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‘Rango’ Rides Home with Top Annie Prize

In what may be a bellwether for Oscar night, Paramount/Nickelodeon’s quirky CG-animated feature Rango won the prize for Best Picture at the Annie Awards this Saturday (Feb.4). The ... Continue Reading →
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Pixie Award Winners Are Announced

The Third Annual Pixie Awards, honoring outstanding work in animation, effect and motion-graphics, has unveiled its list of winners for the 2012 edition. The Pixies received a record ... Continue Reading →
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Nick, Playmates Introduce New TMNT Toys

Dude, if you dig the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, you’ll have to find a way to check out this year’s Toy Fair in New York (Feb. 12-15). That’s where Nickelodeon and Playmates ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Simpsons’ Arcade Game Returns in Style

Just in time for The Simpsons’ buzzy 500th episode, which is scheduled for Feb. 19 on Fox TV, the show’s fist video game is a getting a much-anticipate revival. The Simpsons Arcade ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Agent Candy Monteiro Passes Away

Film and television literary agent Candy Monteiro, who represented many animation writers and artists and was the co-founder of the Monteiro Rose Dravis Agency, died of congestive heart ... Continue Reading →
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Chucking the Competition

In any discussion of the legendary Leon Schlesinger/Warner Bros. cartoon studio, you often hear the words “friendly competition” used to describe the relationships between the various ... Continue Reading →
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TBS and Teletoon Launch Cartoon Network in Canada

Teletoon and Turner Broadcast System will launch a new ad-supported digital channel that will air Cartoon Network (between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m.) and Adult Swim shows (after 9 p.m.) in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monster in Paris’ to Open N.Y. Family Film Fest

If you’ve been dying to see some fantastic animated features and shorts from all over the world, you’ll just need to book that flight to the Big Apple this spring. The New York ... Continue Reading →
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Target Finds New Homes for 3 Chapman Shows

London-based Target Entertainment has securing a major new multi-regional broadcast deal for Chapman Entertainment’s hit pre-school series Roary the Racing Car with Nickelodeon. The ... Continue Reading →
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Verrone to Receive Morgan Cox Award

Former Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) president and Emmy and WGA Award-winning writer Patric M. Verrone will receive the WGAW’s 2012 Morgan Cox Award in recognition of his ... Continue Reading →