E3 Gives Producers of New Awards Warm Welcome

by on May 19, 2006
VANCOUVER, May 16, 2006 – EA, Ubisoft, A2M, Auto Desk, Studio B, Voicebox, Nitrogen, Bardel, Western Imperial, David Kaye Productions, Budget Monks, British Columbia Film, Sheridan Institute, VanArts, Selkirk College, and The Art Institute of Vancouver are the players already on board and backing the new Canadian Awards for the Electronic and Animated Arts (CAEAA […]

"Roald Dahl’s The BFG" Coming to DVD July 25

by on May 19, 2006
A&E Home Video will release Roald Dahl’s The BFG: Big Friendly Giant to DVD on July 25, Animated Bliss reports. The film is produced by Cosgrove Hall Studios.

Toon Disney May 2006 Movies & Specials (Updated 5/19)

by Zeddon May 19, 2006
The following is a complete list of the animated movies and specials scheduled to air on Toon Disney during the month of May: Alice In Wonderland (1951) Thursday, May 11 (5:00 p.m., ET/PT) An American Tail (1986) Tuesday, May 23 (5:00 p.m., ET/PT) An American Tail II: Fievel Goes West (1991) Monday, May 1 (5:00 […]

"Negadon the Monster from Mars": Mars Needs More Monsters

by Ed Liuon May 19, 2006
One of the great joys of growing up in suburban New Jersey in the 1980’s was the 4:30 movie on ABC. Each week brought five new films grouped by a common theme, and there was no theme that would bring joy to an elementary-to-middle-school boy’s heart faster than Giant Monster Movie week (personally, the only […]

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)