World Animation Summit: Awards Gala Spotlight

Animation Magazine honored entertainment luminaries at the World Animation and VFX Summit Awards Gala, which opened the growing industry event at the California Yacht Club in Marina ... Continue Reading →

All Hands on Drac

Genndy Tartakovsky draws up a graphic approach to 3D animation in directing the Sony Pictures Animation sequel ... Continue Reading →

‘Mr. Peabody and Sherman’ Series Coming to Netflix

A slick new 2D take on Jay Ward’s classic characters is arriving this fall, as Netflix is set to debut The New Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show from DreamWorks Animation Television on ... Continue Reading →

Hulu, Turner Ink Extensive Multi-Year Deal

Turner Broadcasting System and Hulu have completed an extensive, mutli-year licensing agreement that will grant Hulu exclusive SVOD rights to previous seasons of popular Cartoon Network ... Continue Reading →

Animation Block Presents: The Frederator Retrospective

Back when the Animation Block Party film festival was a curly haired infant, I had a day job managing the School of Visual Arts Animation Department. SVA Animation shared its facility ... Continue Reading →

‘Mickey’ Season 2 Starts April 11

Season two of Mickey Mouse, the multiple Emmy and Annie Award-winning comedy cartoon, will premiere April 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel. Episodes will become available the day ... Continue Reading →

‘Dexter’s Lab’ Returns as IDW Comic

IDW Publishing has announced Dexter’s Laboratory will become the most-recent Cartoon Network show to become a new comic book series under its deal with Cartoon Network Enterprises. Dexter’s ... Continue Reading →

Classic CN Toons Unite in Crossover Comic Event

Crossovers have long been de rigueur for comic book superheroes — and now the practice is being extended to the Cartoon Network Universe in a new IDW comic book series Super Secret ... Continue Reading →

Frederator Taps Into ‘Simon’s Cat’ Goldmine

Fred Seibert, acclaimed toon producer (Adventure Time, The Fairly OddParents, Dexter’s Laboratory, et al) and founder of Frederator Studios has inked an intriguing deal with Simon’s ... Continue Reading →
Craig McCracken

If That Don’t Beat All

Like every other fan of CN’s The Powerpuff Girls, I was delighted to hear that a new special titled Powerpuff Girls: Dance Pantsed, featuring the kindergarten super heroines with ... Continue Reading →