Daily News Bytes: Netflix’s Character Animation Head, Toon Music Talk, Marvel’s Dark Phoenix TL;DR & More!

A Woman’s Place: Animation and Illustration
Brit.co continues its series devoted to spotlighting women in male-dominated industries by turning an eye on our favorite art form. This must-read article features insight from animator Mel Maduro, comics artist Megan Kearney, and Black Women Animate founder Taylor Shaw.

’Legend of Zelda’ Animated Series Coming from Castlevania Producer?
Adi Shankar posted on Instagram last week that he was working with a Japanese video game company to adapt a popular franchise into a new toon — the official reveal is set for November 16, but a leak reveals that the project in question in Nintendo’s iconic fantasy adventure.

Music in Animation at The Musicians Institute L.A.
On Nov. 13, White Bear PR and The Musicians Institute are presenting a panel discussion with Toon Town composers Andy Bean (The Muppet Babies), Frederik Wiedmann (The Dragon Prince), Keith Horn (The Muppet Babies), Kristopher Carter (Young Justice: Outsiders), Lolita Ritmanis (Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors) and Michael McCuistion (Batman & Harley Quinn), moderated by Animag’s own Editor-in-Chief, Ramin Zahed. The talk is scheduled for 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the MI Concert Hall.

Netflix’s New Animation Division Has a Secret Weapon: James Baxter
With the streaming giant just unveiling a tantalizing lineup of new animated features and series from an impressive roster of creators, the veteran animator has been tapped as its toon divition’s Director of Character Animation.

Ashe’s Origin Animation Explains Where She Fits in the World of ‘Overwatch’
Learn how the hit game’s dynamite-toting, cowboy hat-wearing sniper found her way makeshift family in the Deadlock Gang from a lonely but highly privileged upbringing.

This Animated Video Explains the X-Men’s Entire Convoluted ‘Dark Phoenix Saga’ in 3 Minutes
The short and sweet “Marvel TL; DR” installment is a great bite-sized primer on Jean Grey’s evolution before Fox releases the live-action flick next Valentine’s Day. The short is directed, produced and narrated by Noah Sterling, with animation by Fatine Aouiniya and intro animation by Victor Garrido & Jordan Cohen.

The Musicians Institute
The Musicians Institute
Legend of Zelda
Legend of Zelda
James Baxter
James Baxter



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here



Most Popular





    Print or Digital - Subscribe!
Already a subscriber? Access your digital edition