Games, Animation Industries Establish New Canadian Industry Awards

by Maxie Zeuson May 19, 2006
Exhibitors will come together to recognize the accomplishments of the Canadian animation and video game industries with the Canadian Awards for the Electronic and Animated Arts (CAEAA), it was announced today. Award producers say they want to build a bridge between professionals, students and educators in the animation and video game industries. “These awards are […]

Central Park Signs Sales Agreement with Consortium

by Maxie Zeuson May 19, 2006
Central Park Media will begin distributing its titles through Consortium Book Sales & Distribution as of June 1, the companies announced today. Central Park publishes such titles as Lee Hyun Se’s Nambul, Kia Asamiya’s Dark Angel, and Kizuna: Bonds of Love under its CPM Manga, CPM Manhwa, and Be Beautiful imprints. [Source: Central Park Media] […]

Boomerang Gives Nod to "Superman Returns" Premiere with 24-Hour Marathon

by Maxie Zeuson May 19, 2006
Boomerang Celebrates Superman Returns Premiere with SUPERMAN SATURDAY, 24-Hour Marathon Airing June 24 All-Animated Tribute to DC Comics’ Man of Steel to Run Commercial-Free 6 a.m.-6 a.m. In high anticipation of the upcoming worldwide premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures’ Superman Returns on June 30, Boomerang, Cartoon Network’s 24-hour commercial free network showcasing classic cartoons, will […]

Central Park Media Signs with Consortium Book Sales & Distribution

by Maxie Zeuson May 19, 2006
New York, NY (May 18, 2006) – Leading U.S. independent graphic novel publisher Central Park Media (CPM) is proud to announce that it has contracted with Consortium Book Sales & Distribution (CBSD) for the sales and distribution of its books throughout the U.S. and Canada. CBSD will begin handling distribution of CPM titles as of […]

E3 Gives Producers of New Awards Warm Welcome

by Maxie Zeuson 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 Maxie Zeuson 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 Classic Speedyon 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 Classic Speedyon 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: […]