DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. reported a loss of 6,000 for the third quarter of 2005. The loss was largely attributed to a one-time writedown due to the disappointing domestic box office results of Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.
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car•toon – Pronunciation Key (kär-tōōn) – n. A drawing depicting a humorous situation, often accompanied by a caption. A drawing representing current public figures or issues symbolically and often satirically: a political cartoon. A preliminary sketch similar in size to the work, such as a fresco, that is to be copied from it. An animated […]
Back when it first debuted, many people criticized Ren and Stimpy for its vulgar humor and gross-out gags. And many of those same people blamed it on John K., the creator. Little did they know that the most disgusting jokes would arise during the Games Animation era, which started in Season 3 after John K. […]
Games Animation. The name sends shivers of rage down the spines of John K. devotees. Remember when John Kricfalusi, the mastermind behind the infamous Ren & Stimpy, was fired from his own show, along with his studio, Spumco? And how Nickelodeon created their own domestic animation studio to take over the reins in Spumco’s absence? […]
4Kids Entertainment, Inc. on Wednesday announced third quarter financial results. Net revenues for the third quarter ended September 30, 2005 were $20.5 million, compared to $24.7 million in the same period last year. Net income for the third quarter was $2.0 million or $0.15 per diluted share, compared to net income of $2.5 million or […]
Universal Studios Home Entertainment Family Productions (USHEFP) has promoted Ellen Cockrill to Senior Vice President, Animation Production, where she will supervise all animated series and movies for the group. She will continue to report to Glenn Ross, General Manager and Executive Vice President. [Source: PR Newswire]
Superhero Hype! reports that a teaser trailer for Superman Returns will be attached to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. The trailer will run for one minute and thirty-three seconds. Superman Returns comes to theaters on June 30, 2006.
Buena Vista Games has released Kim Possible: Kimmunicator, the first Kim Possible game created for the Nintendo DS. The game has a suggested retail price of $29.99 and is rated E for Everyone by the Entertainment Software Rating Board. [Source: Business Wire]
Noggin and CafePress.com have teamed up to extend the NOGGIN brand. An exclusive NOGGIN shop will launch Tuesday, November 15, via http://www.cafepress.com and http://www.noggin.com. The store will sell merchandise for both parents and children, featuring NOGGIN’s animated hosts Moose and Zee, as well as NOGGIN logos. [Source: PR Newswire]