Press Releases

PR: "A Morning Stroll" Wins Short Animation BAFTA at 2012 Orange British Academy Film Awards

by Ed Liuon February 17, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 13, 2012 STUDIO AKA’S “A MORNING STROLL” WINS THE SHORT ANIMATION BAFTA AT THE 2012 ORANGE BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARDS Following the “A Morning Stroll’s” recent Jury Prize win for Short Animation at the Sundance Film Festival, the Oscar®-nominated film directed by Grant Orchard has just added the BAFTA for Best […]

PR: Image Comics – Epic Kill #1 Cover and Info

by Grant Whiteon February 16, 2012
DEATH AND THE MAIDEN The story of a girl assassin in EPIC KILL, from Image Comics in May BERKELEY, CA — February 16, 2012 — The past is a mystery to the protagonist of EPIC KILL, a new comic book series by Raffaele Ienco due out from Image Comics in May. Eighteen-year-old Song is an […]

PR: Marvel Comics – Marvel Celebrates 3 Million True Believers On Facebook

by Grant Whiteon February 16, 2012
Marvel Celebrates 3 Million True Believers On Facebook! All day long, Marvel is celebrating over 3 million fans on the Marvel Facebook Fan Page, and thanking you – the Marvel Universe! Be sure to head on over to for your first look at exclusive art from upcoming comics, news, & previews from Marvel video […]

PR: Dark Horse Comics – Avatar the Last Airbender: The Promise Tops Bookscan at #1

by Grant Whiteon February 16, 2012
AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER—THE PROMISE PART 1 TOPS BOOKSCAN AT #1! February 16, MILWAUKIE, OR—In an amazing show of demand for Dark Horse’s newest graphic novel, Avatar: The Last Airbender—The Promise Part 1 soared to the top of the Bookscan charts last week! Written by Gene Luen Yang, author of the National Book Award-nominated American […]

PR: Section23 Films Announces May 2012 Slate

by Ed Liuon February 16, 2012
SECTION23 FILMS ANNOUNCES MAY SLATE PLANZET Available on May 22nd HOUSTON, February 14, 2012 – Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its May slate of releases; including PLANZET, a science fiction tale of invasion, human struggle and survival. PLANZET will be released on both DVD & Blu-Ray by Section23 client, Sentai Filmworks. Product details […]

PR: Sentai Filmworks Licenses "Gintama – the Movie"

by Ed Liuon February 10, 2012
SENTAI FILMWORKS LICENSES “GINTAMA – THE MOVIE” HOUSTON, February 9, 2012— Sentai Filmworks once again returns to the world of the strangest samurai odd jobs ever with the company’s announcement of their licensing of GINTAMA – THE MOVIE, the latest installment in the hugely successful GINTAMA animated series based on the GIN TAMA manga series […]

PR: DC Nation Kicks Off on Cartoon Network March 3, 2012, with "Green Lantern" & "Young Justice"

by Ed Liuon February 10, 2012
DC Nation Kicks Off with Green Lantern: The Animated Series and Young Justice on Cartoon Network All-New Hour-Long Block Premieres Saturday, March 3 at 10 a.m. (ET, PT) Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment are teaming up to present DC Nation, a full hour of exclusive kids’ television programming and shorts based on […]

PR: Nickelodeon Heartthrobs Big Time Rush Host "Crush Night" on February 11, 2012

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2012
LOVE IS IN THE AIR AS NICKELODEON HEARTTHROBS BIG TIME RUSH HOST “CRUSH NIGHT”, SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2012, AT 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT) “Crush Night” Features Brand-New Episodes of Victorious and How to Rock; and Sneak Peek of Big Time Rush’s Highly Anticipated “Big Time Movie” and Music Video Premieres for BTR’s “We Can Work it […]

PR: Nickelodeon Launches New CG-Animated Series "Franklin & Friends" on February 13, 2012

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2012
NICKELODEON LAUNCHES NEW CG-ANIMATED SERIES, FRANKLIN AND FRIENDS, PREMIERING MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2012 Beloved Preschool Character Franklin Grows Up in New Series That Encourages Kids To Explore Their World (L-R) Bear, Franklin in “Franklin and Friends” Franklin ™ Kids Can Press Ltd. Franklin characters © 1986 Paulette Bourgeois & Brenda Clark. All related logos ™ […]

PR: VIZ Media – Fifteen New Shonen Jump Titles Available on the Barnes and Noble Nook

by Grant Whiteon February 7, 2012
February 6, 2012 VIZ MEDIA EXPANDS DIGITAL MANGA TITLES AVAILABLE FOR BARNES & NOBLE’S NOOK TABLET™ AND NOOK COLOR™ 15 New Shonen Jump Series Now Available For Barnes & Noble’s 7-Inch NOOK© Devices, Including BAKUMAN。, BLEACH, DEATH NOTE, NARUTO, ONE PIECE And More! The digital manga convergence continues across North America as VIZ Media, LLC, […]