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Headline News Baby Genius Comes Into The Computer Age With Winfat Industrial Co. Ltd.

Pacific Entertainment Corporation (OTC PK: PENT) is taking its award-winning Baby Genius brand into the computer age in the U.S. through a new licensing deal with Hong Kong-based Winfat Industrial Co. Ltd., it was announced by Larry Balaban, CCO.

Headline News Cyberchase Goes To School!

As it kicks off its eighth successful season on PBS KIDS GO! (check local listings), the daily animated math series Cyberchase will engage kids in a whole new way with Lucky Star, an application for SMART Board interactive whiteboards.

Headline News CRASH+SUES’ Whimsical Hand-Drawn Animation Interacts With Live-Action Footage

Enthusiastic fans of the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves are an animated bunch, but even they were surprised to see themselves rendered as naive line art in a series of four whimsical, hand-drawn animated spots created for the team by CRASH+SUES for Hunt Adkins/Minneapolis.

Headline News Imira Scores Deal With RTP For HIT’s Angelina Ballerina

Imira Entertainment, Spain’s leading production and distribution company specialising in youth programming, has brokered a deal with RTP for HIT Entertainment’s internationally popular series Angelina Ballerina – The Next Steps.

Headline News TokyoPop Announces Content Partnership Deal with Hulu

TOKYOPOP, the leading proponent of the global manga lifestyle and otaku culture, announced today that they have partnered with Hulu, an online video service that offers hit TV shows, movies and clips at and other online destination sites, to provide a wide array of animated and live-action video content.

Headline News Hung Star Thomas Jane Finally Gets His Man In Jonah Hex Short

Therein lies the lesson of Thomas Jane’s quest to play the role of comic book anti-hero Jonah Hex. The star of HBO’s popular series Hung once lobbied to play the theatrical role of Jonah Hex and, though he fell short in that attempt, Jane has found another path to the character as the disfigured cowboy’s voice in the DC Showcase Original Short, Jonah Hex.

Headline News Encore Hollywood's Visual Effects Division Undergoes Major Expansion

Encore Hollywood has expanded its Visual Effects offering with the additions of Stephan Fleet as creative director, Emmy Award-winner Mitch Gates as CG supervisor and the promotion of Tom Kendall to the key role of executive producer.

Headline News SpongeBob Triton Lands 5.2 Million Total Viewers

Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants special, "The Clash of Triton" (Monday, July 5, 8 p.m., ET/PT), raked in 5.2 million total viewers and ranked as the night's top show on broadcast and basic cable TV with kids 2-11, kids 6-11 and tweens 9-14.