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There must be a lot of sick and twisted toon fans out there: due to sold-out screenings, Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation 30th Anniversary Extravaganza will be running additional shows in La Jolla, Calif. until Saturday, April 13. This year’s collection features new, technically advances films as well as [...]
Two decades after its launch, the 24-hour cable channel is one of the most influential forces in pop culture and the toon business. It all started with Daffy Duck. This month as Cartoon Network celebrates its 20th anniversary on the air, classic Looney Tune fans can look back and celebrate [...]
Los Angeles residents are in for a treat next month when the acclaimed animation festival Platform pays a visit to the REDCAT theater (October 26-28). In collaboration with CalArts and the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, the fest will showcase exciting and innovative new animated films and talent while also [...]
Animation Renaissance man Tom Sito has a stock line he uses whenever he gives talks: he wonders what happened to the years in between, “Hey, kid, sharpen these pencils for me,” and, “You worked with Shamus Culhane?” In my own way I can relate, though it’s even harder for me [...]
Cartoon Network Enterprises has announced a yearlong exclusive partnership with Spirit Halloween to introduce costumes based on two of its most popular franchises—just in time to start making your Trick or Treat plans! Fans of Pendleton Ward’s Emmy-nominated Adventure Time can choose from their favorite characters (including Finn, Jake, Princess [...]
Disney Channel and Disney XD have announced the highlights of their Comic-Con activities this year. Panels and screenings for shows such as TRON: Uprising, Gravity Falls, Fish Hooks and Phineas and Ferb as well as sneak peek of Craig McCracken’s Wander Over Yonder are on tap for Friday, July 13 [...]
The last time we chatted with J.G. Quintel, he was getting ready to launch his wonderful animated show Regular Show on Cartoon Network. Although the series has only been on the air since September of 2010, it has found a huge cult following nationwide. Cartoon Network has released the series’ [...]
New animated programs from Craig McCracken, a new Marvel Universe programming block and preschooler series Doc McStuffins are front and center at Disney, which is unveiling this week its 2012-13 lineups for Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD. The programs will be presented this week in New York to [...]
Indie animation company Frederator Networks will launch the premium YouTube channel Cartoon Hangover with three series beginning July 2012. Cartoon Hangover plans to produce and program 10 original series and 39 original shorts in the next three years. The programming will target young adults with character-driven comedy cartoons, according to [...]
Disney Channel will premiere the second season of its hit animated show Fish Hooks on Friday, Nov. 4. At 9:30 p.m. Created by Noah Z. Jones, the series has been one of TV’s top-rated series among kids 6-11 and tweens 9-14 since its debuted in September 2010. Season two will continue [...]