BAFTA Awards Announced

The 10th British Academy Children’s Film and Television Awards in association with Time Warner were held on November 27, 2005 at the London Hilton. The Animation Award went to The Little Reindeer from Millimages UK and CiTV; the Pre-School Animation Prize went to Nickelodeon UK’s Peppa Pig; Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks won the […]

Activision Extends "Spider-Man" Agreement

Activision, Inc. has signed an agreement with Spider-Man Merchandising L.P., a limited partnership between Marvel Entertainment, Inc. and Sony Pictures Consumer Products Inc., to extend its exclusive worldwide publishing rights to the Spider-Man motion pictures through 2017. The license grants Activision the right to publish entertainment software products based on subsequent Spider-Man movie sequels or […]

Lazard/Icahn to Analyze Time Warner

Lazard Ltd. and the Icahn Group announced today that the Icahn Group has retained Lazard to further analyze various strategic alternatives to maximize the value of all Time Warner Inc. shareholders’ interests. PR Newswire has more.

"Ed, Edd 'n Eddy - Volume 2" Announced

Warner Home Video and Cartoon Network will release Ed, Edd n’ Eddy – Volume 2: Fools’ Par-Ed-Ise on DVD on March 21, 2006. The single-disc release will contain six episodes of the series as well as some extras which will be announced at a later date. The DVD will run for approximately 84 minutes and […]

"Outlanders" Comes to DVD in February

The newly re-mastered and re-dubbed science fiction comedy Outlanders is coming to DVD this winter as a 20th Anniversary Edition. This DVD will have an order date of January 10, 2006, a street date of February 7, 2006, and will be priced at $19.95 SRP. The disc will include audio tracks in English and Japanese […]

GSN Remembers Morita

GSN will be airing a week-long Match Game tribute to actor Pat Morita — best known to animation fans as a voice talent on the Disney animated movies Mulan and Mulan II — who passed away on Thursday, November 24, at the age of 73. From Monday, December 5 through Friday, December 9, from 3:30pm […]

"Jasper Morello" Wins Australian Film Institute Award

Annecy award-winner and leading Oscar contender The Mysterious Geographic Explorations Of Jasper Morello won director Anthony Lucas the Digital Pictures AFI Award for Best Short Animation at the Australian Film Institute (AFI) awards on November 26, 2005 in Melbourne. In addition, the partly animated Look Both Ways won the L’Oreal Paris AFI Award for Best […]

"Death by Heart" Wins at Stockholm Fest

Malin Erixon’s seven-minute Death By Heart took home the “Made in Stockholm” award on November 26, 2005 at the Stockholm International Film Festival, AWN reports. The Ganzanderes Animation film was recognized by the jury “for odd but gifted animation which, by a surrealistic touch, mixes expressions and narratives in a free manner.”

Canada Considers Animation Centre

The Algoma, Canada city council will look into the feasibility of building an adjacent Animation Centre to the Art Gallery Of Algoma, LTV.com reports. AWN has more.

Cox Adds PBS KIDS Sprout to Lineup

PBS KIDS Sprout and Cox Communications have signed an agreement to bring the 24-hour preschool network and video-on-demand (VOD) service to Cox cable systems. [Source: PR Newswire]

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