Audrey Diehl

Diehl Named Nick’s VP Animation Development

Audrey Diehl has been promoted to VP of animation development for Nickelodeon Group, the network announced today. Diehl’s promotion from executive director of development to the ... Continue Reading →
Ed Catmull

Pixar’s Catmull to Speak on ‘Creativity, Inc.’

Pixar co-founder Ed Catmull will give a talk April 16 called “Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration” for Live Talks Business ... Continue Reading →
Paul W.S. Anderson

EXCLUSIVE: Anderson Dishes on ‘Pompeii’ VFX

Great disasters have long been popular settings for moviemaker looking to tell human and even intimate stories, and Pompeii certainly follows in that tradition. The film, released today ... Continue Reading →
Chris O'Dowd

‘Puffin Rock’ Takes Wing with Chris O’Dowd Narrating

Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon (The Secret of Kells) is hard at work on its upcoming preschool series Puffin Rock for RTEjr (Ireland) and Nick Jr. (U.K.), and actor Chris O’Dowd ... Continue Reading →
nick-logo-150

Nick Offers Clips of New ‘Sanjay’ and ‘Breadwinners’

Nickelodeon will be offering lots animated hilarity this weekend as new episodes of returning series Sanjay and Craig and newcomer Breadwinners hit the airwaves Saturday, February 22 ... Continue Reading →
Jim Babcock

Adult Swim Names Jim Babcock Marketing Veep

Turner Broadcasting System’s Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media division has announced that Jim Babcock has been promoted to Vice President, Consumer Marketing for Adult ... Continue Reading →
fantastic-four-150

Fox Finds its New ‘Fantastic Four’

It has a director and now a cast — can Fox’s reboot of the self-proclaimed World’s Greatest Comic Magazine restore to glory Marvel’s first family? The just-revealed ... Continue Reading →
Daredevil-1-150

Best Issue Ever! (Really)

2014 is a big year for fiftieth anniversaries in pop culture. Mary Poppins, It’s a Small World, and the Beatles’ first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show all reach the half-century ... Continue Reading →
Genius-Brands-International-150

Genius Takes ‘Edison’s Secret Lab’ into Production

Genius Brands International has begun production on its new animated children’s series Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab. The pilot episode, titled “If the Fossil Fits,” ... Continue Reading →
nicktoons-150

Dentsu Brings Anime ‘LBX’ to Nicktoons

The popular Japanese anime series LBX is coming to the United States with a deal to air on Nicktoons later this year. LBX (a.k.a. “Little Battlers eXperience”) is a Bandai ... Continue Reading →