German brand management and media company m4e partners with London character design and animation studio Absolutely Cuckoo and Ireland’s Telegael to produce the CGI animation TV series Wissper.
DHX Media’s Copyright Promotions Licensing Group appoints Stephen Gould as its new UK Managing Director.
Canadian Eric Clément joins the Cinesite team in Montréal as CG Supervisor, bringing a wealth of experience and a strong reputation in the visual effects industry.
The Maker Studios board of directors and a majority of its shareholders approve the company’s $500 million-plus sale to Disney.
Maya LT 2015 is coming to Steam, Valve's popular entertainment platform, bringing its powerful animation and modeling feature set to Steam's active community of over 65 million gamers, developers and artists.
Formerly known as 1.1 VFX, the expanding visual effects and post boutique finds a new home at Bully Pictures.
Thinkbox Software launches Krakatoa C4D, the first version of its high-volume particle renderer for MAXON CINEMA 4D.
Moonbot Studios is acquiring film rights to award-winning author Ellen Potter’s Olivia Kidney trilogy of young adult books, to be made into a live-action film with significant animation sequences.
Relativity Media attempts to scoop up YouTube multi-channel network Maker Studios from Disney with a last-minute bid worth up to $1.1 billion.
Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier holds onto to the top spot at the North American box office with $41.4 million; Carlos Saldanha's Rio 2 follows in second place with a $39 million debut.
Xbox Entertainment Studios is producing a new digital feature based on the video game series Halo in conjunction with 343 Industries and celebrated sci-fi director/producer Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions.
Former Aardman Features exec Sarah Smith launches a UK animation studio with backing from Elisabeth Murdoch and VFX house Double Negative.
Amazon.com reaches an agreement to acquire digital comic book platform comiXology for an undisclosed amount.
Co-founders of Maker Studios file a lawsuit seeking to block an April 15 shareholder vote approving the multichannel network’s recently announced $500 million-plus sale to Disney.
HP unveils two new DreamColor displays, the HP Z27x and Z24x, which feature the second generation DreamColor Engine and can provide up to 1.07 billion on-screen colors.
Thanks to a multi-year distribution deal between DISH Network and The Walt Disney Company, Disney Junior is now available to DISH Network subscribers.
Genius Brands International appoints Matthew Kornberg Controller, a position that will have him maximizing the financial assets of the company and overseeing the operations of the company’s financial unit.
Double Negative announces the formation of new Feature Animation Division led by ex-DreamWorks Associate Producer Tom Jacomb.
Cartoon Network’s Regular Show heads to DVD on June 17 with the release of Regular Show: The Complete Third Season.
Rainmaker Entertainment appoints Fonda Snyder to the newly created position of Vice President Creative Development and Sale effective May 1.
Troika signs Creative Director Seton Kim to lead creative for the Entertainment & Sports client roster.