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The U.K.’s Canning Factory (James the Cat, Ophelia) has begun production on Ebb & Flo, a preschool animation series for Channel 5 based on the internationally published books by children’s author and illustrator Jane Simmons. The show is slated to join Channel 5’s pre-school block, Milk Shake, in October 2004. [...]
TechTV is adding another title to its late-night Japanese animation block Anime Unleashed. The cable network has acquired the exclusive North American television rights to Last Exile, the acclaimed series from Gonzo Ent. and distributed by Geneon Ent. (USA) Inc. for a March premiere. Last Exile depicts an epic struggle [...]
Do you have a kick-butt idea for a game people can play on the go? You may just have a chance to see it become a reality. Discreet and mobile gaming partners Nokia, Orange, Intel, IBM, In-Fusio, Criterion, Fathammer, NVIDIA, Kaolink and Ideaworks3D have announced the launch of the first [...]
DC Comics’ dark knight is getting yet another animated update for television. Warner Bros. Animation is producing The Batman, an all-new series for Kids’ WB! and Cartoon Network. “Batman is one of animation’s most recognizable and most popular characters,” says Sander Schwartz, president of Warner Bros. Animation. “For decades, legions [...]
As the latest host of the popular preschool series Blue’s Clues, actor Donovan Patton usually does all the talking for his four-legged, animated pal, Blue. But this Sunday, fans of the long-running show will finally get to hear Blue’s voice when the puppy is transformed into a puppet for an [...]
This Sunday, CBS News Sunday Morning is scheduled to broadcast a segment on the current state of the animation industry. The report will feature interviews with a number of key talents in the industry and an inside look at the studios at J. J. Sedelmaier Prods. J.J. Sedelmaier, whose company [...]
Cartoon Network in the U.S. has picked up the animated series Atomic Betty from co-producers Atomic Cartoons, Breakthrough Animation Inc. and Tele-Images Kids. The broadcaster has entered into a five-year deal for the adventure/comedy for kids 8-12 and plans to add it to its fall line-up in September. Created by [...]
Nickelodeon is set to launch Australia’s first dedicated channel for preschoolers. Nick Jr. will air on FOXTEL and AUSTAR when the subscription television providers launch new digital services in the first half of 2004. Nick Jr. is currently finalizing a launch slate that includes original Australian shows featuring local personalities, [...]
If Disney doesn’t want them, plenty of others do. As former Mouse House animators re-enter the job market, growing animation companies are hoping to enlist their talents by offering interesting incentives. Take Raven Animation Inc. The wholly owned subsidiary of Raven Moon Ent. Inc. announced today that it not only [...]
If you bemoan the fact that they just don’t make giant monster movies like they used to, MTV may have your fix. Fans of classic ’50s and ’60s B-movie fare and stop-motion animation can look forward to Monster Island, an MTV original movie starring Carmen Electra, Adam West and a [...]