December 8, 2006 (New York) – New York-based independent publisher Vertical, Inc. has announced it is publishing its third Osamu Tezuka property in June 2007. Apollo’s Song will be published as a single-volume graphic novel at approximately 500 pages in length and will follow the same design format as the award-winning classic Buddha, and the […]
Announcing the Otaku Invitational’s Winning Team New York, NY ─ December 8, 2006 ─ The trailers have been submitted, the voting has ended and the anime community has spoken. The winning team of Kaneva and Central Park Media’s Otaku Invitational is Twilight Musuko with their trailer for Revolutionary Girl Utena, The Movie. Held on Kaneva’s […]
STAY WARM THIS JANUARY WITH CORUS KIDS TELEVISION (December 7, 2006 – Toronto , Canada ) Curl up and keep cozy this January with Corus Kids Television as it brings viewers an eclectic mix of specials, movies and new series like Thumb Wrestling Federation: TWF, Fantastic Four, Strawberry Shortcake, and an all new Endurance: High […]
ART INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES VISUALLY WIRED FESTIVAL WINNERS AND AUDIENCE AWARD Arlington, Va., (December 1, 2006) On November 16th, The Visually Wired Festival showcased the best video and animation work completed by students at The Art Institute of Washington and announced the winners for Best in Story, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, and Best in Show, Best […]
AvatarSpirit.net has interviewed actress Johanna Brady, the voice actress who portrayed Princess Yue in the final 3 episodes of season 1 of Avatar the Last Airbender. The interview goes into how she got the role and how she differs from her character. Season 1 spoilers are in the interview. UPDATED December 8, 2006: AvatarSpirit.net has […]
Lew Coleman, current President of DreamWorks Animation SKG, has been elected to the board of directors of the company, effective immediately.
Milwaukee Magazine has published a feature article about Tom Hignite’s Miracle Homes, a real-estate building company and animation studio. Founder and born-again Christian Tom Hignite hired 13 laid-off animators from Disney and Warner Brothers to create cartoons based on “Miracle Mouse,” Miracle Homes’ mascot, to provide “a highly moral antidote to the depravities of the […]
A press release from Florida Supercon is announcing that Kevin Conroy will be a guest for their show being held from June 22-24, 2007. Conroy was the voice actor for Batman starting with Batman the Animated Series and on through Justice League Unlimited. He also provided the voice for John Grayson, Dick Grayson’s father, on […]
Comic Book Resources has spoken to Andrew Dabb and Mike O’Sullivan of Devil’s Due Publishing about G.I. Joe Special Missions: Antarctica, the latest installment of the intermittent comic book series. The two discuss the rationale behind the series, the story behind the choice of venue, and what’s coming up next for the title.
The latest “Animated Shorts” column at Newsarama digs into a swirling controversy around Warner Brothers’ Happy Feet, as conservative critics and reporters blast the film for what they perceive as thinly veiled political propaganda disguised as a movie about tap-dancing penguins. Other news in the column includes part 3 of the Soviet-era animation article series, […]