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Headline News Resident’s Taherkhani Heads Up Design Team For ‘Immersive Surfaces' Projection Installation

Resident Creative Studio designer Sina Taherkhani bridged the gap between reality and fantasy, helming a team of animators and VFX artists charged with creating, “As Above, So Below,” one of a three-part immense-scale projection/mapping installation entitled, “Immersive Surfaces.”

Headline News HIT Expands Its Broadcast, Home Entertainment, Digital Presence In Australia

HIT Entertainment, one of the world's leading independent children's entertainment producers and rights-owners, has today announced an extensive deal with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) that gives the broadcaster additional TV rights to over 60 hours of programming from HIT’s vast catalogue of quality children’s shows.

Headline News IMAX Signs First Joint Revenue Sharing Agreement in Malaysia

IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced a joint revenue sharing agreement with TGV Cinemas Sdn Bhd (TGV Cinemas) to install a new digital IMAX theatre system at the Sunway Pyramid Shopping Centre, TGV's highest-grossing multiplex.

Headline News Scrat Art Featured in Established Contemporary Art Auction

Esteemed French auction house Cornette de Saint Cyr will hold its much-anticipated sale of contemporary art to collectors from around the world on October 23, 2011 in Druot-Montaigne during the FIAC festival of modern art in Paris.

Headline News Liquid Television is Back

MTVX, MTV’s new cross media group, today announced the return of the “Liquid Television” brand that will build upon the heritage of the seminal and groundbreaking animation show from the early 1990s and live across every point of engagement from television to online, mobile to social media.

Headline News Universal Scraps Tower Heist PVOD Plan

Following theatrical exhibitors declaring they wouldn't screen TOWER HEIST, Universal has decided to scrap its plan to release the film on VOD three weeks after release, reports Variety.

Headline News Sony to Release Animated Starship Troopers Feature

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions today announced that the studio will distribute STARSHIP TROOPERS: INVASION, a new installment in the hugely popular global sci-fi action phenomenon based on the novel “Starship Troopers” by Robert A. Heinlein.

Headline News FOX Has an Animated Halloween Celebration on Oct. 30

Halloween comes a night early this year when FOX airs frightfully funny all-new episodes of THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), FAMILY GUY (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) and THE CLEVELAND SHOW (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) on Sunday, Oct. 30. Also, don’t miss the series premiere of ALLEN GREGORY (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT), the latest addition to Sunday’s Animation Domination comedy block.

Headline News Activision To Publish Men in Black III Game

Activision Publishing, Inc., in partnership with Columbia Pictures, today announced an all-new Men In Black video game, launching as a standalone title to coincide with the global theatrical release of Men in Black III in Spring 2012.

Headline News Universal to Release Scorpion King 3 in January

A once-powerful warrior king takes on a new life as an assassin for hire in the DVD Original The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption, available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download January 17, 2012.

Headline News Netflix To Stream CW Series

CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Television Group announced today a licensing agreement with Netflix [Nasdaq: NFLX] allowing U.S. members of Netflix to instantly watch previous seasons of scripted series that air on The CW from its current schedule through the 2014-15 season.

Headline News Syfy To Launch New Holiday Themed Saturday Original Movies

Holidays will never be the same again now that Syfy has announced the launch of a new slate of holiday-themed Saturday Original Movies, beginning this Halloween with Zombie Apocalypse, starring Golden Globe winner Ving Rhames (Pulp Fiction, Mission Impossible, Dawn of the Dead), which will premiere Saturday, October 29 at 9PM (ET/PT).

Headline News Dragon Ball Z Ultimate Tenkaichi Arriving In Stores Oct. 25

Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today announced that Dragon Ball Z Ultimate Tenkaichi has been approved for production for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, releasing in North America on October 25 2011.

Headline News Casper’s Scare School App Comes from Mindshapes

Join Casper the Friendly Ghost and his friends as they dress up and get ready for Halloween in Casper’s Scare School: Costume Closet, the latest app by Mindshapes, developer and publisher of interactive and fun educational apps.

Headline News Minnie's Bow-Toons Coming To Disney Channel

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11:59am

Minnie Mouse showcases her passion for fashion in her own Disney Junior short-form series "Minnie's Bow-Toons," launching with a week of new episodes MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14 – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 (8:55 a.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel and DisneyJunior.com.

Headline News Syfy Renews Haven For Third Season

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11:52am

Syfy’s hit series Haven, the #1 original scripted cable entertainment program among Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 in its Friday 10-11PM (ET/PT) time period (based on Live +7 data), will return for a third season of 13 new episodes in 2012, it was announced today by Mark Stern, President, Original Content, Syfy, and Co-Head, Original Content, Universal Cable Productions.

Headline News Babar Turns 80 With New TV Episodes, Licensed Goods & Paris Exhibit

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11:46am

his year, Babar celebrates his 80th anniversary, and Nelvana Enterprises and The Clifford Ross Company are pleased to announce a number of activities to honour the world-famous elephant in the legendary green suit.

Headline News Modus FX Signs with International Creative Management

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11:43am

Modus FX, one of Canada’s emerging leaders in visual effects, announced today that it has signed with International Creative Management (“ICM”), one of the world's largest talent and literary agencies.

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