Some sad news about the house Walt Disney first called home in California, it is set to be demolished which is also the birthplace of the first animation studio in Los Angeles. The house is located one block east of Vermont in Los Feliz, 4406 Kingswell Avenue and was built
Creator Genndy Tartakovsky is bringing back the popular animated cartoon series Samurai Jack to Cartoon Network & Adult Swim with all-new episodes in 2016! The images that have been released to the public so far reveal a more violent and darker Jack 50 years in the future. TEASER! Jack will
Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy are returning to DC in the latest Batman animated movie. “Batman: The Killing Joke”. Mark Hamill will once again voice the Joker and Kevin Conroy will reprise his role as Batman. In addition, Tara Strong will voice Barbra Gordon (aka Batgirl), and Ray Wise will
Last year when Disney announced the new Ducktales animated series reboot that will be premiering on Disney XD, I was ecstatic! Ducktales has to be one the greatest animated cartoons of all time and now they are back! Disney released a first image from the new series and it is
2015 was a very busy year for animation. From huge box office hits such as Pete Doctor’s Inside Out, to independent adult animated drams such as Charlie Kauffman’s Anomalisa, to downright bizarre flops such as George Lucas’ Strange Magic, not to mention the hundreds of short films and TV shows, the 2015 lineup was a
Congratulations Don Bluth & Gary Goldman!!! Dragon’s Lair just reached $250,000 on Indiegogo!! This is great news for the world of Traditional Animation. These two living legends have proven that hand-drawn animation is alive and well. I have had the honor and privilege to work for Don Bluth & Gary
A brand new Dr. Seuss book, “What Pet Should I Get?” is set for release tomorrow July 28, 2015. This is the first book to be released since his last book “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” in 1990, a year before his passing. Audrey Geisel, his widow and longtime secretary
Disney’s Hollywood Studios has officially closed “The Magic of Disney Animation” the best attraction at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. When I first moved down to Florida in 2009 I met Les Carpenter one of the artists teaching guests how to draw characters such as Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and
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Disney Animator Andreas Deja is close to finishing work on the story reel/animatic for his upcoming film “Mushka”. He is very happy with the story and just announced that Richard Sherman (co-writer of songs from Jungle Book, Mary Poppins & many more) wrote a song for the film! The monumental
It is that time of year again! Tonight at 4pm PST (7pm EST) the 87th annual Academy Awards, hosted this year by the very funny Neil Patrick Harris, will premiere on ABC and there is quite a bit of animation presented in the Oscar race. Let’s get down to business and
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In theaters today Tomm Moore’s newest animated feature film, Song of the Sea! Tomm is the co-founder of Cartoon Saloon, based out of Kilkenny, Ireland. Production of Song of the Sea started right after the release of his last animated feature The Secret of Kells, which was nominated for an
“The Simpsons Guy”! The one-hour Family Guy episode premieres on Sunday, September 28th on FOX. For the first time you will see what it is like for Homer and Peter to have a beer at Moe’s Tavern. Stewie dresses up like Bart, skateboards, and also make prank phone calls. Then
Mutt and Jeff is an American expression that refers to the pairing of tall with short. This combination of contrasting opposites has been the foundation of many comedy teams of Vaudeville, movies, and of course animated cartoons. Ren and Stimpy, Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble, Yogi Bear and Boo-Boo, as