DreamWorksSKG has thrown its hat into the anime ring with the acquisition ofthe worldwide distribution rights for the Japanese animated filmMILLENNIUM ACTRESS. The film rights, licensed from The Klockworx Co.,Ltd., include all forms of distribution including theatrical, homevideo, television and ancillary rights, and covers all markets withthe exception of Asia. Based in Tokyo, The Klockworx Co., Ltd. willoversee the film's release in Asia. Directed by PERFECT BLUE directorSatoshi Kon, MILLENNIUM ACTRESS is a romantic adventure story thatexplores the life and career of a reclusive actress. The film debutedat the 2001 Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal, Canada, where it wasnamed Best Animated Film and received the Fantasia Ground-BreakerAward for Artistic Innovation.