Media FX News Archives
- October 1, 2001
- FX/Animation Films Top Three
in Anticipated Movies
- Release Charts:
Animated, Anime, and FX DVDs
- Civilization III Presales
High - Ships October 31, 2001
- News Link of the Day
- Ghibli Museum on Animation Films Opens
Films Top Three in Anticipated Movies
(by digitalmediafx.com) Movie ticket seller Fandago has released
the results of its Fall/Winter movie member survey which shows
that the most anticipated upcoming movie this year is easily Lord
of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring. Second in the survey was
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone followed by Pixar's Monsters,
every indication that these three films represent just the tip
of the iceberg for holiday moviegoing, and that they're going
to be enormously popular," said Art Levitt, president and
CEO of Fandango. "To hear directly from moviegoers that they
are so excited about these movies is a great sign for an industry
upswing this fall and winter."
more than 10,000 participants in the survey with a majority 52%
naming Fellowship of the Ring as the most anticipated upcoming
movie of the year.
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Charts: Animated, Anime, and FX DVDs
(by digitalmediafx.com) Here are new animated, FX, and anime
DVDs hitting store shelves tomorrow:
Mummy Returns (2001 - FX)
All Dogs Christmas Carol (1998 - animation)
Links vol 4: Eternal Angel (anime)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs DVD Ships Next Week! Click
Amazon.com is now accepting pre-orders for the Shrek 2-Disc
Amazon.com is also accepting pre-orders for The Phantom Menace
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III Presales High - Ships October 31, 2001
(by digitalmediafx.com) Presales for Sid Meiers Civilization
III are high as the third installment of the popular civilization-building
series prepares to launch at the end of this month.
pre-sales of Civilization III have really taken off," said
Ron Seger, vice president, product line sales for Infogrames.
"Early on we met with some of our retail partners about a
special edition of the game that would be limited to a small production
run. The positive response to this idea was universal. We put
together the limited edition for those fans that want more in
their Civilization III experience. The gamers who score one of
these tin-box limited edition games on launch day could have a
real collector's item."
limited edition is a one-time run of 75,000 copies of a special
edition of the game. Click
here for pre-order details. The limited edition does
not interfere with the regular edition of Civilization III, which
can be found here.
edition of Sid Meier's Civilization III comes packaged in a tin
box that contains an exclusive video chronicling the making of
Civilization III, a second video celebrating Sid Meier's induction
into the IDSA Hall of Fame, designer's notes from Sid Meier and
Jeff Briggs, a fold-out tech tree, and the Civilization III game
III players choose one of 16 fledgling civilizations and, if they
are masterful, guide them to global domination through development
of technologies, cultural achievement, trade with other civilizations
and all the other skills that make a civilization great.
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of the Day - Ghibli Museum on Animation Films Opens
According to Japan Today:
animation film director Hayao Miyazaki on Monday opened the Ghibli
Museum of animation in Mitaka in western Tokyo, a joint project
between his production company and the city.
who designed the museum and serves as its head, greeted visitors
eager to see his latest creations as a bell rang to announce the
museum's opening at 9:55 a.m..."
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