A special musical treat is in store for attendees of this year’s D23...
French studio Marathon Media has hired American animation veteran Eryk Casemiro as its Chief Creative Officer, Kids. Casemiro who recently relocated to Paris, reports directly to Vincent Chalvon-Demersay and David Michel, CEO and Managing Director of Marathon. He will oversee the creative aspects of all current kids productions and will [...]
Disney Junior and Brown Bag Films introduce preschool audiences to a close-nit creature family in a new toon called Henry Hugglemonster. Watch out, Dora the Explorer, Curious George and Dinosaur Train. There’s a charming little monster in town which will give you some stiff preschool competition this month. The CG-animated [...]
What is this “sunshine” you keep yammering about? Can’t you see we’re catching up on our weekly home entertainment haul!? Topping our agenda this week is the terror-ific Aaahh!!! Real Monsters: Season 2 set from Shout! Factory. Thirteen two-parter episodes from season two of Nickelodeon’s ‘90s classic are collected on [...]
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 the age of 75. Duffy was born in the U.S., but spent his career between London [...]
Director Ignacio Ferreras discusses the joys and challenges of adapting the graphic novel Arrugas (Wrinkles) into a 2D animated film. First-time reactions of audiences to an animated movie can be very telling. Just ask Spanish director Ignacio Ferreras, who is getting a lot of attention this year because of his [...]
Nickelodeon fans who have been wanting to add some of the network’s classic shows — such as The Wild Thornberrys, Hey Arnold, Danny Phantom, Aaaah! Real Monsters and Rocko’s Modern Life — to their home video collections are getting their way. Thanks to a sub-licensing agreement, Shout! Factory has been given [...]