World Animation Summit: Michael Hirsh Master Class

In the world of animation production few names inspire as much awe and respect as Michael Hirsh, co-founder of Nelvana, Cookie Jar, and current vice chairman of DHX Media and chairman ... Continue Reading →
Len Uhley

Len Uhley to Receive WGA Animation Award

Veteran television animation writer Len Uhley (Ben 10, Static Shock, Duck Tales) is set receive the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ 2014 Animation Writing ... Continue Reading →
Andy Heyward

Anybody Here Seen Our Old ‘Friend, Martin?’

I am writing this blog on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and I know what a lot of you are thinking: this is very likely the only national holiday for which there is no animated film. Sorry, ... Continue Reading →

The University of DIC

Having just packed my son Brendan off to college, the subject of higher education is big on my mind this week. I’m reminded that back in the 1980s and 90s there was a leading ... Continue Reading →

The Hub to Air Moonscoop’s New ‘Sabrina’ Show

Moonscoop and Archie Comics have brought new Indian and Irish co-production partners on board for the animated series Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch, and signed a major broadcast ... Continue Reading →

‘Real Ghostbusters,’ ‘Cryptkeeper’ Return on FEARnet

Two animated blasts from the past are arriving on an unlikely cable destination—FEARnet. The horror-themed channel will begin airing The Real Ghostbusters and Tales from the Cryptkeeper ... Continue Reading →

Saban to Refresh ‘Popples’

Saban Brands has announced plans to reintroduce popular 1980s brand Popples, with a wide array of merchandise—including apparel, accessories, mobile and tablet apps, plush and more—set ... Continue Reading →

Penguins’ ‘Operation Blowhole’ Arrives on DVD

Penguins of Magadascar, Nickelodeon’s CG-animated spinoff of its popular movie series has slowly been building up steam and picking up various awards since it debuted in March of ... Continue Reading →

DIC Announces Post-MIP Int’l Toon Sales

DIC Ent. recently inked deals with top networks for international distribution of popular animated shows. Properties such as Super Duper Sumos, Madeline, Mary-Kate and Ashley: In Action ... Continue Reading →