Stoopid Buddy Stoodios veterans John Harvatine IV and Tom Root came-up with the idea for "Crossing Swords" about a decade ago. After quite a journey, the adult animated series is finally ready to be released, with Season 1 of the stop-motion show debuting this Friday June 12th on Hulu.
Ben Smith is the writer/director of the new CG superhero animal animated feature "StarDog and TurboCat". It premieres this Thursday May 21st on DirecTV Cinema before heading to more VOD and Digital platforms on June 19th. Smith and his team finished making the film last August. And after a run in UK theaters, Smith is excited for U.S. families to watch this at home.
'SCOOB!' director Tony Cervone talks about his new Warner Bros. CG 'Scooby-Doo' animated movie available on VOD and Digital this weekend. Cervone reveals animation inspirations for the story & visuals, how Mark Wahlberg became part of the voice cast (in his first-ever animated film) and what will please fans of the original Scooby series.
Josh Bycel is the EP of the new animated series 'Solar Opposites', premiering this Friday May 8th on Hulu. Bycel talks about working with the 'Rick and Morty' team on this sci-fi comedy. He also shares his thoughts on being a part of the 'Trolls' and 'American Dad!' families... and his unique connections to 'Frasier'.
Author N.D. Wilson's picture book "Hello Ninja" became an instant success when it was released in 2013. Season 1 of the Netflix animated series adaptation debuted to big ratings in November. Season 2 premieres this Friday, April 24th. Wilson shares details on the new episodes and how (to quote his Twitter bio) he went from "novelist turned filmmaker/producer".
Two-time Annie Award nominee Kris Pearn co-directed 2013's "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" for Sony. Now he's the director of the new star-studded Netflix animated feature "The Willoughbys", debuting this Wednesday April 22nd.
Duncan Trussell, the host of the long-running Duncan Trussell Family Podcast, is also the co-creator and main voice actor of the new adult Netflix animated series "The Midnight Gospel" (premiering Monday April 20th) It's about a space podcaster named Clancy who travels to different worlds interviewing all kinds of people and creatures. The show is an instant one-of-a-kind force in animation.
The DreamWorks Animation sequel to their 2016 Oscar nominated hit will be available for home viewing this Friday, April 10th. Dohrn and Shay discuss the game-changing move to release the film on VOD and if they wanted to top 'Can't Stop the Feeling' in the music department.