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Cartoon Network Offers Treats for Halloween

Cartoon Network will be offering a slew of tasty toon treats to boils and ghouls this Halloween (Monday, October 31, if you haven’t been paying attention)! Its Monday night comedy ... Continue Reading →
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Ollie Johnston: Even ‘Old Men’ Need a Lift!

Those of us who grew up in the 1950s and 1960s became familiar with the smiling, warm fellow who chatted with us over the airwaves every Sunday evening on The Wonderful World of Disney. ... Continue Reading →
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German Feature ‘Lollipop Monster’ Screens in L.A.

Lollipop Monster, the new live-action/animation hybrid feature from German comic-book artist Ziska Riemann gets its first Los Angeles screening this weekend as the closing night event ... Continue Reading →
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iPad Star Swampy to Star in Disney Web Toon

Watch out Wallygator, there’s a new animated alligator in town! Swampy, the star of Disney’s iPhone and iPad game Where’s My Water will be starring in a 12-episode animated show ... Continue Reading →
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New Poster Revealed for LAIKA’s ‘ParaNorman’

Portland’s acclaimed animation studio LAIKA has unveiled a new poster for its 2012 stop-motion movie ParaNorman. Slated for an August 17 release date, the movie is directed by Sam ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks’ ‘Puss in Boots’ Powered by HP

Tech giant HP has announced that DreamWorks Animation chose HP technology to push the boundaries of CG animation for its most technically advanced film to day, the Shrek spin-off Puss ... Continue Reading →
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Eisner’s Vuguru, Lee’s POW Partner

Former Disney head Michael Eisner’s indie digital studio Vuguru is joining forces with comic book luminary Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment to produce original content across multiple ... Continue Reading →
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Disney/ABC and Corus to Launch ABC Spark in Canada

Disney/ABC Television Group and Corus Entertainment will launch ABC Spark, a dedicated millennial-focused channel and multi-platform offering, in Canada in Spring 2012. The channel ... Continue Reading →
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Vanguard and Arc to Build 3D ‘Nut House’

Vanguard Animation (Space Chimps, Valiant) is partnering with Arc Prods. (formerly known as Starz Animaton) on its next CG 3D movie, an animated heist movie titled The Nut House. The ... Continue Reading →
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Halloween Treat: Vote for Teletoon’s Top 5 Baddies

In honor of Halloween, Canada’s TELETOON Retro channel is asking viewers to help the best (worst?) villains of all time for the latest installment of the TELETOON Retro Hall of Fame. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Arkham City’ Has Super Sales

Batman: Arkham City, the latest Dark Knight baddy-busting videogame from Warner Bros. Interactive and DC Entertainment, has shipped over 4.6 million units in its first week of sales, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kung Fu Panda’ Show Premieres on Nick on Nov. 7

Nick has announced Monday Nov. 7 as the premiere date for the its new Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness animated series. The CG-animated DreamWorks Animation co-pro kicking off ... Continue Reading →
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NewTek to Toast VFX Artists at the TV Academy

Leading 3D animation and tech tool manufacturer NewTek will host a special tribute to Emmy-winning LightWave vfx artists on Nov. 10 at the Academy of TV Arts and Sciences. Actress Jeri ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Nabs Chuck Viane

DreamWorks Animation will continue to retain Chuck Viane as a distribution consultant to the Company. Viane will be working with DreamWorks Animation executives on a consultancy basis. ... Continue Reading →
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Winnie the Pooh, Tom & Jerry New on DVD

A tasty selection of home entertainment treats are available for sampling today, including Disney’s new animated Winnie the Pooh adventure and Volume One of the Tom and Jerry Golden ... Continue Reading →
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‘South Park’ Spoofs Broadway; Creators Targeted by Scientologists

A new episode of Comedy Central’s hit animated series South Park will take on the world of musical theater. Creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone crafted the latest season 15 tale with ... Continue Reading →
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Early Critics Say ‘Puss in Boots’ Is Cat’s Meow

Since DreamWorks Animation’s Puss in Boots will finally be released this Friday release (Oct. 28), both Variety and The Hollywood Reporter have posted their reviews of the movie already. ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Pulls ‘Harry Potter’ Vanishing Act

Warner Bros. plans to halt shipping DVD and Blu-ray of all of the Harry Potter movies to retailers after Dec. 29, Deadline.com reports today. The studio hopes to encourage fans to buy ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Buys Hit Ent. for $680m

It’s official. Thomas the Tank and Bob the Builder have a new home. London’s Financial Times is reporting that toy powerhouse Mattel has bought children’s media outfit Hit Entertainment—distributor ... Continue Reading →
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Tim Burton Designs Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Balloon

On the heels of sharing his art with visitors to the L.A. County Museum this year, Tim Burton has designed a special float for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in New York. ... Continue Reading →