"Zoom Suit" Wins Awards At Two More Film Festivals

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
Zoom Suit has been awarded Best Animation at the Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival and Best Animated Film at the Santa Clarita Independent Film Festival, AWN reports.

Animation Invades Live Action December 6

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
A panel of animators, directors and visual effects experts will take part in a dialogue on the evolution of animation, “The Animated Performance: Animation Invades Live Action,” on Tuesday, December 6, at 7:30pm at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California. The program will feature clips from animated and live-action features including Snow White […]

"The Happy Elf" Comes to NBC

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
IDT Ent. will celebrate Christmas with its first CG-animated special, The Happy Elf, airing December 2, 2005, from 8:00pm – 9:00pm on NBC, AWN reports. The Happy Elf tells the story of Eubie the Elf, one of Santa’s helpers whose enthusiastic, rose-colored view of the holiday season is tested when he sets out to save […]

"Ultimate Spider-Man" Mobile Game Launches Worldwide

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
Mobile publisher MFORMA has released its latest Marvel title, Ultimate Spider-Man. The new action platformer, based on Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man comic character and Activision, Inc.’s console video game of the same title, is now available to mobile users in the U.S. and Europe and will soon be available in Asia. The game features superior graphics […]

Nelvana and Criterion Pictures Sign Non-Theatrical Deal

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
Nelvana Home Entertainment and Criterion Pictures have announced the finalization of a five-year agreement for the non-theatrical distribution of titles from Nelvana’s library of animated programming. Under the terms of the deal, Criterion Pictures picks up distribution rights to Anatole (episodes 1 to 26), Babar (episodes 1 to 78), The Berenstain Bears (episodes 1 to […]

Carl D. Folta Named Executive Vice President, Office Of The Chairman For New Viacom

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
Sumner M. Redstone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Viacom Inc., today announced that Carl D. Folta will assume the newly created role of Executive Vice President of the Office of the Chairman in 2006, following the separation of the organization into two publicly traded companies. Mr. Folta will serve as chief representative of the […]

E. Cardon Walker, RIP

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
Former Disney chief E. Cardon Walker has died at the age of 89. AWN reports.

Studio Ghibli Retrospective on UK FilmFour Satellite TV

by Ed Liuon December 1, 2005 is reporting that the FilmFour satellite TV station in the United Kingdom will be running a Studio Ghibli film retrospective throughout the month of January. Titles and air dates are available at, which also states that most of the films will be shown in English dubbed versions.

"Kong: King of Atlantis" It’s Disney Kong!

by Chris Woodon December 1, 2005
Did you know that a ferocious giant ape would be an ideal lead for a children’s cartoon series? Neither did I, but those forward-thinking folks at BKN International seized on this idea in 2001 to create Kong: The Animated Series, which today seems to be largely forgotten. However, when BKN heard that Lord of the […]

"Zixx Level Two: Deal With The Devil" and you’ll get PWNED

by Chad Boninon December 1, 2005
The battle to save the universe is coming to a close on Level Two. With Dwayne now having the ability to open to path to Level Three, both sides of the war want him to turn the knob on the big door. Zixx, Flanngo, Riley and Meghan are obviously the ones to turn to, but […]