Trump Bites

Bill Plympton Tackles Trump in New Webtoon

Academy Award nominee and Palme D’Or winner Bill Plympton – the “King of Indie Animation” — is turning his filmmaking passion toward politics with a new short-form ... Continue Reading →
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Butch Hartman Launches Kids Streamer Oaxis with Crowdfund Campaign

Former Nickelodeon producer and series creator Butch Hartman (Danny Phantom, T.U.F.F. Puppy, Bunsen Is a Beast,The Fairly OddParents) is forming Oaxis Entertainment, a new online subscription-based ... Continue Reading →
Bee and PuppyCat: Lazy in Space

Frederator and VRV to Launch New ‘Bee and Puppycat” Show

Here is some great news for Bee and Puppycat fans. A new series featuring Natasha Allegri’s popular Frederator Studios characters is in production, in conjunction with VRV, a fan-focused ... Continue Reading →
Night in the Woods

GDC 2018: The Best Independent Games

The 20th Annual Independent Games Festival (IGF) Awards were one of the highlights at this year’s Game Developers Conference. Whereas it’s great to see awards handed to AAA game ... Continue Reading →
Adventure Time

Daily News Bytes: First Look at ‘Nightflyers,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Trailers Finale, SIGGRAPH 2018 & More

Registration Now Open for SIGGRAPH 2018 Don’t miss out on the preeminent interdisciplinary computer graphics conference, coming to Vancouver, BC for its 45th edition August 12-16. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: DuVernay Directing ‘New Gods’, Brad Bird’s ‘The Spirit’ Pencil Test, an Animated Nod to Dementia Nurses & More

Ava DuVernay to Direct DC’s Superhero Epic ‘New Gods’ Fresh off the release of her $100 million A Wrinkle in Time adaptation’s release, the acclaimed director ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Karyn Parsons Flies with Bessie Coleman, 100 Years of Japanese Animation, 16-Bit Skywalker & More

How ‘Fresh Prince’s Karyn Parsons Became the Founder of a Creative Nonprofit The actress-producer and Executive Director of Sweet Blackberry discusses her mission to bring ... Continue Reading →
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Bold Ideas Shine at the 2017 Student Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has a notable history of honoring student filmmakers with medals for their thesis films. That honor roll includes directors John Lasseter, ... Continue Reading →
Barry & Joe

Conan O’Brien, Titmouse Board Obama-Biden Toon ‘Barry & Joe’

Adult-targeted, time-traveling “bromantic comedy” series Barry & Joe has received some high-profile backing with Conan O’Brien coming onboard as an executive producer (through ... Continue Reading →
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Jim Henson Co. Ups Halle Stanford to TV Prez, Plans ‘IAmElemental’ Series

The Jim Henson Company came out with two key announcements this week, with the news that longtime executive Halle Stanford has been promoted to President of Television and the studio’s ... Continue Reading →