[Crest of the stars : poster, double-sided, Return to the era of the samurai]
Distributor to fight DVD buy-out script
Courier-Mail (12/02/2007) p.27-28 Call No: DVD RESEARCH FOLDER; DVD RESEARCH FOLDER Author: Thompson, Erica Subject: DISTRIBUTION. AUSTRALIA; DISTRIBUTION. DVD. AUSTRALIA; DVD, FILMS ON; LIONS GATE; MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT Summary: Very comprehensive article on Magna Pacific and how they are trying to hold off take over by Lionsgate. Plenty of material on the DVD sales market. Mentions changes in DVD price in Australia. Notes: accessed from: Factiva. Dow Jones Reuters Business Interactive LLC. RMIT University Library. (14 May 2007). Quotations: -- Lots of quotes but this is probably the best: Magna, run by chief executive Allan Radley, is Australia's largest independent DVD distributor, but 86 least 86 per cent of the market is controlled by big operators such as Roadshow, 20th Century Fox and Buena Vista. More info
[Eastern eye : Asian cinema : poster, double-sided, The twelve kingdoms / Galaxy angel]
Call No: P EAS PhysDes: 1 poster : colour, illustrations ; 85 x 60cm Subject: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT; AV CHANNEL; GALAXY ANGEL (JA, 2000); TWELVE KINGDOMS, THE (JA, 2002) SEE12 KOKUKI (JA, 2002); AVALON (JA, Mamoru Oshii, 2001) Summary: Double-sided poster by Madman Entertainment and The AV Channel. Eastern Eye: Asian Cinema on one side and The Twelve Kingdoms & Galaxy Angel advertisements on the reverse side.
Eastern Eye: Asian cinema side: Promotional material for Eastern Eye Asian Cinema movies. Text: Live action Asian Cinema - Yours to own on DVD.
Princess Blade June 2004
Volcano High June 2004
The Grudge June 2004
Bichunmoo July 2004
Internal Affairs August 2004
Avalon September 2004
The Twelve Kingdoms/Galaxy Angel side:
Center of the poster text: ARRIVING 23.06.2004.
Upper half: advertisement for the Twelve Kingdoms with illustrations of its characters. Text: "Anime's epic answer to the Lord of the Rings, Based on the fantasy novels of Fuyumi Ono" Lower half: advertisement for Galaxy Angel with illustrations of five characters looking out of the poster. Text: "Galaxy angels reporting for duty!"
"7 hilarious episodes per DVD" Notes: Fair condition, folds, small tears. ID2: 337 More info
Fortune favours the mad : Paul Wiegard
Lumina (2009) iss.1 p.124-135 More info
Funtastic tries its hand at a game of take-over
Daily Telegraph (11/05/2006) p.63 Call No: DVD RESEARCH FOLDER; DVD RESEARCH FOLDER Author: Chappell, Trevor Subject: FUNTASTIC LIMITED; MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT Summary: Article on the acquisition of Madman by Funtastic. Notes: accessed from: Factiva. Dow Jones Reuters Business Interactive LLC. RMIT University Library. (14 May 2007). Quotations: -- "About 60 per cent of Madman's revenue is from sales of Japanese animation DVDs and it has 2.5 per cent of the distribution market in Australia and NZ." More info
[Galaxy angel z : poster, double-sided, Anime for the whole family]
Call No: P GAL PhysDes: 1 poster : colour, illustrations ; 60 x 43cm Subject: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT; AV CHANNEL Summary: Galaxy Angel Z side:
Image: Five girls and a creature in various poses with pink octopus-like shapes in the background.
Text: The angels are back for more!
Smash sequel series to Galaxy Angel
Anime for the Whole Family side:
Image: In the center of the poster, there are two advertisements. The advertisement on the left is for 'Junkers Come Here' depicting a girl with a backpack sitting on a swing with a small dog beside her. The advertisement on the right is for 'Panda! Go Panda!' depicting two pandas, one sitting on the other's head, and a girl waving from a house in the background.
Text for 'Junkers Come Here': A delightful family film from the director of Sailor Moon!
Text for 'Panda! Go Panda!': From Studio Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away) & Isao Takahata (The Cat Returns)' Notes: Two copies.
