ShortsHD Offers Special Spotlight on Joan Gratz

This month, ShortsHD ( spotlights the work of animation pioneer Joan C. Gratz. The special spotlight features an interview with the Oscar-winning animator who is best ... Continue Reading →

Anyone Remember ‘Budgie?’

Animation has become such a juggernaut within the film industry that it seems as though everyone has tried their hand in it at one point or other, up to and including British Royalty. ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

Vodka’s Jelly Jamm Wins El Chupete Awards: Spanish studio Vodka Capital’s CG-animated preschool show Jelly Jamm recently picked up the Best Animaton in TV/Movie categories ... Continue Reading →

Brooklyn-Based Dream Factory Open for Business

M. Wartella’s new Brooklyn-based full-service studio Dream Factory Animation has officially announced its arrival on the hand-drawn toon scene. Founded in January 2013 by industry-veteran ... Continue Reading →

Disney XD Debuts Randomation Animation

Disney XD will premiere its new 2.5-hour Randomation Animation block this Saturday (July 13) from 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. The special toon showcase includes new episodes of Max Steel, Packages ... Continue Reading →

Canal+ Says Bonjour to ‘Monster Math Squad’

Indie kids’ entertainment creator/producer/distributor/licensor DHX Media has secured a deal with French network Canal+ to air its CG animated series Monster Math Squad (50 x ... Continue Reading →

Digital Manga to Release Complete Tezuka Works

Great news for fans of classic Japanese comics, otherwise known as manga: California based e-publisher Digital Manga Inc. has nabbed the rights to the entire back catalog of the legendary ... Continue Reading →

ABP Perspective: Music Hall of Williamsburg

In the afterglow of last summer’s festival, I knew that Animation Block Party 2013 needed to underscore the significance of our ten-year anniversary. Music has always been a huge ... Continue Reading →

Holy Awesome, CG-Animated Show, Batman!

Glen Murakami and Mitch Watson chat with us about Beware the Batman, their highly anticipated animated series on Cartoon Network. While Superman’s new incarnation is packing theaters ... Continue Reading →

The Dream Team Is Back

Marvel’s Avengers Assemble brings the very popular and quirky superheroes to the Disney XD lineup this summer. Die-hard Marvel animation fans who’ve been mourning the departure ... Continue Reading →