Briefly: DGA Award for "Bashir"; "Sword of the Stranger"; Japan Media-Arts Fest
* The Director’s Guild of America has awarded Waltz with Bashir its Best Documentary award for 2008. [Associated Press]
* The latest Anime Today podcast interviews Bandai Entertainment’s Robert Napton & Taku Otsuka on Sword of the Stranger. [Press Release]
* Bloomberg has taken a quick look at the expected highlights on display at the Japan Media-Arts Exhibition, which runs from February 4-15, 2009.