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Disney Channel is treating fans of Phineas and Ferb with a new trailer for the big Mission Marvel crossover special, which premieres this summer. This is the first time the popular Disney animated show welcomes characters from the Marvel universe. Billed as an “epic television event,” the special finds Spider-Man, [...]
One of the hard truths about animated cartoons is that many of them simply do not stand the test of time very well. For every Bugs Bunny there are multiple Flip the Frogs, characters and cartoons that are watchable today only as history. That is why I was delighted to [...]
DreamWorks has released details about the studio’s new animated musical feature titled Larrikins which will feature music by composer/comic/actor Tim Minchin. Based on an idea penned by Harry Cripps (Supernova) and produced by Christina Steinberg (Rise of the Guardians, National Treasure), the feature centers an uptight bilby (a desert-dwelling marsupial), [...]
The new CG-animated feature version of The Little Prince is shaping up to be quite an A-list affair. The pic, which is being directed by Kung Fu Panda director Mark Osborne, has attracted the likes of James Franco, Rachel McAdams, Jeff Bridges, Marion Cotillard, Benicio Del Toro and Paul Giamatti [...]
DreamWorks Animation has signed an initial co-operation deal with China’s Dalian Wanda Group to work together on future projects, the heads of the two companies announced at a public panel discussion in Chengdu on Thursday. According to a report on the Sichuan Online site (ifeng.com), the Glendale-based studio, which already [...]
Guru Studio has tapped Knockout Licensing and Super RTL Merchandising to handle the licensing for its Daytime Emmy-nominated show Justin Time in North America and Germany, respectively. Knockout (Downtown Abbey, Boo – The World’s Cutest Dog, Lil’ Panda) has acquired the consumer product rights to the preschool property in the [...]
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Studio has announced the start of production on a new boys’ preschool series, Trucktown. The 40 x half-hour, CG animated show is based on the popular books by children’s author Jon Scieszka (The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales) published by Simon & Schuster. Corus [...]
Fans of Nickelodeon’s hit 2D toon SpongeBob SquarePants, now in its 14th year on air, will get to experience the show’s undersea world in a brand new way with the new city-building app SpongeBob Moves In, which allows players to build their very own version of SpongeBob’s hometown of Bikini [...]
Disney is generating some buzz today for its mysterious Mickey Mouse short, Get a Horse which premieres at the Annecy Animation Festival (Tuesday, June 11) with the release of a new “old-fashioned” poster. Billed as the studio’s “never-before-seen” short, and featuring Walt Disney himself as the voice of the cheerful [...]
Vancouver Film School (VFS) has added a new Animation & Visual Effects campus located in the 106,000 square foot city-owned space in Gastown, which previously housed the city’s short-lived Storyeum theatrical museum. After $4.5 million in renovations, phase one of this new state-of-the-art VFS campus will open to students in [...]