Marvel Begins Digital Comics Initiative

by Ed Liuon December 15, 2005
Marvel Comics has opened a new section of their site for digital comics, with the debut titles being Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #1 by Peter David and Mike Wieringo, She-Hulk (vol. 1) #1 by Dan Slott and Juan Bobillo, Captain America #1 by Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting, and an episode of Franklin Richards: Son of […]

Jared Stern to Pen for Disney Feature Animation

by Zeddon December 14, 2005
Writer Jared Stern has signed a two-year overall deal with Walt Disney Feature Animation, AWN reports, citing Variety. It is not yet known what his first project will be.

Disney Restructures EMEA

by Zeddon December 14, 2005
Walt Disney TV EMEA is restructuring in an expansion drive, bringing the company’s UK, Scandinavian and Middle East channels together under one person. AWN has details.

Jetix Europe Hires New Creative Director

by Zeddon December 14, 2005
Anil Mistry has been named creative director of Jetix Europe, C21Media reports. Mistry will report to Shari Donnenfeld, senior VP of marketing and communications at Jetix Europe.

Playhouse Disney Comes to Philippines

by Zeddon December 14, 2005
Walt Disney Television International (WDTI) has expanded its pay-TV presence in the Philippines with the launch of a Playhouse Disney Channel feed into the region, according to C21Media. The channel is WDTI’s second 24-hour network in the Asia region since Disney Channel.

Digital Dimension Completes "Deepo" Aquarium Film

by Zeddon December 14, 2005
Digital Dimension has completed Deepo, an underwater adventure piece that marks the company’s first all-CG entry. Renowned theme park attraction developer Gary Goddard entered a partnership with Digital Dimension to produce and direct the film, which is the centerpiece of the 4-D theater presentation at the recently opened 500,000-square-foot, $250 million new Georgia Aquarium in […]

Namco Announces "Snoopy vs. the Red Baron"

by Zeddon December 14, 2005
Namco Hometek Inc. on Tuesday announced Snoopy vs. the Red Baron, an aerial-based action adventure game starring Peanuts top dog Snoopy and a cast of classic characters. While taking a nap atop his doghouse, Snoopy has a magical dream and becomes a World War I flying ace who must pilot his bi-plane in a heroic […]

Movielink Launches "Movielink Family"

by Zeddon December 14, 2005
Movielink on Monday launched Movielink Family, a website with family friendly films and programming available for download, Video Business reports. Movielink Family ( will feature hundreds of G and PG rated films, educational documentaries, and cartoons.

Realscan 3D Announces Innovations

by Zeddon December 14, 2005
Realscan 3D ( has announced innovations in its proprietary hardware and 3D scanning pipeline intended to revolutionize the way that digital assets are created for all CGI entertainment assets. PR Newswire has details.

NOGGIN Airs New Year’s "Franklin" Marathon

by Zeddon December 14, 2005
NOGGIN will ring in the New Year with a brand-new season of never-before-seen episodes of the preschool series Franklin. The new sixth season will premiere on Sunday, January 1, 2006, from 10:00am – 10:30am (ET), as part of a marathon of Franklin episodes from 10:00am – 4:00pm (ET). NOGGIN will continue to roll out a […]