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Alison Snowden and David Fine, the Oscar-winning creators of the acclaimed animated series Bob and Margaret, are set to produce their latest prime-time animation series with Vancouver’s Studio B Prods. The 26×22 Simon Stimple is currently in development for Canadian broadcaster TELETOON. Aimed at adults, Simon Stimple is about a [...]
Icelandic digital design and animation company CAOZ Ltd. is in production on the half-hour film Anna and the Moods. The toon has already been selected for presententation at this years Cartoon Forum in Varese, Italy in September and is set for release in December 2004. One day “perfect child’ Anna [...]
Stan Lee’s Stripperella, Gary the Rat starring Kelsey Grammer and John Kricfalusi’s Ren & Stimpy Adult Party Cartoon debut tonight as The New TNN launches The Strip, its late night adult animation block. The cable outlet had hoped to introduce the animated lineup under the new name Spike TV, but [...]
Noodlesoup Prods. has signed a contract to produce the new animated series The Venture Brothers for Cartoon Network. The New York-based animation studio will be producing 13, half-hour episodes for the show, created by Jackson Publick, who wrote for The Tick animated and live-action series. The Venture Brothers, which spoofs [...]
The Florida Media Arts Center (FMAC) is promoting central Florida artists through Creative Works, a series of video shorts featuring some of central Florida’s most talented artists. The first episode features a cel animation “how to” demonstration by Orlando animator/animation producer Mark Simon. Simon, who runs A&S Animation Inc., notes, [...]
The anime series Boogiepop Phantom will join Tech TV’s Anime Unleashed block on July 28. Set to air Monday through Thursday at 12:00 a.m. (E.T.), the show is based on the original novel by Kadono Kouhei and is directed by Watanabe Takashi with animation by Mad House. Composed of 12 [...]
According to Variety, Space Ghost Coast to Coast will be back on Cartoon Network for a six-episode engagement. The cult hit series made a talk show host of the classic Hanna-Barbera superhero who defeated his enemies with invisibility. The original Space Ghost ran on CBS from 1966-68 and on NBC [...]
Director Spike Lee yesterday won another court victory in his legal battle to keep cabler The New TNN from changing its name to Spike TV. Reuters reports that an appeals court upheld an injunction granted last week that temporarily prevents the company from using the name. Viacom can appeal to [...]
Variety reports that The Simpsons and King of the Hill co-exec. producer Rich Appel has signed a multiyear, seven-figure deal to remain part of the Twentieth Century Fox Television family. In addition to maintaining his current duties, the writer has signed on as co-exec. producer of The Bernie Mac Show [...]
If you’re tired of seeing the same animated shows nominated in awards’ races, check out this year’s list of Humanitas nominees in the children’s animation category. Kids’ WB!’s Static Shock, (Episode title: “Jimmy,” teleplay by Dwayne McDuffie, story by Alan Burnett and Dwayne McDuffie) and two episodes of the DIC [...]