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Anime Director Yamazaki Talks “The Duel” Episode of Halo Legends

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 11:02am

Anime director Hiroshi Yamazaki provides fans with a distinctly different artistic vision of the Halo universe with his painterly approach to animation in “The Duel,” one of the seven stories within Halo Legends.

Headline News

Resident Evil: Afterlife Delayed Till Early 2011

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 9:39am

RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE has been delayed until Jan. 14, 2011, SHOCKTILLYOUDROP.COM reports. Originally scheduled to hit theaters on Aug. 27, 2010, the first film in the series to use 3D technology is taking longer to put together than Screen Gems anticipated.

Mobile Headline News

LG Mobile Integrates Marketing Campaign With Avatar

By Matt Kapko | Monday, December 7, 2009 at 7:18am

LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A. Inc. (LG Mobile Phones), in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox and Lightstorm Entertainment, has created a multi-faceted marketing campaign tied to the highly anticipated epic adventure film - AVATAR - written and directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker James Cameron ("Titanic").

Media Headline News

DHX Media Makes Senior Appointments

DHX Media has made strategic personnel appointments to its senior team within the parent company, as well as within key operating divisions reflecting the increased activity and synergy across its production, distribution, consumer products and interactive divisions.

Animation Headline News

Playboy Announces Winner of 2009 Animation Contest, Calls for Entries for Round 2

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 8:23am

Playboy announced today that “Basement Gary,” an original animation co-created by New York animator Sean Donnelly and actor Alessandro Minoli, was named winner of its 2009 Animation Contest.

Animation Headline News

37th Annual Annie Award Nominations Announced

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 9:24am

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 37th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year's best animated features, television productions, commercials, short subjects and outstanding individual achievements in the field of animation.

Syfy Headline News

Syfy Orders Drama Series Based On Novella The Colorado Kid by Stephen King

By Matt Kapko | Monday, November 30, 2009 at 9:49am

Syfy has ordered 13 episodes of the supernatural drama series Haven, based on the novella “The Colorado Kid,” from renowned author Stephen King.

Animation Headline News

Lasseter Talks Princess and the Frog and 2D

At a recent press conference, John Lasseter, chief creative officer at Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, touted the return of 2D with THE PRINCESS AT THE FROG (opening today in LA and New York and expanding Dec. 11).