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Ken Martin, Mark Cohn and Ivan Todorov, founders of eStudio have recently formed Blitz Digital Studios. The animation studio and integrated marketing firm has already landed work on major projects for such high-profile clients as Warner Bros., Showtime, J. Walter Thompson, the General Electric Company, Infogrames and Flipside (a Vivendi [...]
Cartoon Network is adding three new anime series to the line up on its highly rated late night animation block known as Adult Swim. Lupin the Third will air Monday through Thursday at 12 midnight (ET, PT) beginning Monday, Jan. 13. Programming information for both Reign and Trigun will be [...]
Backed by established hits like Angela Anaconda and Olliver’s Adventures, DECODE Ent. has sold three new shows to The Australian Broadcasting Corporation. The Aussie outlet will air the adventure series King, the tween comedy GirlStuff BoyStuff and the 3D pre-school actioner Save-Ums! on its ABC Kids blocks in 2003. Aimed [...]
Broadcast rights to Egmont Imagination’s zany animated stunt-action series, The Amazing Adrenalini Brothers, have been picked up by Nickelodeon’s U.S. and Europe outlets, Cartoon Network Japan, ABC Australia and Astral Quebec in Canada. A recent winner of the “Prix Des Internautes” (People’s Choice) award at the 26th Annecy International Animation [...]
To oversee its upcoming animated half-hour Christmas special, Jack Frost, BA20′s Alastair Swinnerton has brought on legendary producer John Coates (The Snowman, Yellow Submarine, Famous Fred, The World Of Peter Rabbit And Friends) as exec. producer. Stardust Pictures is lined up to produce, and will do all animation in its [...]
The Associated Press reports that an animated TV ad for the British comedy series 2DTV has been banned by The Broadcast Advertising Clearance Center because it makes fun of President Bush. The spot reportedly depicts the leader of the free world trying to insert a DVD into a toaster. The [...]
Most broadcasters in the U.S. wait to announce their new seasons closer to the upfront advertiser meetings in the spring, but Kids’ WB! has made an unprecedented early pick-up commitment for five series for 2003-2004. Warner Bros. Animation has second seasons to produce of its freshmen series, Ozzy & Drix, [...]
Nickelodeon brings a feast of Nicktoons to the table this Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 27-Dec. 1). Highlights will include behind-the-scenes peeks at Nickelodeon’s Animation Studio in Burbank. The cast of All That hosts this "Non-Stop Nicktoons Weekend," chatting with animators and creators who reveal little-known facts about stars like Jimmy Neutron, [...]
For Thanksgiving, ABC Family is dishing out extra helpings of Power Rangers: Wild Force, Best of Power Rangers, Beyblade, Tokyo Pig, Galidor: Defenders of the Outer Dimension and Medabots. A two-morning marathon on Saturday and Sunday will feature back-to-back episodes centered on family, friends and food. Episodes like “Eat Drink [...]
Cartoon Network has signed a two-year deal with British Airways to provide more than two hours of in-flight entertainment programming per flight. Beginning Dec. 1, passengers on long haul flights will have the option of watching Cartoon Network staples like The Powerpuff Girls, Johnny Bravo, Dexter’s Laboratory and Ed, Edd [...]