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Headline News QuietMan Gets in the Holiday Spirit for DSW

It's caroling season, and who knows what to expect when opening their door to the rambling uninvited masses? QuietMan gives us one outlandish possibility in a hilarious new spot for DSW via BB Creative.

Headline News Where’s Waldo? In Hollywood App Arrives on iTunes

Interactive entertainment company Ludia, and Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, today announced its 'Where’s Waldo? in Hollywood' App is now available on the App Store for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

Headline News Hakan Canta Launches New Spider-Man Line

Hakan Canta, one of Europe’s leading producers of licensed goods, has launched a collection of innovative and exciting products featuring Spider-Sense Spiderman - the classic version of one of the best-loved comic book heroes in the world.

Headline News ToonSeum Goes Looney Over Author Visit

Few cartoons have been able to capture the attention of multiple generations like the Looney Tunes. As Ruth Clampett, daughter of Looney Tunes animation director Bob Clampett, points out in her foreword to THE LOONEY TUNES TREASURY (Running Press; Publication month: October 2010; $45.00), "Looney Tunes are the animated family we grew up with."

Headline News Despicable Me Steals $25M on DVD/Blu-ray in One Day

The world's funniest evil genius saw his plans for world domination come true when Despicable Me made off with first-day sales on Blu-ray, DVD and digital download of nearly $25 million on December 14.

Headline News Shooters, Inc. Launches ShootersNYC

Shooters, Inc., the Philadelphia, PA-based multi-dimensional creative production and post house specializing in editorial, visual effects, graphic design, finishing and audio post for advertising, television, feature film and new media projects, has announced the launch of ShootersNYC.

Headline News South Park Now On Zoomby.Ru

MTV Networks International (MTVNI), a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), and OJSC WebTV, which is a part of WebMediaGroup internet-holding, one of the largest players on the market of user services and electronic commerce, are pleased to announce a deal to distribute 14 seasons of South Park on-line, on one of Russia’s largest entertainment video portals - Zoomby.ru.

Headline News Thomas & Friends Pull Into iPad in Time for the Holidays

Callaway Digital Arts (www.callaway.com), interactive publisher of premium children’s and lifestyle applications for the iPad, today announced a partnership with HIT Entertainment that brings Thomas the Tank Engine to life on the iPad.

Headline News CN, Kids Foot Locker Align for "Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards"

Cartoon Network and Kids Foot Locker are coming together for the first-ever Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards to provide one lucky viewer the opportunity to attend the awards show in early 2011.

Headline News Kidscreen Summit 2011 To Present Brand-New Sessions

KidScreen Summit 2011 is offering delegates a comprehensive conference program featuring unparalleled access to some of the world’s leading kids entertainment executives and networking opportunities designed to inform, inspire and invigorate new business.

Headline News Sony Animation Sets Nemo Writer, New Director For Untitled Feature

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 12:56pm

Oscar nominated screenwriter David Reynolds (Finding Nemo) has been hired to write an untitled animated feature film based on an original story by animation veteran Stephan Franck (Iron Giant, Despicable Me) who will also direct.

Headline News Brokeback Mountain Writers Penning Scott, Cooper Westerns

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 12:30pm

Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana, the Oscar-winning writers of BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, are working on two Western adaptations for Ridley Scott and Scott Cooper (CRAZY HEART), reports Deadline.com.

Headline News Sanders Talks Golden Globe Nod

In touting his Golden Globe nomination for DreamWorks' HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, director Chris Sanders told AWN that he is most excited about the fact that "people have been treating it like a movie. Animators or not, people are talking about it in terms of the lighting and the acting, which is really thrilling because animation has come into its own."

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