reading →
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Remembering Lucille Bliss

I have written about Lucille Bliss before on this blog. But upon hearing the sad news that this talented little lady passed away a couple weeks ago, I was drawn back to the interview ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Reports Big Sales for ‘Caillou’ Worldwide

Toronto-based distributor producer DHX Media has signed several broadcast and licensing deals for its preschool hit property Caillou. After announcing the fourth season sale to PBS ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Digital Delivers New ‘Gumball’ Game

Aardman Digital has produced a new online game Cartoon Network’s award-winning series The Amazing World of Gumball. “Dino Donkey Dash” is based on popular episode “The Quest” ... Continue Reading →
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Princess Sofia’s a Royal Hit on Disney Channel

Sunday night’s [Nov. 18] premiere of Disney Junior’s animated special Sofia The First: Once Upon A Princess brought in 5.2 million total viewers to Disney Channel. The animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zoomix’ Migrates to Canadian TV

Neptuno Films’ animated edutainment series Zoomix (104 x 3) is heading to Canada after being acquired by TVO, Ontario’s public educational media organization. The show has been ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gumdrop’ Premieres on WIGS

A cool new CG-augmented short titled Gumdrop premieres today (Nov. 19) on WIGS, the #1 YouTube channel for scripted drama. The short stars Gumdrop, a 27 year old Bulgarian actress who ... Continue Reading →