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Independent home video entertainment and brand management company FUNimation Prods. Ltd. announced the creation of Our Time Family Entertainment (www.ourtime.tv), a new division developed to provide entertainment properties to the preschool and children’s market. With distribution licenses already in place, Our Time Family Entertainment releases will feature such well-known programs [...]
Marvel Enterprises and Lions Gate’s Family Home Entertainment (FHE) will animate The Avengers for the first title to be released through their recent direct-to-video agreement. Not to be confused with the classic British spy television series, this Avengers will be based on the best-selling Marvel comics series, The Ultimates, and [...]
Virgin Mobile customers will soon have some new toons to go with their tones courtesy of basic cable’s top destination for laughs. A wide range of new entertainment content is coming to handsets as part of a broad, ongoing strategic alliance between Virgin Mobile and Comedy Central’s parent company, MTV [...]
French CG-animated feature Kaena: The Prophecy, which officially rolled out in limited North American release in on Friday, will arrive on DVD complete with extra features this fall. Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment will release the sci-fi/fantasy epic on September 7. Directed by Chris Delaporte and Pascal Pinon from a screenplay [...]
Vancouver-based Bumblz Media Inc. has launched its Bumblz animated preschool series with its first direct-to-video release, Bumblz’ Clubhouse Friends. The company established a website (www.bumblz.com) to handle direct sales of the video, which is also available for purchase on Amazon.com, Target.com, Waldenbooks.com, CdNow.com and VirginMega.com. Bumblz was created by CG [...]
If Spider-Man 2 has you craving more superhero action, Warner Bros. Home Video has just the prescription with today’s release of the first two DVD sets in its DC Comics Classic Collection. Batman: The Animated Series Volume One and Challenge of the Super Friends: The First Season are now available [...]
Scholastic, home of such animated properties as the Magic School Bus and Clifford the Big Red Dog, has announced plans to expand its publishing business with the launch of Graphix, a new unit devoted to graphic novels. Graphix will debut in January 2005 with the publication of Jeff Smith’s award-winning [...]
DECODE Ent.’s 3D-animated preschool series The Save-Ums! is about to get more exposure in France. Broadcaster France 5 has acquired the first season, consisting of 26 half-hour installments, for air this month. The CG-animated series already airs on French preschool channel TiJi, which has committed to an additional 13 episodes [...]
This holiday weekend, comic book fans can celebrate independence from their wallets because they won’t be needed to pick up some cool new editions. On Saturday, July 3, approximately 2,000 stores will give away comic books absolutely free of charge in observance of the third annual Free Comic Book Day. [...]
Warner Home Video will release a special edition DVD of the animated favorite The Iron Giant this fall. The disc will come complete with all-new special features including eight never-before-seen scenes (with director commentary) including an alternate opening. This version, presented in the Letterbox format with Dolby Digital 5.1 sound, [...]