Big Cartoon News


BCDB Upgrades To New Forum

The Big Cartoon DataBase announced upgrading their forum to a new software package this weekend, and the new forum went live Saturday morning. The upgrade was also accompanied with a change in URLs, to the new location The changeover went over smoothly, with no major glitches according to BCDB. All of the current moderators…

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Cartoon of the Day: The Sunshine Makers

The Sunshine Makers

Not a whole lot to choose from today, so I decided to go for unusual. The Sunshine Makers is from Van Beuren Studios Rainbow Parade Theatrical Cartoon Series, and while it may not be the most obscure choice I could make, it is certainly not a series many are knowledgeable of.

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“Dragon” winner of Humane Society’s Genesis Award

How To Train Your Dragon

Dragons, vampires and even some humans took home honors Saturday at the 25th Anniversary Genesis Awards, presented by the Humane Society of the United States.

DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon won in the Outstanding Feature Film category for its inspiring message about tolerance and respect for all living creatures.

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Shatner can Klingon to lifetime performing award

William Shatner, Captain James T. Kirk of "Star Trek

William Shatner, Captain James T. Kirk of “Star Trek” and its 1973 Filmation Associates spin-off series, is now where few men have gone before.

He was named Thursday as one of six laureates of the annual Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards for Lifetime Artistic Achievement, the ultimate recognition in Canada’s performing arts.

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“Chico y Rita” named best animated film at Goyas

"Chico y Rita" named best animated film at Goyas

Partly set in Cuba, the Spanish-British co-production “Chico y Rita” was named best animated film late Sunday at the Goya Awards, Spain’s version of the Oscars.

In Chico y Rita (Chico & Rita), Oscar-winning director Fernando Trueba and famed designer Javier Mariscal teamed up to create an epic animated love story that occurs around the time of the Cuban Revolution. Highlighting a pivotal moment in the evolution of jazz and traveling from Havana to New York, Chico y Rita is a tribute to the music, culture and people of Cuba.

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