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Cartoon Network Studios
From 2000 to 2023, the Cartoon Network Studios (CNS) in Downtown Burbank served not just as the home for award-winning animation but also as the creative sandbox for any number of artists of diverse talents and backgrounds Perhaps one of the greatest symbols of that nearly quarter-century run was the legendary CNS Artist Stairwell –[...]
Close to three weeks after the SAG-AFTRA National Board approved a tentative agreement on a three-year contract for television and feature film animation with the AMPTP, members of the union voted overwhelmingly to ratify the 2023 Television Animation Agreement and the 2023 Basic Cable Animation Agreement (approved by a vote of 95.52% to 4.48%). "The foundation of this[...]
A little more than a week after SAG-AFTRA & AMPTP reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract for television and feature film animation, the SAG-AFTRA National Board approved the agreement "The Executive Committee, on behalf of the SAG-AFTRA National Board, is recommending a 'yes' vote," read the press release that was released late on[...]
Thankfully, it doesn't appear that we're going to have a repeat of that on the animation side – with SAG-AFTRA & AMPTP reaching a tentative agreement on a three-year contract for television and feature film animation For now, details will remain under wraps until the SAG-AFTRA National Board approves the agreement – from there, a[...]
Animation and Cartoon Network Studios, who had some interesting comments to make about the post "Peak TV" television landscape, whether or not linear TV and streaming can co-exist, and why more needs to be done to protect artists and their craft from the growth of AI (artificial intelligence). Image: Cartoon Network Screencap "There was pre-peak TV, and[...]
The Second Best Hospital in the Galaxy: Stephanie Hsu Joins Cast
All eight episodes of the adult animated sci-fi comedy from Emmy Award-winning creator Cirocco Dunlap, Maya Rudolph, Danielle Renfrew Behrens, and Natasha Lyonne's Animal Pictures will debut on February 23, 2024. Source: Prime Video Produced by Amazon MGM Studios, with animation by Titmouse Studios, The Second Best Hospital in the Galaxy, which has a two-season order, will[...]
Grimsburg: Fox TV Unveils Trailer For Jon Hamm Animated Series
Fully owned by FOX Entertainment and created by Catlan McClelland and Matthew Schlissel, Grimsburg is produced by FOX's Emmy-winning animation studio, Bento Box Entertainment The animated series joins the Animation Domination family on January 7, 2024 The premiere date, trailer, and discussion came from 2023's New York City Comic Con (NYCCC) Showrunner Chadd Gindin introduced the screening[...]
Bob's Burgers Season 14 Episodes 3 & 4 Images: Pickles & Lucid Dreams
FOX's Bob's Burgers is produced by 20th Television Animation The series was created and executive-produced by Loren Bouchard. Nora Smith, Dan Fybel, Rich Rinaldi, Greg Thompson, Jon Schroeder, Steven Davis, Scott Jacobson, Holly Schlesinger, Wendy Molyneux, and Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin also serve as executive producers The series was co-developed by Jim Dauterive[...]
Bob's Burgers Season 14 Episode 2 Images, Rudy's Important Meal
Season 14 will feature its annual holiday-themed episodes and new and returning guest voices, including Megan Mullally, Rachel Dratch, Jillian Bell, Billy Eichner, and Sarah Silverman. #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 100%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Credit: 20th Television Credit: 20th Television Credit: 20th Television FOX's Bob's Burgers is produced by[...]
Bob's Burgers Season 14 Episode 1 Images, Preparing for Premiere
And lastly is the first episode from season four, "A River Runs Through Bob," a classic family adventure full of chaos and camping gone wrong. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 100%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Credit: 20th Television Credit: 20th Television Credit: 20th Television Credit: 20th Television Credit: 20th[...]
scott pilgrim
Over the course of the 90-minute event, viewers will be treated to a virtual showcase of what Netflix has to offer in terms of genre animation With the global livestream set for Twitch, YouTube & (more on that below) on Wednesday, September 27th, fans can look forward to an early screening of not just[...]
Lloyd of the Flies: Aardman Animations Series Bought by Tubi
Tubi has officially bought the Aardman Animations series, Lloyd of the Flies, which will arrive on the streaming platform on August 6th The series and its 52 episodes will be exclusively streamed on Tubi for free for audiences Previously the series had been a CITV original in the U.K., now it will be labeled as[...]
HouseBroken AP Weston Jacoby Talks Fox Series Development & More
Our Retake Director, Greg Araya, oversees all animation adjustments in Post-Production He let us know that he'd been taught that each letter of a "banana" amounts to roughly 1 frame of animation, so with 24 frames making up a second, you can say "banana" 4 times to count out a second Jen & Gaby liked[...]
Bob's Burgers Season 13 Finale Review: The Belchers are Heroes
I'm beyond impressed with the writing, directing, animation, and everything else from this season's finale Season fourteen has a beautiful future ahead of it based on how this season concluded. Louise's magnum opus — Bob's Burgers (@BobsBurgersFOX) May 25, 2023 FOX's Bob's Burgers presented a heartfelt and remarkable journey through the definition of a "hero" in the finale[...]
American Dad: Unmatched Musical Selections
I swear, this show has definitely some of the best musical gems in adult animation. I guess after growing up under Dexter's Laboratory, Johnny Bravo, and Cow and Chicken, it is no surprise I ended up with Family Guy and American Dad as two of my comfort shows However, while I enjoy Family Guy, American[...]
The Great North Creators on Season 3 Finale Part 2, Prom Songs & More
Since we're an animation, you're so far ahead It's a moment of being very excited that we've gotten this whole season three out on the air and just excited for what's to come As Wendy said, we've been through a lot of different stages with this show, just with what's going on with the world[...]
HouseBroken Director Eric Koenig Talks FOX Series Visuals & More
There are hundreds of sheep in this episode, along with an action-packed climax and an incredibly touching and heartfelt b-story about Max the Pig.  But I think the most difficult was the episode "Who's Afraid of Boomsday Again?."  I don't want to spoil anything, but I'll just say this episode is hands-down one of the[...]
The Great North S3: Creators on Writer's Strike & Finale Part 1
The FOX TV animated series celebrates some milestones as the creators and look ahead at the industry's future in part one of my two-part interview with the duo. Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin and Wendy Molyneux, The Great North creators. As the creators of  "The Great North," what are you hoping for when it comes to the results of this[...]
Interview: Chatting With Skybound Animation Studio's Marge Dean
Skybound Entertainment has been cranking out some pretty awesome stuff as of late out of their animation studio, with the biggest on the way being Season 2 of Invincible All of this has been under the guidance of Marge Dean, who is currently serving as head of the studio and guiding this wing of the[...]
WGA/AMPTP Writers Strike Notes: Viewers Have Power; Animation Writers
Following that, a quick thought on what we've been seeing on social media from animation writers concerned that their employment opportunities are about to get even more difficult. If Viewers Stop Caring, Then AMPTP Gets a Serious Advantage: Unlike last time, the viewing public is no longer a sideline-sitter, waiting to see how the fallout would[...]
Adult Swim SMALLS Kicks Off 5th Anniversary WIth 'Dap Going
I was making these short animations and thought maybe Dave would be interested in this I sent it to him, and he liked it, and he said, "Great, let's put this on the air and see if people take to it." From there, he kind of just kept asking me to make more in small[...]