ADV Films Announces New August Titles

by SB20xxon May 18, 2006
Neon Genesis Evangelion makes yet another appearance on DVD with the 10th Anniversary Set, set for an August 22nd release for $249.98. Other collections in August include thinpaks of Chance Pop Session, Cromartie High School, and Excel Saga. In terms of new shows, the first volume of the 2003 anime comedy Papuwa debuts on August […]

Media Blasters Announces New Fall Titles

by SB20xxon May 18, 2006
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: […]

"South Park" Creators to Speak at Edinburgh TV Festival

by on May 18, 2006
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 Forms Int’l Sales Division

by on May 18, 2006
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.

"SpongeBob" Season 4 DVD Coming in September

by on May 18, 2006
Paramount Home Entertainment will release SpongeBob SquarePants, Season 4, Volume 1 to DVD in September, TVShowsOnDVD reports.

"Princess" Trailer Goes Online

by on May 18, 2006
The trailer for Anders Morgenthaler’s Princess, which is playing at Cannes, has gone online. (via Cartoon Brew)

BKN Names Runel to London Post

by on May 18, 2006
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.

"The Boondocks" Delayed Until July 25

by Dan Collinson May 18, 2006 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.

"Ultimate Avengers 2: Rise of the Panther" Description and Date

by on May 18, 2006
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 […]

Chomet Exits "Despereaux"

by on May 18, 2006
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.