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A decree from the countess of cartoon storytelling: a book review of Animating Short Stories by Cheryl Briggs

Once upon a time . . . they lived happily ever after. The reason for such everlasting bliss is that they – ambitious, upstart animation pros – have devoured Cheryl Briggs’ newest publication entitled Animating Short Stories: Narrative Techniques and Visual Design (Bloomsbury Academic). Combining the spirits of fairy godmothers, magicians, royal culinary artistes, philosophers, sages, and ...

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Jerry Jones and Adventure Time: The reasons why fans feel off about Cartoons the last several years…

What does Jerry Jones, the owner of The Dallas Cowboys, one of the biggest franchises in the world, have to do with Cartoons? Well, if you have a coach like Jason Garret, who had many mediocre seasons, and bad luck in between those seasons – the closest being divisional round, the connection is apt. Here is the main meat of the argument: The western animated industry is more like the Dallas ...

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Disney Channel previews new show Amphibia

Gravity Falls may be long over, but its influence on Disney Channel isn’t. Alum Matt Braly is set to launch his own new animated series on the network this summer. Titled Amphibia, the company has started streaming a sneak peek on its YouTube channel: After stealing a mysterious music box, 13-year-old, Anne Boonchuy is magically transported to the world of Amphibia, a wild ...

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Disney Channel Orders 3rd Season of Big Hero 6

Disney Channel recently ordered a new set of episodes from the Emmy Award-winning Big Hero 6: The Series. The new order will consist of the animated show’s 3rd season, which is impressive. It shows that Disney has a lot of confidence in the series, because season 2 of Big Hero 6: The Series is only debuting on Monday, May 6 at 3:30PM. EDT/PDT. The new episodes will continue its regular ...

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Disney+ to Adapt Marvel’s What If Series

According to a report by SlashFilm, Marvel Studios will adapt Marvel Comics’ “What If…” series of comic books into animated series format. The series will debut on their upcoming Disney+ streaming platform. The adaptation will be overseen by MCU visionary Kevin Feig. And staying true to the comic books, the stories featured in the What If series is not canonical to the Marvel Cinematic ...

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Disney CEO Says Fox Deal Will Close “Soon.”

Disney’s pending acquisition of Fox’s film and TV studio, FX, Natgeo, and 30% stake in Hulu is a big deal, mainly because of the number of properties that the House of Mouse will have access to. But for many superhero fans the big deal is that it will help consolidate the Marvel film rights under one roof. For a long time now, Fox has had the film and TV rights to a number of Marvel IPs, ...

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WATCH: Disneyland Paris’ Adorable Ad

Last December 23, Disneyland Paris tweeted a call for help, aimed towards helping find a missing duckling. The tweet said something along the lines of “A worrying duck disappearance is the talk of the town, and Disneyland Paris is getting actively involved in the efforts to find the missing duckling. Have you seen him?” A worrying duck disappearance is the talk of the town, and Disneyland ...

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Trailer: Kim Possible Gets a Live Action Movie

It’s a long time coming, but Disney Channel is dusting off their treasure trove of 90s/early noughts properties, and out come a new live-action Disney Original Channel Movie based on Kim Possible. Slated to premiere on February 15 at 8PM EST/PST, the new comedy action adventure will star newcomer Sadie Stanley as the iconic teen hero, and Sean Giambrone as her best buddy and sidekick, Ron ...

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Kim Possible Disney Channel movie finds cast

Disney Channel is in the process of creating a live action television film based on Kim Possible. Written by the animated series’ creators Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley, the movie will launch sometime on the channel in 2019. Adam B. Stein (Mech-X4) and Zach Lipovsky are co-directing and producing. With filming set to get underway next month in Vancouver, BC, Disney has revealed the ...

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Disney orders more Big City Greens, Molang

Disney has given the go-ahead for more episodes Big City Greens and Molang, the first of which hasn’t even premiered! Disney’s Big City Greens premieres in the United States on June 18th through Disney Channel, DisneyNOW and Disney Channel VOD. Created by brothers Christopher and Shane Houghton, the fish out of water story follows a country boy named Cricket Green moving to the big ...

Cartoon Network's ThunderCats shows off Bandai line at 2011 Toy Fair
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Note: The Opinions in this essay do not and I do repeat DO NOT Represent the views of Toon Barn. So, if you have not heard the news, now you know. It is not the announcement that has made the news; it’s the reaction to this news that is causing the firestorm. It’s the cynical dismissal of this argument. It’s the notion that we cannot find a higher standard for something beloved. That notion ...

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Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, and Cartoon Network are dying, and everybody got the wrong reasons why its dying.

A recent article shows the bad, very bad, extremely bad news. The three main networks for Kids Shows and Animation are literally dying. This article from Bloomberg explains why and there are some choice quotes here: This season’s ratings for the 2-to-11 set are shaping up to be the worst yet. And few in the industry predict a turnaround. The implications are enormous for giants like Viacom Inc. ...

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