Just in time for the Memorial weekend, fanboy favorite Bryan Singer announced...
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Gregg and Evan Spiridellis and their successful Internet enterprise JibJab are entering the kids IP market this week with the launch of their new multiplatform property StoryBots. According to Variety, the new property revolves around a cast of colorful square- and rectangular-shaped creatures that live under the screens of iPhones, iPads, [...]
Jerry Nelson, the Emmy-winning puppeteer best known for playing the famous Count von Count on Sesame Street, died Thursday (August 23) of unspecified causes, according to CBC Radio-Canada. He was 78. Nelson, a Tulsa native who grew up in Washington, D.C., also performed Gobo Fraggle on Fraggle Rock and The [...]
If the Annie Awards ever decided to create a category for Outstanding Achievement in Horrifyingly Bad Taste in Animation, 1989’s Quiet Please would be the hands-on winner. Nearly a quarter century after it was made by Vancouver-based indie animator Mike Grimshaw, this short cartoon (which is not to be confused [...]
The summer holiday is the perfect time to take a bite out a delicious new Cookie Monster App, produced by Sesame Workshop and the Callaway Digital Arts. The Great Cookie Thief, is available in stores this week on the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch for an introductory [...]
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 TV Arts & Sciences event took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The show is produced by multiple-Emmy-winning animation veterans Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley, [...]
It looks like Bert, Ernie and Big Bird are going to be starring in another big-screen adventure. The Hollywood Reporter announced that 20th Century Fox has picked up the movie rights to the long-running and children’s television show Sesame Street and hired its veteran writer Joey Mazzarino to deliver the [...]
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 Bullwinkle series, took home the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for playing Mrs. [...]
We had the chance to visit the colorful Licensing Expo in Las Vegas this week, where thousands of our favorite animated and vfx-driven brands were basking in the limelight (June 12-14). As always, fans were able to take a look at what many of the big studios and smaller indies [...]
Thursday wasn’t a happy day at Sesame Workshop as 12 staffers were laid off, according to Deadline.com. A company spokesperson said the job cuts at the company’s New York offices were the result of the company needing to shift its resources to better align with strategic priorities and new opportunities. [...]
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 Magazine readers to some of the award winning animators who have screened at past ABP festivals. Mari Jaye Blanchard’s film Craft won the Audience [...]