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April Headline News

Academy to Spotlight VFX Game-Changers

The Academy launches a slate of events focused on the breakthroughs in visual effects, beginning with a special advance screening of “Jurassic Park 3D” on April 2, and concluding with an exploration of the groundbreaking VFX techniques used in “Life of Pi” on May 6.

April 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.

Movie Headline News

'The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie' Released on DVD and Download-to-Own

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 8:15am

The entire original cast and Family Guy's Seth MacFarlane, as the voice of I.S.R.A.E.L, get drawn into the brand new animated feature film, which is now available on DVD and download-to-own.

April Headline News

Fox Announces Avatar Blu-Ray Disc & DVD Global Release Dates

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment today announced that it will launch director James Cameron’s history-making motion picture AVATAR on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on Thursday, April 22.

Total Headline News

Nick Leads Basic Cable in April

Nickelodeon is basic cable's top total day network for April, posting double-digit leads with its kid 2-11 target audience over competitors for the month, as well as year to date. Nickelodeon also owned the top three kid-targeted programs (SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR, ICARLY) on basic cable among total viewers in April -- and placed those three shows among all of basic cable's top five programs with total viewers for the month.

April Headline News

Fox Aims High for Spring 2010

20th Century Fox will debut three major titles next year in off-peak times: January, February and April, reports VARIETY.

The studio will push back the release of THE TOOTH FAIRY (starring Dwayne Johnson and Ashley Judd) from November 13 to January 22. Comedy DATE NIGHT with Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Mark Wahlberg and James Franco is set for April 9.

Fox recently announced fantasy adventure PERCY JACKSON will debut February 12.

April Headline News

Artbeats Offers 30 Percent Savings on All Footage During NAB Week

Press Release from Artbeats

Myrtle Creek, Ore. -- April 17, 2009 -- From aerials and CG backgrounds, time-lapse clips to lifestyle collections, now is the perfect time to build your stock footage library. Artbeats, the industry's leading creative stock footage resource, has announced its NAB 2009 Site-wide Footage Sale. Beginning today, April 17, and running through April 24, visitors to the Artbeats Web site will receive 30 percent off all purchases of royalty-free single clips and collections.

April Headline News

Disney Channel Marks Earth Day With Green-Themed Programming

Through eco-conscious storytelling, Disney Channel marks Earth Day with episodes conveying the importance of conservation, recycling and using natural resources beginning Friday, April 17. will launch the new "Handy Manny Gets Handy with the Earth" mini site, which includes "Manny's Mini Garden," where kids can create their own online garden on Friday, April 3. will offer a preview of "Handy Manny's" new recycling episode, "Home Sweet Home/ Jackie's Old Shed," beginning Saturday, April 11.

New green episodes include:

April Headline News

April Fool's Day Programming on Boomerang

This April 1, spend a primate-packed day with Boomerang as the commercial-free network celebrates "Ape-Reel Fool's Day." The big star of the day is everyone's favorite fun-loving (and well-dressed) gorilla, Magilla. Debuting in 1964, THE MAGILLA GORILLA SHOW chronicles Magilla's antics in Mr. Peeble's Pet Shop. This classic cartoon will air in three-hour blocks on Wednesday, April 1, at 9 a.m. (ET) and 5 p.m. (ET), and again overnight at 2 a.m. (ET).

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Gallery Opening For Glenn Vilppu: Master Of Figurative Art

Glenn Vilppu Figurative DrawingGallery Opening For Glenn Vilppu: Master Of Figurative ArtHenderson, Nevada, USAOpening April 24, 2008Show Runs April 24-June 6, 2008

When: Thursday, April 24, 2008 6:30-8:30 p.m. Show unveiling and receptionWhere: The Art Institute of Las Vegas Gallery, 2350 Corporate Circle, Henderson, Nevada 89074Exhibit Dates: April 23 - June 6Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., closed Sundays and holidays.Information: 702-369-9944

April Headline News

Idiots And Angels Premieres At Tribeca

Bill Plympton's new feature animated film IDIOTS AND ANGELS will be premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, which takes place April 23-May 4 in Manhattan.

It will be presented in the "Encounters" section, as one of only 122 feature films selected from 2,300 submissions.

IDIOTS AND ANGELS is a "cartoon noir" about a morally bankrupt man struggling to hide the good side of himself, which manifests itself in a pair of angel wings that make him do good deeds.

Animation Headline News

Celebrate Animation Day - April 1, 2008

The animation community is welcome to celebrate Animation Day on April 1, 2008 in Burbank, California. This is the 10th year in a row of a tradition that started in 1999. Animation Day is a social gathering celebrating fraternal goodwill between professionals in the animation industry.

Everyone is welcome. The Animation Academy and sponsor the event. There will be plenty of pizza and people, including a celebration of AWN's 12th anniversary.

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Complete Star Wars Saga Coming To Spike TV

The Force is with Spike TV this April as the complete STAR WARS saga comes to basic cable.

Airing Friday, April 4 through Sunday, April 6, and Friday, April 11 through Sunday, April 13, the two-weekend event includes the broadcast premiere of STAR WARS: EPISODE III REVENGE OF THE SITH and the basic cable premieres of STAR WARS: EPISODE I THE PHANTOM MENACE and STAR WARS: EPISODE II ATTACK OF THE CLONES.

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Dragonball Pushed To '09

Manga movie DRAGONBALL has been delayed until April 3, 2009, according to

On its original August 15, 2008 release date, it was up against anticipated flims THE INTERNATIONAL, STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, TROPIC THUNDER and WILD CHILD.

It is the first to jump on April 3.

The 20th Century Fox project was written and directed by James Wong, based on the manga by Akira Toriyama.