France Télévisions picks up CAKE’s preschool animated series Space Racers which will debut June 1 on France 5.
Guru hires Monika Sharma for the newly created position of Director of Marketing, a role created to drive the company’s continued growth.
RE:Vision Effects announces ReelSmart Motion Blur version 5, a new version of the software which allows users to add natural-looking motion blur to a sequence and which now features GPU support for Adobe After Effects, Apple, Final Cut Pro, and more.
Red Giant announces Magic Bullet Looks 2.5, a free update to current users, which features new color correction tools, better previewing of presets, and a major bump in speed.
Jake Banks, Matthew Marquis, and Guillaume Marien partner to launch Golden, a new production and post-production company.
Darren Aronofsky's controversial biblical epic Noah opens to a stellar $44 million in North America, while Summit Entertainment’s Divergent comes in second place at the box office, followed by Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted.
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.