California State University, Northridge (CSUN) on Friday conferred an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree upon Walt Disney CEO Michael Eisner. Eisner received his degree during commencement ceremonies for the university’s College of Education, which is named in his honor. In 2003, CSUN dedicated the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, the first time in […]
Youth soccer teams will convene this summer for the Jetix Kids Cup, an annual international soccer event that promotes the importance of kids leading active healthy lifestyles, as well as the values of sportsmanship, fair play, cultural exchange, and the pure exhilarating fun of athleticism. Organized by Major League Soccer, the Jetix Kids Cup grants […]
Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk will lend his voice to an upcoming episode of CyberChase. The episode will air on PBS Kids as the finale of a four-parter (July 25 – 28) entitled “Hacker’s Transformatron.” In the concluding episode, the CyberSquad must save their friend, the cool cyber-teen Slider, from Hacker’s clutches. Slider will also be […]
Mark Hamill has signed on to judge the Nicktoons’ 2nd annual Nextoons: The Nicktoons Film Festival, the network announced today. Showcasing the work of independent animation filmmakers, the festival will air on Nicktoons as eight half-hour episodes — airing nightly from Sunday, August 21 through Saturday, August 27, culminating with the count down of finalists […]
Nickelodeon’s The Fairly OddParents celebrates the start of summer vacation with music and magic in School’s Out! The Musical, a one-hour special premiering Friday, June 10, at 8:00pm (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The special features rap stars Method Man and Redman as the rapping voice of Pixies performing two original songs, with Ben Stein supplying the […]
Abbey Gardy, LLP has filed a Class Action lawsuit on behalf of all purchasers of DreamWorks Animations SKG, Inc. securities between October 27, 2004 and May 10, 2005. The complaint alleges that DreamWorks issued a series of material misrepresentations to the market during the Class Period, thereby artificially inflating the price of DreamWorks securities. The […]
The Disney Corporation has requested that a Delaware judge dismiss the recent lawsuit brought against the company by Roy E. Disney and Stanley Gold, according to an article in the Los Angeles Times (free registration required). Disney and Gold, Disney’s most consistent critics, are alleging that shareholders were misled on the thoroughness of the search […]
An article in the New York Times discusses the lack of impact DreamWorks’ Madagascar has had on the country it is named for (free registration required). The movie is not even being screened in the country, whose capital city has only two movie theatres showing martial arts movies and evangelical films.
Writer/artist Rich Koslowski has spoken to Comicon.com’s PULSE News about his current comics projects, split between inking Archie comics and his creator-owned The King original graphic novel where an Elvis impersonator may be the God of Song. Koslowski’s early career included a stint as a storyboard artist for Sonic the Hedgehog.