FOX gives its recently launched Animation Domination HD block a boost, ordering six additional quarter-hours of [i]Axe Cop[/i] and [i]High School USA![/i]
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Multi-year deal will bring Amazon customers thousands of episodes from Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., MTV and COMEDY CENTRAL with favorite kid’s shows like SpongeBob SquarePants, Fairly Odd Parents, Dora the Explorer and The Backyardigans.
Netflix and Hasbro expand their multi-year programming deal making “Littlest Pet Shop” and “Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters” available to Netflix members in the U.S.
Acme Filmworks releases a third set of award-winning animated shorts as part of its “Animation Show of Shows” DVD collection.
James Cameron and Andrew Adamson weave acts from seven live Cirque shows into their new 3-D film, Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away 3D.
Trollbäck + Company creates the show open and graphics package for “NFL Monday QB” for CBS Sports Network and “The Lights” for NBC Sports Network.
Film at REDCAT Presents “Invisibilities: Animated Films and Live Performance by Laura Heit” October 15.
Dr. Toon dives into the intersection of young children’s animation with society, psychology, and economics.
The market is hungry for new content. Networks and broadcasters are eager to show something new to their audiences and were buying up lots of stuff this time around. This made my heart jump for joy.
Netflix has made it easier and more fun for kids and families to instantly watch a huge range of kid-friendly TV shows and movies with its new "Just for Kids" experience.
Every one of my content client’s goals is to get their show on a US network, first and foremost. This is when I ask the question, “Are you willing to sell your rights away?” Many stop short and say “Hell NO!”
Award shows are an important element of a company’s marketing plan; the top tier shows are judged by some of the highest ranking members of our industry and provide opportunity for ongoing peer and client recognition. As with film festivals, the selection process for any award show is subjective and secretive, so entering is a gamble. But for a few hundred dollars a year, your company and work could receive exposure easily worth tenfold.
The Pink Hobo Gallery (507 E. Hennepin Ave.) will host an art show "The Art of Yo Gabba Gabba!" featuring artwork from the Nick Jr. TV series. Among the items on display: never-before-seen original drawings and sketches from the show's creator and lead designer Parker Jacobs, props used in the show, and original production artwork from the show's guest artists including King Mini, Mark Mothersbaugh, Option-G, Panda Panther, Megan Brain, Aaron Stewart, Mitch Loidolt, Tim Sievert, Julia Vickerman, and Tanya Haden. The opening is between 5pm and 1am.
DreamWorks' big green ogre has been residing on Broadway since last fall, when SHREK THE MUSICAL debuted. Painting actors green or putting them in donkey suits is one thing, but the original animated film had more than its share of moments that might be challenging to recreate in front of a live audience.
Call for Entries: LACDA 2008 Juried CompetitionLos Angeles, California, USAJanuary 8-31, 2009Deadline: December 15, 2008
LACDA announces their juried competition for digital art and photography. The center's competitions are very open ended in terms of concept and approach, choosing not impose limits on the artists. Rather, they encourage a broad range of technological creativity. Many top level academics, many self-taught outsiders, some persons of great celebrity, many entirely unknown are exhibited.
Qubo Channel, the TV and online entertainment service for children, has a full slate of new TV shows for kids and an expanded kid-friendly schedule. The fun starts on Monday, November 3 with the debut of series SAMMY'S STORY SHOP, MAISY, GOFRETTE and ADVENTURES FROM THE BOOK OF VIRTUES, a new season of favorite, DRAGON, as well as new episodes of many other popular Qubo shows. Qubo Channel will also roll-out a new schedule that serves different age groups at different times of the day and will now feature several series on a daily basis.
The best shows from Anime Network are now available on the Anime channel of vSNAX Videos, a free app for the Apple iPhone and iPod touch. vSNAX is the destination for video on the iPhone, aggregating and refreshing short video clips from more than 25 media partners every day.
Production for Joss Whedon's DOLLHOUSE for FOX has been temporarily shut down, per VARIETY.
Twentieth Century Fox TV shut down the show Wednesday, but plans to resume shooting September 25, giving Whedon his requested time to tweak the show's fourth script. Whedon had been directing the first two episodes, keeping him out of the writer's room. As a consequence, the studio, network and Whedon agreed the show's fourth episode needed re-writing, also allowing the writers to get ahead on the next few scripts.
Comedian and voice actor Harvey Korman, 81, died Thursday, media outlets are reporting.
Korman, who voiced The Great Gazoo on THE FLINTSTONES, as well as dozens of guest voices on animated shows in his 47 year career, died at UCLA Medical Center after suffering complications from the rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm four months ago, his family said. He had undergone several major operations, according to the ASSOCIATED PRESS.
HIT Entertainment programming will now be available for purchase and download from the iTunes store in the U.K. (www.itunes.com/uk), the company announced Tuesday.
Set to launch in April 2008, the HIT content on iTunes in the U.K. will feature more than 20 hours of episodic downloads from HIT's popular children's shows including BARNEY, BOB THE BUILDER, THOMAS & FRIENDS and CAPTAIN PUGWASH.
The BBC has announced the launch of new CGI series FREEFONIX, a co-production of Cinnamon Entertainment (U.K.) and Method Films (Paris) that was animated in India. The 40x30 show, one of the largest in its genre put together by a U.K. production company and the largest commission by the BBC for an animation aimed at seven- to 11-year-olds, will premiere Friday on BBC kids channel CBBC.
Hulu.com, the joint online venture of NBC Universal and News Corp, has been launched in beta. Featuring streamed and on-demand current and classic shows, as well as feature films, the site's content can also be viewed at partner websites, including AOL, Comcast's Fancast.com, MSN, MySpace and Yahoo. Among the shows being offered during the initial phase are THE SIMPSONS, HEROES, and BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER.