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Headline News Thomas & Friends, Angelina Ballerina The Next Steps Launch On Discovery Kids In Latin America

HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment, and Discovery Kids, the pioneer preschool channel in Latin America, debuted new episodes of Thomas & Friends (Thomas y sus amigos/ Thomas e seus amigos), presented for the first time in CG animation and with individual character voices, as well as the new CG animated series, Angelina Ballerina The Next Steps (Angelina Ballerina, Los Siguientes Pasos/Angelina Ballerina, Os Seguintes Passos) in Latin America.

Headline News Academy Elects Three First-time Governors, Returns Nine Incumbents

A trio of Oscar recipients – director Kathryn Bigelow, film editor Anne Coates and documentarian Michael Moore – make up the year’s first-time electees to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors.

Headline News Mothership's Patrick Jean Featured in Cannes' Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase

--Transmedia studio Mothership noted that director Patrick Jean was among the 20 new directors recognized in Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase.

Headline News SIGGRAPH 2010 Art Gallery Provides a Feast for the Senses

From virtual bugs to wearable devices, the SIGGRAPH 2010 Art Gallery investigates the multi-sensory nature of human experience in a technologically enhanced environment.

Headline News Starz Looking to Sell Film Roman, Starz Animation

Cable network group Starz is looking to sell its production companies that make up Starz Media, which includes animation firms Film Roman and Starz Animation, reports VARIETY.

Headline News Titanic 3-D Coming in Time for Tragedy's 100th Anniversary

In a LOS ANGELES TIMES article on Gloria Stuart's 100th birthday celebration, the newspaper reports that James Cameron has a target for the release of the 3-D version of TITANIC.

Headline News Netflix To Stream Relativity Media Movies

Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Relativity Media, LLC today announced a long term agreement through which major theatrically released films owned by Relativity will be licensed directly and exclusively to Netflix for streaming to its subscribers during the "pay TV window."

Headline News Treehouse Delivers The World Premiere Of The Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot About That!

Corus Entertainment’s premium preschool network Treehouse is pleased to announce the world premiere of the first ever Dr. Seuss inspired animated series, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! on Saturday, August 7 at 5:30 p.m. ET starring Martin Short as the voice of the Cat.

Headline News VIZ Media Simulcasts New Anime Series Nura Online

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced the launch of a brand new anime series – NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN – on VIZAnime.com, the company’s premier website for anime.

Headline News Wordgirl Battles Dastardly New Nemeses In Summer Event On PBS Kids Go!

Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, announced today that the Emmy Award-winning WordGirl will aim to beat the heat of July with a weeklong programming event called “There’s A New Villain in Town.”

Headline News The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Opens Strong in IMAX Theatres

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Summit Entertainment announced today that The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the highly anticipated third film in the studio's Twilight franchise, generated gross box office receipts of approximately $9 million from 193 IMAX theatres domestically from Wednesday June 30 through Monday July 5, for a per screen average of approximately $47,000.

Headline News Prime Focus Makes Edward Cullen Sparkle in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Global visual entertainment services group Prime Focus has completed visual effects shots for the Summit Entertainment release "THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE," the latest movie in the blockbuster Twilight franchise.

Headline News Walt Disney Studios Releases Disney Movies App Exclusively for iPad

The Walt Disney Studios has launched a new Disney Movies app, exclusively for the Apple iPad, that lets users discover more about current and classic Disney movies.

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