A news capsule from Nausicaa.net notes an article (in Japanese) at Watch Impress stating that Buena Vista has announced a film lineup using the new Blu-Ray DVD format. The movies include several releases from Studio Ghibli, including Gedo Senki (Tales from Earthsea), the still-unreleased feature film. Blu-Ray is a new home video format which uses […]
Josh Blaylock, founder of Devil’s Due Publishing, has spoken to Newsarama.com about the state of his company and its comics properties. Devil’s Due is best known for their G.I. Joe line of comics, including G.I. Joe: America’s Elite and the G.I. Joe: Sigma 6 tie-in comic. They also just recently announced a series of comics […]
Sean Wang’s Runners: Bad Goods, a science fiction adventure graphic novel, has just been turned into an animated short film by the DAVE School at Universal Studios Orlando. Runners focuses on a motley crew of smugglers who inherit a world of trouble when they take on a mysterious passenger. The film was the final project […]
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit will be available on DVD and VHS beginning February 7, 2006. Bonus features will include a commentary by the film’s two directors, Nick Park and Steve Box; the U.S. DVD debut of Box’s award-winning short film “Stage Fright”; a first-hand look at the unique artistry of stop-motion […]
The Little Mermaid Platinum Edition DVD comes to stores on October 3, 2006, Reuters reports. Like other Platinum Edition releases, The Little Mermaid will be a two-disc set, with one disc reserved solely for bonus materials. Several cutting-edge features are still being developed, along with such expected extras as deleted scenes, commentaries and featurettes on […]
Nine clips from the upcoming movie Curious George are available at Yahoo! Movies. (via Animated-News)
Turner has completed a deal with Cyprus Telecommunications that will allow subscribers to its pay-TV arm, miVision, to tune in to Boomarang, C21Media reports. This is the first time Boomerang will be available on digital TV in the region.
Ed Wells has joined Nickelodeon Japan from Viacom International and will fill the newly created post of VP and general manager, World Screen reports. In his new position, Wells will be responsible for overseeing the growth of Nickelodeon’s operations in Japan, focusing on developing the brand as a multiplatform entertainment experience for kids, a source […]
The Amazing Adrenalini Brothers! has been acquired by Cartoon Network for its feeds in Europe and Asia, World Screen reports. The 2D/Flash animated series follows the antics of three daredevil brothers from the fictional country Rendoosia who set out to share their mind-boggling feats with the world.
DreamWorks Animation announced on Thursday that Terry Press has joined the company as its worldwide head of marketing. Press will oversee all marketing for DreamWorks Animation and will be the senior liaison with the marketing team at Paramount Pictures. Press, who was with DreamWorks SKG for the past 10 years as its marketing head, joins […]