Lazard/Icahn to Analyze Time Warner

by Zeddon November 30, 2005
Lazard Ltd. and the Icahn Group announced today that the Icahn Group has retained Lazard to further analyze various strategic alternatives to maximize the value of all Time Warner Inc. shareholders’ interests. PR Newswire has more.

"Ed, Edd 'n Eddy - Volume 2" Announced

by Zeddon November 30, 2005
Warner Home Video and Cartoon Network will release Ed, Edd n’ Eddy – Volume 2: Fools’ Par-Ed-Ise on DVD on March 21, 2006. The single-disc release will contain six episodes of the series as well as some extras which will be announced at a later date. The DVD will run for approximately 84 minutes and […]

"Outlanders" Comes to DVD in February

by Zeddon November 30, 2005
The newly re-mastered and re-dubbed science fiction comedy Outlanders is coming to DVD this winter as a 20th Anniversary Edition. This DVD will have an order date of January 10, 2006, a street date of February 7, 2006, and will be priced at $19.95 SRP. The disc will include audio tracks in English and Japanese […]

GSN Remembers Morita

by Zeddon November 30, 2005
GSN will be airing a week-long Match Game tribute to actor Pat Morita — best known to animation fans as a voice talent on the Disney animated movies Mulan and Mulan II — who passed away on Thursday, November 24, at the age of 73. From Monday, December 5 through Friday, December 9, from 3:30pm […]

"Jasper Morello" Wins Australian Film Institute Award

by Zeddon November 30, 2005
Annecy award-winner and leading Oscar contender The Mysterious Geographic Explorations Of Jasper Morello won director Anthony Lucas the Digital Pictures AFI Award for Best Short Animation at the Australian Film Institute (AFI) awards on November 26, 2005 in Melbourne. In addition, the partly animated Look Both Ways won the L’Oreal Paris AFI Award for Best […]

"Death by Heart" Wins at Stockholm Fest

by Zeddon November 30, 2005
Malin Erixon’s seven-minute Death By Heart took home the “Made in Stockholm” award on November 26, 2005 at the Stockholm International Film Festival, AWN reports. The Ganzanderes Animation film was recognized by the jury “for odd but gifted animation which, by a surrealistic touch, mixes expressions and narratives in a free manner.”

Canada Considers Animation Centre

by Zeddon November 30, 2005
The Algoma, Canada city council will look into the feasibility of building an adjacent Animation Centre to the Art Gallery Of Algoma, reports. AWN has more.

Cox Adds PBS KIDS Sprout to Lineup

by Zeddon November 30, 2005
PBS KIDS Sprout and Cox Communications have signed an agreement to bring the 24-hour preschool network and video-on-demand (VOD) service to Cox cable systems. [Source: PR Newswire]

Irving Ludwig Dead at Age 95

by Zeddon November 30, 2005
Irving Ludwig, former president of Buena Vista Distribution and one of the most respected and innovative executives in the area of motion picture distribution, passed away at his home in Santa Monica, California from natural causes on Saturday, November 26. He was 95 years old. During his 40-year association with Disney and Buena Vista, Ludwig […]

Keith Andes Dead at 85

by Zeddon November 29, 2005
Keith Andes, the voice of the 1960s Birdman, has died at the age of 85. Andes was best known for his role as Marilyn Monroe’s leading man in the 1952 film Clash by Night. Excite News has more on Keith Andes’ life and death. (via Adam Tyner)