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Rainmaker Entertainment Promotes Tara Kemes to VP of Culture & Talent

Vancouver-based animation outfit Rainmaker Entertainment has recently promoted Tara Kemes to the newly-created position of Vice President of Culture and Talent, from her former post as Director of Talent Development. Kemes, who originally joined Rainmaker Entertainment in 2009, will be helming the studio’s recruiting efforts while helping develop the unique culture that distinguishes Rainmaker ...

Grab Darkness Rising on DVD for a Transformers holiday
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Grab Darkness Rising on DVD for a Transformers holiday

Just about one year ago, The Transformers returned to TV via the joint venture of Discovery and Hasbro known as The Hub. It’s there that the animated series made famous in the 1980s was reborn for today’s audience, complete with a new look that merged the classic style of the original toon with the updated flair of the Michael Bay movies. Transformers Prime was introduced by a five ...

Darkness Rising for the Happy Holidays
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Darkness Rising for the Happy Holidays

So, it’s Thanksgiving, a time for friends and family and happiness and food and of course giving thanks. But, we’re also gearing up for Darnkess Rising, a time of evil and Decepticons and fighting and …well, there’s probably some food too. Energon flavored. On December 6th, Shout! Factory will bring the Hub’s Transformers Prime home to DVD in Transformers Prime: ...

The Littlest Angel
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The Littlest Angel Hits the small screens

Great Highway Company and Portsmouth Pictures have recently finished the CG-animated direct-to-home video feature entitled The Littlest Angel. The film features the voices of Ron Perlman, Ed Kelly, and Caleb Wolfe. Scheduled for a November 15 release, the film aims to bring life to the best selling book by Charles Tazewell, which tells the story of the youngest angel in heaven – a young ...

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Space Adventure launches on DVD
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Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Space Adventure launches on DVD

On November 8th, Disney invites fans young and old to blast off with the release of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Space Adventure on DVD. In honor of Adventure Day, not to be confused with Adventure Time, Professor Von Drake is sending Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy, and Daisy into the far reaches of outer space. Zooming through the stars in the Clubhouse Rocket, the group searches for Treasure Stars ...

Shout delivers Transformers Prime Darkness Rising to DVD on December 6
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Shout delivers Transformers Prime Darkness Rising to DVD on December 6

This December, there will be more to think about than the typical holiday party planning. You’ll have to spend at least part of your day worrying about the Darkness Rising in the form of a really ticked off morphing robot named Megatron. On December 6th, Shout! Factory will bring Transformers Prime: Darkness Rising home to DVD. The package includes the original 5 part miniseries that ...

Phi-Brain Kami no Puzzle Anime Licensed by Sentai Filmworks
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Phi-Brain Kami no Puzzle Anime Licensed by Sentai Filmworks

Sentai Filmworks has recently acquired the license to Phi-Brain ~ Kami no Puzzle, a paranormal thriller anime from Sunrise and director Junichi Sato (Sgt. Frog, Sailor Moon). Phi-Brain ~ Kami no Puzzle features characters designed by legendary animator Youhei Sasaki, with music done by Akio Izutsu. All 25 episodes of the horror anime will be streaming soon on Anime Network Online, to be followed ...

Marvel's Avengers Earth's Mightiest Heroes Volume 3 and 4 hits DVD
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Marvel’s Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Volume 3 and 4 hits DVD

Marvel and Disney have been collecting Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in the big screen for a few years now – from the Hulk’s first CG film to the most recent Captain America – all in anticipation for next summer’s juggernaut (maybe starring Marvel’s Juggernaut??) The Avengers. However, here in cartoon world, we know that the Avengers have already been starring as ...

Fox works a deal with The Simpsons, signing season 24 and 25
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Fox works a deal with The Simpsons, signing season 24 and 25

For a moment there, we were worried. After 20+ seasons and nearing 500 episodes, it honestly wasn’t clear if the Simpsons was going to see a 24th season. A feud had developed between Fox and the cast behind-the-scenes, largely over money, that put the show’s future in jeopardy, despite being the longest running cartoon in history, and the longest running series (animated or not) on ...

JEM and The Holograms: The Truly Outrageous Complete Series DVD Box Set
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JEM and The Holograms The Truly Outrageous Complete Series DVD Box Set

Today, October 11th, JEM and The Holograms: The Truly Outrageous Complete Series is finally available in an 11 disc DVD Box Set. Some of you may have been waiting weeks for this, since the collection was first announced. Some might have held their breath for months, from when The Hub brought the toon back to TV. And we’re sure there are some who have hoped for this day to arrive for ...

Nickelodeon's CatDog to DVD in CatDog: Season One from Shout Factory
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Nickelodeon’s CatDog to DVD in CatDog: Season One from Shout Factory

From 1998 until about 2004, Nickelodeon was all about Cats and Dogs, living together in harmony. Or, a single CatDog living together in … well, in the same body. A creation of Peter Hannan, CatDog tells the story of conjoined brothers, one half cat and one half dog, whose adventures filled years of comedy on Nickelodeon, a made-for-TV movie called CatDog: The Great Parent Mystery, and ...

The Littlest Angel comes to DVD Nov 15th from Anchor Bay Entertainment
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The Littlest Angel comes to DVD Nov 15th from Anchor Bay Entertainment

On November 15th, don’t be on the lookout for the largest angel, or even regular sized angels; that day belongs to the Littlest Angel! Based on one of the best-selling children’s book of all time, Charles Tazewell’s The Littlest Angel, the film of the same name tells the story of a young boy who arrives in heaven before his time. Home-sick and lonely, he will travel back to ...

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