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August 2001 News Archive

Wednesday - August 1, 2001
- Activision Nails Minority Report
- Samurai Jack Premieres in August on Cartoon Network
- Virtual UK Who Wants to be a Millionaire Host
- News Link of the Day - Nascar Internet Cartoon Coming

Thursday - August 2, 2001
- Osmosis Jones Images
- Digital Anime Feature Coming to U.S. Shores
- Akira Hits #1 in Sales
- News Link of the Day - Latina Animated Hero in Top Toddler TV Show

Friday - August 3, 2001
- Shrek Crosses $350 Million Mark Worldwide
- Osmosis Jones World Premiere Set for August 7
- Norman Wright Passes Away
- News Link of the Day - LOTR Gets Computerized

Saturday - August 4, 2001
- Planet of the Apes Falls to Second - Rush Hour 2 Soars
- Fast Food Joints Avoided Tie-ins with Osmosis Jones
- Borders Gives Book Away with Snow White DVD Orders
- News Link of the Day - Japan Falls Under Blockbuster Movie's Spell

Sunday - August 5, 2001
- Planet of the Apes - $28.5 Million in Second Weekend
- A Look at the BloodQuest Script
- The Simpson's - How Do I Draw a Shooting Gun?
- News Link of the Day - 'E' For Excessive Violence?

Monday - August 6, 2001
- Universal Begins Work on New Animated Film
- Release Charts: Animated, Anime, and FX DVDs
- Toon Boom Announces Electric Rain Support
- News Link of the Day - Batman Vengeance Shapes Up

Tuesday - August 7, 2001
- Animation Used to Show Off New Thrills
- Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones
- Final Weekend Box Office Numbers
- News Link of the Day - How Dwarfs Hit it Big in Hollywood

Wednesday - August 8, 2001
- Voice of Garfield Dead at 64
- A.I. in Swedish Ratings War
- Spy Kids: Special Edition Opens in Theaters
- News Link of the Day - Little Puppet Gets Job Done: No Strings Attached

Thursday - August 9, 2001
- President of Pixar to be Honored
- Disney Expands Use of Houdini
- Betty Boop's New Vegas Gig
- News Link of the Day - Cartoon Network Slashes Up Another Winner with `Samurai Jack'

Friday - August 10, 2001
- Osmosis Jones Opens to Mixed Reviews
- Christopher Walken Joins Stuart Little 2 Voice Cast
- Shrek Coming to Video and DVD on November 2, 2001
- News Link of the Day - Pixar Has Happy Quarterly Ending

Saturday - August 11, 2001
- Osmosis Jones Bombs on Opening Day
- Pixar Has Big Faith in Monsters, Inc.
- Soundtrack for Osmosis Jones Released
- News Link of the Day - High Tech Toon Boom

Sunday - August 12, 2001
- Weekend Estimates: Osmosis Jones $5.6 Million
- Osmosis Jones TV Series
- Fox Keeps Ice Age to Itself
- News Link of the Day - Pixar Ups 2001 Outlook

Monday - August 13, 2001
- Student Animator Wins Trip to SIGGRAPH
- Release Charts: Animated, Anime, and FX DVDs
- New dFX Newsletter Tomorrow
- News Link of the Day - Feeling the Virtual Force in LA

Tuesday - August 14, 2001
- Industrial Light and Magic Has Busy Summer
- NewTek Announces and Ships LightWave 7.0
- Final Weekend Box Office Numbers
- News Link of the Day - Fabio Behind the Scenes As Animator

Wednesday - August 15, 2001
- Shogun: Total War Warlord Edition Ships
- Softimage 3D 4.0 Announced
- eStudio Gets The Kellys
- News Link of the Day - Final Fantasy Special Effects Rate an Oscar

Thursday - August 16, 2001
- Spirited Away Reaches $83 Million in Japan
- Release Date for Jimmy Neutron Moved
- Kinetics Seeks to Light Video Games
- News Link of the Day - Disney Sued Over Pooh Royalties

Friday - August 17, 2001
- Waking Life Given "R" Rating
- Pearl Harbor DVD Coming December 4
- Tim Burton Says "No" to Sequel
- News Link of the Day - Imax Reports Deep Loss

Saturday - August 18, 2001
- Osmosis Jones Falls Out of Top 10
- Reviewer Slams Planet of the Apes After Praising It
- 3D TV
- News Link of the Day - Hollywood Reveals Internet Movie Plans

Sunday - August 19, 2001
- DAY OFF The Dead
- Weekend Box Office Estimates
- 2001 Animated and FX Movie Release Schedule
- News Link of the Day - Superheroes, Waiting in the Wings

Monday - August 20, 2001
- Sci-Fi Continues to Become a Reality
- The Simpson's Coming to DVD!
- Release Charts: Animated, Anime, and FX DVDs
- News Link of the Day - Mystery Girl Versus Creepy Vampires

Tuesday - August 21, 2001
- Cartoon Museum to Exit Florida
- Shrek to Settle for Second Place
- Final Weekend Box Office Numbers
- News Link of the Day - Microsoft Denies Xbox Delay

Wednesday - August 22, 2001
- A.D. Flowers Passes Away
- Star Trek Coming to DVD
- Spy Kids Marketing Disaster
- News Link of the Day - Is the Force Still With George Lucas?

Thursday - August 23, 2001
- CyberWorld 3D Fails to Win Audiences
- Cartoon Network Worldwide Gets New Executive VP
- Interplay Announces Galleon: Islands of Mystery
- News Link of the Day - Simpsons Season has Celeb Spots, Pot

Friday - August 24, 2001
- GameCube Launch Delayed
- Animated Interactive TV Characters
- The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Offers BA in Digital Media
- News Link of the Day - Two More Harry Potter Films Planned

Saturday - August 25, 2001
- Inside: Disney Won't Commit to Anime
- Details of Xbox Canadian Release Made Available
- Planet of the Apes only FX Movie in Top 10
- News Link of the Day - Review: Madden NFL 2002

Sunday - August 26, 2001
- James and the Giant Peach Special Edition
- Dragonball Z Soundtracks Released
- Weekend Box Office Estimates
- News Link of the Day - BBC News on Shrek

Monday - August 27, 2001
- Matrix Anime Shots on the Way
- 3D Modeling for Jewelry Designers Introduced
- Release Charts: Animated, Anime, and FX DVDs
- News Link of the Day - BBC Versus Disney

Tuesday - August 28, 2001
- Final Fantasy Performs Well Overseas
- Nintendo GameCube Gets Boost From Sega
- Final Weekend Box Office Numbers
- News Link of the Day - Microsoft Delays Xbox Launch in Japan

Wednesday - August 29, 2001
- WB Cancels Baby Blues
- Game Art & Design Degree Added to LA Curriculum
- Video Game Graphics Becoming More Realistic
- News Link of the Day - Disney Starting Celebration Early

Thursday - August 30, 2001
- Nickelodeon Animation Studios Picketed!
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Update
- Pinocchio 3001
- News Link of the Day - Spielberg Terrified of Intelligent Computers

Friday - August 31, 2001
- Lord of the Rings Given PG-13 Rating
- Disney to Release Direct to Video Recess Movie
- Images From Pinocchio 3001 Video Game
- News Link of the Day - 'Adult Swim' Aims to Get Grownups Back in the Cartoon Pool

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