Hasbro-Discovery Communications Joint Venture President and CEO Margaret Loesch today announced the appointment of children's and family entertainment programming veteran Donna Ebbs as senior vice president, programming, for the joint venture television network expected to launch in late 2010.
Seasoned development and sales executive Maggie Murphy has joined Cookie Jar Entertainment as SVP of Development.
This week (9/22/09) offers the DVD/Blu-ray release of BATTLE FOR TERRA (Lionsgate, $12.99 and $19.99); THE HAUNTED WORLD OF EL SUPERBEASTO (Anchor Bay, $12.99 and $19.99); HOT FUZZ (Universal Home Ent., $18.99); SCOOBY-DOO! THE MYSTERY BEGINS (Warner Home Video, $19.99, $24.99); TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES -- THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON (Warner Home Video,$36.49, $44.99); and WALLACE & GROMIT: A MATTER OF LOAF AND DEATH (Lionsgate, $9.99) and WALLACE & GROMIT: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION (Lionsgate/HIT, $21.99, 19.99).
Rick DeMott talks with producer Tom Klein about the challenges of creating the R-rated, 2D animated film, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto, directed by Rob Zombie.
Full Sail University is now offering a 21-month online Computer Animation Bachelor of Science’s Program.
4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:KDE) will present the newest chapter of its popular fantasy adventure series, CHAOTIC: SECRETS OF THE LOST CITY, to international broadcasters at MIPCOM next month.
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces its 'Call for Entries' for this year's 37th Annual Annie Awards.
Leading family entertainment producer and distributor Chorion has been appointed to represent the licensing rights to Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s much-loved literary property THE LITTLE PRINCE in the U.K. and Eire.
The OIAF, which runs from October 14-18, welcomes several animation legends including Pixar’s Ronnie del Carmen (UP), Henry Selick (CORALINE), David Silverman (THE SIMPSONS), along with retrospective screenings of award-winning animators Don Hertzfeldt, Stan VanDerBeek, Suzan Pitt, Jim Blashfield, and Studio Film Bilder.
IMAX Corp. and Columbia Pics have announced that SPIDER-MAN 4 will be released to IMAX theaters simultaneously with the film's worldwide release on May 5, 2011.
Variety reports Universal has confirmed HANCOCK helmer Peter Berg as the director onboard BATTLESHIP.
Judging by what was screened Saturday at THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG D23 panel, 2D animation is definitely back at Disney.
Enter the world of the Han Dynasty as up and coming Japanese Anime distribution company, Marvelous Entertainment Inc., and the number one online destination for Anime and Asian Entertainment, Crunchyroll, are set to stream the action packed/comedic/fantasy fan-favorite KOIHIME MUSOU (episodes 1-4; subbed) to Crunchyroll Anime Members and fans worldwide starting Saturday; Sept. 12, 2009 at 5pm PDT.
Ted Thomas discusses the making of his new documentary, Walt & El Grupo, revealing a hidden chapter in the fabled life of Walt Disney.
In a landmark agreement, VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced that its animated series NARUTO Shippuden has been acquired by Disney-ABC Cable Networks Group for debut on Disney XD (www.DisneyXD.com) television channel beginning in October.
MTV Networks International's Emerging Markets group is launching a Nickelodeon branded program block on leading commercial broadcaster TV2 in Hungary.
LucasArts today announced LUCIDITY, a new game under development from the LucasArts team that re-imagined THE SECRET OF MONKEY ISLAND.