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German-based Super RTL, has signed a multi-year output deal with DreamWorks Animation that will see DreamWorks supply the network with around 1,200 hours of programming through 2020. Super RTL is considered Europe’s most-watched children’s channel. The Hollywood Reporter says DreamWorks Animation head Jeffrey Katzenberg and Super RTL’s managing director Claude [...]
Jay Ward’s classic animated series George of the Jungle will continue to swing into action thanks to a new season of the show commissioned by Teletoon Canada and produced by Singapore’s August Media Holdings and Ottawa-based Chocolate Moose Media. Based on Ward’s classic toon, which first debuted in 1967, the [...]
Disney XD has announced the premiered date for its new sci-fi comedy adventure series Slugterra. Co-produced by Canada’s Nerd Corps, the show will begin its run on Monday, October 15 at 3:30 p.m. New episodes will air Monday thru Friday on the boycentric cabler. Slugterra follows the heroic journey of [...]
It looks like Shrek and Kung Fu Panda will now be hanging out with Casper the Friendly Ghost and Underdog. DreamWorks Animation has acquired Classic Media, the company that owns the rights to Casper, Lassie, The Lone Ranger, Rocky and Bullwinkle, Felix the Cat, Rupert the Bear, and many other [...]
The Animation Guild Blog reports that veteran animator, director and teacher Jim Hiltz has passed away at the age of 85. Best known for directing Jay Ward’s Rocky and His Friends, The Bullwinkle Show, Super Chicken and George of the Jungle TV series and the 1980 Oscar-nominated short History of [...]
What exactly is “animation acting” these days? As the industry continues to evolve in the digital age, so does the definition of what constitutes animation and what does not. Once, acting for animation meant providing the voice for a cartoon character, and in a few cases, miming for the rotoscope. [...]
Give the success of Sony’s summer blockbuster The Smurfs, which has brought int $135 million worldwide since its release on August 29, it’s not surprising that the studio has greenlit a sequel to the CG live-action/animation hybrid. Sony Pictures has announced that it plans to release The Smurfs 2 on [...]
Peyo’s beloved little blue creatures come to CG life in Sony’s Smurfalicious 3-D hybrid extravaganza. It’s been 53 years since Belgian artist Pierre “Peyo” Culliford came up with the idea of a pastoral village inhabited by The Smurfs (or Les Schtroumpfs as they are called in French) who were only three [...]