Tag: animation

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2013
TMNTCaseyJones1 This news was posted today over on the TMNT official Facebook page : It’s finally here… Casey Jones makes his debut on Saturday’s episode of TMNT @ 11am/10c on Nickelodeon! We’re also giving you an exclusive sneak peek at the Casey Jones action figure by Playmates Toys, as well as the chance to win one…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2013
WWEStudiosLogo STAMFORD, Conn. and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – November 4, 2013 – WWE Studios (NYSE:WWE) and Film Roman announced today that they have entered into a co-financing and co-production agreement to produce up to thirteen, three-minute webisodes of a new animated series entitled CAMP WWE. Mike Benson of ENTOURAGE and THE BERNIE MAC SHOW will script…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2013
Happy Halloween everyone! Sorry this episode is a little later this week, but since we’re such a fan of the season it works out that we post this episode on “All Hallows Eve.” In this episode we discuss: That 2 minute AMAZING Bruce Timm/Zach S Superman 75th animated clip. Lou Schimer, co-founder of Filmation, passed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 27, 2013
ScreenHunter_190 Oct. 27 11.52 Today, on their official YouTube channel, Lego posted a fun stop-motion animated video of Lego Thor and Loki going on an adventure: Thor and Loki must embark on the most perilous and personal journey yet to the premier of Thor: The Dark World! [youtube]http://youtu.be/WaoYXLa9g3s[/youtube]

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 21, 2013
From the creative minds of Zack Snyder (Man of Steel) and Bruce Timm (Superman: The Animated Series) and produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this short follows Superman through the years, from his first appearance on the cover of Action Comics #1 to Henry Cavill in this year’s Man of Steel…all in two minutes! This first…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 18, 2013
LouS1 We have the unfortunate duty of reporting the passing of Lou Schimer, one of the original founders of the Filmation animation studio.    He was an Emmy and Grammy winning producer as well as being an voice over actor.  He was Executive Producer of  several well known animated series from the Filmation stables  such as: Masters…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2013
JWTTRobinFt We told you back in June that Jazwares was awarded the master toy license for the animated ‘Teen Titans GO!’ series.  Jazwares had been pretty tight lipped about what they had planed for the property, but now the first wave of products have started to hit ‘Toys “R” Us’.   The first batch features 5″ articulated…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 23, 2013
ScreenHunter_172 Sep. 22 21.55 This week starts a new kids meal premium program for McDonald’s based on the Cartoon Network’s CG animated program Beware the Batman.  There are 3 figural toys, two vehicles and a mask.  You can see all of the toys in action here at the official Happy Meal website. Coming up as the next Happy Meal…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 26, 2013
Tenkai Knights on Cartoon Network Over the weekend a new animated series debuted on Cartoon Network called Tenkai Knights.  I hadn’t heard much about it, but watched it and it seemed clever and fun and very toyettic!   Here’s the official website on Cartoon Network.   You can see clips and it looks like the entire first episode there as well. They’re…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2013
NECA’s Predator Dances – Video Contest Winner The results are in and  NECA have chosen the winner of their Predator Dance Contest! This mind-blowing stop motion video comes from the extremely talented “Mr. Oz” and trust us, it is not to be missed! Check out the video below to watch all your favorite Predators get down, and make sure to check out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2013
Leading Branded Play Powerhouse Comes Aboard for B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations and Trolls   GLENDALE, Calif. & PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– In a powerful ghost and troll combo pack, Hasbro, Inc., (NASDAQ: HAS) a leading branded play company, and DreamWorks Animation (NASDAQ: DWA) have entered into an agreement to create toys and games inspired by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2013
‘Beware the Batman’: Cartoon Network Sizzle Reel ‘Beware the Batman’ Series Premiere Saturday, July 13 10 am ET/PT on Cartoon Network, but today they released this sizzle reel/trailer to give us a better idea of the design and tone.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2013
Save the Day At Target With The Justice League Several weeks ago we posted the press release about Warner Brothers Consumer Products and Target teaming up to bring fans a wide range of DC Comics/Justice League themed product to Target stores this year.  At that time I don’t think any of us imagined just how much Justice League we would be getting, but it…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2013
WDStill1-500x276.jpg The third series of The Walking Dead Minimates hits comic shops and specialty stores on June 12th, and has already been spotted at Toys “R” Us. To commemorate the occasion, Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum have put together a short film starring all of the TWD Minimates to date, and it’s not for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2013
What’s Next For Captain Action? An AFi Interview – Part 2 Yesterday we caught up with Ed and Joe with team Captain Action in part 1 of our exclusive interview and covered the future of the figure line they are running with Round 2.   Today we look at all of the other Captain Action projects in other forms of media.  We first learned of the possibility…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2013
Marvel’s Avengers Assemble – Trailer 1 Marvel’s biggest heroes reunite in the one-hour preview of “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” this Sunday, May 26, at 11:00 a.m. ET inside Marvel Universe on Disney XD!

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2013
BMUBTBatman1.jpg Over the past few days a few images have been making the rounds from Mattel’s DC Unlimited and Batman Unlimited lines that can be found at retail.  These figures will be mixed in future assortments of the two lines.   The new figures are: Green Lantern from the Injustice: Gods Among Us (we already have Injustice…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2013
ScreenHunter_83-May.-20-08.12-500x100.jpg STAR WARS REBELS NEW STAR WARSTM ANIMATED TELEVISION SERIES BEGINS PRODUCTION FOR 2014 PREMIERE ON DISNEY XD CHANNELS AROUND THE WORLD   –Special Event Telecast to First Air on Disney Channel —   Production has begun on Star Wars Rebels, an exciting, all-new animated television series based on one of the greatest entertainment franchises of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2013
Harryhousen1-500x228.jpg We here at AFi are saddened by the passing of special effects legend Ray Harryhausen.  I personally had the opportunity to meet the man twice, hear him lecture once and see some of his legendary models in person.   His work continues to be an inspiration to countless artist and film fans.   He perfected an art…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2013
ScreenHunter_166-Apr.-29-10.08-500x473.jpg If you’ve been on the fence you only have until tomorrow to jump into to any of the 2013 MattyCollector.com subs!   Don’t miss out on a figure selling out or not having any “Day Of” stock.  Sign up now and get all the remaining 2013 figures sent directly to your home each month!

 

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