Bob Picunko Promoted at Buena Vista

Bob Picunko has been promoted to Director, Business Development and Production for Buena Vista Games, Inc., where he will be responsible for strengthening relationships with videogame developers and content creators as well as assessing new game concepts for the company. Picunko will report to Michael Ryder, Vice President of Worldwide Production at Buena Vista Games. […]

College Film Gets Oscar Nomination

Ryan, an animated short created by director Chris Landreth and Seneca College animation art students, has received Oscar nominations this year. MetroNews has more on the making of the film.

India's Animation Business Expected to Boom

India’s animation business, currently worth an estimated $300 million, is expected to grow to about $300 billion in the next five years, according to the India Times.

Lending Voice for Animation Becoming Very Popular in India

Business-Standard talks about the growing number of people in India who lend their voices for works of animation as a part time job.

Miramax Films Int'l President to Step Down

Miramax Films’ Michael Williams-Jones, president of its Miramax International division, will step down as of March 1, 2005. [Source: PR Newswire]

MLB Scandal Gets Animated

The BALCO steroid scandal involving Major League Baseball players Barry Bonds, Jason Giambi, and Gary Sheffield has been lampooned by a two-minute animation, available for free viewing at www.TheHomerunGuys.com. [Source: PR Newswire]

Bandai to Co-Produce "Eureka Seven"

Bandai Entertainment Inc. has joined forces with several companies in Japan to produce an all-new original television animation series entitled Eureka Seven, set to debut on April 17 and air Sundays at 7:00am on Japan’s MBS/TBS national network. A total of eleven partners are involved in the project. The story of Eureka Seven centers on […]

"Spider-Man - The Venom Saga" Release Date Confirmed

Spider-Man – The Venom Saga will be available on DVD on June 7, 2005, for $19.99 SRP, Discuss this news on The Marvel Animation Forum reports. Discuss this news on The Marvel Animation Forum

Disney's "Tarzan II" Comes to DVD

Disney’s Tarzan II is coming to Disney DVD on June 14, 2005, and will be available for $29.99 SRP. [Source: Magical Mountain]

'Winnie the Pooh' Rumbles onto Videgame Systems

Ubisoft and Disney Interactive today announced the launch of Disney’s Winnie the Pooh’s Rumbly Tumbly Adventure. The game features Winnie the Pooh and a birthday adventure in the Hundred Acre Wood. Rated “E” for everyone, the game is being released on the PlayStation2, Nintendo GameCube, and Game Boy Advance systems. [Source: WarCry Network]

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