Tag Archives: animation

The Events of San Diego’s Chuck Jones Gallery – Including A Night With Hanna Barbara Icon Bob Singer

By Nikolai Fomich [The Gallery] San Diego’s Chuck Jones Gallery, home to hundreds of classic art pieces by Jones and other animation legends, will be holding several events throughout Comic Con. On display at the Gallery are Jones originals many …

ConnectiCon Draws Massive Crowds Alongside Warped Tour And Riverfest

By Shawn Perry Over last weekend I attended the 12th Annual ConnectiCon in Hartford.  The event celebrates comics, gaming, pop culture and all things certified fresh in the geek space and   Despite being scheduled during one of the busiest weekends …

Guillermo del Toro Talks Pacific Rim Animated Series

Can’t wait for April 17th, 2017 for more Pacific Rim? You may be in luck. When Legendary Pictures and Guillermo del Toro announced the upcoming sequel, they also mentioned an animated series that may just fill the gap until the …

Watch Guillermo Del Toro Officially Announce Pacific Rim 2 For 2017 Plus A Spin-Off Cartoon Series

April 7th, 2017. Regular readers know that I loved Pacific Rim. Regular readers are probably imagining that I’m doing a funny little dance right now. Regular readers are completely correct. Thanks to Buzzfeed for the video, and this statement from …

First Poster For New Pixar Project Lava, And A Little Explanation Of What It Is

Yesterday, Pixar showed the opening scenes of their new feature Inside Out to some LA people and, at the same time, announced the short film they’ll be screening with it. Lava is apparently a love story, a musical and covers …

I Don’t Understand This Anime Trailer About Superheroes With Food For Their Heads

No, I don’t really know what I can say about this except – It looks quite interesting. I’m suddenly quite hungry. I hope a subtitled trailer comes along.

First Image Of Genndy Tartakovsky’s CG Popeye

The Las Vegas Licensing Expo is underway right now and among all of the completely boring reveals of logotypes and title treatments for films that don’t even have titles yet – 2015′s Mission: Impossible, 2016′s Planet of the Apes – …

Sony Planning Sonic The Hedgehog Movie, Combining Live-Action And CG

Many years too late, Sony have decided to green light a Sonic the Hedgehog feature film. They’re partnering with Japanese animation studio Marza, the folk behind the recent Space Captain Harlock movie. I’d have thought they’d have something better to …

The Spirit of Adventure Time With Braden Lamb At Hartford Comic Con

By Shawn Perry Last weekend, I had the pleasure of meeting the artists behind Adventure Time, Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline at Hartford Comic Con. In addition to teaching me how to draw Finn and Jake during their panel, Lamb …

Pony Genius Lauren Faust To Direct Animated Medusa Movie

The resume of Lauren Faust is an encouraging one, to say the very least. Perhaps her crowning achievement is redeveloping My Little Pony into something witty, good looking, sincere and all-round appealing. It’s about time she was hooked up with …

Celebrated Indie Animator Bill Plympton Drops Some Wisdom At Dare2Draw In New York

  Acclaimed independent animator Bill Plympton was the special guest speaker at this week’s Dare2Draw event held at the Society of Illustrators in New York City on Thursday, an institution close to Plympton’s heart which he has long thought of …

Video: Looking Deeper Into Disney Infinity’s Marvel Superheroes Game, Avengers Characters And Playsets

I’m a proud fan of the first Disney Infinity but this year’s 2.0 version promises to be better in every respect.

The Simpsons/Family Guy Crossover: Can Their Fans Get Along for an Hour-Long Special?

By Shawn Perry After years of public squabbling amongst the creative teams –- the Simpsons and Griffins clans are finally going to make nice and meet for an hour-long episode this September, Mashable reports. During the networks annual upfront presentation …

Regarding Serious and Silly Things – The Magic Behind Teen Titans Go!

By Shawn Perry In a recent interview with CBR.com, showrunner Aaron Horvath of Cartoon Network’s hit series Teen Titans Go! opened up about how the series evolved from the its original incarnation to the untamed lunacy found in its current …

Now Is The Time To Buy The 14-Blu-ray Gatchaman Set

All 105 of the original episodes of Gatchaman, or Battle of the Planets or even G Force to the US and my fellow Brits, are available in a single Blu-ray box.

Bleeding Cool Looks At Son Of Batman, Ahead Of Tonight’s Premiere At Wondercon

Tonight’s the night … the World Premiere of Son Of Batman, the 20th DC Universe Animated Original Movie, at WonderCon in Anaheim. The World Premiere will start at 6:00pm, followed by a panel discussion featuring Jason O’Mara (Batman), Sean Maher (Nightwing), Xander …

Warner Bros. Reveal Their Logo And Unveil Their Plans For Celebrating Batman’s 75th

My favourite bit? The new edition of Tim Burton’s original Batman movie.

First Look At Charlie Brown And Snoopy In The New, CG Peanuts Movie

This is, if nothing else, a rather unusual look. There’s a rather more simple texture to the CG than in many recent movies, and then there’s a very pen-like line style over the top. All things considered, it’s not scary. …