June Foray

June Foray Collection Debuts at Heritage Auctions

Nearly a year after her death at age 99, Heritage Auctions will celebrate “The First Lady of Animation” with The June Foray Collection, offered June 16-17 in the Animation Art Auction. ... Continue Reading →
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Emmy-Winning ‘Smurfs’ Director-Producer Gerard Baldwin Dies Age 89

Gerard Baldwin, an American director, writer, producer and educator whose prolific TV animation career spanned more than 40 years, died on April 18 in Kingwood, Texas at age 89. Born ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon Saturday Mornings Will Be a Gas with ‘Wishfart’!

After getting a whiff of global success, Corus Entertainment network Teletoon and Wishfart Productions announce that the weird, wonderful, magical world of animated series Wishfart ... Continue Reading →
Scott Fellows

‘The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle’: Modern Moose and Squirrel Madness

***This article was written for the June/July 2018 issue of Animation Magazine , No. 281*** Everything old is new again, and “Moose and Squirrel” are back in a big way this year. ... Continue Reading →
Toni Pace Carstensen

VES Summit ‘17 to Honor Carstensen, Finance, Burns

The Visual Effects Society has announced its special honorees to be recognized at the 9th Annual VES Summit, set for Saturday, October 28. Venerated VFX producer and founding VES member ... Continue Reading →
June Foray collage courtesy of Everett Peck via Facebook

Voice Actor & Annie Awards Founder June Foray Dies at 99

June Foray, known to generations of cartoon lovers for her iconic voice roles like Rocky the Flying Squirrel and Looney Tunes’ Granny, has died at age 99. The news was made public ... Continue Reading →
Leanne Passafonti

Leanne Passafonti’s Career as a Head of Production Development

As a go-to person for creators and producers looking for a Head of Production Development, Leanne Passafonti has helped various clients make new connections, look for co-production/distribution ... Continue Reading →
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‘Maleficent’ Director Among Gumby Fest Guests

This year’s Gumby Fest Stop Motion Festival (gumbyfest.net) will be celebrating the iconic claymation character’s 60th birthday with 16 presentations by TV and film professionals ... Continue Reading →
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Kabillion Launches ‘Casper,’ ‘George of the Jungle’

Independent kids’ On Demand network Kabillion has finalized deals with Broadcast Partners TV to begin streaming two updates on iconic brands: Casper’s Scare School (26 x half-hours) ... Continue Reading →
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August, Synergy Open Manila Studio

August Media (Singapore) and Synergy Media (The Philippines) have teamed up to open a new animation studio in Manila. The joint venture, ASI Studios, represents a rebranding/reconfiguration ... Continue Reading →