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Going the Extra Mile

Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon talk making the home video release of their Adult Swim hit Rick and Morty as cool and essential as possible. Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon’s Adult ... Continue Reading →
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Toons Tackle Ice Bucket Challenge

The animated contributions to the ALS Association’s viral Ice Bucket Challenge campaign to raise awareness and funds to fight the disease continue to trickle (to be fair, it takes ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Unveils Fall Season Premiere Dates

This fall, Fox is launching the comic-book actioner Gotham (Sept. 22, 8 p.m.). In amongst the jam-packed autumnal lineup of series and season premieres for its mostly live-action and ... Continue Reading →
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MGM Plans ‘Pink Panther’ Hybrid Movie

MGM is bringing The Pink Panther back to the big screen in a hybrid animation-live action feature film to be directed by The Simpsons Movie helmer David Silverman, according to The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Takes Top Toon Honor at WGA Awards

The winners of the 2014 Writers Guild of America Awards have finally been unveiled, and The Simpsons has snapped the top Animation prize in an all Matt Groening competition which pitted ... Continue Reading →
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Threadless Announces Winners of Simpsons T-Shirt Contest

Global design community Threadless announced the winners of its Simpsons Design Challenge, which launched in July 2013 to celebrate the show’s 25th season. Threadless and Fox ... Continue Reading →
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Mickey’s Fantastic 3-D Comeback

How director Lauren MacMullan and her team crafted the wonderful new Mickey Mouse short, showcasing a remarkable marriage of 2D and ... Continue Reading →
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The Best Western You’ve Never Seen

I’ve written before about the increasingly thin barriers between animation and live-action filmmaking, barriers that are becoming more transparent with time (check out Guillermo ... Continue Reading →
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Craig Bartlett Offers Inspiring Keynote at Ottawa

If you were a kid in the ’90s, then chances are Craig Bartlett’s hugely popular Nickelodeon series Hey Arnold! played an important part in your childhood. The talented animator ... Continue Reading →
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Meet the New Oddball Superheroes

SNL favorite Seth Meyers and writer Michael Shoemaker spill the beans on their new animated Hulu series, The Awesomes. We’ve been used to having talented actor/comic/writer Seth ... Continue Reading →