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WBTV Headline News

Warner Bros. Television Unveils Comic-Con 2014 Lineup

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.

Technology Headline News

Tool Recreates ‘South Park’ for Oculus Rift

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.

LIMA Headline News

LIMA Elects New Board Leadership

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.

s2014 Headline News

SIGGRAPH 2014 Announces Computer Animation Festival Winners

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. 

tax incentives Headline News

26 Productions Qualify for California Tax Incentives

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.

Shout! Factory Headline News

Shout! Factory Bringing ‘Slugterra’ Feature to Theaters

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.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Transformers 4’ Opens to $300 Million Worldwide

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.

AMPAS Headline News

Academy Approves New Rules for Animation Oscars

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.  

Animation Block Headline News

Animation Block Announces ABP 2014 Lineup

This summer’s edition of ABP includes a free outdoor show on Opening Night, special programs from Animation Breakdown Roundup and Titmouse 5 Second Day, and a 35mm screening of the classic film ‘Space Jam.’

Marvel Entertainment Headline News

Marvel Teams with IMAX for First Look at ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’: An IMAX 3D First Look features exclusive footage to be shown in 150 select IMAX theatre locations across North America on July 7.