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Briefly: Exec Shuffles at Aardman, Cosgrove Hall, Zinkia

by Maxie Zeuson January 23, 2008
* Stephen Moore will depart Aardman Animations, where he had been head of features, at the conclusion of his two-year contract. David Sproxton will take over Moore’s duties. [The Hollywood Reporter] * Cosgrove Hall Films has promoted Laura Duncalf to the newly created post of head of production. The promotion comes as part of other […]

PR: Adina Pitt Named VP, Content Acquisitions & Co-Productions at Cartoon Network

by Matt Hazudaon January 23, 2008
Adina Pitt has been named vice president, content acquisitions and co-productions for Cartoon Network and Boomerang, it was announced today by Robert Sorcher, chief content officer for Cartoon Network. In her new role, Pitt will be responsible for identifying, negotiating and acquiring pre-produced series, specials, movies and short-form product that fit the Cartoon Network and […]

PR: MyToons.com Bumper Blastoff Animation Contest – With $7,000 in Cash Prizes

by Maxie Zeuson January 20, 2008
Online Animation Community’s Bumper Blastoff Contest Calls for Animators to Create Animated Bumpers and Compete for Prize Money SAN ANTONIO – In response to positive animator feedback, MyToons.com, the world’s premier online animation community, is now accepting entries for Bumper Blastoff, its newest international animation contest, through February 28, 2008. Contestants are asked to create […]

PR: The Kennedy Center Presents a Number of Anime Premieres

by Matt Hazudaon January 17, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Kennedy Center will present a series of anime screenings with Genius Party Premieres and A Marathon of Anime Premieres from February 15 – February 17, 2008 in the Family Theater. Genius Party Premieres are original works created by Japan’s leading artists in the anime field chosen by Director and Genius Party Executive […]

PR: Anime Network Strikes Deal with Mediacom

by Maxie Zeuson January 17, 2008
Anime Network today announced its carriage deal with Mediacom. Under the terms of the agreement, America’s #1 Anime Channel will be available to Mediacom customers in January 2008 as a subscription based video-on-demand (SVOD) service. Viewers will find some of the network’s hottest new series, including Project Blue SOS, Kanon, Magikano, 5 Centimeters per Second, […]

February 2008 Programming Highlights

by Maxie Zeuson January 16, 2008
THIS MONTH LOVE IS IN THE AIR ON TELETOON WHILE THE DETOUR FINDS THE FORCE WITH ROBOT CHICKEN There is more than just romance going on this February on TELETOON as Spin Cycle brings back-to-back episodes of top TELETOON shows throughout the month as well as some slushy Valentine specials to television screens the week […]

PR: Boomerang Introduces JOHNNY BRAVO with Martin Luther King Jr. Marathon

by Matt Hazudaon January 16, 2008
What do you call someone who talks like Elvis, looks like James Dean, acts like Arthur Fonzarelli and still lives with his mom? Johnny Bravo, of course. A top-rated original series on Cartoon Network for many years, JOHNNY BRAVO will be introduced to Boomerang audiences with a three-hour marathon on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, […]

PR: Hip-Hop Artists Use Animated Video to Protest Iraq War

by Ed Liuon January 15, 2008
International Roster of Hip-Hop Artists Protest U.S. Occupation of Iraq With Cutting-Edge Animated Music Video For immediate release: January 13th, 2008 ‘Sorrow of the Soldier’ music video available at http://www.maudevintage.com/soldier Hip-hop artists from the US, UK, Japan and Europe have collaborated on a one-off music video to protest the continued presence of US Soldiers in […]

PR: Nick Jr. Debuts "Ni Hao, Kai-lan" on Thursday, Feb 7, at 11:00 AM (ET/PT)

by Ed Liuon January 15, 2008
NICK JR. CELEBRATES THE CHINESE NEW YEAR AND INTRODUCES PRESCHOOLERS TO CHINESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE ON NI HAO, KAI-LAN, A GROUNDBREAKING NEW ANIMATED SERIES PREMIERING THURSDAY, FEB. 7, AT 11:00 A.M. (ET/PT) Nick Jr.’s New 20-Episode Half-Hour Interactive Series to Teach Preschoolers Mandarin Language for the First Time on Television Ni Hao, Kai-lan Premiere to […]

PR: "Archie’s Funhouse": The Complete Series

by Dan Collinson January 15, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15 or January 16, 2008 <O</O <O</O JOIN ARCHIE AND FRIENDS IN THEIR DAZZLING VARIETY SHOW<O</O <O</O <O</O ARCHIE’S FUNHOUSE:<O</O THE COMPLETE SERIES<O</O <O</O <O</O Shoo-bopping Onto Three-Disc DVD March 4th From Classic Media and Genius Products <O</O <O</O SANTA MONICA, CA – Stroll down memory lane and over to Riverdale […]