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Marvel Dishes First ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Clip

MTV.com had the honor of launching the first Guardians of the Galaxy clip into the webosphere today. The space epic — due out August 1 — stars Chris Pratt as Star Lord, ... Continue Reading →
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Dustys Add SVA Alumni Awards

The School of Visual Arts will present at the 25th annual Dusty Film and Animation Festival the inaugural Dusty Alumni Awards to animation director Yvette Kaplan (Ice Age, King of the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boondocks’ Returns to Adult Swim

Peabody Award-winning animated series The Boondocks is set to return to Adult Swim for a fourth — and final — season, premiering April 21 at 10:30 p.m. Produced by Sony ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Greenlights ‘Legends’

Comedy Central has given the OK to Bento Box Entertainment’s animated comedy Legends, according to Deadline.com. This is the first original series pick-up since Bento hired on ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Plans L.A. Valentine’s Spotlight

This past summer, I had the exciting opportunity to produce a rock show for Animation Block Party. It featured memorable performances from some of my favorite artists: Adam Green, Binki ... Continue Reading →
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An Animated Conversation with Bill Plympton

In 1960, when Bill Plympton was 14, he mailed some cartoons he’d drawn to Disney in the hope of being hired. Not surprisingly, Disney declined. The good news: he had talent. The ... Continue Reading →
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What’s the Story, Anne D. Bernstein?

A woman in an animation writers’ room sometimes seems more rare than a dodo egg omelet on your local brunch menu, with unicorn cheese. But why should that be? In this next pair ... Continue Reading →
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The Art of Being Peter Chung

Whenever I begin to despair that animation has fallen into a rut (which usually happens after watching the latest major-studio sequel), I start thinking about Peter Chung. Not quite ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon to Offer PBS Kids Shows

Amazon has expanded its multiyear licensing agreement with PBS for hundreds of additional episodes of shows including children’s show such as Caillou, Arthur, Daniels Tiger’s Neighborhood, ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon and Viacom Strike Streaming Deal

Amazon has announced a spate of new content acquired for its Prime Instant Video streaming service, many of which are children’s series from Viacom’s family of networks ... Continue Reading →