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HP Introduces SkyRoom Videoconferencing

HP today established a new category in videoconferencing with the introduction of HP SkyRoom - affordable, high-definition videoconferencing software that offers live, real-time collaboration for instant face-to-face meetings with no subscription fees.

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ThinkTank Emporium To Represent Ace Lacewing

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 12:39pm

Entertainment branding/consulting company ThinkTank Emporium has teamed with Charlesbridge Publishing and author David Biedrzycki to identify and develop licensing and media opportunities based on the ACE LACEWING, BUG DETECTIVE series.

Events Headline News

Voltron Ignites Legal Battle

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 12:34pm

Producers James Young, Ford Oelman and Mark Costa have filed a lawsuit in L.A. against St. Louis-based World Events and Kickstart Prods. alleging that they illegally worked out VOLTRON deals during their exclusive rights window, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.

Licensing Headline News

4Kids Names New Licensing Agents For Rollbots

4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: KDE), the diversified children’s entertainment and media organization, has appointed Exim Licensing Group and Tycoon Enterprises as Licensing Agents in Latin America and Mexico respectively for Amberwood Entertainment’s ROLLBOTS.

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Animal Logic Expands LA Studio, Wraps HBO, Toyota & Kaiser Spots

Award-winning digital production company Animal Logic bolsters its LA commercials and short form studio with a larger team, new location and an impressive slate of recently completed projects.

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Kirby Rights Claims Puts Wrinkle in Disney/Marvel Deal

THE NEW YORK TIMES reports that Walt Disney's pending acquisition of Marvel Ent. has hit a legal issue regarding the rights of some of its major characters.

Disney Headline News

Disney Chairman Cook Steps Down

In a shocking announcement, Dick Cook has stepped down as chairman at the Walt Disney Co. This follows his recent unveiling of Disney upcoming projects at the D23 Conference.

Statement from Dick Cook

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Goviso Launches Online View and Approval Service

Press Release from Optix, Hamburg

Hamburg, September 17, 2009—Optix, Hamburg, has launched Goviso, an easy-to-use online service that allows artists, producers and customers in a production environment to share media and interact with each other.  According to Attila Levai, president of Optix, Hamburg, software installation is not required; Goviso runs inside any web browser with a current Flash player.

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DECODE Enterprises Comes Up Trumps Down Under

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 11:30am

Leading kids and family entertainment specialist DECODE Enterprises, the distribution subsidiary of DHX Media Ltd., has scored a hat trick of deals with Australian broadcasters across its slate of standout preschool entertainment.

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Terry Kalagian Joins Rainmaker as VP of Business Development

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 11:27am

Terry Kalagian has been named Vice President of Business Development for Rainmaker Entertainment, it was jointly announced today by Warren Franklin, CEO, and Catherine Winder, President of Rainmaker.

Productions Headline News

New Game Co. Primus Launches in Dallas

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 11:03am

Primus Productions, a new publisher of applications for all mobile devices, officially launched today. Primus, headquartered in Dallas, will be debuting its first three titles for the iPhone and other mobile devices within the next few weeks.

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