Category: Business

Headline News Breakthrough’s Senior Execs Acquire Stake in Company

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.

Headline News CineSync Technology Now Integrated into JOUST Digital Workflow Management System

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 10:43am

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. 

Headline News Stephan Franck Completes ‘Silver’ #3, Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

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.

Headline News Gaumont Animation Announces New Management Structure

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.

Headline News Moonscoop LLC Rebrands as Splash Entertainment

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.

Headline News ‘The Nut Job’ Makers Announce Animation Lab

Hot off the box office success of the 3D animated film The Nut Job, Gulfstream Pictures and partners Redrover Co., Ltd. and Toonbox Entertainment Ltd. announce new animation lab to incubate film and television projects.

Headline News Mighty Yeti Creates New Interactive Storybook Apps

Mighty Yeti Studios announces two new interactive storybook apps, Mr. Cupcake Has The Sprinkles and A Shark Knocked On The Door, and the launch of a Kickstarter campaign to help cover the production costs.

Headline News James Franco, Jonah Hill Join Seth Rogen's 'Sausage Party'

The voice cast for Seth Rogan’s animated adult feature Sausage Party reunites This Is the End stars James Franco, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, David Krumholtz and Rogen himself, as well as adding Kristen Wiig, Edward Norton and Nick Kroll.

Headline News 9 Story Appoints Mike Drach to Development Executive

9 Story Entertainment announces the appointment of Mike Drach to the position of Development Executive; he will be responsible for sourcing and developing animated and live-action properties for kids of all ages.

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