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Headline News Disney & Del Toro Developing Haunted Mansion

Guillermo del Toro surprised the 6,500 fans gathered today at Comic-Con with the announcement that he is currently developing a new film for The Walt Disney Studios based on the classic Disney theme park attraction, The Haunted Mansion.

Headline News iCarly's Jerry Trainor Stars in Nicktoon T.U.F.F. Puppy

Jerry Trainor, best known as the hilarious big brother and guardian to Carly Shay in Nickelodeon’s number one live-action hit series iCarly, brings his comedic talents to the network’s newest animated series T.U.F.F. Puppy, bowing this fall on Nickelodeon, the largest producer of television animation in the world.

Headline News Upcoming TRON: Legacy Filmmakers to be Featured at SIGGRAPH 2010

Walt Disney Pictures’ highly anticipated film “TRON: Legacy”, a 3D high-tech adventure set in a digital world unlike anything ever captured on the big screen, will be the focus of a filmmaker panel discussion during the SIGGRAPH 2010 Computer Animation Festival in Los Angeles on Tuesday, 27 July 27 at 3:45 p.m.

Headline News Spain’s TVE To Co-Produce Escape Hockey

Imira Entertainment, Spain’s leading production and distribution company specialising in youth programming and Enne Entertainment Studios are pleased to announce that Spanish broadcaster TVE has come on board new 3D animated series Escape Hockey as co-production partner.

Headline News IMAX Signs Eight-Theatre Deal in China

Building on a year of unprecedented international network growth, IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX: IMX) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Guangzhou Jinyi Film & Television Group, Co., Ltd., a leading entertainment developer and exhibitor in China, to open eight IMAX theatres in China.

Headline News International Awards for Animation Students at Filmakademie

The computer animated graduate film "Loom" by Ilija Brunck, Jan Bitzer, Csaba Letay, Fabian Pross and Regina Welker - all of which are students at the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg - has received the Best in Show Award at the SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival in Los Angeles.

Headline News Cartoon Network and Adult Swim Series Panels and Events for Comic-Con International

Cartoon Network and Adult Swim announces a number of panels, fan events and signings at 2010 Comic-Con International in San Diego, Calif., Thursday, July 22 - Sunday, July 25, 2010. All times, dates and locations subject to change.

Headline News Wowio Launches Enhanced Website Offering Improved Navigation and Content

Today WOWIO Inc., an established market leader with an online destination that provides access to rich digital media content and eBooks, announced the launch of its newly redesigned website, www.WOWIO.com.

Headline News Nick Greenlights New Series From Avatar: The Last Airbender Creators

Nickelodeon, the number one producer of television animation in the world, has greenlit a new series from the creators of the hit animated TV show Avatar: The Last Airbender, it was announced today by Brown Johnson, President, Animation, Nickelodeon and MTVN Kids and Family Group.

Headline News Dark Horse's Hyde Becomes Big Screen Anti-Hero

David Ellison's Skydance Prods., Dark Horse Ent. and producer Mark Gordon are working on a big screen adaptation of the forthcoming Dark Horse comic THE STRANGE CASE OF HYDE, reports HEAT VISION.

Headline News Stan Winston Family & Gnomon Establish Stan Winston School Of Character Arts

Gnomon School of Visual Effects, the industry leader in professional training for artists in the entertainment and design field, today revealed that it is partnering with the family of the late character creator and effects visionary, Stan Winston, to establish the Stan Winston School of Character Arts.

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