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Daily News Bytes

Industry Organizations React to Brexit IFTA calls the EU referendum results “a major blow” to the U.K. film and TV industry, while Pact promises to work with the government ... Continue Reading →
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LEGO ‘JL: Gotham City Breakout’ Premiering in NYC

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment invites New York fans to attend the World Premiere of its newest animated adventure, LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes – Justice League: Gotham City ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Slates 5 Original Kids Toons Plus Nick Kroll Series

Leading internet TV network Netflix reveals plans for five new original animated series for kids (and a second-season renewal for Kong: King of the Apes) on the heels of its announcement ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Titles ‘Hey Arnold!’ Movie Starring Original Voicers

Nickelodeon — now celebrating its 25th year of original animation — has announced the title for the highly anticipated return of one of its cartoon classics will be title ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Creator Matt Groening in Talks with Netflix

Matt Groening, the mind behind record-setting animated sitcom The Simpsons and perennial favorite Futurama, is reportedly intent on coming back with a new original animated series to ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Beams Down ‘Jeff and Some Aliens’

Comedy Central is expanding its animation selection by greenlighting a spinoff of the toon incubator TripTank, titled Jeff and Some Aliens. The series is exec produced and created by ... Continue Reading →
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Star Voicers Join Graverobber’s ‘Beef Sumo’ Project

Indie shingle Graverobber Productions announces that some of the most prolific actors in the voiceover business have signed on to its popular Kickstarter series project, The Beef Sumo ... Continue Reading →
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Rising Stars of Animation

Our yearly look toward the bright future of original animation talent with up-and-coming first time series creators. Dave Cooper & Johnny Ryan Pig Goat Banana Cricket! Nickelodeon, ... Continue Reading →
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Surviving the Uncommon Cold

What could be more frustrating for a voice artist than having to call in sick because of a cold or sore throat? Back in 1999 I put that question to Tress MacNeille, who for 30 years ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bob’s Burgers’ Tastes Emmy Victory

Bob’s Burgers won the Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program at the 2014 Creative Arts Emmys, presented Aug. 16 in Los Angeles. Bob’s Burgers won for the episode “Mazel ... Continue Reading →