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 →
Michael Bond, photo credit: Sang Tan / Associated Press

Michael Bond, Creator of ‘Paddington Bear,’ Dies Age 91

English author Michael Bond, creator of the globally beloved series of Paddington Bear adventures, died June 27 at his home in London not far from Paddington Station. His passing was ... Continue Reading →
The Flintstones

WBHE Toasts Hanna-Barbera’s 60th with Diamond Collection

From the Stone Age to the Space Age, fans of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera’s classic Saturday morning cartoons will get to relive all their favorite moments as Warner Bros. ... Continue Reading →
Floyd Norman

Disney Legend Floyd Norman to Keynote SIGGRAPH ’17

World-leading computer graphics confab SIGGRAPH 2017 announces that Floyd Norman, the tenacious and trailblazing artist who bears the distinction of being the first African-American ... Continue Reading →