Good condition with folds. ID2: 337 More info
Living in a child's dream
Herald Sun (20/05/2006) p.98 Call No: DVD RESEARCH FOLDER; DVD RESEARCH FOLDER Author: Leyden, Fleur Subject: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT; FUNTASTIC LIMITED; DISTRIBUTION. DVD. AUSTRALIA Summary: Interview with CEO of Funtastic Tony Oates. Mention of purchase of DVD distributor Madman Entertainment and how this purchase would allow Funtastic to enter the children's DVD market. Notes: accessed from: Factiva. Dow Jones Reuters Business Interactive LLC. RMIT University Library. (14 May 2007). More info
[Madman anime : poster, double-sided, Yu yu hakusho : ghost files]
Call No: P MAD PhysDes: 1 poster : colour, illustrations ; 84 x 60cm Subject: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT; YU YU HAKUSHO: GHOST FILES (Noriyuki Abe, US, 2002). Summary: Madman Entertainment promotional poster.
Madman Anime side: Illustrations of anime characters. The Madman Entertainment logo and brandname are at the top of the poster.
Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files side: An illustration of four people, one person holds a flaming sword-like weapon, another person with three eyes holds a sword, and a third person holds a red flower. Advertisements for anime collections feature prominently across the entire poster.
Text: The Spirit Detective arrives!
From the creators of Dragonball Z
Vols 1-3 arrive May 19
Hunt down these other great may titles! Notes: Fair condition, folds.
Two copies. ID2: 337 More info
subject clippings file
Madman swallows The AV Channel
Encore (Online) More info
[Metropolis : poster, double-sided, Anime box set]
Call No: P MET PhysDes: 1 poster : col. ; 60 X 42 cm. Subject: METROPOLIS (G, Fritz Lang, 1926); MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT; AV CHANNEL Summary: Image on Metropolis side: Has photo of a head in gold color.
Text on Metropolis side: Fritz Lang's sci fi masterwork newly restored to his original vision.
Image on Anime Boxset Side: Advertisements for nine anime box set collections by Madman Entertainment including Trigun series, Outlaw Star series, Arjuna series, Chance Pop series, NIEA 7, Southern Cross, Dragonball Z Series 5, and GTO - Great Teacher Onizuka.
Text on Anime Box Set side: Box yourself in this June! Notes: Has some fold lines; Double-sided; Madness on the other side. More info
New DVD player
Herald Sun (11/05/2006) p.33 Call No: DVD RESEARCH FOLDER; DVD RESEARCH FOLDER Author: Leyden, Fleur Subject: FUNTASTIC LIMITED; MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT Summary: Acquisition of Madman by Funtastic. Goes into detail of why this happened and under what conditions this takeover occured. Funtastic mention that they wanted to get into children's DVD distribution for ages but felt that they lacked experience to do so on their own. Notes: accessed from: Factiva. Dow Jones Reuters Business Interactive LLC. RMIT University Library. (14 May 2007). More info
SBS, Madman launch partnership
Encore (Online) (Oct 11, 2006) Call No: DVD RESEARCH FOLDER Author: Staff writers Subject: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT; SPECIAL BROADCASTING SERVICE Summary: "SBS has appointed Madman to manage marketing marketing, sales and distribution for its re-launched SBS Video Business." Notes: accessed from: Encore Magazine. Reed Business. AFI Research Collection, RMIT University. (14 June 2007). More info
SBS retail bonanza in store
The Australian (29/03/2007) p.16 Call No: DVD RESEARCH FOLDER; DVD RESEARCH FOLDER Author: Canning, Simon Subject: SPECIAL BROADCASTING SERVICE; AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION; MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT Summary: SBS looking to expand its retail side ala ABC. Distribution deral with Madman to get DVD's into the marketplace. Notes: accessed from: Factiva. Dow Jones Reuters Business Interactive LLC. RMIT University Library. (14 May 2007). Quotations: -- In October (2006) SBS struck a deal with Madman Entertainment to manage marketing, sales, and distribution, and, most important, to pay producers in advance, removing the financial barriers to acquiring content.; -- In 2005 SBS had fewer than 10 DVD releases of its own programming. Mr Finlayson seeded the acquisition of reights with about $750,00 and this year the number will swell to more than 50. More info
Why Australian producers should think more like distributors
Lumina (Winter 2009) iss.1 p.19-31 More info