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.
With the DC Comics sale firmly in place, WB has created a new company known as DC Entertainment, notes the Hollywood Reporter.
In celebration of Disney’s newest animated musical THE PRICESS AND THE FROG, Walt Disney Studios is opening its Burbank gates to the public for a once-in-a-lifetime advance special engagement, welcoming Disney fans to experience its newest animated musical comedy Nov. 25- Dec. 13, 2009.
You know the tingles, that feeling running up and down your spine when you experience something awesome. Last month the Disney folks were kind enough to invite me to a preview of Ponyo – and I swear a day and half later the tingles were still with me.
At the Dreamworks stop, Rick Farmiloe meets the filmmakers and hears about their thought process and methods of getting it on the screen. For him, this year the field was exceptionally strong, with every film being quite unique and different from the rest.
The Ink and Paint Club held its premiere luncheon with Walt Disney Animation Studio’s Emily Hoppe on hand as the guest of honor. Hoppe, the studio’s senior manager of creative marketing outlined the role Disney and The Princess and the Frog, the studio’s first 2D animated film in five years, will play at Red Stick’s April festival.
From the shores of enchanting Rio to Sao Paulo’s urban hustle and bustle, I was lucky enough to attend Brazil’s 2008 Anima Mundi festival. This is the only festival I know about that starts in one city for a week and then moves to another town for another week of festivities. While this makes it one of the longest festivals, I think most people would want it to last even a little longer.
Anime expert Fred Patten checks out The Anime Encyclopedia: A Guide to Japanese Animation Since 1917, Revised and Expanded Edition to see if the authors have maintained its position as the go-to book for any questions on anime.