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In theaters today, DreamWorks Animation’s latest feature The Croods goes back to the basics with a strong family comedy set in a magical, prehistoric period. The world will be watching DreamWorks’ caveman family very closely this spring. Fortunately, The Croods, the studio’s first venture after the disappointing box-office performance of [...]
Like all professional toonheads, I’m sometimes asked to identify my favorite cartoon character. More specifically, those who know I tend to specialize in the history of Hanna-Barbera often want me to pinpoint my favorite H-B character. I usually reply with a laundry list of characters, saying that there is not [...]
Matt Groening, animation icon and the creator of The Simpsons and co-creator of Futurama (with David X. Cohen), will receive the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ (AWC) 15th Annual Animation Writing Award on Wednesday (Nov. 28). The animation icon is behind honred for his outstanding contributions to [...]
Pioneering voice actress Lucille Bliss passed away on Thursday Night (Nov. 8), per Cartoon Brew. She was best known for voicing TV’s first cartoon character, Crusader Rabbit (1949), as well as her memorable parts as Anastasia in Disney’s Cinderella (1959), Smurfette in Hanna-Barbera’s The Smurfs and Miss Bitters on Nickelodeon’s [...]
Move over, The Flintstones! There’s a new animated stone age family in town. DreamWorks Animation released the new trailer for its upcoming feature The Croods on the web today. The pic, which is written and directed by Kirk De Micco (Space Chimps) and Chris Sanders (How to Train Your Dragon, [...]
Jazwares is launching a new line of figures and plush based on several classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters. Products hit toy aisles nationwide earlier this month and rollouts will continue into the fall and feature familiar faces from eight popular Hanna-Barbera properties, including The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Tom & Jerry, Yogi [...]
Disney animator Dan Lund has just launched a great new app that will bring smiles to anyone who enjoys those timeless knock knock jokes. The new Knock Knock app for iPads and iPhones lets kids interact with a cast of characters through a series of voice activated knock knock jokes, [...]
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. Animation Block Party has been fortunate enough to [...]
Fred Flintstone, animator? The real Stone Age-era families might have actually dabbled in animation, according to a story in the Australian Times. Anthropologists investigating caves in France recently uncovered artifacts that may have represented animated movement by using flickering images. Marc Azema, a researcher at the Prehistoric Art Research and [...]
The animated project from Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane will be delayed, according to The Hollywood Reporter. No announcements have been made on when production will resume. The project has been put on hold to accommodate MacFarlane’s busy schedule. The planned update was originally scheduled to launch next year. MacFarlane, [...]