Topps’ 1985 animated series Garbage Pail Kids is coming to DVD on April 4, 2006, TVShowsOnDVD reports. The 13-episode series will be released in a 2-disc set which will retail for $27.95 SRP. (hat tip: Dan Collins)
Canadian Network Teletoon has announced the following highlights for the month of February: The King and I – A CINETOON Premiere – Saturday, February 11, 5:00pm 6TEEN – New episode: “The Lords of Mall Town” – Sunday, February 12, 6:00pm Carl2 – New episode: “C2 Loves Lorna” – Sunday, February 12, 6:30pm On Tuesday, February […]
The controversial and previously banned episode of Family Guy entitled “When You Wish Upon a Weinstein” is coming to Teletoon on Friday, December 23, at 9:00pm. It will re-air that same night, technically Saturday morning, at 12:30am. The episode is also scheduled to air a second night: Monday, December 26, at 9:00pm, with a repeat […]
Korean digital content company Character Korea has secured an Italian licensing agent for its new animated kids property Jongno 7, C21Media reports. Character Korea is currently producing a 3D animated Jongno 7 series, as well as 100 one-minute, 3D, made-for-mobile shorts. Both are due for completion in May 2006.
German media company EM.Entertainment has further expanded its home entertainment activities with long-term contracts with Munich-based Universum Film and Hamburg-based Warner Bros. Entertainment, C21Media reports. The Universum DVD and video deal encompasses a range of children and youth titles from the EM.Entertainment library, including one animated Pippi Longstocking feature and four animated Heidi feature films, […]
South West Screen, Skillset, and Bristol-based Aardman Features are hosting a unique masterclass for animation professionals, AWN reports. Experts from Aardman and DreamWorks will show 2D and stop-frame animators how their skills can be transferred to CGI. The class is being offered at a choice of three centers: Watershed, Bristol, on Thursday, January 12, 2006; […]
British music channel Fuse is set to debut its first animated TV series, Empire Square, which follows three foul-mouthed characters — Rabbit; Hooks; and Tourette’s-afflicted wannabe rocker, Richie — according to AWN. The series is intended for young adults, embracing the spirit of such series as South Park and Aqua Teen Hunger Force. The series […]
Tern Television, one of Scotland’s most diverse and creative Indies, has entered the animation arena with several high-profile projects involving such leading talents as Oscar-nominated animator Sylvain Chome and Hollywood writer Brian Ward. Tern’s first projects include a commission for Channel 4 (The KNTV Show), a pilot for the BBC (The Clan), and a £20m […]