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Princess Pictures Acquires Irish Animation Studio Boulder Media

Princess Pictures (Australia) is reportedly acquiring Boulder Media, one of Ireland's biggest animation studios, from Hasbro in a deal which closed earlier this month...

Jon Hamm to Headline & Exec Produce ‘Grimsburg’ FOX Animated Comedy

FOX has ordered the all-new animated sleuth comedy Grimsburg, starring and executive produced by Emmy Award winner Jon Hamm (Mad Men, Top Gun: Maverick),...

Trailer: Netflix Renews ‘Kid Cosmic’ for 2nd & 3rd Seasons

Netflix is returning to the retro-futurist, comic-book-colored world of Kid Cosmic, from creator & executive producer Craig McCracken (The Powerpuff Girls, Foster's Home for...

Mercury Filmworks Appoints Chief Talent Officer, Recruiting at Ottawa

Mercury Filmworks, Canada's premier animation studio, has appointed its first Chief Talent Officer, David Keneford, to build a high-performance talent management infrastructure that engages...

Disney TV & Streaming May Animation Highlights

All the toons in bloom across The Walt Disney Co.'s linear channels and streamers Disney+ and Hulu. Following the April 30 launch of new Pixar...

Mindshow Raises $10M to Expand Proprietary CG Studio; Sharon Bordas Named President

Mindshow, the Los Angeles-based CG animation production company built on proprietary software, has raised millions in funding and announced Sharon Bordas as its new...

Close Encounters of the Retro Kind: Craig McCracken Discusses His New Show ‘Kid Cosmic’

***This interview originally appeared in the February '21 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 307)*** The name Craig McCracken evokes deep feelings of admiration and respect...

Disney Confirms ‘DuckTales’ Will Not Return for S4

Despite a valiant fan petitioning effort online, the 2017 rebooted DuckTales series will not get a fourth season from Walt Disney Television Animation. A...

‘DuckTales’ Gives Violet Gay Dads, Hate Group Calls for Disney Boycott

The third season of Emmy Award-winning animated update series DuckTales launched earlier this month on Disney XD and DisneyNOW, kicking off all new adventures...

‘The Last Kids on Earth’: A Fun Zombie Apocalypse for Kids!

***This story originally appeared in the Sept./Oct. '19 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 293)*** When children’s author Max Brallier published the first book in his...

Anderson Ent. & Tiny Giant Join Forces for ‘Terrahawks’ Reboot

Indie production company Anderson Entertainment is teaming up with multi-platform IP incubator Tiny Giant to redevelop the ‘80s sci-fi puppet series Terrahawks. The iconic...

That Wascally Wabbit’s Back!

We get the latest info on Warner Bros. Animation’s much-anticipated new Looney Tunes Cartoons, which premiered at Annecy this week. Almost 79 years after he...

‘Ren & Stimpy,’ ‘Powerpuff Girls’ Artist Chris Reccardi Dies Age 54

American animator Christopher Reccardi, best known for his work in multiple roles for hit series such as The Ren & Stimpy Show, The Powerpuff...

Heath Kenny Appointed Chief Content Officer of Mercury Filmworks

Leading Canadian indie animation studio Mercury Filmworks has appointed former Gaumont creative executive Heath Kenny as Chief Content Officer. The announcement was made by...

Songwriter Andy Bean Discusses ‘Muppet Babies’ Christmas Song

There’s nothing quite like a special episode of Disney’s Muppet Babies to really get you in the mood for the holidays. This Friday, (Nov....

‘She-Ra’: A Princess Heroine Like No Other

Fans of classic 1980s Saturday morning cartoons and strong female protagonists have been patiently counting the days until DreamWorks Animation Television’s new reboot of...

‘DuckTales’ to Hatch Third Season; S2 Premieres Oct. 20

Disney Channel has ordered a third season of the Emmy-nominated series DuckTales, ahead of its season 2 premiere on Saturday, October 20 at 7:30...

Music to Soothe the TV Toon Beasts

***This article originally appeared in the June/July issue of Animation Magazine (No. 281)*** Music is one of the most integral elements of animated television, bringing...

Revisiting the Muppet Babies’ Rainbow Connection

It’s been 34 years since the animated baby versions of Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal and other of Jim Henson’s Muppets first entertained...

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...
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