AWN Headline News
Ludorum plc, a leading specialist in the creation of global pre-school children's IP, announced today that it has licensed the second season of 13 half hour episodes of Chuggington, its successful train-based, CGI-animated series, to Disney Channel for its Playhouse Disney programming block in the United States.
Tom Sherak was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight (8/3) by the organization’s Board of Governors.
London based creative house VooDooDog has recently completed two animated sequences within the feature film “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” directed by Edgar Wright and starring Michael Cera and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.
Temple Hill partners Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey (TWILIGHT SAGA) has made a deal with Nelvana and The Clifford Ross Company to create feature films based on BABAR, reports Deadline.com.
Neil Gaiman has won another battle in his royalties dispute with Todd McFarlane over SPAWN characters he created for a 1992 book, reports VARIETY.
In a brief announcement, Summit Ent. announced the release date for THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN - PART 2.
Little Airplane Productions and Spin Master Entertainment, a division of Spin Master Ltd., will debut their new property “Suzy Takes the Stage” (52 x 11 minutes) at this year’s MIPJunior, October 2-3, 2010.
Toei Animation, Inc. has licensed the animated TV series, Ghost Sweeper Mikami to Sentai Holdings, LLC.
The Creative Talent Network (CTN) has announced an exciting roster of personal appearances, panel discussions and eXpo exclusives for the second annual CTN animation eXpo to be held on November 19-21 at the Burbank Marriott Convention Center, CA. The event will feature this CTN exclusive US appearance of the legendary author, designer and comic artist Jean Giraud "Moebius in "An Evening with Moebius" with networking reception after on November 20th, 2010.
Despite its financial woes, MGM is working on an OUTER LIMITS theatrical adaptation, reports VARIETY.
Warner Bros. and Unique Pictures are putting together a live-action/animation hybrid project called ALIEN ZOO, reports VARIETY.
The mystery and legends of an ancient time will be experienced like never before when Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time arrives on 3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy), 1-Disc Blu-ray and 1-Disc DVD on September 14, 2010 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment and Jerry Bruckheimer Films.
Lionsgate's board of directors has officially rejected shareholder Carl Icahn's latest takeover bid, reports VARIETY.
Leaping out of the doghouse and onto the big screen, the hilarious hijinks of the good-natured Great Dane Marmaduke barks its way onto Blu-Ray Disc/DVD Combo Pack and as a DVD Single Disc August 31 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
On September 28, 2010, Shout! Factory, in association with Marvel Knights Animation will unleash the highly anticipated DVD of ASTONISHING X-MEN – GIFTED, the first title in the multi-part ASTONISHING X-MEN home entertainment series.
Breakthrough Films & Television announced today that Kim Cattrall has signed on as the voice of “Dee” for the second season of Producing Parker.
The Library of Congress announced today the formation of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance, a partnership of institutions and organizations dedicated to preserving and providing access to selected databases, web pages, video, audio and other digital content with enduring value.
Side Effects Software, an industry leader in 3D animation and visual effects software, is excited to announce the immediate release of Houdini 11.
Syfy has announced additional casting for its previously announced pilot Alphas, inking actors Malik Yoba and Laura Mennell to co-star in the wry action-adventure project from writers Zak Penn (X-Men: The Last Stand, The Avengers, The Incredible Hulk) and Michael Karnow, it was announced today by Mark Stern, Executive Vice President of Original Programming, Syfy and Co-Head of Content for Universal Cable Productions, which is the studio for the project.
For the first time ever, Sesame Street fans living in the U.S. can instantly enjoy free episodes of original international co-productions of the beloved television program exclusively on Amazon Video On Demand.