Geographical Region: Africa

Headline News Underworld Trilogy Descends Onto Blu-ray & UltraViolet

This holiday season, action fans can experience the Underworld like never before with UNDERWORLD TRILOGY: THE ESSENTIAL COLLECTION, the must-own collector’s set available on Blu-ray December 20th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Headline News Framestore Provides VFX for Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows opens on 16th December 2011 in the USA and the UK. The sequel to 2009’s box office smash, Sherlock Holmes, the film sees Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law reprising their roles as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, with Guy Ritchie once more at the helm.

Headline News Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Earns $2.5M in IMAX Across China

IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Bona Film Group (Nasdaq: BONA), a leading film distributor in China, today announced that the 3D martial arts motion picture Flying Swords of Dragon Gate earned approximately $2.5 million at the box office in 59 digital IMAX theatres across China during its opening weekend for a per-screen average of $42,400.

Headline News Kavaleer Animations To Create 30 New Animation Jobs In 2012

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 10:32am

Kavaleer Animations, the award winning Irish animation production company who have just celebrated their 10 year anniversary have announced that in order to keep up with their international work load, they will create 30 new animation jobs over the course of 2012.

Headline News Academy's Tech Council Adds Four New Members

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 10:29am

Denny Clairmont, John Hora, Bob Lambert and Milt Shefter have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council's 2011–2012 membership roster to 24.

Headline News Zambezia 3D: A Look at a Finely Honed 3D Production Pipeline

As the trend in Hollywood toward increasingly sophisticated, visually immersive stereo 3D production continues, another trend is gaining ground as well; studios partnering with smaller, specialized stereo 3D production artists around the world who have invested in the tools and techniques to create custom stereo production pipelines built on the industry’s most leading edge technologies.

Headline News CMG Brings Two African Made 3D Animated Films to the AFM

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 11:55am

Edward Noeltner’s Beverly Hills based international sales company Cinema Management Group (CMG) announced that he’ll be bringing two 3D Animated films to their American Market lineup; Zambezia is set for release in June 2011 while Khumba is set for June 2012.

Headline News Egypt’s 'Honayn’s Shoe' crowned Best Animation at African Movie Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Friday, April 16, 2010 at 12:45pm

Honayn's Shoe, an animated tale about a lost nomad’s search in the desert, with his camel, for his lost shoe, was named Best Animation at this year’s African Movie Academy Awards.

Headline News VIZ Media Licenses Kekkaishi Anime Series To Adult Swim

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has licensed 52 episodes of the popular Shonen Sunday KEKKAISHI anime series to Adult Swim for domestic broadcast. KEKKAISHI will begin airing on May 29th.

Headline News PorchLight Unearths 13 New Episodes of Tutenstein

PorchLight Ent. has announced that Discovery Kids and Jetix Europe have ordered 13 new episodes of the Emmy award-winning animated series, TUTENSTEIN. The new episodes are scheduled for delivery in 2006. Discovery Kids Channel and Jetix Europe are the series partners in the U.S. and Europe respectively. In the U.S., Tutenstein airs on the Discovery Kids channel and the Discovery Kids Saturday morning block on NBC.

Headline News G-Unit Get Mobile with Zingy

Zingy has announced an exclusive mobile publishing agreement with G-Unit, a leading urban brand founded by award-winning hip hop artist, 50 Cent. Under the agreement, Zingy will release a series of games based on members of the G-Unit crew, including 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck and Tony Yayo.

Zingy is the exclusive distributor of 50 Cent voice ringtones, ringback tones, voicemail greetings, wallpapers and video ringtones. This extension of the partnership between the two entities will now include an array of 2D and 3D G-Unit mobile videogames.

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