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Twilight’s New Virtual World

Habbo, a far-reaching website for teens, has teamed with Summit Entertainment for TWILIGHT. Variety reports TWILIGHT’s large-scale online presence will feature many activities and polls.

The site allows users to create unique online characters and interact with other users in a virtual TWILIGHT universe. The site will launch this fall to coincide with the domestic release of NEW MOON.

Habbo boasts users in 31 countries.

Film Headline News

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant Trailer Now Online

The first trailer to CIRQUE DU FREAK: THE VAMPIRE'S ASSISTANT has appeared online thanks to Moviefone. Based on Darren Shan’s bestselling book series, the film follows a young man who’s bored of his normal life and joins a traveling circus under the leadership of a vampire. What he doesn’t know is that he has broken a 200-year-old truce that will rekindle a vampire war. The film stars John C. Reilly, Ken Watanabe, Chris Massoglia, Josh Hutcherson and Patrick Fugit. The film descends on theaters Oct. 23, 2009.

Online Headline News

Dexter Gets Animated Online Prequel

Showtime is creating 12 animated webisodes that will serve as a DEXTER prequel to the series, reports THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER's James Hibberd.

Titled "Earl Cuts," the webisodes will explore how Dexter honed his killing craft and will be online this fall. Michael C. Hall will do the voice work.

Online Headline News

FIAE -- 4th International Festival of Erotic Animation

FIAE -- 4th International Festival of Erotic AnimationRio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, BrazilDeadline: August 31, 2009November 2009

Our online submission form is now available, so submit your film! The Regulation and the answers to all your questions can be found via our submissions page. The deadline for submitting your online form is August 31st, 2009, and we must receive your DVD by September 15th, 2009.

Anime Headline News

Anime Network Online Expands Service

Press Release from Anime Network

HOUSTON, TX -- June 22, 2009 -- Today Anime Network, America's #1 Anime Channel, formally launched its new online player at Anime Network's new online service includes over 40 hours of free content as well as a premium package that gives users unlimited access to more than 300 hours of anime, live action films, and J-rock videos.

Online Headline News

Disney Online Completes Acquisition of Kaboose Internet Assets

Press Release Disney Online

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Disney Online announced today it has completed the purchase of key Internet assets from Kaboose, Inc., including Web sites,,, and, among others. As a result of the acquisition, a new group of properties has been formed, the Disney Online Mom and Family Portfolio, which will be led by Emily Smith, vice president, Disney Online.

Film Headline News

Sebastian's Voodoo Wins NFB Online Short Film Competition

Tom Perlmutter, Government Film Commissioner and Chairperson of the National Film Board of Canada, today awarded the prize for the 5th NFB Online Short Film Competition to Joaquin Baldwin. His film SEBASTIAN’S VOODOO was honored at the Short Film Corner in the presence of Jerome Paillard, Executive Director of the Marche du Film of the Cannes Film Festival.

Online Headline News

EA Sports Announces 500 Millionth Online Game Played This Week

Press Release from EA SPORTS

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- EA SPORTS, a label of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announced that 500 million online games have been played since launching its '09 product line last June. On average, more than 2.2 million EA SPORTS games are played online each day, which reflects an increase of more than 175 percent over last year.

Kids Headline News

Matthew Broderick to Guest Star as Cyber Dad of the Year on PBS KIDS GO!

Press Release from WNET.ORG and PBS KIDS GO!

NEW YORK -- Award-winning film and stage actor Matthew Broderick will guest star as the voice of Max in a special "Father's Day" episode of CYBERCHASE -- the Emmy Award-winning animated math series -- premiering June 19 on PBS KIDS GO! (check local listings). In this exciting episode, Hacker sets out to ruin Father's Day while Max and the CyberSquad try to stop him.

Online Headline News

EYA Interactive's Epic MMORPG Titan Online Enters Grand Open Beta

Press Release from EYA Interactive

April 13, 2009 -- EYA Interactive Co. Ltd. (EYA Interactive), one of the world's premier multimedia entertainment service providers, announced today that TITAN ONLINE, its free-to-play, massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG), will enter into the Grand open beta on April 28. Players can get a taste for this martial arts fantasy by logging in at

Film Headline News

Rising Sun Denies Leaking Wolverine Online

Australian vfx company Rising Sun Pictures say they had nothing to do with X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE leaking online earlier this week. The ASSOCIATED PRESS reported Thursday that the company's name appears in a caption dated March 2 a few minutes into the leaked copy of the Twentieth Century Fox film.

Series Headline News

Paramount Digital Partners With Gaumont to Produce New Interactive Thriller

Paramount Digital Ent. and European production and distribution company Gaumont will develop SECTION 8, an interactive web series exclusively distributed in the U.S. by MySpace.

Endemol will handle worldwide distribution, product integration and brand partnerships.

Star Headline News

Esurance Online Flash Star Trek Game Now Up

Esurance, the online auto insurance company, has recently launched a new STAR TREK movie-themed Flash game featuring the company's special agent brand icon, Erin Esurance. The free online game includes animated versions of alien life-forms from J.J. Abrams' upcoming STAR TREK film produced by Paramount Pictures and Spyglass Ent. and due in theaters May 8, 2009. Esurance's STAR TREK movie-themed online game is the latest addition of fresh content to the company's STAR TREK micro-site:

Online Headline News

Help Solve the Mystery of the Dollhouse with Interactive Online Drama

Game enthusiasts and Joss Whedon fans alike need not wait for the series premiere of the highly anticipated new drama DOLLHOUSE Friday, Feb. 13 (9:01-10 p.m. ET/PT) on FOX to begin to unravel the show's mythology. "Dollplay," an innovative and unique online participation drama invites Whedonites, crime buffs and FOX fans to solve an intriguing mystery now unfolding at and

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Moviegoers Follow the Angels & Demons Path of Illumination in Online Contest

On May 15, 2009, famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon will follow the Path of Illumination in order to thwart the Illuminati's plot to commit unspeakable acts of violence in their quest to destroy the Vatican in Columbia Pictures' ANGELS & DEMONS.

Online moviegoers from seven countries will have the chance to follow their own path with the Angels & Demons Path of Illumination Contest on

Online Headline News

National Film Board Launches Online Screening Room

A vital part of the national fabric since 1939, the National Film Board of Canada is marking its 70th anniversary in 2009 with a gift to Canadians and Web users of all ages: a new online Screening Room providing free home viewing of over 700 productions, films, trailers and clips from the NFB's collection.

Online Headline News

Online Critics Pick Wall-E Best Animated Feature

The New York Film Critics Online awards have chosen WALL-E as the year's Best Animated Feature, and also picked the film as one of the year's best pictures, per VARIETY.

The organization is made up of 27 Web-based reviewers and two print critics with a strong online presence.