Toon Boom Launches Solo

by Zeddon September 23, 2005
Toon Boom Animation has released Toon Boom Solo, a new stand-alone animation software solution designed for smaller studios and independent animation filmmakers. AWN has details.

DreamWorks’ "Kung Fu Panda" Gets 2008 Release

by Zeddon September 23, 2005
Following news that Madagascar 2 will first hit theaters in 2008, DreamWorks Animation has announced that Kung Fu Panda will also be released that year, AWN reports, citing Variety. The studio still hopes to release two animated films per year until at least 2009.

Innamation Reveals Animation Slate

by Zeddon September 23, 2005
Innamation Films has revealed their development slate of animated content for television and direct-to-video distribution, AWN reports. Among the announcements: The Christmas Rescue, a full length property about a trio of woodland friends that band together to save Christmas by finding Santa when he is swept off course during a storm; and a re-telling of […]

"Sunday Pants" Comes to CN October 2

by Zeddon September 23, 2005
Sunday Pants, a new 30-minute series showcasing original and acquired animated shorts, will debut on Cartoon Network on Sunday, October 2, at 9:30pm (ET, PT). The series will air every Sunday evening, featuring a fast-moving selection of short animation pieces from around the world. Sunday Pants will feature a variety of animation styles, from traditional […]

Comics Previews: "Defenders," "Revisionary," "Red Sonja," "Action Philosophers"

by Ed Liuon September 23, 2005
Several new comics previews are available on the Internet: – Mile High Comics has advance previews of Marvel and DC comic books hitting stands on September 28, including Defenders #3 by Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis, and Kevin Maguire (Marvel); and Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere #4 by Gaiman, Mike Carey, and Glenn Fabry (DC/Vertigo) – continues […]

Capizzi Discusses His Work on "The Batman"

by James Harveyon September 22, 2005
The Batman series producer and writer Duane Capizzi recently sat down with The World’s Finest to discuss his work on the animated series. To read the interview, click here.

James Anderson Named CN PR Head

by Zeddon September 22, 2005
Veteran television publicity executive James Anderson will join Cartoon Network as vice president of public relations, it was announced today by Shirley Powell, senior vice president of corporate communications for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. In his new role, Anderson will oversee external and internal communications supporting the domestic Cartoon Network brand, including the flagship television […]

Lisa Gregorian Promoted at Warner Bros. Television Group

by Zeddon September 22, 2005
Nineteen-year Warner Bros. veteran and respected marketing executive Lisa Gregorian has been promoted to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Worldwide Marketing for the recently created Warner Bros. Television Group, the company announced today. In her new position, Gregorian will work with the studio’s internal television marketing teams as well as television networks […]

Taubman Centers Announces "Narnia" Promotion

by Zeddon September 22, 2005
Taubman Centers Inc. today announced plans for an innovative promotion surrounding the theatrical release of Walt Disney Pictures’/Walden Media’s The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe this holiday season. Beginning November 15, families who visit select Taubman shopping centers will have the opportunity to enter an environment showcasing elements of the […]

Marvel and Activision Announce "Ultimate Spider-Man"

by Zeddon September 22, 2005
Ultimate Spider-Man is now available for the PlayStation 2, the Xbox, and the Nintendo GameCube for $49.99 SRP, Marvel and Activision announced today. Additional versions of the game are also available. [Source: PR Newswire]