Picture Mill partners with the National Football League to create an animated version of the NFL’s signature logo.
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.
kaboom! Entertainment acquires the entertainment rights to Zack & Quack, set to debut on Nick Jr channels globally in 2014.
Hoho Rights announces new international deals in the Middle East, Portugal, and Korea for the pre-school show Cloudbabies.
Award-winning post house Company 3 announces the arrival of colorist Damien Van Der Cruyssen to its New York facility, where he will color feature films and commercials.
Visual effects workers plan a demonstration in Los Angeles next month tied to the Oscars to protest foreign tax subsidies.
Chris Colfer and Ron Perlman to voice lead characters in Marza Animation Planet’s 3D CG film Robodog; Timeless Films to handle international rights.
Mocap and motion tracking companies partner to provide studios with greater flexibility in the facial and full-performance motion capture process.
Company signs agreement with TF1 Enterprises to represent licensing and merchandising for the Pascualina brand in France.
Animated preschool series inspired by the world-renowned Paul Frank brand licensed to Discovery Kids Latin America by MarVista Entertainment.
3D CG-animated feature film based on the hit PlayStation video game franchise enters production for early 2016 release.
Gaumont Animation’s new animated CGI series Calimero will premiere in France on TF1 on Sunday February 9, 2014.
Animation Magazine taps veteran film journalist Thomas J. McLean as editor, replacing Ramin Zahed, who is leaving the magazine to pursue new opportunities after more than a decade at the helm.
Cartoon Network and The LEGO Group team up on a new global franchise Mixels, making its U.S. debut on multiple screens and platforms this February.
Disney blockbuster Frozen continues to make headlines in its tenth week at the box office as it crosses the $800 million mark globally; animated family comedy The Nut Job nabs third place with $12.3 million.
Paris-based Ellipsanime is selected by the French bankruptcy court to purchase the assets of French animation company Moonscoop SA; French company JokeBox acquires Moonscoop France’s 51% share in US-based Moonscoop LLC, formerly Mike Young Productions.
Toolfarm to offer Rampant Drives with simplified drag-and-drop workflow that combines hundreds of elements on portable USB drives for a fraction of the cost.
Disney Junior channel’s original series Sheriff Callie’s Wild West lassoes impressive ratings, ranking as TV’s number one program in the hour across the target preschooler demos.
Paperman director John Kahrs is hired to direct Paramount Animation’s Shedd from a script written by Tripper Clancy.
Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment partners with Cinema Management Group to take their new 3D CG animated feature Ratchet & Clank to the European Film Market in Berlin.
Open Road Films partners with Redrover Co., Toonbox Entertainment and Gulfstream Pictures for a sequel to the hit animated feature, The Nut Job.