Japanese conglomerate SoftBank is reportedly in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation in a deal valuing the company at $3.4 billion.
Lucas Borrás, Bo Krabbe, Daniel Reisinger, Vanessa Marzaroli and Clément Oberto join Motion Theory, each bringing their own unique aesthetic vision to the table.
New release of render farm management software features the RenderPal V2 Submitter, frame checking improvements, idle clients shutdown, and more.
‘Archer’ creator, writer and executive producer Adam Reed to be joined by voice talents H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Jessica Walter, Judy Greer and Chris Parnell; ‘Bob’s Burgers’ panel to include series creator Loren Bouchard.
Focus Features' 3D family offering ‘The Boxtrolls’ takes in $17.3 million for its North American debut, the best showing yet for animation house LAIKA; internationally the stop motion feature earns $5.1 million for a foreign total of $17.7 million and early worldwide cume of $35 million.
Live-action/CG hybrid is written by Joe Henderson and has ‘Ninjago’ helmer Charlie Bean attached to direct.
The co-directors discuss happy accidents and creative challenges on Laika’s third animated feature film.
The 3D animated feature took in over $25.7 million for its North American debut, the biggest independent animated film opening of all time.
Fifth annual technology and new product award winners are among 19 companies from 10 countries and include SuperD, Disney, Dolby, Barco, Prime Focus World and Panasonic; Hollywood technology pioneer John Rupkalvis receives 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Presentation by Academy film scholar Jan-Christopher Horak to be held on Monday, October 20 at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.
Director Eoin Duffy’s award-winning short film will premiere online via Shortoftheweek.com on September 29th.
2D animated show for children aged 3-5 and their caregivers follows the adventures of new monkey mum and her son as they navigate the ebb and flow of everyday life.
Aggressive partners with Story Worldwide to create “Just Gentle Cooking,” a new web spot for Beech-Nut Nutrition.
Honorees at the World Animation & VFX Summit in November to include Film Roman founder Phil Roman, DreamWorks Animation producer Bonnie Arnold, director David Silverman, veteran voice actor Jim Cummings, Gotham Group founder Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, and RGH (Rubicon Group Holding) Studio.
Cape Town-based studio is currently in production with Magic Light Pictures on the animated adaptation of U.K. author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler’s best-selling children’s book, ‘Stick Man.’
Genius Brands International announces a licensing deal with Discovery Kids Asia for Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab and Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club.
Walt Disney Animation Studios releases the second full-length trailer from its upcoming feature, ‘Big Hero 6.’