Pixar Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

by Zeddon November 9, 2005
Pixar Animation Studios on Tuesday announced financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended October 1, 2005. For the quarter, Pixar earned $27.4 million or $0.22 per diluted share on revenues of $45.8 million. These results compare to earnings of $22.4 million or $0.19 per diluted share on revenues of $44.5 million, achieved in the […]

Character Designers Interviewed at ‘The Character Design Blogspot’

by screw on headon November 8, 2005
Launched in October of this year, The Character Design Blogspot interviews and displays art from various character designers working in Animation, Movies, Games, Illustration, and Comics. Its latest interview is conducted with Game Designer Tim McBurnie.

"Boondocks" Language Triggers Protest

by Ed Liuon November 8, 2005
The Los Angeles Times reports that several Los Angeles-area black community leaders are organizing a protest over Aaron McGruder’s Boondocks animated series, which debuted on November 6 on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim (free registration required). Their specific grievance is over the repeated and frequent use of “the N-word” and its many variations. Their efforts will […]

‘Gargoyles’ Season 2, Volume 1 DVD Press Release (Updated)

by Bird Boyon November 8, 2005
Updated (11/8): Added Finalized Cover Art BURBANK, California – Get ready for more “Gargoyles” with GARGOYLES SEASON 2 (Volume 1), available on DVD for the first time on December 6 from Buena Vista Home Entertainment. This DVD set features 26 exciting second season episodes of the popular show. Fans will enjoy the special DVD bonus […]

"Ultramaniac" Vol. 3: Average But Appealing

by Karl Olsonon November 8, 2005
Magical girl anime is dead. No, really, I think it’s a mostly fair assessment. The genre certainly has seen better years, and lately otaku with creepy complexes are as much the target audience as children, at least if posters in the otaku-centric Megami magazine for shows like Lyrical Nonoha and figurines aimed at otaku for […]

CINETOON on Teletoon: December 26 – January 8

by Zeddon November 8, 2005
The following is Teletoon’s CINETOON schedule for December 26, 2005 – January 6, 2006: Monday, December 26 9:00am: Scooby-Doo & the Alien Invaders 1:00pm: Pippi Longstocking Movie 4:00pm: Space Jam Tuesday, December 27 9:00am: Scooby-Doo & the Ghoul School 1:00pm: Race For Your Life, Charlie Brown 4:00pm: Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie Wednesday, December 28 […]

"Panda-Z" Silent Pandas with Giant Robots!

by Dukeon November 8, 2005
Picture a panda hero. Now picture a panda-shaped Mazinger Z. Now put them in an anime with no voices, and attach an opening in English. No way it could be good, right? Wrong. Mostly. In Panda-Z, the Warunimal Empire wants to take over the world. It’s up to Pan-Taron and the Panda-Z to stop this […]

Coco & WHV Teamup for "The Polar Express"

by Zeddon November 8, 2005
Coco’s Bakery Restaurant has partnered with Warner Home Video (WHV) to promote the November 22 release of The Polar Express on DVD this holiday season. From November 1, 2005 through January 3, 2006, any Coco’s guest that purchases a fresh-baked whole pie will receive a $5 mail-in rebate for WHV’s The Polar Express DVD. [Source: […]

Brickyard VFX Launches CG Animation Division

by Zeddon November 8, 2005
Artist-owned-and-operated Brickyard VFX is launching its own CG division, AWN reports.

"Kameo" Feature in the Works

by Zeddon November 8, 2005
Production and distribution company Maxmedia has optioned the film rights to the forthcoming Microsoft videogame Kameo: Elements Of Power, AWN reports, citing Variety. The company plans to team with Sky Blue production house Sunmin Park to adapt the animated feature.