Four collections are debuting in September, those being If I See You In My Dreams, Shura No Toki, Teknoman (Vol. 3), and Voltron: Defender of the Universe (Set 1). If it’s single volumes you’re after, volume 2 of Gaogaigar and volume 3 of Green Green are both set to debut on October 10th. [Source: AnimeOnDVD.com […]
South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone will deliver a Masterclass on their show at the MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival, which runs from August 25 to August 27, World Screen reports. Other speakers at the festival will include former U.S. vice president Al Gore.
Aardman Animations has created Aardman International to handle worldwide distribution of the studio’s product, VFXWorld reports. Miles Bullough, currently head of broadcast and development, will head the new division.
Paramount Home Entertainment will release SpongeBob SquarePants, Season 4, Volume 1 to DVD in September, TVShowsOnDVD reports.
The trailer for Anders Morgenthaler’s Princess, which is playing at Cannes, has gone online. (via Cartoon Brew)
BKN International has named Benoit Runel as the new managing director of its British BKN New Media subsidiary, Finanztreff reports. Runel will oversee sales and marketing as well as development and pre-production at the London-based animation studio. He joins the company from Jetix Europe.
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Season 1 of The Boondocks has been delayed from its June 13 street date. The DVD will now first be available in stores on July 25.
Lionsgate has released the official date and details on the upcoming Ultimate Avengers 2: Rise of the Panther DTV DVD. Description: Earth’s mightiest heroes reunite to save humanity once again. Mysterious Wakanda. It lies in the darkest heart of Africa, isolated and unknown to most of the world. Brutal alien invaders are coming, soon to […]
Oscar-nominated director Sylvain Chomet has bowed out of The Tale of Despereaux and will be replaced by Corpse Bride co-director Mike Johnson, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Reporter cites Chomet’s commitment to another animated project as the reason for the change.
Paramount’s Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, is premiering six new Nickelodeon-inspired rides and attractions, the company says. The additions include features based on Avatar: The Last Airbender, SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, and Danny Phantom. [Source: PR Newswire]