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Disney Headline News

Marvel & Netflix Join Forces

Disney’s Marvel and Netflix join forces to develop historic four-series epic, plus a miniseries event based on renowned Marvel characters; landmark deal brings Marvel’s flawed heroes of Hell’s Kitchen, led by ‘Daredevil,’ to the world’s leading internet TV network in 2015.

Get Animated Headline News

NFB Launches Free ‘Get Animated!’ Online Screening Series

In commemoration of International Animation Day, the National Film Board of Canada launches the seventh edition of ‘Get Animated!,’ a free online screening series including a selection of recent films, two filmmaker showcases, and six brand-new films.

Internet Headline News

Brand New School Spots Clear Internet

Bi-coastal directing collective Brand New School (www.brandnewschool.com) recently collaborated with agency Secret Weapon Marketing to create an intriguing new ad campaign for Clear Internet, the company that has blanketed several major cities with wireless Internet access.

Internet Headline News

Bravia Internet Users Get Sneak Peek At Hancock

For a limited period, BRAVIA Internet Video Link owners will have the opportunity to watch the Sony Pictures summer hit, HANCOCK, prior to retail DVD and Blu-ray availability.

The movie, which can be rented for $9.99, will stream directly to BRAVIA televisions equipped with Sony's BRAVIA Internet Video Link for a 24-hour viewing period. This offer will be available beginning on October 28 and running through November 10.

Internet Headline News

Wumblers Approved For Family Friendly Internet Site

The Giddy Gander Company's THE WUMBLERS (www.wumblers.com) has been added to KidZui "The Internet For Kids." With more than 600,000 websites, pictures, and video currently comprising KidZui's parent and teacher approved content, THE WUMBLERS is being featured today as one of the most highly trafficked and enjoyable websites for children.

KidZui is a new kids' browser that makes surfing the Internet fun, easy, and safe for kids ages 3-12.

Series Headline News

ADV Films And Crunchyroll.com Bring Welcome To The N.H.K. To The Web

ADV Films and Crunchyroll will bring fan-favorite series WELCOME TO THE N.H.K. to the Internet. ADV Films is the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan and Crunchyroll is the leading destination for Asian content on the Internet.

In a progressive campaign to leverage digital promotion, ADV has made the first two installments of the 24 episode series available for at www.crunchyroll.com. Two additional episodes will be added each Thursday over the next five weeks.

Internet Headline News

DGA and AMPTP Reach Tentative Agreement

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced today that it has concluded a tentative agreement on the terms of a new three-year collective bargaining agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).

Highlights of the new agreement include:

* Increases both wages and residual bases for each year of the contract.* Establishes DGA jurisdiction over programs produced for distribution on the Internet.

Internet Headline News

China To Crack Down on Web Content

China will institute new rules at the end of the month that limit the broadcast of video or audio content on the Internet to state-run sites, BLOOMBERG NEWS and THE NEW YORK TMES report. Beginning Jan. 31, only government-run entities will be licensed to disseminate material, which may not promote sex, violence, gambling, or religious cults, or reveal state secrets.

Netflix Headline News

Netflix, LG Team To Bring Web Content Directly to HDTVs

Netflix Inc. and LG Electronics today announced they are joining forces to develop a set-top box for consumers to stream movies and other programming from the Internet to HDTVs -- bypassing the need to use a personal computer.

The collaboration is expected to deliver a new online home entertainment service via technology embedded in an LG networked player planned for the second half of 2008.

Mobile Headline News

MIPCOM Mobile And Internet TV Awards Goes Virtual in Second Life

A virtual space of information about the MIPCOM Mobile & Internet TV Awards has been set up inside the 3D virtual world of Second Life. This virtual platform brings together creators and new talent in emerging areas of entertainment, such as Internet and machinima.

Internet Headline News

Aardman Channel to Launch on Joost

Aardman Animations announced today (May 30, 2007), that it will launch its own branded channel on Joost, the world's first broadcast-quality Internet television service. Aardman began distributing programming on mobile platforms in 2006 and will now broadcast its content online through platforms like Joost.

The Aardman channel will offer classic animated shows from the studio, such as CREATURE COMFORTS and MORPH, surreal comedies REX THE RUNT, PANIC IN THE VILLAGE and The Adventures of Jeffrey, plus some brand-new short films.

Internet Headline News

Sin City Wins Bitfilm Awards

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 1, 2006 at 12:00am

The worldwide Internet audience has decided in a public voting about the winners of the Bitfilm Awards. More than 750 films from 51 countries have applied for the prizes in seven categories.

The winners are:

T-Com 3D Space AwardVERSUS by François Caffiaux, Romain Noel and Thomas Salas (France)

Adobe FX Mix AwardTRAVEL DIARY by Keng-Ming Liu (Taiwan/U.S.)

MTV Flash AwardBLOW by Hermes Mangialardo (Italy)

Hamburg Machinima Award

Online Headline News

Cisco, Macromedia Acquire Strategic Stakes in Indiagames

TOM Online Inc., China's leading wireless Internet company, announced that Cisco Systems Inc. and Macromedia Inc. will acquire strategic share interests in Indiagames Ltd., a leading global publisher of mobile games majority owned by TOM Online. This move enhances the India-based mobile games publisher's position for global growth.

Internet Headline News

The Internet Celebrates its 35th Birthday

The Internet just had its 35th birthday party Oct. 29, 2004, at UCLA, where it all started. On Sept. 2, 1969, Leonard Kleinrock led a team of engineers to establish the first network connection between two computers, ushering in a new method of global communications. A month later, the second node was added at Stanford, and, on October 29, the first host-to-host Internet-type message was sent from UCLA. The message was LO, which sounds prophetic until Kleinrock explains it.

Kids Headline News

Nickelodeon Online Launches Dot Kids Domain Websites

Nickelodeon launched two new Websites today, July 14, 2004, as part of the Dot Kids Act, established in 2002 to ensure safe spaces on the Internet for children under 13. The new site for kids, www.nick.kids.us/ and for parents and preschoolers, www.nickjr.kids.us/, have been created by the network as extensions of www.nick.com/ and www.nickjr.com/, respectively, as additional safe places for kids and preschoolers to play on the Internet.

Animation Headline News

G7 To Take Margolis To TV

Internet superstar and celebrity personality Cindy Margolis, has inked an agreement with Gang of Seven Animation (G7 Animation) to develop an animated TV series based around her persona, with an adult-oriented premise intended to capitalize on the burgeoning late night adult, male viewing market.

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