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Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of 2018

***These profiles were written by Ellen Wolff and Ramin Zahed for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** We are so proud to highlight this year’s talented, diverse ... Continue Reading →
Muppet Babies

Revisiting the Muppet Babies’ Rainbow Connection

It’s been 34 years since the animated baby versions of Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal and other of Jim Henson’s Muppets first entertained Saturday morning TV audiences. ... Continue Reading →
Amphibia

Disney Greenlights Originals ‘Amphibia,’ ‘Owl House’ and More ‘Star Vs.’

More magical original animation is coming to Disney Channel, which has placed orders for two new series: Amphibia, from Annie Award-winning director Matt Braly (Gravity Falls); and ... Continue Reading →
Muppet Babies

Jenny Slate Pulls Up Her Stockings to Voice ‘Muppet Babies’ Nanny

Actor-comedian Jenny Slate has been announced as the voice of iconic cartoon caretaker Miss Nanny in Disney Junior’s CG reimagining of Muppet Babies, premiering in March on Disney ... Continue Reading →
Marc Stephenson & Leah Mallen

Leah Mallen, Marc Stephenson Launch All In Pictures

Vancouver-based producers Marc Stephenson (The F Word, The Burning Feeling) and Leah Mallen (Coast Modern, Camera Shy) have combined their decades of development and production experience ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch’s Flower

2018 Animated Movies: A Sneak Peek

Anticipating all the awesome toons that are coming to the big screen in 2018 can be a lot of fun! Here are some of the animated titles that we’re excited to see in the new year: Mary ... Continue Reading →
Gravity Falls

Disney XD to Re-Dub Louis C.K.’s ‘Gravity Falls’ Role

The damnatio memoriae of comedian Louis C.K. continues, following his public admission to sexual misconduct spurred by a New York Times reveal of five accusers. Having already lost ... Continue Reading →
Detective Pikachu

Ryan Reynolds to Voice Poké-Sleuth in ‘Detective Pikachu’

The upcoming live-action/CG take on Pokémon game Detective Pikachu piqued everyone’s curiosity when it came to light last year, and now even more intriguing info has surfaced. According ... Continue Reading →
Louis C.K.

TBS Stops Production on Louis C.K.’s Animated Show

TBS has suspended production on The Cops, a new animated series co-created by Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks. The move comes on the heels of the comic admitting the sexual misconduct ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

Manchester Animation Fest Gets Buzzing Nov. 14

Having released a rundown of programming highlights for the 2017 edition back in September, organizers of the Manchester Animation Festival are putting on the finishing touches ahead ... Continue Reading →