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CBeebies has signed on for a third round of Chuggington, the popular train-themed preschooler series from Ludorum. The deal will inflate the number of episodes to 104 10-minute segments, plust 52 four-minute episodes of the miniseries Badge Quest. The new series will debut on the network in spring 2012. “The [...]
Canada’s Teletoon network is taking its pilot project online, giving animators in Canada a shot at winning $10,000 and a trip to the Ottawa International Animation Festival and Television Animation Conference. Submissions for the Teletoon at Night Pilot Project opened Sunday and will continue through July 15. Animators are asked [...]
Nathan Fillion and Elisabeth Moss have been cast as the lead voice actors in Green Lantern: Emerald Knights, the next DC Universe animated original movie. Fillion will voice the Hal Jordan version of Green Lantern, with Moss playing young Green Lantern Corps recruit Arisia. Also in the voice cast are: [...]
20th Century Fox Animation and producer Shawn Levy are teaming up to bring the popular British children’s book and TV series stars Mr. Men to the big screen, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The project will be produced through Levy’s company, 21 Laps Entertainment, which is based at Fox. No [...]
We are pleased to announce that artist/illustrator Erin Koehler is the winner of Hinge Digital’s inaugural “Bringing your World to Life” character design contest. As part of her prize, Koehler wins a Wacom Intuos4, Luxology modo and an article in the next issue of Animation Magazine. Koehler, received her BFA [...]
The 38th annual Annie Awards were handed out Saturday at UCLA’s Royce Hall with a lot of familiar elements in place: June Foray appeared on stage to stand on her usual box and present the awards named in her honor; Tom Kenny, the voice of SpongeBob SquarePants, was back as host; [...]
A lot of classic characters are arriving in this week’s delivery of home entertainment releases. It doesn’t get more classic than Tom & Jerry: Fur Flying Adventures, Vol. 1 (Warner Bros., $14.97), collecting 14 classic cartoons — many of them directed by William Hanna and Joe Barbera themselves. Included episodes include Guided [...]
As we mentioned in our live Twitter coverage of the Annie Awards on Saturday, Brad Bird accepted his Winsor McCay Award with a video he sent from the Vancouver set of Mission: Impossible IV. The clip got plenty of laughs and features cameos from Tom Cruise and Simon Pegg. Check [...]
Disney has released three posters that give us a close-up look at the characters in its forthcoming animated feature film Mars Needs Moms. Directed by Simon Wells and written by Simon and Wendy Wells, the Robert Zemeckis-produced feature is based on book by Berkeley Breathed and stars the voices of [...]
If you’re like us, the best part of watching the Super Bowl is the ads. And with so many big animated movies out this year, there were plenty of sneak peeks. Now that the chips and beer have been cleaned up, let’s take a look at the ads from this [...]