Brandon Sawyer

Animated People: Brandon Sawyer, Exec Producer ‘The Boss Baby: Back in Business’

Last week, Netflix debuted the new animated series The Boss Baby: Back in Business, which is the TV spinoff series of the 2017 Oscar-nominated DreamWorks feature. The show finds Boss ... Continue Reading →
Haifaa Al-Mansour

Director Haifaa Al-Mansour Toons Up ‘Miss Camel’ at ShadowMachine

Writer-director Haifaa Al-Mansour, who made history as Saudi Arabia’s first female feature director with the award-winning drama Wadjda (2012), has teamed with animation studio ShadowMachine ... Continue Reading →
Olan Rogers, creator of Final Space

Animated People: Olan Rogers Blasts Off into ‘Final Space’

This week, we catch up with YouTube star and indie filmmaker Olan Rogers, who created the original TBS/Conan O’Brien/Conaco animated series Final Space along with writing partner ... Continue Reading →
Undone

Amazon Greenlights Half-Hour Toon ‘Undone’ from ‘BoJack’ Creatives

Amazon Studios is getting its first half-hour animated series, having greenlit Undone for a planned 2019 Prime premiere in over 200 countries and territories. Currently in pre-production, ... Continue Reading →
Tuca & Bertie

Netflix Orders ‘Tuca & Bertie’ from ‘BoJack’ Crew, Tiffany Haddish Stars

Streaming titan Netflix continues to expand its original animation offerings with an order for a new series from the creative minds behind BoJack Horseman. Created by Lisa Hanawalt, ... Continue Reading →
Hot Streets

‘Hot Streets’: Not Your Father’s FBI Show!

If you like your animated shows edgy, unconventional and packed with surreal humor, the folks at Adult Swim think you are likely to flip for their latest offering, Hot Streets. Created ... Continue Reading →
BoJack Horseman

‘BoJack Horseman’ Reruns May Trot to Cable

The reruns of Netflix’s award-winning adult animated series BoJack Horseman may be racing to cable TV soon. Variety reports that the rerun rights are being shopped to cable buyers ... Continue Reading →
Hot Streets

Clip: Adult Swim Sneak Peeks ‘Hot Streets,’ Coming Jan. 14

Adult Swim will be premiering a new animated series that puts a screwball (and, if the clip is anything to go by, slightly scatalogical) take on mystery solving with Hot Streets set ... Continue Reading →
BoJack Horseman

2018 Writers Guild Awards: TV, New Media Nominees

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio/audio, ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Sets 2018 Dates, Opens Submissions

Organizers of Brooklyn’s annual indie toon celebration have announced that the 15th Animation Block Party will run from July 26-29, 2018. ABP ’18 will bring an energetic ... Continue Reading →