“Negadon: The Monster from Mars” Attacks Albuquerque, New Mexico

by Maxie Zeuson May 17, 2006
The Award-Winning “Negadon,” “Kakurenbo,” and “Cat Soup” Are Set To Play At Albuquerque’s Guild Cinema New York, NY (May 17, 2006) – Leading North American anime publisher Central Park Media announced today that its highly anticipated computer-generated monster movie Negadon: The Monster From Mars along with Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek and Cat Soup, two additional […]

Screaming Bee Releases New MorphVOX Software

by Maxie Zeuson May 17, 2006
Screaming Bee LLC releases a new version of its MorphVOX voice-changing software with a Voice Content Creation Module (VCCM). The new module provides game and entertainment producers with a tool for easily creating voice content for online games and animations. As a result, studios that use this tool can save time and potentially thousands of […]

Pogo Prepping In-House Cartoon Projects

by Maxie Zeuson May 17, 2006
India’s Pogo channel is planning to commission and produce animated series and films in-house, Indiantelevision reports. The Turner-owned kid network also says it will launch It’s Alive!, a new half-hour comedy show, on May 21, and Galli Galli Sim Sim, an Indian version of Sesame Street, in mid-August.

Focus to Distribute "Coraline"

by Maxie Zeuson May 17, 2006
Focus Features has picked up world rights to Coraline, says Coming Soon, citing Variety. The stop-motion film, directed by Henry Selick, is based on a Neil Gaiman book and is being produced by Laika Entertainment. (via Animated-News)

"Avengers," Fleischer "Superman" Get DVD Dates

by Maxie Zeuson May 17, 2006
VCI Home Video will release Superman: Ultimate Max Fleischer Cartoon Collection to DVD on June 6 with a retail price of $9.99, Animated Bliss reports. The DVD collects seventeen Man of Steel cartoons produced by Max Fleischer in the early 1940s. Animated Bliss also says that Ultimate Avengers 2 will be released to DVD on […]

CiTV Picks Up "Captain Mack"

by Maxie Zeuson May 17, 2006
CiTV has commissioned 52 episodes of Captain Mack, a preschool series about a rescue team, from Kickback Media, C21 Media reports.

MoMA Screening Restored Popeye Cartoon

by Maxie Zeuson May 17, 2006
The Museum of Modern Art in New York will screen a restored print of the Popeye two-reeler “Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp” on Sunday, May 21, and Thursday, May 25. More details are available at the MoMA Cartoon Brew. (via Cartoon Brew)

Wallace and Gromit to Appear at Charity Event

by Maxie Zeuson May 17, 2006
Wallace and Gromit will tour schools on the Isle of Man as part of a “Wrong Trousers” fundraising day, according to the BBC. They will be joined by Yamaha TT racer Guy Martin. (via Animated-News)

Hume Heads to Hit

by Maxie Zeuson May 17, 2006
Lenora Hume has been named executive VP of production and programming at Hit Entertainment, C21 Media reports. Hume joins Hit from Disney.

CN UK Relaunches Video-On-Demand Service

by Maxie Zeuson May 16, 2006
Cartoon Network UK will relaunch its video-on-demand service on Homechoice as Cartoon Network Now (CN Now), World Screen reports. The service will provide a variety of Cartoon Network titles, including Dexter’s Laboratory, Cow and Chicken, The Powerpuff Girls, My Gym Partner is a Monkey, and Samurai Jack.