Rango, recognized with awards in four categories, is the night's most honored project A surprise appearance by Martin Scorsese is one of evening's highlights.
Political correctness, fear of being painted as insensitive, a chauvinist, a racist, or being too this or too that, or “I’ll sue you”, is killing our free spirit, our sincere openness, ability to dialogue or differ with others on a deeper emotional level.
Sentai Filmworks announced the licensing of THE BOOK OF BANTORRA, the action-packed anime where the story of your life is a book.
Aniplex of America announced that it will host an Exclusive Screening of the first episode of the hit anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica in English.
Celebrating the Release of Puella Magi Madoka Magica Vol. 1 in North America, Aniplex of America is having a special Meet and Greet Event with the English Voice Cast of the series.
There are many impressive aspects of and qualities I now associate with Japanese people, their ways of lives and their culture with. However, what sets them apart in minds of those who have had a limited exposure to, or those who have never been there, are Anime and Manga, and to a lesser extent a mysterious Geisha.
Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to announce the launch of gasaraki.rightstuf.com.
Entertainment label Maiden Japan has announced the license of the action comedy series Polyphonica Crimson S.
As part of Dickens 2012, Film London, BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio Drama have come together to commission five films and five radio plays – Dickens In London – to be broadcast simultaneously during the week of 6-10 February.
SUMMER WARS director Mamoru Hosoda will make OKAMI KODOMO NO AME TO YUKI (THE WOLF CHILDREN'S RAIN AND SNOW) his next project, reports Variety.
"Are you insane?” "Have you lost your mind?" "Are you not afraid?" "Don't you realize this is the worse time to go there?" This is just a sampling of the polite examples of reactions and comments my plans for a trip to Japan had triggered. And yet, based on my own life’s journey, I understood early on that, sometimes the worse time could be the best, the most raw, sincere, revealing and insightful.
CTNX is for the young and hungry, boasting a crowd of current students and the recently graduated, who are looking at an angle into their beloved, but notoriously tough, contemporary animation industry. There’s no doubt the event will keep on drawing in professionals, studios, and students, but it remains to be seen whether it can live up to high expectations. Seeing young talent engage with their idols, and feeling their way into a field they are clearly passionate about, is where CTN truly shines.
Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and its Nozomi Entertainment division are pleased to announce REVOLUTIONARY GIRL UTENA: The Apocalypse Saga DVD Set L.E. (Remastered Box Set 3) will be available on December 6, 2011.
Sentai Filmworks proudly announces the company’s acquisition of distribution rights for the critically acclaimed animation masterpiece GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES.
The secret to great screenplay writing is keeping it simple and visual. Words can be your friends as well as your deadliest enemy. Here’s a short tip that will improve your writing with every word you don’t write.
ELEVEN ARTS and FUNimation Entertainment are bringing the feature length followup film to the popular “Fullmetal Alchemist” anime franchise, Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos, to the big screen in theaters across North America late January 2012 over 100 screens.
Sentai Filmworks is proud to announce the acquisition of UN-GO (pronounced An Go,) the eagerly awaited new series from Fuji TV’s prestigious noitaminA animation block and mega animation studio BONES.
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, is proud to announce the DVD and Blu-ray release of the latest NARUTO feature film on October 25th.
When I’m not writing important blog posts I’m writing frivolous stuff like feature films. Earlier this year I had the pleasure of working with Chris Moujaes, the Director of Original Entertainment at FUNimation Entertainment, and producer April Bennett on Electronic Arts/Bioware’s animated feature film, Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker...
Bryan Barber (IDLEWILD) has secured the film, merchandise and videogame rights to '60s anime GIGANTOR, reports Deadline.com.