Category: Books

Headline News 2011 Ursa Major Awards Voting Now Open

The annual Ursa Major Awards, for the best anthropomorphic (“funny animal”) literature and art of the year, is now open for voting for works produced during the calendar year 2011.

Headline News Telegael to Produce New 'Impossimals' Animated Series

Ireland-based animation and TV production company Telegael has partnered with SupperTime Entertainment to produce the new animated kids series "Impossimals," based on the colorful, striped characters created by UK-based artist Peter Smith and his wife Jayne.

Headline News Warner Bros. to Animate ‘Bolivar’ Graphic Novel

Warner Bros. has secured the rights to Bolivar, an upcoming graphic novel from publisher Archaia Entertainment, with Irish filmmaker Kealan O’Rourke attached to write and direct the project.

Headline News Rushes Provides VFX & Titles for ‘Dirk Gently’

London post facility Rushes provided VFX and the main title sequence for the BBC4’s “Dirk Gently” comedy series, based on the books by Douglas Adams.

Headline News Jan Berenstain Dies at 88

Jan Berenstain, who with her husband, Stan, wrote and illustrated the Berenstain Bears books that have charmed preschoolers and their parents for 50 years, resulting in two television series, a number of TV specials and even a videogame, suffered a severe stroke on Thursday and died Friday in Solebury, Pennsylvania.

Headline News Phil Morris Q&A -- Justice League: Doom

Q&A with actor Phil Morris on reprising his role as Vandal Savage for Justice League: Doom.

Headline News The Crow Remake Gets Director, Writer

Days after settling a lawsuit regarding the long-gestating remake of The Crow, Relativity has closed a deal with F. Javier Gutierrez to direct the comic book adaptation. Jesse Wigutow has been signed to write the script.

Blogs Encounter with Japan Part 4

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.

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