Drafthouse Films releases the first U.S. trailer for Ari Folman’s ‘The Congress,’ which will be made available on iTunes and On Demand July 24, followed by a limited theatrical release on August 29.
Pixar Animation Studios announces a series of important innovations in the latest version of its forthcoming Academy Award-winning RenderMan software, including Advanced Global Illumination, New Pricing and Free Non-Commercial Use.
Visual-effects company Sony Pictures Imageworks plans to moves its Los Angeles headquarters to Vancouver.
The celebration of all-things Gumby as well as stop-motion animation will take place on the grounds of Glendora City Hall and Public Library.
Twentieth Century Fox releases the first official trailer for ‘Book of Life,’ the animated romantic comedy set during the Mexican holiday of the Day of the Dead.
Co-directed by Michelle Dougherty and Karin Fong, Imaginary Forces creates an eloquent new commercial for Sapporo.
Bringing more than a decade of business development experience, Carlos Penny joins Oishii Creative as Head of Business Development.
House of Cool hires Russell Ward as SVP Marketing & Business Development in charge of launching the company’s new proprietary interactive publishing platform called Massively.
Internationally award-winning animation and visual effects company BENT Image Lab opens a new office in New York City.
Chairman of Entertainment Kevin Reilly announces that he will depart Fox Broadcasting Company by the end of June.
New management firm launched by former Superfad managing director offers multi-disciplinary talent & integrated production solutions.
Render farm management software helps company meet topical timelines for internationally famous news clips.
Nominees for Best Animated Series include FX’s ‘Archer,’ Fox’s ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Family Guy,’ Disney XD’s ‘Phineas and Ferb,’ and Cartoon Network’s ‘Adventure Time.’
Netflix acquires the pay-TV rights to Sony Pictures Animation's movies under a new multiyear agreement, beginning with ‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2’ and ‘The Smurfs 2.’
Entertainment branding agency bolsters talent with new creative spaces in New York & Los Angeles, adding Heidi Erney as Executive Producer and Janice Walbrink as Director of Business Development.
Featuring an interactive timeline of the history of ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ rare treasures from the Disney archives, explorable environments from the world of ‘Maleficent,’ cast and crew interviews, never-before-seen concept art, storyboards and sketches, exclusive photos and featurettes, fun facts, character profiles and more.
Thinkbox Software launches Dealine 6.2, featuring several enhancements to the software’s established plug-ins and scripts.
Composer Michael Giacchino is set to score Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ -- his second collaboration with director Pete Docter following 2009’s ‘Up.’
Ink reveals details of a major Europe-wide toy deal for award-winning Russian animation ‘Masha and the Bear’ – with Simba Dickie coming on board as master toy licensee.
Genius Brands International redesigns signature Baby Genius brand characters as part of overall brand re-launch in 2014; character illustrations created by celebrated ‘David & Goliath’ founder and artist Todd Goldman.
Gentleman Scholar releases a stunning visual interpretation of poetry in collaboration with Motionpoems, a non-profit that pairs up-and-coming poets with award-winning design, production and visual effects studios.
Bicoastal creative collective /Wildchild/+bonch announces the addition of new creative talent, including Editors Deirdre Bell, Charlie Cusumano, Keith Olwell and Michael Sullivan, Creative Director David Winkfield, Managing Director Scott Spanjich and Senior Producer Val McAndrews.
For the second year running, Triggerfish Animation Studios receives the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Animation for their second feature film, ‘Khumba.’