RAZZBERRY JAZZBERRY JAM, the new TV show from Trapeze Animation Studios Limited, wholly owned subsidiary of Trapeze Media Ltd., will debut December 23 at 7 a.m. on The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Kids' CBC.
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Vanguard Films' John H. Williams bought the rights to cult comic series EMO BOY, with Kyle Newman onboard to direct, per THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The comic's writer-artist Stephen Edmond is writing the screenplay.
As part of the 100-plus Grammy nominations announced Wednesday, WALL-E earned three nominations. The 51st Annual Grammy Awards will be given out Feb. 8, 2009.
In the category of Best Score Soundtrack for Motion Picture or Film, THE DARK KNIGHT, INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL, IRON MAN and THERE WILL BE BLOOD were nominated alongside the Disney-Pixar animated feature.
Best Score Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media:
THE DARK KNIGHTJames Newton Howard & Hans Zimmer, composers
Santa Monica vfx boutique a52 has added award-winning vfx supervisor and artist Andy McKenna to its full-time staff.
At a52, which is well known for its artful contributions to major commercial, music video and television projects, McKenna joins a team that includes the talents of Flame artist/VFX supervisor Patrick Murphy, 3D/VFX supervisor Andrew Hall, and others.
This week The Gnomon Workshop released a DVD set unlike any you have seen before. Sil van der Woerd, a talented music video director from the Netherlands, has reconstructed the steps he took to produce and direct a music video for the Dutch singer Lolly Jane Blue.
The Beatles' music and legacy is set to rock across the universe in the form of a video game through a partnership between Apple Corps Ltd., Harmonix and MTV Games, a part of Viacom's MTV Networks.
The Portable Film Festival is reaching out for viewers to indulge in an online visual feast of short film, music video, documentary and animation content. Every day a new film is featured on the site for masses to view free of charge. These films can additionally be uploaded onto any digital device -- iPod, 3G phone or PSP -- for your portable viewing pleasure. Traffic jams, malfunctioning elevators and Trans Siberian railways never looked so good.
You can't find two animals more different than a fierce grizzly bear and a cuddly-cute sea otter. So CRASH+SUES and Echo Boys were challenged to craft a pair of spots for the Minnesota Zoo from Preston Kelly/Minneapolis that reflected the polar-opposite personalities of the beasts, which are part of the Russia's Grizzly Coast exhibit.
MTV Networks International (MTVNI) has launched first international high definition service dedicated to music and kids, MTVNHD (MTV Networks High Definition). The 24-hour English-language channel will premiere on Monday, 15 September 2008 and will be available in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Poland and Sweden.
The music video for The Pharcyde's new single AY YO MY MAN, directed by Little Red Robot features neon tube art designs assembled in 3D, then composited into the live-action, interacting with musicians Tre and Fat Lip.
At the E3 Media & Business Summit today, Nintendo unveiled the next GTA title from Rockstar Games, GRAND THEFT AUTO: CHINATOWN WARS, will be published exclusively on Nintendo DS. It's the first time the GTA series will be available on the handheld console.
Harmonix, MTV Games and distributor Electronic Arts revealed at E3 Media & Business Summit new features for the next evolution of the groundbreaking music platform, ROCK BAND 2.
With the original ROCK BAND title providing millions of players with a new way to interact with the music and artists they love, ROCK BAND 2 builds upon its core band foundation to offer an unparalleled, deeper, dynamic gameplay experience.
ROCK BAND 2 raises the bar in music gaming innovation with new features to rock the world:
Concrete, a high-end post-production facility based in London's Soho and the first to host Europe's first 3-D Stereoscopic DI Suite, recently worked on the latest David Jordan music video for Mercury Records. The stunning video titled SET THE MOOD for his debut album was directed by Tom Bird at Mercury and produced by Hannah Cooper.
Harmonix, MTV Games and Electronic Arts are taking the groundbreaking music platform that forever changed the face of music video games to the next level this September with the release of ROCK BAND 2.
With the original providing millions of players a new way to interact with the music and artists they love, ROCK BAND 2 is the next evolution of the franchise that redefined the standard for music games.
To kick off its third season on May 19, PBS KIDS' preschool destination invites kids to discover new cultures and build language skills through Spanish language content and new original music. Spanish language content will be introduced by Miss Rosa, played by teacher and actress Jennifer Pena, to encourage children to explore new cultures and experiences.
Equipped with the latest in animation, and a large jazz ensemble, students at Parsons the New School for Design and The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music will take the stage at The New School's Theresa Lang Community and Student Center on May 4 to present "visual music works," where music and animation come together in new and compelling ways.
The event marks the culmination of the university's first studio course in Jazz and Animation, in which students created original work through an unusually high level of collaboration.
X1FX, a leading visual effects design and production company specializing in FX for feature films, TV commercials and music videos, has completed dozens of unique visual effects for the just released music video entitled HONEY from singer Erykah Badu.
The video is viewable on YouTube.
The announcement was made Monday by X1FX co-founders Mark Larranaga, Visual Effects Supervisor, and Edy Enriquez, founder and Executive Producer
DIC Music, a subsidiary of global brand management company DIC Ent., is launching a new online production music business, www.cuetunes.com.
The new venture will serve as a one-stop, royalty free music source for film and television professionals, independent film producers, instructors and students to purchase quality, affordable production music for all premium media productions, including station themes, news and commercial music, animation, live action, home video, Webisodes, demo reels, video games, student projects and temp tracks.
Animation and entertainment company W!LDBRAIN announced Wednesday a multi-million dollar licensing program for the children's series YO GABBA GABBA!
Magazine-style music series YO GABBA GABBA! was recognized by TIME magazine in 2007 as one of the top 10 new television series.
It airs domestically on Nick Jr. weekdays at 11:30 a.m. (ET/PT).
W!LDBRAIN has signed key licensees to create and distribute extensive merchandise in 2008, including apparel, accessories, books, games and toys.
Harmonix, MTV Games and Rhino Ent. announced a deal that will bring the legendary band Grateful Dead to the highly anticipated music videogame ROCK BAND. The iconic group is making 18 master recordings from its diverse catalog available as digitally distributed game levels following ROCK BAND's release this holiday season. Among the songs available will be the classic Dead tracks "Truckin'," "Uncle John's Band," "Touch of Grey," "Sugar Magnolia" and "Casey Jones."
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) has announced the appointment of Arwed-Ralf Grenzbach as Vice President, Videogames, Music and Special Products. The newly created role signals efforts by NVCP to further advance its international consumer products business into the rapidly expanding interactive and music arena. Grenzbach, who is London-based, will report to Jean-Philippe Randisi, Vice President and Managing Director, NVCP EMEA, also in London.