Animation

  1. Movies, TV, Porn Outrank Music in Top 2011 BitTorrent Search Terms

    December 28, 2011 1:34 PM EST Music terms rank behind movies and TV shows in BitTorrent searches, according to a list of top searches at Kat.ph posted at TorrentFreak . Kat.ph - also known as Kickass Torrents - is a popular torrent search index where people can search for link ...

  2. Music Manager Kenneth 'Kaz' Smith Dies at 43

    May 23, 2011 7:45 PM EDT Kenneth "Kaz" Smith, a music manager at DreamWorks SKG who worked on such Oscar-winning films as "American Beauty," "Gladiator" and "Shrek," died May 3 at his Los Angeles home after a yearlong battle with br ...

  3. Bjork To Release 'Moomins' Charity Song

    August 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT No stranger to idiosyncratic behavior, Bjork has teamed up with animated children's characters the Moomins for her latest single release. Due for release Sept. 6 via digital outlets, "The Comet Song" is for the forthcoming Moomins 3 ...

  4. Indie Retailer Looney Tunes Destroyed In Fire

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Looney Tunes, a 35 year old independent record store on Long Island, was destroyed in a fire last night. In addition to selling albums and a variety of music-related merchandise, the store also hosted a number of high profile in-store appearances, ...

  5. GoFish Drops Bolt Media Acquisition

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bolt Media's inability to reach music licensing deals with major record labels has pushed online video company GoFish to cancel its pending acquisition of the company. Universal Music Group had sued Bolt Media for copyright infringement, sayi ...

  6. Puffy To Face Japanese Tourism Campaign

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Duo named as goodwill ambassadors. The Japanese government on Jan. 16 named female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the United States. The Ki/oon Records-signed act will front an initiative to encourage Americans to visit Japan. Ami Onuki ...

  7. Puffy To Face Japanese Tourism Campaign

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Japanese government on Jan. 16 named female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the United States. The Ki/oon Records-signed act will front an initiative to encourage Americans to visit Japan The Japanese government on Jan. 16 named femal ...

  8. Pixar Sued Over 'Incredibles' DVD Sales Forecast

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Shareholders have sued Pixar Animation Studios in two proposed class actions that claim the company misled investors with inflated projections for DVD sales of its hit title "The Incredibles." (Reuters) -- Shareholders have sued Pixar An ...

  9. Feds Probe 'Incredibles' DVD Sales

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT At 28 million units and counting, "The Incredibles" is the best-selling DVD of the year, but that hasn't deterred federal regulators from looking into disappointing sales of the hit movie. LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) -- At ...

  10. VSDA To Honor Vin Diesel, Patrick Swayze

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Also acknowledging home video titles. Tomorrow (July 27) at the Video Software Dealers Association's annual Home Entertainment conference, the organization will honor Vin Diesel, Patrick Swayze and filmmaker Penelope Spheeris. Diesel will rec ...

  11. SEC Eyes DreamWorks Animation

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two months after disappointing Wall Street with weak sales of the "Shrek 2" DVD, DreamWorks Animation said July 11 that the Securities and Exchange Commission has launched an informal inquiry into its LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) ...

  12. DreamWorks Animation Shareholders File Lawsuit

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The fallout from disappointing sales of the "Shrek 2" DVD continues for DreamWorks Animation SKG, which acknowledged June 2 that a law firm known for filing class-action claims filed a lawsuit on beha (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The fall ...

  13. Investors Sue DreamWorks Over 'Shrek 2' DVD Sales

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Suit claims company hid retailer returns. DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. was hit Thursday (June 2) with its first shareholder lawsuit since going public: a proposed class action accusing company executives of misrepresenting DVD sales of "Shre ...

  14. Self-Licensing For Cartoon Network

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Bros. Entertainment is shifting responsibility for the licensing of Cartoon Network properties, including Powerpuff Girls and Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi, to Cartoon Network Enterprises, putting each e (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Warner Bros. Enter ...

  15. New 'Shrek 2' Vid To Push 'Madagascar'

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST A new home-video version of DreamWorks' "Shrek 2" will serve as a marketing tool for the studio's upcoming theatrical release "Madagascar." A new home-video version of DreamWorks' "Shrek 2" will serve a ...

  16. Shrek Sets DVD Sales Record

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST DreamWorks Animation's "Shrek 2" has set a three-day DVD sales record, the company said yesterday (Nov. 8). The set moved 11 million DVDs in its first three days on shelves, in addition to 1.1 million DreamWorks Animation's &qu ...

  17. EDiMA Names Del Rio President

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mauro Del Rio has been appointed president of European Digital Media Assn. (EDiMA), the pan-European coalition which represents online music companies. Mauro Del Rio has been appointed president of European Digital Media Assn. (EDiMA), the coaliti ...

  18. EDiMA Names Del Rio President

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mauro Del Rio has been appointed president of European Digital Media Assn. (EDiMA), the pan-European coalition which represents online music companies. Mauro Del Rio has been appointed president of European Digital Media Assn. (EDiMA), the coaliti ...

  19. Picture This

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT One of the year's most anticipated video releases—animated feature "Shrek 2"—debuts Nov. 5 from DreamWorks Home Entertainment. Read Jill Kipnis' column. One of the year's most anticipated video releases¿animated feature &q ...

  20. 'Shrek 2' To Hit Vid In November

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "Shrek 2" will hit home video Nov. 5, it was announced today (Aug. 5) by DreamWorks Home Entertainment. The title will be available on VHS ($15.95) and DVD ($19.95). It is not known if the DVD version "Shrek 2" will hit home vi ...

  21. Counting Crows

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The band's new cut, crafted for the "Shrek 2" soundtrack, finds them appealing to younger kids. The band's new cut, crafted for the "Shrek 2" soundtrack, finds them appealing to younger kids. News ...

  22. Movies & Music

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Counting Crow's Adam Duritz found it an uplifting challenge to write an original soundtrack for "Shrek 2." Read Carla Hay's column. Counting Crow's Adam Duritz found it an uplifting challenge to write an original soundtrac ...

  23. Picture This

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST DreamWorks Home Entertainment's DVD release of "Shrek" features a new 15-minute, 3-D animated story. DreamWorks Home Entertainment's DVD release of "Shrek" features a new 15-minute, 3-D animated story. News ...

  24. BuyMusic, Rio Audio In Download Promo

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST BuyMusic.com has inked a download promotion deal with Rio Audio. BuyMusic.com has inked a download promotion deal with Rio Audio. Under terms of the agreement, consumers who buy a Rio Karma, Rio Nitrus, Rio Cali, Rio Chiba or Rio Fuse Digital Musi ...