Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide.
Shotgun replaces Blur’s proprietary production management software; frees internal development resources to focus on creative tools.
Leading CG software developer Autodesk confirms that it is ceasing development of its Softimage CG software.
Faceware offers complete facial mocap package for indie game studios; upgrades pro versions of software and hardware.
DreamWorks Animation-owned AwesomenessTV hires former Disney digital marketing exec T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
Sydney-based digital production company announces the launch of a feature film development arm focused on developing a slate of animation, hybrid and VFX driven films for the company.
Spanish TV production company BRB Internacional and global entertainment company Outfit7 ink a deal to produce the all-new TV series, Talking Tom and Friends, based on the entertainment phenomenon of the same name.
Aircraft Productions and Cartoon Saloon announce a major co-production deal to adapt the award-winning novel ‘The Breadwinner,’ written by Deborah Ellis, as an animated feature film.
An estimated 540 people from the visual effects community participate in a rally on Hollywood Blvd. on Oscar Sunday.
Non-Stop and Son of God rule the box office over Oscar weekend. The Liam Neeson action movie takes first place with $28.9 million, while Son of God is an impressive runner-up. Meanwhile, Disney Animation's Frozen becomes the 18th movie ever to earn over $1 billion worldwide, and The LEGO Movie crosses $200 million domestically.
As part of the company’s transmedia strategy, Triggerfish Animation Studios partners with indie gaming outfit Sijo to release Khumba The Game.
Splash Entertainment’s hit animated series Sabrina, Secrets of a Teenage Witch flies her broom to Lionsgate with home entertainment deal for U.S., U.K. and Canada.
9 Story Entertainment announces the sale of award-winning animated preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood to Nick Jr. Italy.
Produced by Bagdasarian Productions and Ouido! Productions, the series will debut on Nickelodeon’s international channels in 2015.
Watch Disney, Pixar, and Marvel Movies with Disney Movies Anywhere; new digital movie service and app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch debuts with iTunes.
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow's The LEGO Movie is the domestic box office champ for the third weekend in a row. Elsewhere, Frozen races past $980 million globally to become the number two animated title of all time, not accounting for inflation.
Audrey Diehl is promoted to Vice President of Animation Development for Nickelodeon Group, where she will provide creative guidance on development materials for the network’s new animated shows.
BAFTA-winning Studio AKA director Marc Craste completes the first TV commercial for the re-launched TSB bank.