King Julien

DreamWorks Scores 5 Daytime Emmys; Netflix Tops Toon Outlets

The 45th Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards took place Friday night in Pasadena, honoring programs, performers and creative craftspeople in the television and digital streaming space. ... Continue Reading →
Ugly Americans

‘Ugly Americans’ Creator, Irony Point Producers Ink Comedy Central Pact

Comedy Central has formed an exclusive partnership with production banner Irony Point, which will bring in founder Daniel Powell (co-creator, Inside Amy Schumer), head of production ... Continue Reading →
Drawn: The Story of Animation

Cartoon Network, HowStuffWorks Partner on ‘Drawn’ Animation Podcast

Cartoon Network and HowStuffWorks, the biggest for-profit podcasting network, have partnered for a new ‘cast titled Drawn: The Story of Animation. Launching Tuesday, May 1, the 11-episode ... Continue Reading →
daily-news-bytes-150

News Bytes: Rick & Morty Visit the Ponyverse; NFB Shorts, ‘Yoko’ in China; Snoop Leads Sci-Fi Indie & More!

Rick and Morty Made a Bizarre Appearance on ‘My Little Pony’ Two very intense animation fandoms have collided in a recent episode of Friendship Is Magic “Grannies Gone Wild” ... Continue Reading →
American Gods

Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
Ramsey Naito

Ramsey Naito Is Paramount Animation’s New Exec VP

The Boss Baby producer is now the new boss at Paramount Animation. Ramsey Naito has joined the studio’s animation division as exec VP, according to Deadline. She will report to Paramount ... Continue Reading →
Home Movies

Shout! & Twitch to Stream ‘Home Movies’ Bingefest

Later this month, fans can celebrate one of the early stand-outs of adult animated TV comedy as Shout! Factory TV and social video platform partner Twitch host Home Movies: The Complete ... Continue Reading →
the-animation-guild-150

Animation Guild Reports Over 25% of LA Area Employees Are Women

Toon town continues to trudge along toward gender equity according to a survey posted by The Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE on its blog. The Guild reports that of the 4,230 artists, ... Continue Reading →
Dove Self-Esteem Project and Steven Universe

Dove Forms Global Self-Esteem Pact with CN’s ‘Steven Universe’

Dove has formed a two-year, global partnership with Cartoon Network’s acclaimed Steven Universe property to educate young people on body confidence through the animated show’s themes ... Continue Reading →
Ashley Postlewaite / Darrell Van Citters

Renegade Animation at 25: The Little Toon Train that Could

How much of a challenge has it been to keep an animation studio up and running throughout the industry’s vast technological and artistic upheaval of the past 25 years? You can definitely ... Continue Reading →