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Pitch Party 2013: Latest Judges Confirmed!

Animag is up and running with the 2013 edition of our annual Pitch Party contest — the online/print pitching competition that puts your animated project ideas into the hands of industry ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Drops Day of the Dead Trademark Bid

Disney and Pixar learned yesterday that sometimes it’s not such a great idea to trademark the name of your movie. The studio got a huge backlash on Tuesday after trying to trademark ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Announces Winners of Shorts Program

Nickelodeon has announced the 12 winners of its second annual Animated Shorts Program, which is designed to identify and develop original comedy-driven content for kids. The cabler ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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Nickelodeon Leads the Daytime Emmy Animation Race

The list of Daytime Emmy nominations were announced earlier this morning (Wednesday, May 1). Nickelodeon was the clear leader in the Children’s Animated Program race, with four ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Kickstarts Ninth Season of ‘Fairly OddParents’

Timmy and his troublesome godparents are back! Nickelodeon premieres the ninth season of the Emmy Award-winning animated series, The Fairly OddParents, on Saturday (May 4) at 9:30 a.m. ... Continue Reading →
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The Life Cycle of DNA

Don’t worry, there isn’t going to be a science quiz at the end of this week’s blog. The “DNA” in question is the great, and unfortunately late, Texas-based animation studio ... Continue Reading →
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TV News Bytes

+ Kids’ production company Sixteen South has appointed Emily Whinnett as its new head of development. Whinnett was formerly the director of production and development for Chapman ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix May Say Buh-Bye to SpongeBob

Remember a few years ago when Nickelodeon was blaming its diminished ratings on Netflix and the popularity of its animated series SpongeBob SquarePants on the disc/streaming service? ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sanjay and Craig’ to Premiere on Nick in May

Sanjay and Craig, a fun new animated show about the adventures of 12-year-old Sanjay (Maulik Pancholy) and his best buddy, a snake named Craig (Chris Hardwick) is set to premiere on ... Continue Reading →