Drawn: The Story of Animation

Cartoon Network, HowStuffWorks Partner on ‘Drawn’ Animation Podcast

Cartoon Network and HowStuffWorks, the biggest for-profit podcasting network, have partnered for a new ‘cast titled Drawn: The Story of Animation. Launching Tuesday, May 1, the 11-episode ... Continue Reading →
Haifaa Al-Mansour

Director Haifaa Al-Mansour Toons Up ‘Miss Camel’ at ShadowMachine

Writer-director Haifaa Al-Mansour, who made history as Saudi Arabia’s first female feature director with the award-winning drama Wadjda (2012), has teamed with animation studio ShadowMachine ... Continue Reading →
The Horn Quartet

Annecy Announces 2018 TV & Commissioned Selections

Following the announcements of the short film competition selections, organizers of the Annecy International Festival of Animated Film have revealed that 23 TV projects and 31 Commissioned ... Continue Reading →
Nick Weidenfeld

Hulu Inks First-Look Deal with Former Adult Swim Exec Nick Weidenfeld

Hulu is looking to step up its adult-targeted toon offerings, having signed a first-look deal with Nick Weidenfeld, to develop and executive produce new animated projects for the platform. ... Continue Reading →
Trolls: The Beat Goes On

Building the Happy, Shiny World of ‘Trolls: The Beat Goes On’

Fans who couldn’t get enough of the colorful adventures of Poppy, Branch and the other memorable characters of DreamWorks’ 2016 movie Trolls are in for a treat this season. The ... Continue Reading →
Trolls: The Beat Goes On

Clips: ‘Trolls: The Beat Goes On’ Stars Netflix Gig Friday

It’s a new year, and 2018 is finally getting into the groove with the Netflix streaming debut of Trolls: The Beat Goes On this Friday, January 19. Produced by DreamWorks Animation ... Continue Reading →
Hot Streets

‘Hot Streets’: Not Your Father’s FBI Show!

If you like your animated shows edgy, unconventional and packed with surreal humor, the folks at Adult Swim think you are likely to flip for their latest offering, Hot Streets. Created ... Continue Reading →
Hot Streets

Clip: Adult Swim Sneak Peeks ‘Hot Streets,’ Coming Jan. 14

Adult Swim will be premiering a new animated series that puts a screwball (and, if the clip is anything to go by, slightly scatalogical) take on mystery solving with Hot Streets set ... Continue Reading →
DreamWorks Trolls: The Beat Goes On!

DreamWorks & Netflix Plan 6 New Series, Date ‘Trolls’ Toon

Next year is going to be another banner year for animation on streaming, with Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television continuing their partnership to present six new original series ... Continue Reading →
Stoopid Buddy Stoodios principals John Harvatine IV, Eric Towner, Seth Green and Matt Senreich. [Photo: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times]

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Inks First-Look Deal with Fox

LA’s Stoopid Buddy Stoodios — the brilliant and twisted minds behind TV’s longest-running stop-motion series, the Emmy-winning Robot Chicken — has secured a two-year ... Continue Reading →