Cornelia Funke, Germany's most successful and popular author of children's and young adult fiction, is to give the keynote presentation opening the "Transmedia Experiences" track at FMX 2013.
Focal Press releases “Face It,” an exploration of human character modeling and animation by Patricia Beckmann-Wells and Senior Character Artist Scott Wells.
VIZ Media announces a new graphic novel series for Cartoon Network’s “Ben 10 Omniverse” that will launch in fall of 2013.
The “Mia and me” publishing program continues with the first edition of a monthly fan magazine and two other print products rolling out this March.
Peavey Electronics announces a new line of musical instruments that capture the DC Comics Super Heroes.
VIZ Media releases “My Neighbor Totoro: A Novel” and a new edition of the “My Neighbor Totoro Picture Book” in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the film.
Reel FX announces that Shane Acker will direct their upcoming untitled CG-animated feature based on the comic series “Beasts of Burden.”
Ballistic issues a call for entries for the latest edition of the premier computer arts annual, “EXPOSÉ 11.”
Syfy plans to develop a 4-hour miniseries adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s “The Man in the High Castle,” with Frank Spotnitz writing and Ridley Scott as executive producer.
Illumination Entertainment is developing Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! with Pete Candeland set to direct and Universal to handle worldwide distribution.
Focus Features and Laika reunite for October 2014’s “The Boxtrolls,” based on Alan Snow’s bestseller “Here Be Monsters,” and starring the voices of Ben Kingsley, Toni Collette, Elle Fanning, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Jared Harris, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade and Tracy Morgan.
Fred Patten digs into Mark Salisbury’s book detailing the latest Tim Burton – Johnny Depp collaboration.
CGI adventure series to mirror broad appeal of Tom Taylor and James Brouwer’s worldwide hit property, “The Deep.”
The company that creates mythological and superhero characters for the Indian youth market hopes to produce future hit franchises.
Fred Patten looks at Brian Sibley’s book chronicling the making of Aardman’s exquisite Oscar-nominated stop-motion feature.
9 Story Entertainment signs a publishing deal for the hit animated comedy “Almost Naked Animals” with Scholastic.
Charles Solomon’s new book provides an extensive history of the beloved Peanuts franchise’s 46 year history of TV specials and theatrical features.