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Spidey Tops Teletoon Retro’s Crush List

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Teleteoon Retro fans have picked their favorite Top 5 Crushes of all time, which will be inducted into the Teletoon Retro Hall of Fame. Spider-Man ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Lipman’s Toon Celebrates V-Day on Google

If you enjoyed the charming animated “Doodle” playing on google.com on Valentine’s Day, you’ll probably like to know that it’s by Michael “Lippy” Lipman. The sweet Flash-animated ... Continue Reading →
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Matt Groening donates $500,000 to UCLA

Matt Groening, the influential creator of The Simpsons, has donated $500,000 to UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and TV, according to the Los Angeles Times. The donation will create ... Continue Reading →
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Brand New ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Arrives on DVD!

Looking to up your cool quotient and find the perfect Valentine’s gift that will help you score? Luckily for you, Paramount Home Entertainment is unveiling Volume 4 of MTV’s rebooted ... Continue Reading →
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Bridge Direct Gets Master Toy for Looney Tunes

Warner Bros. Consumer Products has announced that global children’s consumer products company The Bridge Direct, Inc. is now master toy licensee for the beloved Looney Tunes property ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Picks Up Skywriter’s ‘Camp Lakebottom’

Toronto’s 9 Story Entertainment has acquired Skywriter Media’s animated series Camp Lakebottom ( produced for Teletoon Canada) and Vivi (a co-pro with Brazil’s Mixer for TVO). ... Continue Reading →
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Tele Images Unveils Plans for ‘The Basketeers’

Tele Images, I Can Fly, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and basketball star Tony Parker have launched an exclusive collection of co-branded youth merchandise based on The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time,’ ‘Regular Show’ Celebrate V-Day!

If you need some animated romance to heat up your Valentine’s Day celebration this week, don’t forget to turn to Cartoon Network at 7:30 p.m. tonight for the season finale of Adventure ... Continue Reading →
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And the BAFTAS Go to ‘Rango,’ ‘Morning Stroll’

The weekly shower of big awards to Gore Verbinski’s feature Rango continued on Sunday (Feb. 12) when the quirky CG-animated movie received the Best Animated Feature BAFTA Award during ... Continue Reading →
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Howard to Milk Runaway Cow Story

Animation producer Max Howard (Igor, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron), writer/producer Kirsty Peart (The Hero of Color City, Thomas the Tank & Friends), Munich’s Papa Loewe Filmproduktion ... Continue Reading →
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‘Small Potatoes’ Launches New Digital Ventures

Little Airplane’s global preschool hit Small Potatoes has signed two new digital licensees with P2 Games and Barnes & Noble. The appointments will bolster the band’s digital ... Continue Reading →
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Jim Henson Co. Promotes New Directors

The Jim Henson Company has promoted Meghan Sheridan and Blanca Lista to serve as directors in feature and TV development. Sheridan is now the director of children’s entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network to Unveil DC Nation on March 3

Get ready for the big DC Nation premiere on Cartoon Network on Saturday, march 3rd. That’s the kickoff date for when a full hour of exclusive kids’ television programming and shorts ... Continue Reading →
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Creating the Super-Sized Visuals of ‘Journey 2'

How Journey 2 director Brad Peyton and his vfx team crafted the thrilling visuals of the 3-D fantasy adventure. Though inspired by classic literary adventures, creating a believably ... Continue Reading →
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‘Maya the Bee’ Buzzes Back to Studio 100

Studio 100 is buying back the property rights to Maya the Bee in France from Planeta Junior. The company was previously in charge of all TV and licensing rights in France, Spain, Portugal, ... Continue Reading →
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Laika Studio Opts for Shotgun Software

Portland, Oregon-based animation house Laika has purchased a site license of Shotgun software to manage production and enhance collaboration for stop-motion and vfx work throughout ... Continue Reading →
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Monster High Scares Up DVD and New Doll Line

It looks like Mattel’s hot Monster High toy line is getting ready for a ghoulish season. The tween girl doll brand, which was created by Garrett Sander and introduced in the 2010 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Superjail!’ Season 2 Coming to DVD

Adult Swim is getting ready to unleash the hounds (or at least Jailbot) as Superjail! Season 2 plots its escape to DVD for March 13 (SRP $19.97)! Created by Christy Karacas (Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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Ay Caramba! Scott Line to Feature Bart!

2012 is a banner year for perennial toon favorite The Simpsons! In addition to creator Matt Groening’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star and the upcoming 500th episode milestone, bad boy ... Continue Reading →
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The Studio You’ve Probably Never Heard Of!

One can read any number of histories of the American animation industry and never come across the name Romer Grey. The son of Western writer Zane Grey, Romer whimsically decided to ... Continue Reading →