Mipcom Attendance Up

by Zeddon November 3, 2005
World Screen reports on the increasing attendance at Mipcom.

Harry's Dinosaurs Get Several New Homes

by Zeddon November 3, 2005
CCI Entertainment has signed further broadcast deals since Mipcom for its preschool animated series Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs. C21Media has details.

4Kids Signs Several "Yu-Gi-Oh!" Deals

by Zeddon November 3, 2005
4Kids Entertainment has signed several broadcast deals for Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, C21Media reports. Fifty-two episodes are set to launch in Germany, Italy, Ireland, New Zealand, Portugal, Belgium and France, following deals at Mipcom.

Time Warner Reports Third Quarter 2005 Results

by Zeddon November 3, 2005
Time Warner Inc. on Wednesday reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2005. For the quarter, Revenues rose 6% over the same period in 2004 to $10.5 billion, led by growth at the Cable, Networks, Filmed Entertainment, and Publishing segments. Operating Income rose 60% to $1.8 billion, due primarily to the absence […]

First Look at Blackheart

by La Parkaon November 3, 2005
Superhero Hype! has posted the first picture of Blackheart (played by Wes Bentley) in the upcoming Ghost Rider film, coming to theatres on July 14, 2006. Also in the picture are Abigor (played by Mathew Wilkinson) and Wallow (played by Daniel Frederiksen) at the Old Train Station.

Titles and Descriptions of Studio Ghibli Museum Shorts Available

by Ed Liuon November 2, 2005 is reporting on three new short films which will be shown at the Studio Ghibli Museum starting January 3, 2006. The three films are: – “Yagodashi” (Looking for a Home), about a girl on the road looking for a new home – “Hoshi wo Katta Hi” (The Day I Cropped a Star), focusing on […]

Frederator Studios Launches Cartoon Podcast Channel

by Zeddon November 2, 2005
Frederator Studios founder Fred Seibert has launched Channel Frederator, the world’s first cartoon video podcast created expressly for distribution of world-class content on portable video devices. Episodes released weekly will contain several shorts from original and vintage cartoons submitted by producers from around the world, packaged into 10- to 15-minute episodes by the Channel Frederator […]

Corgi Signs License Agreement For "Wallace & Gromit" Replicas

by Zeddon November 2, 2005
Corgi, the leading name in die-cast scale models, has signed a license agreement to produce exclusive die-cast replicas featuring Wallace & Gromit, the legendary British clay characters and stars of the new film The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. The three-year deal is for the U.S., U.K., and Ireland. [Source: Corgi]

Viz Media Names Mattel as Master Toy Licensee for "Zatch Bell!"

by Zeddon November 2, 2005
VIZ Media, LLC has named Mattel as master toy licensee for Zatch Bell! by Makoto Raiku. Today’s announcement is the most recent development for Zatch Bell! since VIZ Media was granted the North and South American broadcast and licensing rights in June 2004. Additionally, the company has entered into partnerships with Cartoon Network (where Zatch […]

Using CG Animation in Books

by Zeddon November 2, 2005
AWN reports on an attempt to illustrate a Christmas book using computer graphics (CG) animation.