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Vote for Big Bird! Join the Million Muppet March for PBS!

Big Bird is all over the social media sphere lately, thanks to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s comments during last week’s presidential debates that he would ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM Day 2 Wrap: More Toon Deals and Pick-Ups

More new animated shows announced pick-ups from international broadcasters and cablers on the second day (Oct.9) of the MIPCOM content market. Studio 100 Media’s rebooted 3-D classics ... Continue Reading →
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PBS ‘SciGirls’ Announces Multi-platform Plans

PBS series SciGirls, which aims to engage girls 9-13 in science, technology, engineering and math has announced comprehensive multimedia plans for its second season, kicking off in ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ Wins Another Emmy

Nickelodeon’s popular animated series Penguins of Madagascar took home the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Animated Program on Saturday (June 23). The National Academy of ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Spotlight: Part 3

Animation Block Party (www.animationblock.com) is the premier animation festival of the East Coast. In this interview series, the founder of ABP, Casey Safron will be introducing Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Legend June Foray Wins Her First Emmy

Dynamic voice actress June Foray finally took home her first Emmy last night at age 94. The animation legend, who is best known for voicing Rocky the Flying Squirrel in the Rocky and ... Continue Reading →
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The Tooning Up of ‘Car Talk’

Here’s a pop-quiz for pop culture geeks: what do Jack Benny, Abbott and Costello, and Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, from NPR’s Car Talk, all have in common? Give up? They ... Continue Reading →
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Pitch Party 2012: Nickelodeon’s Jenna Boyd Named Judge!

We have another exciting Pitch Party Judge announcement! Coming in under the wire for the 2012 contest is Nickelodeon’s SVP of animation development, Jenna Boyd! Online voting for ... Continue Reading →
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Evolution and CCI Launch ‘Taffy Saltwater’ Project

Evolution and CCI Entertainment announced today that they are developing the new animated series Taffy Saltwater, created by Michael and Judy Paraskevas. The agreement will see Evolution ... Continue Reading →
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Pitch Party ’12: Adult Swim’s Manning Joins Judges’ Table

Animation Magazine is pleased to announce that Adult Swim programming honcho Kim Manning has joined our judges line-up for the 2012 Pitch Party competition! Entries to our annual animation ... Continue Reading →