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Tony White on "Animation from Pencils to Pixels"

by Ed Liuon August 22, 2006
Tony White’s 30+ year animation career began in studying graphic design, typography, and illustration at East Ham Technical College in London. After graduation, he began with Britain’s Halas and Bachelor, directing two award-winning short films (Quartet and A Short Tall Story) and as Head of Design of the Jackson Five TV series. From there, White […]

"Code Lyoko" Travels From the Small Screen to Major Retail Stores

by Ed Liuon August 21, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: “CODE LYOKO” TRAVELS FROM THE SMALL SCREEN TO MAJOR RETAIL STORES! New Toys and DVD’s Inspired By the Hit Animated, Action-Adventure Series Will Be Available, For the First Time, for Back-to-School and Holiday August 17, 2006 — Jeremy, Ulrich, Yumi and Odd action figures will be on every kid’s wish list this […]

LA Times on Animation Writer Residual Deals

by Ed Liuon August 21, 2006
The Los Angeles Times has published a feature article on the state of residuals for an animation writer vs. their live-action counterparts. The opening example of the article notes that a writer for Austin Powers in Goldmember would have earned more than a writer for Shrek 2, even though the latter film made more than […]

PR: Toonami Jetstream Delivers More Than 9.5 Million Video Streams Since Launch

by Ed Liuon August 20, 2006
For Release: August 16, 2006 Free Action and Anime Broadband Service Toonami Jetstream Delivers More Than 9.5 Million Video Streams Since July 14 Launch Cartoon Network and VIZ Media Broadband Joint Venture Proves Successful with Fans, Attracting More Than of 725,000 Unique Visitors Per Week for First Four Weeks Fans are flocking to Toonami Jetstream […]

"The Best of She-Ra": He-Man’s Softer, Pinker Side

by Chris Woodon August 19, 2006
Recent hit television shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Alias have finally removed the novelty of female action heroes, but no one could have predicted that two decades ago when the trailblazing film The Secret of the Sword introduced the warrior She-Ra’s fantasy adventures to the world. Finally it has arrived on DVD along […]

Season 2 of "Dr. Katz" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson August 18, 2006
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Season 2 of Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist is coming to DVD on November 21. The second season features guest voices Ray Romano, Joy Behar, Judy Tenuta, and Gary Shandling. There is no word yet on bonus features.

Crave Online Speaks to Craig Kyle on "Ultimate Avengers 2"

by Ed Liuon August 18, 2006
Crave Online has posted part 1 of an interview with Craig Kyle, VP of Creative Development at Marvel Animation, about the Ultimate Avengers 2 direct-to-DVD movie. (via Comic Book Resources.com’s Comic Reel)

Volume 2 of "Animaniacs" and "Pinky & the Brain" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson August 16, 2006
WHV has announced today that both Volume 2 sets of Animaniacs and Pinky & the Brain are coming to DVD on December 5. Animaniacs: Volume 2 will be a 5-disc set containing 25 episodes, while Pinky & the Brain: Volume 2 will contain 22 episodes on four DVDs. There is no word yet on bonus […]

CPM Announces More Reduced Price Re-Releases for October

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2006
Central Park Media has announced four anime re-releases scheduled for October at newly reduced prices. The 5-disc Spirit Warrior DVD Collection will be re-priced at $49.95 SRP; Urusei Yatsura Movie 2: Beautiful Dreamer Collector’s Series Edition will be re-priced at $19.95 SRP; and Machine Robo-Revenge of Cronos: Volume 2 and The Complete Shamanic Princess will […]

CPM Announces Re-Releases and Reduced Prices for October

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2006
STOCK UP ON ACTION AND ADVENTURE! It’s A Festival In October With Re-Releases And Reduced Prices NEW YORK, NY (August 15, 2006)  Central Park Media has brewed up many hours of action, adventure and comedy when it re-prices and re-releases four exciting titles on October 24, 2006. The titles include Spirit Warrior DVD Collection […]