Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

‘Cloudy,’ ‘Pup Named Scooby-Doo’ Join Boomerang Lineup This Month

Turner’s animation-centric streaming service Boomerang is ringing in the new year with two series offering additions for January. Available now are every episode of Hanna-Barbera’s ... Continue Reading →
Heather North

Heather North, voice of ‘Scooby-Doo’s’ Daphne, Dies at 71

Heather North, best known as the longtime voice of Daphne Blake on Hanna-Barbera’s Scooby-Doo series, passed away on Nov. 30 at her home in Studio City after a long illness, per ... Continue Reading →
Bob Givens

Bugs Bunny Designer Bob Givens Dies at 99

Robert “Bob” Givens, an animator whose long and celebrated career brought him through the gamut of 20th century animation milestones from Walt Disney’s Snow White, to the first ... Continue Reading →
Turner-150

Turner Japan Brings Three Brands to DTV Channel

Turner Japan will launch three new channels on DTV Channel, the streaming service from NTT DOCOMO this January. This marks the first time that the Boomerang brand is available in Japan. ... Continue Reading →
WIA-150

Women in Animation Awards Two Phyllis Craig Scholarships

Women in Animation announces that, for the first time, it has selected two recipients for the Phyllis Craig Scholarship: Heather Forlong and Esther Tejano. The annual award for student ... Continue Reading →
Conrad Vernon

‘Sausage Party’ Director Conrad Vernon Conjures ‘Addams Family’ Flick

Veteran animation artist, writer, director and voice artist Conrad Vernon has signed on to direct MGM’s upcoming animated The Addams Family feature, according to Variety. Vernon, ... Continue Reading →
Paddington

StudioCanal Plans New Paddington Bear TV Series

It looks like a certain lovable bear is getting his own TV series again. StudioCanal has announced that it is planning a new animated TV series featuring Michael Bond’s beloved ... Continue Reading →
Get Animated!

Jinkies! WB, Boomerang & BoxLunch Plot “Get Animated!” Pop-Up in NYC

Classic cartoon character fans will want to head to the Big Apple next week for a chance to experience tooned up installations and get their hands on distinctive, officially licensed ... Continue Reading →
The Smurfs

IMPS & Dupuis Plan New ‘Smurfs’ Series

Peyo’s little blue mushroom-dwellers are going to return to the small screen once more, as official licensor IMPS announces it is joining forces with Dupuis Audiovisuel to create ... Continue Reading →
Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation

Academy Sets Panelists for Evening with Women Animators

As previously announced, the Academy will be spotlighting female animators with a special event on Monday, August 7: “An Invisible History: Trailblazing Women of Animation.” The ... Continue Reading →