A new animated short film set in the “Unseen University” of Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld produced by the Ireland’s Animation Hub -- the Irish School of Animation at Ballyfermot College of Further Education, Trinity College Dublin and Giant Animation Studios -- launches at a special world premiere screening at the Science Gallery in Trinity College.
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The 8th Int'l Bitfilm Festival for Digital Film has ended with an award ceremony in Barcelona. The Grand Prix TV Digital went to Zack Snyder's 300. The T-Home 3D Space Award was bestowed on Blur Studios' A GENTLEMEN'S DUEL, directed by Francisco Ruiz and Sean McNally.
The Autodesk FX Mix Awards went to FISSION by Kun-I Chang while the MTV Flash Award was given to THEIR CIRCUMSTANCES, directed by JiHyun Ahn. Phix's I'M ONLY SLEEPING won the Gee Machinima Award with the Hamburg 4 Micromovie Award going to Michael Reissinger's VW PHAETON GALAXY SHOW.
Atari (Booth #4215) will showcase its latest and greatest in interactive entertainment at Comic-Con 2004. Games will include titles from hit properties including DUEL MASTERS, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, GODZILLA and TERMINATOR. Comic-Con 2004 will take place July 22 25 at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California.
Titles include: DEMON STONE (PS2, Xbox)
Entertainment Rights has sold its hot property for boys, DUEL MASTERS, to Turner Broadcasting System Europe, which will see the cartoon airing on screens in the U.K., Ireland, Italy, Spain, Scandinavia, Central and Eastern Europe, reaching 30+ million households via Cartoon Network and Toonami in the U.K.
DUEL MASTERS started life as a Manga comic, which gained a huge following in Japan. The television series is a combination of 2D animation with CGI effects done by Shogakukan's famous production arm, Shopro, who also produced the hit shows POKÉMON and HAMTARO.
Cartoon Network will air a 90-minute special to introduce the new series, DUEL MASTERS, on Feb. 27, 2004 at 5:30 pm. The series will then air Saturdays at 7:00 pm, starting March 13, during Cartoon Network's Saturday action/adventure programming block. CN acquired the series from Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro Inc.
In conjunction with its trip to MIPCOM, Entertainment Rights has announced its acquisition of the TV and video rights to TRANSFORMERS ENERGON, the next chapter in the TRANSFORMER franchise. The new 52x30 minute episodes follow up the success of TRANSFORMERS ARMADA. Picking up where Armada left off, Energon follows the defeated evil Unicron and Megatron teaming up to take over Earth.