Is The Nickelodeon OTT Service Bad for Animation?

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Nickelodeon is launching an OTT service. Yes, basically it’s like Netflix, but just for Nickelodeon shows. That should be an awesome announcement, right? Well, in theory, yes, it…

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Kickstarter Projects Will Result In LESS Animation Being Made

Friday, June 6, 2014

No really, hear me out. I’ve waxed lyrical about Kickstarter projects before. I think it’s a great tool for the independent animator/producer who’s project is perhaps a bit too risky for a serious investor. Some great projects have found backing through it while others have stuttered to a halt despite 6-figures in backing; not naming any names. Yet Kickstarter could actually result in less animation being made. That sounds mad, right?

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When Cartoon Network Shoots Themselves in The Foot

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Although this was posted on r/AdventureTime today, I had to go and check it out for myself just to be sure. Here’s my actual screenshot (click to embiggen):…

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How The Online Video Revolution Could Signal A New Era for Animation

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Yesterday, it was announced that YouTube/Google had acquired Next New Networks. While this may not be of huge interest to those of you who tend to skip the…

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Why Aren’t There More Cable Cartoons on DVD?

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Think about it. Of all the cartoons broadcast on the major cable networks (the Disney Channel, Nickelodeon and Cartoon network), how many have had a bone fide DVD…

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