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Skywriter Media Acquires Two New Kids Properties Heading Into MIPTV 2010

Independent producer/distributor, Skywriter Media & Entertainment Group has acquired two new children's properties, The Wumblers and Planet Echo, which will be introduced to international buyers at MIPTV 2010.

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Stan Lee Media Shareholder Suit Dropped

A lawsuit against Stan Lee and Marvel Ent. from defunct Stan Lee Media shareholders Jose Abadin and Christopher Belland has been thrown out by a federal judge, reports VARIETY.

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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.

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Industry Decision-Makers To Judge "In Toon With Tweens" Contest

Portfolio Entertainment Inc. has brought together a diverse and prominent pool of jurors from across the globe to weigh-in on the top 15 finalists and select the winner and runner-up of the company's recently launched "In Toon With Tweens" animation contest.

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Brosta TV & Rhythm & Hues Form Creative I.P. Partnership

Brosta TV LLC and Rhythm & Hues Studios have entered into a co-producing relationship with the goal of creating original intellectual properties for the global market.

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Disney Completes Marvel Acquisition

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 4, 2010 at 11:47am

Advancing its strategy of delivering great branded content to people around the world, Robert A. Iger, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) announced today that Disney has completed its acquisition of renowned character franchise company, Marvel Entertainment Inc (NYSE:MVL).

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VIZ Media to Kick Off 2010 With Release of New Manga, not simple

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 8:35am

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, kicks off 2010 with the release on January 19th of Natsume Ono’s manga, not simple.

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DHX Media Makes Senior Appointments

DHX Media has made strategic personnel appointments to its senior team within the parent company, as well as within key operating divisions reflecting the increased activity and synergy across its production, distribution, consumer products and interactive divisions.

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VIZ Media Releases New Shojo Manga Series

By Matt Kapko | Monday, November 30, 2009 at 9:14am

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies has announced the North American debut on December 1st of BUTTERFLIES, FLOWERS, a new manga series that takes place against a backdrop of office romance and social class.

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VIZ Media Announces Pre-Holiday Releases

By Matt Kapko | Monday, November 16, 2009 at 7:44am

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, presents several new shojo manga (graphic novel) titles that fans and gift givers of all types might consider for wish list priority this holiday season.

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Inuyasha Manga Looms Larger-Than-Life In New Vizbig Edition

By Matt Kapko | Monday, November 9, 2009 at 6:40am

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, continues the momentum behind its hit INUYASHA brand with the announcement of the release of Rumiko Takahashi’s original manga series in new VIZBIG omnibus editions.

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VIZ Media Releases Beast Master Manga Series

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 8:07am

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, expands its popular SHOJO BEAT imprint with the release of Kyousuke Motomi’s BEAST MASTER manga on November 3rd.

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News Corp., Libery Media Show Interest in NBC Universal

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 10:33am

Comcast might have a fight on its hands. News Corp. and Liberty Media are both interested in a deal with NBC Universal even while Comcast tries get its own deal locked down, according to The Hollywood Reporter, citing a report by CNBC.

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GameX Announces The Gauntlet as Featured Game Tournament

By Matt Kapko | Monday, October 12, 2009 at 10:14am

GameX (Games & Media Expo), October 23-25, 2009 in Philadelphia, today announced THE GAUNTLET as one of their featured game tournaments, presented by Alienware®, Dell’s premier, high-performance PC gaming brand representing premium power and performance for gamers and technology enthusiasts alike.

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Starz Media Names TV Veteran Alecia Dixon to Spearhead Domestic Distribution Expansion

By Matt Kapko | Monday, October 12, 2009 at 8:55am

tarz Media has tapped Alecia Dixon, a veteran of the entertainment business with a focus on film distribution, to spearhead its domestic television expansion in the new position of vice president, domestic TV sales.

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VIZ Media Announces The Captivating Epilogue to Boys Over Flowers

By Matt Kapko | Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 2:32pm

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, delights fans of shojo manga (graphic novels for girls) with the announcement of the upcoming release of BOYS OVER FLOWERS: JEWELRY BOX on October 13th.

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VIZ Media to Publish What A Wonderful World!

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 2:57pm

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, expands its notable VIZ Signature manga imprint with the publication of Inio Asano’s WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD! on October 20th.

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Conference on Visual Media Production Final Call for Short Papers

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 10:02am

CVMP, the European Conference on Visual Media Production (www.cvmp-conference.org), taking place on 12th & 13th November 2009 at the BFI Southbank, London, is putting out the final call for short papers presenting the latest research in media production.

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Conan O'Brien and Andy Richter of "The Tonight Show" Do Anime - "Part Deux"

By Matt Kapko | Monday, October 5, 2009 at 10:15am

Press Release from Starz Digital Media

Starz Digital Media and Manga Entertainment recently partnered with the producers of the "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" for a second time and produced another hilarious segment.  The new skit features the "Tonight Show's" Conan O'Brien and Andy Richter, as well as our very own anime expert, Steve Sargent, Manager of Digital Content Programming for Starz Digital Media.

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VIZ Media Snags License for Vampire Knight

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 9:14am

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced that it has acquired the domestic TV, Home Entertainment, Streaming, DTO, and Merchandising rights to the hit VAMPIRE KNIGHT animated series.

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