The Walt Disney Company pays $500 million for Maker Studios, one of YouTube’s largest multi-channel networks.
CG Student Awards is now accepting submissions for the 2014 Autodesk CG Student Awards, with over $230,000 in prizes and 15 studio internships available to winners.
Aadarsh Pvt. will debut the first episode of their new animated preschool show Purple Turtle at MIPTV 2014.
Gaumont Animation announces Giochi Preziosi has signed a Master Toy license to develop figurines, accessories & play sets based on Calimero, which just made a CG comeback on France’s TFOU and debuts on Italy’s RAI March 25.
Trent Locke joins the executive management and strategy team of Portfolio Entertainment as Chief Operating Officer and VP of Finance.
Ben Sherwood named to succeed Anne Sweeney as Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks and President, Disney/ABC Television Group in February 2015.
Winners at the 17th edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival include Love Games by Yumi Joung, Le Labyrinthe (The Labyrinth) by Mathieu Labaye, and The Fake by Sangho Yeon.
U.K. creative network IdeasTap teams with the British Academy of Film and Television to give 12 film graduates the chance to benefit from a tiered program of support designed to help them get a foot in the door.
Festival artistic director Marcel Jean and the team from the Films & Program Planning department reveal the short film selections for the 2014 Annecy International Animation Film Festival, with 176 films competing for the Cristal award.
Blockbuster titles, including Star Wars: Episode VII, Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron, will come to life in the IMAX experience.
Presented by the SVA Animation Department and ASIFA-East, Richard Williams documentary Persistence of Vision returns to New York City for a very special FREE screening on Thursday, April 3rd.
Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment announce a raft of international distribution deals for their two new stereoscopic CG-animated feature films Ratchet & Clank and Sly Cooper.
Coolabi announces a global publishing agreement with Penguin for the new animated series Clangers; Penguin will publish brand new books in a variety of different formats and languages.
Voting is now open for the 2013 Ursa Major Awards for the Best Anthropomorphic Literature and Arts of the 2013 calendar year.
Two recent works of art by Oscar-winning filmmaker and animator Chris Landreth are up for auction through Toronto-based Consignor Canadian Fine Art.
The 2014 Ottawa International Animation Festival, taking place this year September 17-21, announces its worldwide call for entries.
Blacklist’s Directors WIZZ partners with The Richards Group on the spot Stop the Abuse for NatureSweet, a look at the sad truth of what it’s like to be a tomato in today’s America.
Nickelodeon continues its ratings winning streak with it’s latest original animated comedy, Breadwinner, becoming the top-rated show for kids between the ages of 2 and 11 in its fourth week on air.