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Series Headline News

How to Train Your Dragon Flies with Humane Society Nod

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 11:23am

Every year, The Genesis Awards pays tribute to the major news and entertainment media for producing outstanding works that raise public awareness of animal issues.

Series Headline News

CBeebies Acquires A Third Series Of Chuggington

Ludorum plc, a leading specialist in the creation of global pre-school children's IP, announced today that it has secured an acquisition from the BBC’s CBeebies Channel for a further 26 x 10 minute episodes of its highly successful pre-school series, Chuggington.

Disney Headline News

Minnie’s Masquerade Dresses Up DVD

Parents and their preschoolers are invited to join in the ultimate masquerade party with Minnie, Mickey and pals in a fun-filled collection of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse latest episodes that celebrate themes of friendship, teamwork, sharing and problem solving. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Minnie’s Masquerade is the perfect gift to dress-up your Valentine’s Day, available on Disney DVD February 8 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

Cartoon Headline News

Chico & Rita Will Open Cartoon Movie 2011 To The Rhythm Of Cuba

Animated feature film “Chico & Rita”, winning director Fernando Trueba (“Belle Epoque”) Mariscal, will open the 13th edition of Cartoon Movie on 2 March in Lyon, France.

Imax Headline News

TRON: Legacy Coming to France on IMAX

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), and The Walt Disney Studios announced today that TRON: Legacy, a 3D high-tech adventure about a father and son who embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually stunning cyber universe, will open in France for an exclusive four-day run in the country's five commercial IMAX theatres prior to the nationwide release on February 9, 2011.

Super Headline News

Absolute Helps Motorola XOOM Kick off for Super Bowl XLV

It's become apparent that a certain electronics manufacturer once revered for its open and independent approach to technology has become the bland establishment it once rallied against. Motorola is making an effort to add some color to this white-washed world with the debut of their new XOOM tablet, a powerful little machine that is cleverly introduced via Smuggler Director Randy Krallman and Anomaly in a :60 which aired during Sunday's Super Bowl XLV.

Quietman Headline News

QuietMan Produces First 2011 NFL Draft Spot

QuietMan Founder and Creative Director Johnnie Semerad, no stranger to collaborating on a multitude of Super Bowl classics, alongside Jonathan Klein of the NFL, recently directed a unique, direct-to-client interstitial for the much-anticipated 2011 NFL Draft, Path to Primetime that will debut during the Super Bowl XLV broadcast on FOX on Sunday, February 6.

Studios Headline News

Charged Studios Crowns The Biggest Winner for Tayto

Can a campaign featuring a bag of potato chips motivate women to lose weight? It might seem a little far-fetched, but the creative and technical team at Charged Studios, the hybrid animation, live-action and VFX company, conceived and created a pair of bumpers for Irish potato crisp brand Tayto, that did just that.

Studio Headline News

Boogie Studio Creates Unique Animations for Videotron

Montreal-based audio and VFX house, Boogie Studio recently handled CG character animation for an innovative in-store interactive display for Videotron – a leading telecommunications provider in Quebec.

Digital Headline News

SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 – Inspiring Greater Digital Creations

The third annual SIGGRAPH Asia captured the imagination of the computer graphics and interactive techniques community this week with a wide spectrum of digital innovations.

Commercials Blogs

The Sorry State of Super Bowl Commercials

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 7, 2011 at 2:44am

I tried, I really did. I watched every single commercial on this year’s Super Bowl telecast. Unfortunately, I’m terribly spoiled by my DVR. I think I’d give up Diet Coke before I’d give up my DVR. Consequently, my tolerance of the sorry state of commercials is quite low. So my assessment of this year’s crop of spots is not particularly kind. Nor coherent. Nor relevant. I was not impressed. There were, however, a few bright spots.

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