Kinsane Entertainment reels in the film, TV, mobile game and podcast rights for hit deep-sea comedy-adventure book trilogy YOUNG CAPTAIN NEMO by Jason Henderson
Does art negate the sins of the artist? Should contemporary families disregard Cosby’s sordid past in favor of retro cartoon co-viewing experiences? Does quantity usurp quality? In this case, does quantity of Cosby accusers pre-empt Cosby cartoon quality? After all, he has made darn good ‘toons.
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).
Autochenille Production and StudioCanal have collaborated for an animated feature based on Joann Sfar’s comic Little Vampire. Joann Sfar (comicker and director of The Rabbi’s Cat and its adaptation) will direct the film, which is an original story getting some elements from the 1999 first volume by Delcourt. The comic focuses on a Little Vampire […]
I recently discovered that thedaoofdragonball.com’s Derek Padula has released a 7-volume analysis on Akira Toriyama’s beloved Dragon Ball franchise, so I had to check it out for myself. I mean, I’ve been stealing the guy’s content for years now and posting it on Toonbarn as news. I figured the content on the book is going […]
VOLTRON: FROM DAYS OF LONG AGO – A 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION explores the history and impact of the classic ‘80s Sci-fi animated epic, while providing readers with a complete encyclopedia of everything about Voltron: Defender of the Universe, since it began in 1984.
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Studio has recently announced that they have begun production on a brand new boys’ preschool CG animated series titled Trucktown, which is based on the series of popular children’s books bearing the same name. So far, 40 thirty-minute episodes have been approved, with delivery date expected for spring 2014. The first broadcaster […]
This new episode starts off with Finn skydiving with Jake on his back. Who knows how they got high enough in the air to skydive in the first place, but that is beside the point. Finn uses Jake as a parachute, and they land softly on the ground.
If the first official trailer for Universal’s 2012 feature Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax left you curious and interested in more details, then the new Australian trailer may give you exactly what you want; the newly released trailer for The Lorax offers more details about the highly anticipated adaptation of the Children’s book.
Great Highway Company and Portsmouth Pictures have recently finished the CG-animated direct-to-home video feature entitled The Littlest Angel. The film features the voices of Ron Perlman, Ed Kelly, and Caleb Wolfe. Scheduled for a November 15 release, the film aims to bring life to the best selling book by Charles Tazewell, which tells the story […]
Four months from today, the world gets Seussed. No no, it’s a good thing! Dr. Seuss, one of the most famously vivid and creative authors of our time, would be celebrating a 108th birthday on March 2nd, 2012. To properly pay homage to his legend, Illumination Entertainment is teaming with Universal Pictures to bring the […]
With years of watching SpongeBob, have you ever really just wanted to see what a Krabby Patty tastes like? I mean, there seems to always be a pretty decent following at the Krusty Krab from the folks in Bikini Bottom. Mr. Krabs should be able to share the secret recipe with us, right? Well, what […]