The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will expand its three-month celebration of anime with a screening of the 2002 Oscar-winning animated feature "Spirited Away" on Friday, July 17, at 7:30 p.m., and "A Tribute to Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki" on Tuesday, July 28, at 7:30 p.m. Both events will take place at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater and will include extended gallery hours for the Academy's ongoing exhibition "ANIME! High Art -- Pop Culture."
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Press Release from Smith Micro Software, Inc.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) Productivity and Graphics Group today announced the availability of Anime Studio Debut 6. Anime Studio Debut 6 offers a comprehensive set of easy-to-use animation tools that help hobbyists, artists, and students create animations and cartoons for home videos, school projects, or their websites, and even share them via popular social networking sites such as Facebook and YouTube.
Press Release from FUNimation Channel
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 11 -- The FUNimation(R) Channel continues to make great strides in distribution across the nation for both the FUNimation Channel, the top 24/7 anime network and FUNimation Anime, a programming product for both free and pay-per-view video on demand.
Press Release from Anime Expo
Anaheim, California (April 15, 2009) -- Think you got what it takes to be the next AX Idol? Thousands will audition for the most coveted singing and voice acting contest at the nation's largest Anime/Manga convention and win amazing prizes! Anime Expo 2009 will be held from July 2-5, 2009 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. More information can be found on the website www.anime-expo.org.
Press Release from Anime Expo
Anaheim, California and Tokyo, Japan (April 13, 2009) -- Anime Expo is proud to announce the attendance of the world renowned South African born producer and composer Daisuke Ishiwatari to the nation's largest anime and manga convention held July 2-5, 2009 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. More information can be found on the website www.anime-expo.org.
Internet TV service Veoh Networks and FUNimation Ent. have entered into a distribution agreement through which Veoh will offer dozens of popular anime titles. Veoh will support its robust anime line-up with the launch of a dedicated FUNimation channel which will house in one easy-to-navigate place the extensive programming. The FUNimation channel will launch this week with nearly 200 hours of content and is being spotlighted on Veoh’s home page.
Dr. Toon looks over a period of American animation history when racism and hatred toward the Japanese was prevalent.
This month anime reviewer James Brusuelas checks out Air Gear, Claymore, Le Chevalier D' Eon and Welcome to the NHK.
Break tackles and convert on fourth down as American football comes to Japan in EYESHIELD 21, the hit football manga and anime series. The first eight episodes will be available for ad-supported free streaming to all users on January 2, 2009, while Crunchyroll Anime Members can enjoy a higher quality ad-free experience. More information and/or to become a Crunchyroll Anime Member can be found at www.crunchyroll.com/preorder.
In this third excerpt from The Official Luxology modo 301 Guide, author Daniel Ablan puts a twist on Shader Tree applications.
The best shows from Anime Network are now available on the Anime channel of vSNAX Videos, a free app for the Apple iPhone and iPod touch. vSNAX is the destination for video on the iPhone, aggregating and refreshing short video clips from more than 25 media partners every day.
From J-Pop and Robotech to the return of Astro Boy, the Los Angeles event was an exhilarating encounter with the land of otaku.
TVN Ent., the world's largest television on-demand company, and Anime Network, America's top anime channel, announced a three year, comprehensive VOD services partnership. The deal includes industry-wide distribution and asset/metadata management services in support of Anime Network's subscription (SVOD) and free on demand (FOD) programming services across various codecs, formats, and other configurations.
As a warm-up for the upcoming Anime Expo, James Brusuelas shares some of his favorite titles from the recent and not-so-recent past.
Bill Desowitz goes deeper into Speed Racer's 'Photo Anime' look with Digital Domain's Compositing Supervisor Darren Poe and Digital Effects Supervisor Jake Morrison.
Bill Desowitz revs up Speed Racer with VFX Supervisors John Gaeta and Dan Glass along with Digital Domain, BUF, CafeFX, Evil Eye, Sony Pictures Imageworks and ILM.
The New York Anime Festival announced this week new dates for its 2008 show -- September 26-28 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.
The New York Anime Festival, a Japanese pop culture convention from the creators of the New York Comic Con, held its first event on December 7-9, 2007.
Toon Radio and Limelight Media announce the return of ANIME IN THE LIMELIGHT after a three-year hiatus.
The Japanese anime and videogame music radio show has been on local terrestrial radio and has been recording new episodes since January 2008.
It will resume broadcasting on the Toon Radio internet radio station (www.toonradio.net) on March 15, 2008.
On the air since 1997, Anime in the Limelight is a 30 to 60 minute Japanese animation music and Japanese pop culture show.
Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Nozomi Entertainment and Kadokawa Pictures USA are pleased to unveil a sneak preview of THE THIRD manga available from TOKYOPOP on March 11, 2008, at www.thethirdanime.com,the official site for THE THIRD: THE GIRL WITH THE BLUE EYE.
Also at www.thethirdanime.com, visitors can:
Preview sound and video clips, including those from next volume of the anime, VOL. 5: SHADOWS OF THE PAST, which streets on March 25;
Read about the series, its origin and characters;
Watch the series trailer; and
Leading anime channel Anime Network has announced a new broadband service to stream high-quality anime on the Internet. The free service will feature more than 20 full episodes of classic and new anime series at any given time, including classics like RAHXEPHON and SAIYUKI, and new series such as AH! MY GODDESS: FLIGHTS OF FANCY and KURAU PHANTOM MEMORY.
Joe Strike ventures to the New York Anime Festival to find an event that goes deeper than most events into the rich world of anime.
The latest Acrobat edition of Animation World Magazine is now online to download. Covering commercials, IDs and music videos, this edition brings readers the fifth Hot Spots, which presents the best in animated and vfx commercials selected from our readers' submissions. Steven Gottileb surveys the music video scene and highlights some recent examples of cutting-edge visual effects in the medium. Joe Strike talks to several animation production companies about the growing need for interstitial programming around the globe.
In this month's trio of anime reviews, Chris Feldman tells us about Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex: The Laughing Man, The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye and Pumpkin Scissors.