“South Park” Producer Anne Garefino to Receive AFI’s Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal

by Ed Liuon May 29, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter notes that South Park producer Anne Garefino will receive the AFI’s Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal, which recognizes “the extraordinary creative talents of a graduate of the AFI Conservatory or AFI Directing Workshop for Women who symbolizes the legacy of Franklin Schaffner.” Garefino was a graduate of the AFI class of 1998 […]

Several Animated Films/TV Shows Up For Golden Trailers

by Alex Beanon May 29, 2014
The 15th Annual Golden Trailer Awards are nearly upon us. What are the Golden Trailer Awards? They are exactly what you think they are – awards for the best movie or television trailers over the course of the last year – and this year, several animated films, TV shows and video games will be jousting […]


Aisha Tyler Talks Archer, E3 And Watch Dogs

by Alex Beanon May 28, 2014
Aisha Tyler – aka Lana Kane from “Archer” – was recently interviewed and quizzed about the possibility of an “Archer” video game [miniscule, unless show creator Adam Reed can call all the shots and make it as good as the show itself], her role in the recently released “Watch Dogs” video game and the upcoming […]

PR: MCM London Comic Con smashes attendance record, tops 100,000 visitors

by Grant Whiteon May 28, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY MCM London Comic Con smashes attendance record, tops 100,000 visitors Last weekend saw MCM London Comic Con pass the 100,000 visitor mark for the first time, smashing the Excel-based event’s previous highest attendance record. Show organisers revealed that 101,600 attendees came through the doors of […]

PR: FUNimation to Premiere “Terror in Resonance” at Anime Expo 2014

by Ed Liuon May 27, 2014
FUNimation to Premiere Terror in Resonance at Anime Expo Flower Mound, TX – May 27, 2014 – FUNimation Entertainment announced today, that it will host a world premiere screening of  Terror in Resonance at Anime Expo in Los Angeles while simultaneously screening at Japan Expo in Paris. The screening will take place Saturday, July 5, […]


Let’s Make A Deal – Netflix And Sony

by Alex Beanon May 27, 2014
Good news if you are a Netflix junkie – Netflix and Sony made a deal that gives the popular streaming video company the rights to Sony’s animated films. Netflix users in the USA can already watch two of last year’s Sony release – “Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2” and “Smurfs 2” – but […]
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Pixar Shares “Inside Out” Details

by Alex Beanon May 27, 2014
Pixar used the Memorial Day holiday weekend to open up about the details of their upcoming movie Inside Out – specifically, that there will be five main characters with each representing an emotion. Those characters will be voiced by Amy Poehler (Joy), Bill Hader (Fear), Mindy Kaling (Disgust), Lewis Black (Anger) and Phyllis Smith (Sadness). […]


Disney’s “Frozen” Becomes the 5th Highest Grossing Film Worldwide

by Todd DuBoison May 25, 2014
Box office returns for this weekend have propelled Disney’s award-winning 2013 film Frozen past Iron Man 3 to become the 5th highest grossing film worldwide. Box Office Mojo measures the film’s worldwide total of $1,219,242,546, compared to Iron Man 3’s $1,215,439,994 gross. With these earnings, Frozen is behind only the box office revenue of Avatar, Titanic, […]

Netflix Sets Dates For “Knights of Sidonia”, “Harlock: Space Pirate”

by Todd DuBoison May 25, 2014
In a pair of recent announcements, the video service Netflix confirmed that it will begin global video streams for Polygon Pictures’ sci-fi mecha anime Knights of Sidonia on July 4, 2014 and Toei’s 2013 film Harlock: Space Pirate (a.k.a. Space Pirate Captain Harlock) on August 1, 2014. Knights of Sidonia was first announced last December […]