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News BusinessWeek Profiles CG Astro Boy, Gatchaman's Imagi
posted on 2007-10-16 13:01 EDT
The financial news magazine BusinessWeek has profiled IMAGI Animation Studios, the Hong Kong computer animation company that is producing movie adaptations of Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy manga and Tatsunoko Production's Gatchaman anime series. Both are planned for international releases in 2009 by Warner Bros. and the Weinstein Co. The article discusses the outlook of this new company, in light of the strong box office and mixed critical response of its only movie so far, TMNT. IMAGI has signed several new staffers, including animation director Jakob Jensen (Over the Hedge character designer) and producer/writer Paul Dini (Batman the Animated Series).
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