Acamar announces the addition of Brown Bag Entertainment and Tandem Films as co-producers on the new series Bing Bunny, based on the series of books by award-winning author and illustrator Ted Dewan.
batteryPop announces the acquisition of six new premium series to air on the network including ANTS, This is Daniel Cook, and Professor Ambrosius.
Zoic Studios partnered with Fox to create Street Chaos, the new promo for 24: Live Another Day, which aired during Super Bowl XLVIII.
9 Story Entertainment sells over 70 hours of programming, including Numb Chucks and season 2 of Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, to Super RTL.
Koodo and Camillion Corp. sign a new global rights deal for the use of the CGI-animated pitchman El Tabador in media entertainment.
Touchdown Entertainment tapped ThinkBreatheLive to produce digital environments, including turning the entire stadium into an immersive panoramic concert screen, for the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show featuring Bruno Mars.
Imira Entertainment announces the appointment of Giles Bones to the position of International Sales and Marketing Manager.
Box office hits Frozen and Thor: The Dark World help propel Disney to outstanding earnings for the three months ended December 28.
New Girl star Zooey Deschanel is set to executive produce a new animated comedy from American Dad writer Ali Waller.
Elton John’s Rocket Features acquires the film rights to Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, with plans to turn it into an animated feature.
Zodiak Media announces that the co-founder and General Manager of Marathon Media, David Michael, will step down effective March 31st.
The Jim Henson Company options Randi Zuckerberg’s debut picture book Dot to be developed into a new animated series.
Pesky announces that France Television is the latest broadcaster to pre-buy the new animated series Boj, set to premiere later this year.
President of Distribution Nat Abraham and Chief Financial Officer Michael McGuigan acquire stake in Breakthrough Entertainment as the Canadian entertainment studio celebrates its 30th anniversary.
Technicolor announces the acquisition of the rights to Fun Crew’s Cosmo, Bud & Boo, which will debut at Kidscreen Summit 2014.
Jenny Fulle, Visual Effects Producer and Founder of The Creative-Cartel, and Rory McGregor, CEO of Cospective, announce an integration between Cospective’s cineSync review and approval technology and The Creative-Cartel’s JOUST digital workflow management system.
Gener8 Media Corps announces a deal with Rainmaker Entertainment to convert three animated feature films, including the upcoming Sly Cooper movie, to 3D.
Taylor James seamlessly blends CGI and photography in Vertu Extraordinary, a new cross-media campaign for Vertu.
Continuing the unit’s restructuring that began last fall, Disney Interactive is to lay off roughly 200 employees.
An additional 13 episodes are commissioned of PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures Season II, which is set to premiere on Disney XD.
Holdovers dominate the Super Bowl weekend at the box office as Ride Along and a sing-along version of Frozen beat new entries That Awkward Moment and Labor Day.
Veteran animator Stephan Franck’s Dark Planet Comics imprint readies the re-issue of Silver #1 and #2, plus the brand-new issue #3, as well as a collection of all three issues: Silver Volume 1, with pin-up art by guest artists Rodolphe “Rodguen” Guenoden and Takeshi Miyazawa.
Gaumont Animation’s MD Pierre Belaisch restructures the studio’s management team, with Marc Dhrami taking on the role of head of production, Michael Manaud becoming director of legal and business affairs, and Heath Kenny becoming creative VP and executive producer in charge of scouting new projects.
Mike and Liz Young have reacquired 100% ownership of US-based Moonscoop LLC and have rebranded the children's production house as Splash Entertainment with CEO and executive chairman Nicolas Atlan on board as a new partner, and JokeBox acting as a private passive investor.