Following two highly successful feature films, Sony Pictures Animation has decided to turn its “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” franchise into a TV series. Producer Rick Mischel is one of the creative forces behind the show, which provides fans with the backstory of Flint, Sam and the wacky world of Swallow Falls.
Butch Hartman is an icon at Nickelodeon. He created “The Fairly OddParents”, “Danny Phantom” and “T.U.F.F. Puppy”. His latest animated series for the network, “Bunsen Is a Beast”, premieres this week. He discusses the “Fairly Odd” show and movies, as well as bringing “Bunsen” to life, in this LCJ Q&A.
Two years ago, Patrick Osborne won the Best Animated Short Film Oscar for Disney’s “Feast”. Two years later, he’s going for the gold AGAIN with “Pearl”. Osborne talks about his first trip to the Oscars and the making of “Pearl” in this LCJ Q&A.
Wax your boards and be ready to duck as the sequel to one of the best animated films of the past decade comes direct to dvd. Director Henry Yu talks about the fun and challenges in bringing together “Surf’s Up” and the WWE in “Surf’s up 2: WaveMania”.
The producers of Disney Junior’s new Mickey Mouse series discuss all aspects of the show, including working with real racer and guest star Danica Patrick and finding inspiration from Jay Leno’s Garage.