With Scott Derrickson set to direct, Marvel Studios negotiates with Jon Spaihts to write the script for ‘Doctor Strange.’
North America’s leading anime distributor launches reboot of the famed fantasy action series with free streaming episodes simultaneous with Japanese premiere.
Taking inspiration from the illustrations of Charley Harper and iconic 1920s and 30s travel posters, Trunk directors Alasdair Brotherston + Jock Mooney embark on a painterly journey for the International Maritime Organization.
Amazon’s Withoutabox co-founders launch Critical Mass Studios, aimed at transforming global, multi-platform distribution, rights management and monetization.
Students at the for-profit California Art Institutes could get part of their education paid for under a $4.4 million settlement between the City of San Francisco and parent company Educational Management Corporation.
Fremantlemedia Kids & Family Entertainment announces major distribution and licensing deal with German kids network Super RTL for new pre-school property ‘Kate & Mim-Mim.’
New NVIDIA GPU-powered features also now shipping in Adobe Creative Cloud video and imaging applications.
Producer Neal Moritz is working on a big-screen version of the $1 billion video game franchise, which is being written by Upright Citizens Brigade alums Evan Susser and Van Robichaux.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers and the Hollywood Post Alliance announce a partnership with the intent of merging entirely within a year.
ShortsHD strikes its biggest movie deal to date, acquiring Oscar-nominated animation icon and pioneer Bill Plympton’s entire library of award winning shorts and feature films for global distribution on all ShortsTV and ShortsHD platforms.
Vancouver-based entertainment company standardizes on the Shotgun production management and review system for secure, efficient collaboration with clients and partners.
A first look at Genndy Tartakovsky’s CG animated feature film ‘Popeye’ surfaces at the 2014 Licensing Expo currently underway in Las Vegas.
Inspired by classic boxing movies, Clockwork VFX heads into battle for Hasbro’s cinematic 90-second CG-animated spot, “A Warriors Journey.”
Anna Kendrick lands the lead voice role in ‘Trolls,’ director Mike Mitchell’s musical comedy for DreamWorks Animation.
Nickelodeon picks up a fourth season of the popular ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ CG-animated series with a 20-episode order; Seth Green to join Turtles as Leonardo beginning Season 3 airing this fall.
‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ collects two prizes for Film, Television or Entertainment Licensee in both the Hard and Soft Goods categories; ‘Angry Birds’ from Rovio receives the prize in the new Digital/New Media category.
Autodesk announces Maya LT 2015 Extension 1, which adds animation features that enable indie game developers to create more elaborate characters and environmental objects for their games.
Warner Bros. is in the early stages of launching a new live-action Scooby-Doo feature, with screenwriter Randall Green set to write the script.
Colin Firth exits the CGI/live-action family film ‘Paddington,’ noting that “It’s been bittersweet to see this delightful creature take shape and come to the sad realization that he simply doesn’t have my voice.”
Felix the Cat finds a home at DreamWorks Animation, where the Iconic cartoon character will become a fashion brand.
Unique short film animated in the style of award-winning illustrator George Pratt is based on an incredibly moving, real-life World War I story.
Scholastic Media unveils out-of-this-world plans for the highly-anticipated show for preschoolers, which premieres July 12 on Sprout.
Blacklist directors Dvein take home an AICP award in the Design category for their short film ‘Magma,’ commissioned by Adobe for the launch of its Creative Cloud system.