Disney’s Frozen officially becomes the highest grossing animated film of all time with $1,072.4 million worldwide, and enters the list of the top 10 biggest films of all time.
Toys“R”Us to offer expanded range of products; Target, Kmart, Barnes & Noble and Amazon add merchandise.
CNN taps entertainment branding agency loyalkaspar to create a multi-platform marketing campaign for The Sixties: The British Invasion.
Nickelodeon announces the release of Adventure Time: The Suitor on disc May 6, featuring 16 full-length episodes.
Union Media will handle the international distribution for PinGuim’s new preschool series Earth to Luna!
Red Giant announces a Public Beta of Trapcode Mir 2, a motion graphics tool that allows users to create 3D surfaces for use in motion graphics and visual effects.
Facilis Technology’s TerraBlock 24D was used as an on-set shared storage solution to accelerate 4K post production for director Scott Waugh’s Need for Speed.
New version to build on application’s reputation for unmatched performance, superb realism, and broad application support including upcoming plugin for Adobe After Effects.
Entertainment One Licensing announces new developments for Peppa Pig in France, including a debut on Nick Jr. and a new licensing deal with France TV Distribution.
The Foundry’s story development tool FLIX has been adopted by DreamWorks Animation for use in the pre-production of future animated features.
Branding, advertising and marketing agency Karsh Hagan and creative production studio Flavor team up on a colorful new campaign for Arrow Electronics.
Producer-director-writer William Butler’s Transition Entertainment inks a first-look deal with Starz Animation’s Film Roman.
At the GPU Tech. Conference NVIDIA introduced NVIDIA Iray Visual Computing Appliance (VCA), a GPU rendering appliance that dramatically accelerates ray tracing.
LightWave 3D Group is offering a free 30-day trial of their software ChronoSculpt with allows 3D artists to create time-based content sculpting and the ability to correct cache animation and dynamic simulations from 3ds Max, Maya, LightWave 3D, Softimage, Modo, and Cinema 4D software.
Shade VFX announces the opening of a second location in New York and the promotion of David Van Dyke to the position of Vice President.
Radley announces the promotion of three of their founding partners to help facilitate further growth of the studio, Kurt Spenser to Chief Creative Officer, Antonio Cicarelli to Executive Creative Director of Design and Animation, and Brandon Hill to President of Television.
Quixel introduces the new Quixel Suite which features NDO, DDO, 3DO, and the newly introduced Megascans.
The Walt Disney Company pays $500 million for Maker Studios, one of YouTube’s largest multi-channel networks.
A brand-new, next-generation production company, Knox Avenue, opens in downtown Los Angeles at Maker City LA with a fully developed Directorial roster, made up of up-and-coming talents hand-selected by Founder/Executive Producer Brooke Dooley.
RE:Vision Effects announces Twixtor 6, a new version of Twixtor that allows users to create engaging slow motion shots without the cost of renting a high speed camera, and which features with GPU support for The Foundry Nuke and Assimilate Scratch.
Gaumont Animation announces Giochi Preziosi has signed a Master Toy license to develop figurines, accessories & play sets based on Calimero, which just made a CG comeback on France’s TFOU and debuts on Italy’s RAI March 25.