Animation community site goes global

The Association of Japanese Animations, an industry organization consisting mainly of animation production companies, recently announced that its community website, called Open Post, now has an English-language section. Open Post acts as a forum that provides animation professionals with an opportunity to submit and publish their work online. The new English-language section allows submissions from …

Astro Boy teaser trailer goes live

David Bowers, who helmed Flushed Away, is directing the upcoming Summit Pictures’ film Astro Boy. The Studio has just released the first teaser trailer for the movie, which is due in theaters on October 23rd 2009. Based on the classic anime series by Osamu Tezuka, with a script by Timothy Harris (Twins, My Stepmother Is …

Astro Boy cuts hair at Comic-Con plus Viz Media to lens Naruto, Death Note, Inuyasha and other Manga-based films

Imagi Studios and Summit Entertainment will be at Comic-Con in San Diego at booth #3530, introducing its upcoming CG-animated motion picture Astro Boy. The film’s director, David Bowers and producer, Maryann Garger will be attending the event on Saturday, July 26, and be stationed at the studios’ booth. 
 A special-edition Astro Boy oversized bag will also be …