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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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Intervideo Talent Award

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: November 15, 2009

Films permitted for submission are those dealing with the theme “Tomorrow we will see,” in accordance with the description of the competition. The length of the film contributions must not exceed 10 minutes. In the case of longer films, an excerpt of up to 10 minutes may be submitted.

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European Conference on Visual Media Production 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: November 12, 2009

CVMP, the European Conference on Visual Media Production (www.cvmp-conference.org), is now announcing its call for submissions. The conference takes place on 12th and 13th November 2009 at the BFI Southbank, London. Now in the sixth year of CVMP, a new management team is injecting fresh momentum to this unique event, which brings together practitioners in media production from the film, broadcast and games industries with leading academics and researchers in imaging and graphics.

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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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VIZ Media Simulcasts Conclusion to Inuyasha

By Matt Kapko | Monday, September 28, 2009 at 12:34pm

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, delighted anime fans at New York Anime Festival yesterday with an announcement of the near simultaneous Japanese/American simulcast of the action-packed conclusion to the INUYASHA animated series-INUYASHA THE FINAL ACT.

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Women in Film Chicago Breakfast

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: September 15, 2009

Topic: Social Media – Everybody’s doing it, but what is it doing? We invite you to join us at our Executive Breakfast, Tuesday, September 15, 2009, from 8:00 – 10:00 am at theWit Hotel (201 N. State St, Chicago).Our panelists will shine a light on what does and does not work in the world of social media. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of how to make social media work for you in the world of advertising, branding, film, tv and the arts. Visit www.wifchicago.org to purchase tickets.

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VIZ Media's Naruto Shippuden Coming to Disney XD

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.

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Multi-Platform Business School Workshop

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: August 4, 2009

Thanks to digital technologies, content can suddenly travel across a whole range of media and platforms. But where do you want the journey to go? This high-level workshop has the answers. Aimed at producers, designers and directors of audiovisual content, it offers new perspectives and expert advice for actual and current projects of the participants. The Multi-Platform Business School is organized by the Media Business School (MBS) in Ronda, Spain, one of Europe's prime training institutions.

New markets -- new business models -- a new set of mind

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