World Animation Summit: Awards Gala Spotlight

Animation Magazine honored entertainment luminaries at the World Animation and VFX Summit Awards Gala, which opened the growing industry event at the California Yacht Club in Marina ... Continue Reading →

Nick Jr.’s ‘Shimmer and Shine’ Premieres Aug. 24

Preschoolers will be making some enchanting new friends next month as CG animated series Shimmer and Shine has its premiere on Nick and Nick Jr. August 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT. The 20-episode ... Continue Reading →

Dave Cooper and Johnny Ryan Talk Nick’s ‘Pig Goat Banana Cricket’

Indie comic book readers are likely already familiar with the works of Dave Cooper and Johnny Ryan. But the duo have taken a big step from the world of indie cartooning into animation ... Continue Reading →

Nick’s ‘Pig Goat Banana Cricket’ Premieres July 18

Independent comic-book collaborators Dave Cooper and Johnny Ryan have teamed up to create and co-executive produce Pig Goat Banana Cricket, a new comedy series for kids debuting July ... Continue Reading →

Nick Premieres ‘Harvey Beaks’ March 29

A mild-mannered bird and his two wild best friends embark on a series of hilarious adventures in Nickelodeon’s new animated series Harvey Beaks, which will premiere Sunday,March ... Continue Reading →

MPSE Sets Golden Reel Awards

The Motion Picture Sound Editors have announced the nominees in a handful of animation categories for the 62nd Golden Reel Awards. The winners in 20 categories will be announced Feb. ... Continue Reading →

‘Breadwinners’ Graduates to Nick Series Feb. 17

Breadwinners, a new animated series that sprang from Nickelodeon’s 2012 Animated Shorts Program, is set to premiere as a half-hour series Feb. 17 on the network. The series follows ... Continue Reading →

Nick’s CG Artists Sign Contract with Animation Guild

Nickelodeon Animation Studios CG artists have ratified a new Animation Guild, IATSE 839 contract on Friday (with a Yes vote from 90.1% of the bargaining unit’s 61 employees who voted). ... Continue Reading →

Nick’s ‘Sanjay and Craig’ Grabs 3.6 Million Viewers

Nick is back! The kids’ cabler’s new animated series Sanjay and Craig managed to bring in 3.6 million total viewers for its Saturday, May 24, premiere, driving double-digit ... Continue Reading →

Nick Launches SpongeBob SquareShorts Contest

Nickelodeon has announced the launch of the first-ever global SpongeBob SquarePants-inspired short film competition, SpongeBob SquareShorts: Original Fan Tributes. Fans of the absorbent ... Continue Reading →