Digital Hollywood Reloaded

This year’s Digital Hollywood conference (Sept. 23-25) will focus on the heightened expectations of the cable, satellite, broadband and entertainment industries as they ramp up ... Continue Reading →

Egmont Imagination Cuts Production, Assets On Block

Egmont Imagination, the animation production-distribution subsidiary of Danish media giant Egmont, is scaling back its production and development infrastructure in anticipation of an ... Continue Reading →

SpongeBob Head Gets Kicks With Thunder reports that Andy Rheingold, former head of development and production for the Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants, has been tapped by Broadway Video Enterprises ... Continue Reading →

Lone Star VFX House Takes Spy Kids For A Ride

For the effects-filled opening sequence of Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams, Texan filmmaker Robert Rodriguez turned to Dallas-based Reel FX Creative Studios. Originally hired ... Continue Reading →

Horror Classic Doomed Megalopolis Fated For DVD

ADV Films announced plans to release Director Rintaro’s (Metropolis, Captain Harlock) animated chiller Doomed Megalopolis for the first time on DVD. Set in 1923, Doomed Megalopolis ... Continue Reading →

Women in Animation Launches Canadian Chapter

The first Canadian chapter of Women in Animation will be dedicated with a launch party and membership drive on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002 in Vancouver, BC. In addition to WIA representatives ... Continue Reading →

DOT On The Spot At Cartoon Forum

U.K.-based GSCFilms, the production house responsible for the award-winning series Kipper, Sheeep and Angelina Ballerina, will debut DOT, its new pre-school pilot at this years Cartoon ... Continue Reading →

Runaway Production Bill Killed

Variety reports that Assembly Bill 2747, which would have provided as much as $650 million in tax credits to encourage producers to keep productions in California, was turned down by ... Continue Reading →

Plympton Draws Next Feature As You Watch

Marking a first in animation history, cartoonist, animator and independent filmmaker Bill Plympton invites the public to watch him draw his next feature, Hair High. The entire production ... Continue Reading →

Target On Board With Thomas & Friends

Target Stores announced a partnership with Gullane Entertainment to carry a line of exclusive Thomas & Friends merchandise. With a catalog that includes apparel, toys and home entertainment, ... Continue Reading →