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"Runners" Graphic Novel Jumps to Animation

by Ed Liuon February 3, 2006
Sean Wang’s Runners: Bad Goods, a science fiction adventure graphic novel, has just been turned into an animated short film by the DAVE School at Universal Studios Orlando. Runners focuses on a motley crew of smugglers who inherit a world of trouble when they take on a mysterious passenger. The film was the final project […]

"Wallace & Gromit" Comes to DVD February 7

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit will be available on DVD and VHS beginning February 7, 2006. Bonus features will include a commentary by the film’s two directors, Nick Park and Steve Box; the U.S. DVD debut of Box’s award-winning short film “Stage Fright”; a first-hand look at the unique artistry of stop-motion […]

"The Little Mermaid" Platinum Edition DVD Coming This October

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
The Little Mermaid Platinum Edition DVD comes to stores on October 3, 2006, Reuters reports. Like other Platinum Edition releases, The Little Mermaid will be a two-disc set, with one disc reserved solely for bonus materials. Several cutting-edge features are still being developed, along with such expected extras as deleted scenes, commentaries and featurettes on […]

"Curious George" Movie Clips Available

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
Nine clips from the upcoming movie Curious George are available at Yahoo! Movies. (via Animated-News)

Boomerang Comes to Cyprus

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
Turner has completed a deal with Cyprus Telecommunications that will allow subscribers to its pay-TV arm, miVision, to tune in to Boomarang, C21Media reports. This is the first time Boomerang will be available on digital TV in the region.

Ed Wells to Head Nick Japan

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
Ed Wells has joined Nickelodeon Japan from Viacom International and will fill the newly created post of VP and general manager, World Screen reports. In his new position, Wells will be responsible for overseeing the growth of Nickelodeon’s operations in Japan, focusing on developing the brand as a multiplatform entertainment experience for kids, a source […]

"Adrenalini Brothers" Heads to CN Asia, Europe

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
The Amazing Adrenalini Brothers! has been acquired by Cartoon Network for its feeds in Europe and Asia, World Screen reports. The 2D/Flash animated series follows the antics of three daredevil brothers from the fictional country Rendoosia who set out to share their mind-boggling feats with the world.

Terry Press Named Worldwide Head of Marketing for DreamWorks Animation

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
DreamWorks Animation announced on Thursday that Terry Press has joined the company as its worldwide head of marketing. Press will oversee all marketing for DreamWorks Animation and will be the senior liaison with the marketing team at Paramount Pictures. Press, who was with DreamWorks SKG for the past 10 years as its marketing head, joins […]

SpongeBob Gets "Lost in Time" on February 20

by Zeddon February 3, 2006
SpongeBob SquarePants will embark on a time-traveling adventure when he is transported to the Middle Ages in “Lost in Time,” a special half-hour event premiering on Nickelodeon on Monday, February 20, at 8:00pm (ET/PT). After a freak jousting accident at a medieval-themed restaurant, SpongeBob and Patrick find themselves in a historic version of Bikini Bottom […]

"Hoodwinked": CG in Da Hood, G

by Dr. Daedaluson February 3, 2006
Hoodwinked, written and directed by newcomer to the world of animation Corey Edwards, comes to us courtesy of Kanbar Animation Studio and Blue Yonder Films. Not ringing any bells? It shouldn’t; this isn’t a Pixar, nor is it a Dreamworks. It isn’t even a Blue Sky. Nope, it’s all fresh talent. Does the Hoodwinked team […]