Does self-promotion really work? What happens when you promote your writing via blog, Facebook and LinkedIn? Over the past several weeks I’ve done just that. The results are in. Check out this post and find out exactly what happened with my experiment in self-promotion...
Leading kids’ entertainment specialist, CAKE has bolstered its relationship with The Walt Disney Company’s television group following strong sales of two key programmes to Disney Channels.
Flash black to one of the most beloved animated Nickelodeon series from the 1990s when Rocko’s Modern Life: Season One 2-DVD set arrives in stores nationwide for the first time on June 21, 2011, from Shout! Factory.
Have fun with Dora the Explorer; Go, Diego, Go!; The Wonder Pets!; Blue’s Clues; Yo Gabba Gabba! and Ni Hao, Kai-lan with the new DVD collection, Nickelodeon Favorites: Big Box of Play Dates, Vol. 2.
Get ready for a summer of play dates and laughter! Preschoolers’ favorite characters from Dora the Explorer; Go, Diego, Go!; The Wonder Pets!; Blue’s Clues; Yo Gabba Gabba! and Ni Hao, Kai-lan enjoy some fun in the sun on the brand new DVD, Nickelodeon Favorites: Summer Vacation.
BRB Internacional has signed on to the conquest of eastern Europe. Currently, several of the most recent cartoon series produced by the Spanish company are being broadcast in that part of the world, and others have just been acquired by channels there.
This family comedy comes to Blu-ray in a MPEG-4 AVC 1080p transfer. The true to source transfer retains the film grain, which does dampen some of the crispness and detail of the picture. The color is pretty natural and consistent throughout. Black levels are solid. I only noticed in one scene in Greg’s bedroom where the skin tones seems a tad too yellow. Digital anomalies like banding, aliasing or artifacting are not a problem.
During a special presentation held today at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, Nickelodeon highlighted its leadership position as the world's number-one TV-based licensing business by unveiling plans for new product launches and retail initiatives.
Galen Walker, the producer of the upcoming live-action TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES feature, has acquired the rights to THE CABBAGE PATCH KIDS from Original Appalachian Artworks, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
On Saturday, June 25, 2011, in celebration of the birthday of Peyo, the creator of the Smurfs (born June 25, 1928), Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation will coordinate events all over the world as part of Global Smurfs Day, a worldwide event in anticipation of the release of the Smurfs’ trip to movie theaters, it was announced today by Marc Weinstock, president, Worldwide Marketing for Sony Pictures.
Warner Home Video (WHV) is set to release more endearing escapades of the beloved Beagle, Snoopy with Happiness is…Peanuts: Snoopy’s Adventures, available in stores June 14, 2011.
SpongeBob swings into superhero mode with an all-new eight-episode DVD: SpongeBob SquarePants: Heroes of Bikini Bottom, including the special episode, “Back to the Past,” guest starring Ernest Borgnine, Tim Conway and Batman’s Adam West and Burt Ward.
Continuing the prolific global expansion of its flagship multiplatform property, POCOYO, Zinkia Entertainment has secured a number of new licensing partners for the popular children’s brand across Asia and Latin America.
ADC Licensing, a company specializing in the financing and licensing of original animated content, proudly announces the launch of ToonGoggles.com.
6 Point Media’s enormously talented directorial duo, Zack Keller and Ed Skudder, have launched Season 2 of their extremely popular, animated web series: “Dick Figures.”
Cepia LLC, the maker of ZhuZhu Pets, the world's favorite interactive hamsters, today announced a worldwide television rights and home entertainment arrangement with Universal Pictures to release two feature-length, animated films, "Quest for Zhu" and "Power of Zhu," to debut exclusively on DVD in 2011 and 2012, respectively.
Rick DeMott chats with director Lauren Montgomery about bringing the Green Lantern Corps to life in Green Lantern: Emerald Knights.
Household favourites including Rolf Harris and Richard E Grant are backing animated television programmes for children despite the lack of government support for the UK animation industry.
Rovio, the creator of the ANGRY BIRDS game franchise, has purchased the Finnish animation house Kombo, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Disney XD, the new digital specialty channel and multiplatform brand from Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A/ACM.B) launches today in homes across Canada.
As part of the ongoing "Interview with an Animator" conversation series, the Paley Center is hosting "Prime-time/Late Night Animation: What Envelope?" on June 8th at 6:30 pm in New York City.
I got a huge response to my last post, Why Do Many Artists & Writers Hate Self-Promotion?, including several active discussions on various LinkedIn groups. Self-promotion is a very hot topic! Many of the people who commented on the post talked about their shyness, self-doubts, the unworthiness of their creativity, and other barriers to promoting themselves and their work. One of the biggest concerns was whether or not self-promotion was really effective. Well, let's find out...