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New "Ultimate Avengers" Trailer On-Line

by Ed Liuon January 27, 2006
IGN Media has posted a new trailer for Ultimate Avengers, the direct-to-video movie coming soon from Marvel/Lionsgate. The trailer can be downloaded in both Windows Media and QuickTime formats. (via Comic Book Resources’ Comics Reel column)

"Team Galaxy" Preordered By Cartoon Network

by Jeff Harrison January 26, 2006
Cartoon Network has pre-ordered Team Galaxy, an action-adventure comedy series from Marathon — producers of CN’s Totally Spies and Martin Mystery. The 52-episode series, set to premiere this fall throughout the world, including on Canada’s YTV, is one of the most expensive original non-CN-produced acquisitions by the network at $16-17 million for the entire series. […]

WHV Officially Announces Third Season of 'Samurai Jack' on DVD

by Bird Boyon January 26, 2006
Warner Home Video has officially announced the upcoming May 23rd release of Samurai Jack Season 3 on DVD. Changed from the initial report on TV Shows on DVD is the box art, which features a different image on the slip cover portion. As of now, few details are available, but expect more shots of the […]

"Ellen's Acres" and "HTDT" Acquired By Cartoon Network

by Jeff Harrison January 26, 2006
Two of Animation Collective’s newest properties, Ellen’s Acres and HTDT, have been acquired by Cartoon Network to premiere this fall. Ellen’s Acres is a preschool comedy about an imaginative five-year-old girl named Ellen who lives in a hotel owned by her parents. The 52 eleven-minute episodes will likely be a part of the network’s Tickle […]

CPM Partners with ImaginAsian TV for Home Video Label

by Zeddon January 26, 2006
ImaginAsian TV, America’s first 24/7 Asian American network, has chosen Central Park Media Corporation (CPM) as its partner in launching the ImaginAsian Home Video label in North America. CPM will provide sales, warehousing, and physical logistics services to ImaginAsian Home Video. ImaginAsian Home Video will announce its initial release schedule at NAVD and will appear […]

More "Armored Trooper VOTOMS" DVDs Coming in April

by Zeddon January 26, 2006
Armored Trooper VOTOMS – Stage 2: Kummen Jungle Wars will be available on DVD from Central Park Media on April 4, 2006. The 14-episode, 2-disc set will retail for $34.95 SRP. In addition, Munto 2: Beyond the Walls of Time is also slated for an April 4 release and will be priced at $19.95 SRP. […]

Moonscoop Announces Animated Sales

by Zeddon January 26, 2006
French toon producer/distributor Moonscoop has announced several sales across its library for new and classic shows including Code Lyoko, Dr. Dog, Funky Cops, Titeuf, and Invisible Man. C21Media has details.

"Fifi & the Flowertots" Sprouts in Latin America

by Zeddon January 26, 2006
Target Entertainment has signed an exclusive broadcast agreement for its Fifi & the Flowertots cartoon with Discovery Kids’ Latin American channel and with Nickelodeon International, C21Media reports. The Discovery Kids deal covers 34 countries in Latin America, while the Nickelodeon pact includes Germany, Italy, Scandinavia, and Benelux. Both networks have acquired rights to the show […]

ER Signs "Rupert" Deals

by Zeddon January 26, 2006
Toy firm Martin Yaffe International has secured U.K. master toy rights to Rupert and Friends, while publisher Egmont has secured UK and Commonwealth publishing rights to the Rupert Bear brand,

"Digital Animation for Freelance Producers" Comes to U.K.

by Zeddon January 26, 2006
“Digital Animation for Freelance Producers,” a six-day program exploring animation and CGI from a producer’s viewpoint, will be presented in the U.K. February 10 and February 13-17, 2006, from 10:00am to 6:00pm, according to AWN. The program will evaluate all aspects of animation through design to delivery, budgeting and scheduling within a 3D environment, demystifying […]