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"Valiant" Comes to DVD

by Zeddon December 31, 2005
Vanguard Animation’s Valiant is coming to Disney DVD for 29.99 SRP, according to AWN.

Computer Animation Studio Opens in Ontario

by Zeddon December 31, 2005
The Computer Animation Studios of Ontario (CASO) has been formed in Ontario, Canada, AWN reports. As the first single source of information about the computer animation industry in Ontario, CASO will provide government relations, business information, industry research, and other resources to its members.

THQ Links Nickelodeon Videogames With Each Other

by Zeddon December 31, 2005
THQ Inc. has announced a new design feature linking multiple titles in THQ’s Nickelodeon videogame lineup for the PlayStation 2, AWN reports. The feature enables expanded game play and special features for consumers who own more than one of the Nickelodeon titles.

Carrie Dumont Joins Cookie Jar Entertainment

by Zeddon December 31, 2005
Carrie Dumont has joined Cookie Jar Entertainment (from Nelvana) as VP of its business affairs group, AWN reports. Dumont’s duties will include leading the company’s expanding property acquisition, development, and merchandising activities. Her immediate focus will involve overseeing agreements with the roster of partners involved in The Doodlebops and Caillou.

"Danger Mouse" Box Art Revealed

by Zeddon December 31, 2005
TVShowsOnDVD has box art for Danger Mouse – The Complete Seasons 5 & 6, coming to DVD on March 28, 2006 for $29.95 SRP. Extras will include character descriptions as well as the fan-selected Count Duckula episode “One Stormy Night,” which features the Count in his Danger Mouse pajamas.

"The Incredibles" Tops 2005 DVD Sales Charts

by Ed Liuon December 30, 2005
Home Media Research has released a list of the 10 top-selling DVDs of 2005, with Disney/Pixar’s The Incredibles landing the top spot with 17.38 million copies sold. In all, half of the titles on the list are animated movies, with DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar and Shark Tale tying for 3rd place with 10 million each in […]

"Naruto" Licensing Marches On

by Ed Liuon December 30, 2005
ICv2 is reporting that two new firms have signed up to produce licensed Naruto merchandise. Basic Fun will be producing iPod covers and keychains, while Great Eastern Entertainment will manufacture wall scrolls, patches, wrist cuffs, headbands, caps, more key chains, and buttons.

NASSCOM Hosting Animation India 2006

by Zeddon December 29, 2005
NASSCOM will host the “NASSCOM Animation India 2006″ meet in Hyderabad, India on January 12 and January 13, 2006. The event will feature an overview of the animation and gaming industry, outsourcing trends, animation and gaming services, the competitive position of India as an outsourcing destination, potential inhibitors, and suggestions and company profiles. The event […]

"Robot Chicken" Cover Art Released

by Zeddon December 29, 2005
TVShowsOnDVD has cover art for the March 28, 2006 release of Robot Chicken: Volume 1. The 2-disc set will include 20 episodes from the series and retail for $29.98 SRP.

"Ice Age 2" Videogame In Development

by Zeddon December 29, 2005
A videogame based on 20th Century Fox’s upcoming family film Ice Age 2: The Meltdown is currently in development, AWN reports. The videogame will be available in the spring of 2006 for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, and PC. It will sell for $19.99 (SRP) on PC, $29.99 (SRP) […]