International transmedia group Ankama introduces its award-winning animated series, ‘WAKFU,’ to the U.S market at this year’s Anime Expo.
SIGGRAPH 2014 announces the selection of Elliot Kotek, co-founder of Not Impossible Labs, as the keynote speaker at SIGGRAPH 2014, the 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 10-14 August 2014 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
Universal Pictures taps veteran Hollywood studio executive Jo Yan to serve as managing director and executive vice president of its China operations.
Studio brings 15 series to Comic-Con from top producers including Greg Berlanti, Bruno Heller, Greg Plageman, Julie Plec, Rob Thomas & Diane Ruggiero-Wright, Kevin Williamson and many more.
Tool recreates the fictional Colorado town of South Park in 3D, allowing anyone with an Oculus headset to explore its scrapbook streets, interact with characters and find hidden Easter eggs.
UK-based independent producer and distributor Acamar Films expands its team, adding Bethan Garton as Head of Licensing and Emma Read as Brand Manager.
Rick Van Brimmer is elected Chairman of the Board of the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association; James Slifer is elected to the post of Vice-Chairman and Pete Yoder is voted to the Executive Committee as the Liaison to the Board of Directors.
Relativity’s PG summer movie ‘Earth to Echo’ opens today, blending 80s nostalgia with current-day mobile technology in a found-footage adventure made for family audiences.
‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ is TV’s number-one animated program with kids; Nick sweeps preschool with top six series, led by ‘PAW Patrol.’
SIGGRAPH 2014 announces the 41st annual Computer Animation Festival award recipients for Best in Show, Jury Award, Best Student Project, Best Animated Short, and Best Visual Effects, among others.
The California Film Commission has vetted and approved 11 feature films, 13 television series and two made-for-television movies to receive $100 million in tax credits for the next fiscal year.
German-born Zimmer has scored more than 100 films, including ‘The Lion King,’ the ‘Kung Fu Panda’ and ‘Madagascar’ films.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces category submission deadlines for 87th Academy Awards consideration.
Shout! Factory, Screenvision and Nerd Corps Entertainment team up to bring a new feature-length original movie ‘Slugterra: Return of the Elementals’ to cinemas across the U.S beginning August 2, 2014.
Independent producer Novel Entertainment secures a deal with SVOD powerhouse Netflix for popular animated children’s series ‘Horrid Henry.’
Oishii Creative is tapped by PromaxBDA to create all of its branding and video opens for the 2014 PromaxBDA conference and awards show.
New performance heights reached with GPU compute, real-time rendering, and enhanced character tools.
MarVista Entertainment launches a new division, MarVista Digital Entertainment, which will license its original and acquired content across digital platforms.
Click 3X announces the addition of Animation Director Noella Borie, who will design and direct animation using traditional frame-by-frame techniques.
Paramount's ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ debuts to $100 million in North America and $201.3 million overseas, including a stunning $90 million opening in China.
Veteran animator served most recently as Head of Animation on Disney’s Academy Award-winning animated feature ‘Frozen.’
The Academy approves new rules for the 87th Academy Awards, including rule changes in the Animated Feature Film and the Animated Short Film categories, along with eligibility of the 2014 Student Academy Awards for Oscar consideration.
Dublin-based animation Studio Brown Bag Films appoints international media entrepreneur Neil Court to its board of directors.