Cannes Classics will honor the work of animator Norman McLaren, AWN reports. Ninety minutes of McLaren’s work will be featured during a May 22 program at the Cannes Film Festival.
John Lasseter of Pixar is the subject of a new interview in Fortune magazine. Among other topics, Lasseter describes his fears on the Disney merger deal and how Disney CEO Bob Iger set those fears to rest, his origins as a hand-drawn animator, his path to becoming a CGI animation pioneer, and an interesting test […]
Nausicaa.net is reporting that Studio Ghibli’s Tales from Earthsea is nearly complete, according to a post on the movie’s production diary website. They also link to the second trailer for the movie, available from the official movie website.
Arcana Studios has issued a press release trumpeting the upcoming Dragon’s Lair comic book mini-series they will be publishing beginning in July. Based on animator Don Bluth’s famous laserdisc-based video game of the same name, the series focuses on heroic knight Dirk the Daring and his adventures to rescue Princess Daphne from an evil dragon […]
For the 59th week in a row, Adult Swim ranked #1 among all ad-supported cable networks for total day delivery of adults 18-34, adults 18-24, men 18-34, and men 18-24, Cartoon Network said today. The late-night programming bloc also accounted for ten of the top fifty programs among adults 18-34. In its latest ratings report […]
* Cartoon Network’s newest action-adventure original series, Ben 10 (Saturday, 10 a.m.), continues to anchor the network’s Saturday morning line-up, earning double-digit delivery and ratings gains compared to the same time period last year among both kids 2-11 (up 28% and 25%, respectively) and kids 6-11 (up 10% and 11%, respectively). Ranking #1 for Total […]
Cartoon Network has acquired twenty-two episodes of Pokémon Chronicles, an all-new series that the network will debut on Saturday, June 3, at 7:00pm. The new show is described as a collection of mini-stories showing what favorite characters are doing when they’re not accompanying Ash on his journeys. [Source: Cartoon Network] [Complete Press Release]
Pokémon Chronicles Reveals New Characters and Adventures U.S. Debut on Saturday, June 3, at 7 p.m. (ET, PT) on Toonami Never before seen in the U.S., Pokémon Chronicles will bring Pokémon fans the stories of the unsung heroes and villains of the hit animated series. The new series debuts on Saturday, June 3, at 7 […]
Central Park Media will release the Shadow Star Narutaru DVD Collection on July 25, the company said today. The four-disc set presents the complete 13-episode series in English and Japanese with English subtitles and will retail for $49.95. Features include storyboards, director’s commentary, art gallery, U.S. voice actor interviews, trailers, and previews. Consumers who purchase […]
Liberty Media Corp will buy IDT Entertainment in a complex stock-swap and cash deal, the companies announced today. Under the deal, Liberty will exchange stock it owns in IDT Corp. and $186 million in cash for the IDT Entertainment subsidiary. It will also assume IDT Entertainment’s existing debt. IDT Entertainment is the parent company of […]