CN Upfront: "Spot the Block" Health Spots Coming to Cartoon Network

by Maxie Zeuson February 14, 2007
Cartoon Network will launch a new health initiative called “Spot the Block” as part of its continuing “Get Animated” initiative, the company said today as part of its 2007 Upfront presentation. Cartoon Network characters from such series as Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends will appear in a School House Rock-type public service announcement that teaches […]

CN Upfront: Cartoon Network Gives Kids "Props"

by Dukeon February 14, 2007
This summer, Cartoon Network will air sixteen special segments in a series called “Props.” The segments will highlight extraordinary kids performing extraordinary acts of athleticism. They will air both on the channel and on the network’s website. Viewers of the ads will then be able to log onto and vote for their favorite segment. […]

CN Upfront: "Kids Next Door" Finale to Air in November

by Dukeon February 14, 2007
Cartoon Network has announced that their hit series Codename: Kids Next Door will air its series finale this November. This one-hour special event will focus on the last mission of the Kids Next Door, with one member not returning from the mission. No specific date or time was announced. Thanks to Chris Wood for on-site […]

Mastering His Craft: Frank Paur Talks ‘The Invincible Iron Man’

by Stuon February 14, 2007
Chances are if you’re looking at this interview, you’re more than aware of who Frank Paur is. He has served in a variety of roles in his illustrious career in animation and working on the likes of Batman: The Animated Series, Spawn and Men In Black: The Animated Series. The Marvel Animation Age teamed up […]

Montreal Museum Announces Programming for "Once Upon a Time: Walt Disney"

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2007
The Montreal Museum has announced its public programs in conjunction with its “Once Upon a Time Walt Disney: The Sources of Inspiration for the Disney Studios” exhibition, which will be on view at the Museum from March 8 – June 24, 2007. The programs will include a lecture series on Disney and his impact on […]

PR: Montreal Museum Of Fine Arts "Once Upon A Time Walt Disney" Public Programming

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2007
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has developed an array of public and family programs to be held in conjunction with Once Upon a Time Walt Disney: The Sources of Inspiration for the Disney Studios, on view at the Museum March 8 – June 24, 2007. In addition, the Cinémathèque québécoise marks the exhibition with […]

1,600+ Pre-Orders for "The Last Unicorn;" 35,000 Sales in 1st Week

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2007
According to the latest “Phoenix” newsletter, more than 1,600 pre-orders for The Last Unicorn 25th Anniversary DVD edition came in directly to the Conlan Press website. The response has temporarily overwhelmed author Peter S. Beagle and the staff, who were expecting approximately 300 pre-orders before the DVD’s February 6 release date. The needs to fulfill […]

"Voltron" Vol. 3 Delayed Until May

by Lord Dalekon February 14, 2007
The third DVD collection of Voltron: Guardian of the Universe, originally slated for release on February 27, has now been rescheduled for early May, reports. May 8 is now believed to be the new launch date.

PorchLight Entertainment Gains International Rights To "Monster Warriors"

by Grant Whiteon February 14, 2007
Los Angeles-based studio PorchLight Entertainment has struck a deal with Coneybeare Studios for international TV rights to Monster Warriors, C21Media reports. The series has already been sold to markets including Canada, Spain and Australia.

RichCrest Animation Announces Name Change

by Grant Whiteon February 14, 2007
RichCrest Animation, an American division of Indian-based Crest Animation, is changing its name as part of a planned transition to a full service animation studio, C21Media reports. The company will operate under the new name of Crest Animation Productions.