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Mozilla Corp., the company behind the popular Firefox web browser, has announced the winners of its first user-generated short film contest, Firefox Flicks. From a field of 300 submissions, the company singled out two animated entries and three live-action shorts for recognition last week at the San Francisco Int’l Film [...]
Nintendo yesterday announced that its next-generation console, developed under the codename ‘Revolution,’ will officially be called ‘Wii,’ and today there’s already an animated Internet short making fun of it. The 30-second machinima toon was produced by New York based animation studio ILL Clan Inc. and is an unscheduled episode of [...]
At Wednesday’s Upfront presentation in New York, SCI FI Channel execs announced that the cable network will launch a content-rich broadband channel on May 8. Dubbed SCI FI Pulse, the online service will initially feature complete episodes of select SCI FI original series, full-length and uncut SCI FI original movies, [...]
The Walt Disney Co. this week began offering 30-second animated series for cell phones in India, according to Daily Variety. Disney Mobile Theater, a venture with telco Airtel, will also offer animated icons and wallpapers featuring Disney characters, as well as ring tones and games. The relationship is the first [...]
Cartoon Network and leading anime licensor VIZ Media announced plans to debut a new broadband service dubbed Toonami Jetstream. The joint venture will provide on-demand, full-length streaming episodes of such hit animated series as Naruto and Samurai Jack, as well as Hikaru No Go, M’R, The Prince of Tennis and [...]
U.K.-based independent media group Entertainment Rights Plc. (ER) has appointed interactive media company Magic Lantern to develop new media content that leverages ER’s library of characters and programs across non-traditional broadcast platforms. In addition to developing original content from existing brands, ER will work with Magic Lantern to create new [...]
Despite rumors of some major reworking going on, Disney has released a first look at its upcoming CG-animated feature film, Meet the Robinsons. The sci-fi comedy is based on the William Joyce book, A Day with Wilbur Robinson, and tells the story of Lewis, a 12 year-old genius inventor who [...]
Frederator Studios today launched ReFrederator, a podcast of vintage cartoons that can be found on the web at www.refrederator.com. The new toon outlet is a sibling to the studio’s flagship animation podcast, Channel Frederator, which will show its 100th cartoon on Tuesday, April 18. ReFrederator will feature classic, public domain [...]
Finally, a chance to strut your slapstick stuff for Comedy Central! The giggle-wielding network has teamed up with web video hot spot IFILM to kick off Comedy Central’s Test Pilots, an online competition to discover the next broadband hit. Comedy Central’s SVP of original programming and development Lou Wallach announced [...]
If ever there was a product designed by a committee it’s the major Hollywood studios on-line movie download effort launched Monday. Users can download films to their PC and then watch it ‘ on their PC. They can burn a DVD of the download and watch that ‘ on their [...]