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Berenstain Bears Celebrate 50th Anniversary

This year marks the big 5-O for beloved characters the Berenstain Bears—who first appeared in Jan and Stan Berenstain’s illustrated children’s book The Big Honey Hunt in 1962. ... Continue Reading →
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Remembering Gene Kelly in Toon Town

Legendary dancer, actor, choreographer and director Gene Kelly is being feted this week by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which is staging a centennial tribute to ... Continue Reading →
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Influential Animation Producer Buzz Potamkin Passes

We are sad to report that animation producer Buzz Potamkin (1945-2012) passed away from pancreatic cancer on Sunday, April 22nd. The much-liked and talented Potamkin founded many animation ... Continue Reading →
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MacFarlane’s ‘Flintstones’ Series on Hold at Fox

The animated project from Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane will be delayed, according to The Hollywood Reporter. No announcements have been made on when production will resume. The ... Continue Reading →
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TV Animation Veteran Jim Duffy Dies from Cancer

We are sad to report the passing of TV animation veteran Jim Duffy this weekend after a long battle with cancer. He passed peacefully at home in his sleep surrounded by his family at ... Continue Reading →
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Hoyt Curtin’s Jug band Session

You may or may not know the name Hoyt Curtin, but there’s no question you’ve heard his work. So has anyone who has owned a television since 1960. Hoyt was the musical director for ... Continue Reading →
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MoCCA to Present a Night with Frederator’s Seibert

The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA) in New York City will feature an evening with award-winning animation producer and media entrepreneur Fred Seibert on Thuresday, March 17, ... Continue Reading →
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Pac-Man Gets New Game on Disney XD

The new stereoscopic CG-animated series Pac-Man: The Adventure Begins will air on Disney XD in the fall of 2013. Produced by Namco Bandai Games, Arad Productions and 41 Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Frederator Launches New Cartoon Hangover Channel

Indie animation company Frederator Networks will launch the premium YouTube channel Cartoon Hangover with three series beginning July 2012. Cartoon Hangover plans to produce and program ... Continue Reading →
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Clockwork Magic

The Foundation’s preschool toon Tickety Toc delivers a bright, colorful world on Nick Jr. If you’ve ever observed a child’s instant delight at seeing a cuckoo clock for the first ... Continue Reading →