Hybrid studio offers integrated services for feature film and broadcast color, visual effects and emerging technologies.
Newly created position of Senior Vice President, Animation and Games adds animation production and development to Stephenson’s current responsibilities of digital content creation.
Magic Light Pictures’ family favorites ‘The Gruffalo,’ ‘The Gruffalo’s Child’ and ‘Room on the Broom’ now available on Hopster for a special three-month window.
Disney continues its recent trend of remaking its animated classics into live-action films that started with ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Cinderella’ and now includes ‘Mulan,’ ‘Winnie The Pooh,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Dumbo,’ a new movie starring ‘Peter Pan’s Tinker Bell, and the ‘Bald Mountain’ sequence in ‘Fantasia.’
Kidscreen Summit 2016 is back in Miami with a full four-day conference program; registration is now open at summit.kidscreen.com.
Los Angeles-based design, animation, digital and production studio We Are Royale celebrates its eighth anniversary with a refreshed logo & website.
New division to be headed by Garrick Dion; First project will be ‘Collared,’ written by Chris Osbrink and directed by ‘Juan of the Dead’s Alejandro Brugues.
Former Director of Production and Development at Chapman Entertainment to work alongside CAKE creative director and CEO Tom Van Waveren on the company’s slate of upcoming programming.
Splash Entertainment’s hit animated series ‘Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch’ flies into the U.K. with a new deal with Sony Pictures Television’s POP.
Peyton Reed’s ‘Ant-Man’ makes $58 million domestic debut, the second-lowest bow for Marvel Studios since ‘The Incredible Hulk’ opened to $55.4 million in 2008.
Halifax-based content creator DHX Media strengthens its international team with the appointment of kids’ industry veteran Richard Rowe as Director of International Acquisitions and Co-productions.
Former LAIKA development exec to produce stop-motion JJ Villard series, a children’s series based on the hit selling DIY toy Woolbuddy, and two untitled stopmo and 2D cel animation features.
BRB Internacional’s multi-platform portal AnimaKids.com inaugurates its new channel on Google’s popular website.
New animated kids comedy series created by Mexican director Celso Garcia and Lorena Machuca of Guadalajara-based LUNCH MEDIA integrates zombie and mariachi culture.
Nelvana and Sony Pictures Animation partner to bring ‘Hotel Transylvania’ to the small screen; New series will be developed and produced by Nelvana Studio in Toronto and is slated to launch on air in early 2017.
Taking first place at the North American box office with a $115.2 million debut, Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Despicable Me’ spinoff scores the second-biggest opening weekend of all time for an animated title.
Former Corus Kids executive to lead strategic planning and day-to-day management of the independent studio’s television development and production activities in Canada.
Splash Entertainment’s hit animated series ‘Chloe’s Closet,’ ‘Dive Olly Dive,’ ‘The DaVincibles’ and more are now available on DISH Video-On-Demand.
‘Pokémon The Series: XY’ to air in Nickelodeon’s boys’ action block, with the 19th season premiering in 2016.
Former Light of Day creative director Leo Nguyen joins Carbon VFX with an impressive skillset that spans across art direction, illustration, 3D, motion graphics and editing.
International producer and distributor of television and film content acquires Vancouver-based animation studio Atomic Cartoons.
‘Adventure Time,’ ‘Regular Show,’ ‘Uncle Grandpa,’ ‘Steven Universe’ and ‘Clarence’ all returning for additional seasons.
Next adventure in the Anthology series of ‘Star Wars’ films to focus on how young Han Solo became the smuggler, thief, and scoundrel whom Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi first encountered in the cantina at Mos Eisley.