Ed-Asner-150

Who Can Turn the World on with His Voice

Whereas once animation was the province of a small, but talented group of actors who specialized in voice work––Mel Blanc, June Foray, Daws Butler and Don Messick among others––today ... Continue Reading →
annie-awards-150

‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Takes the Top Prize at the Annies

Disney’s underdog hero Wreck-It Ralph had a sweet night at the Annie Awards on Saturday (February 2) as it took home the prize for Best Animated Feature. The film’s helmer Richard ... Continue Reading →
annie-awards-150

40th Anniversary Annies Hosts Are Announced!

The 40th Annual Annie Awards have revealed which names from the toon biz will be hosting honors at the awards ceremony on Saturday, February 2 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The lucky fellows ... Continue Reading →
June-Foray-150

Hip, Hip, Foray!

I write these words on September 18, 2012, which happens to be the birthday of the First Lady of Animation, June Foray. What better time to once more celebrate the life and career of ... Continue Reading →
the-garfield-show-150

Third Season of ‘The Garfield Show’ Debuts on CN

Fans of Jim Davis’ lazy, lasagna-loving orange cat are treated to a new season of his adventures on Cartoon Network. The third season of The Garfield Show debuted on Tuesday on Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
animazspot-150

AniMazSpot Announces 2012 Festival Schedule

The fourth annual AniMazSpot Festival, which focuses on animated shorts projects and their creators, will take place September 10-16. Three nomination screenings will be held at the ... Continue Reading →
Bill-Littlejohn-150

Remembering the Olympiad of Animation

With the 2012 London Olympics still ringing in our eyes and ears (and with another four-year’s worth of post-event commentary to look forward to), I was reminded about the last time ... Continue Reading →
Tom-Kenny-150-2

Tom Kenny ‘Chucks’ It in School

To say that voice actor supreme Tom Kenny is perhaps best known as SpongeBob SquarePants is like saying Daniel Radcliffe is perhaps best known as Harry Potter. But like Radcliffe, Tom ... Continue Reading →
June-Foray-150

Toon Legend June Foray Wins Her First Emmy

Dynamic voice actress June Foray finally took home her first Emmy last night at age 94. The animation legend, who is best known for voicing Rocky the Flying Squirrel in the Rocky and ... Continue Reading →
Ray-Bradbury-150

‘Fantasia’ in the Key of Ray

Anyone who knows Ray Bradbury knows that he has a lifelong love of animation. The legendary author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles has contributed to numerous animation-related ... Continue Reading →