OptiTrack announces that Cloud Imperium, Animatrik Film Design and ChAIR Entertainment have each deployed the OptiTrack high-performance Prime Series motion capture system for upcoming projects.
Alanda Ltd. announces the addition of Scout, a design and animation company launched by former Superfad NY creative directors Chace Hartman and Brian Drucker.
Taylor James partners with Saatchi & Saatchi NY and Nelly to give Honey Nut Cheerios a hip-hop makeover.
David Oyelowo, Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Taylor Gray and Steven Jay Blum are in the process of being cast as the voice leads for the series, which will make its debut in fall 2014.
Technology developer ftrack AB announces the release of the latest version of its asset management tool, ftrack 2.0, which includes an entirely updated user interface, new planning and review tools, workflow updates and more.
Sony Pictures Entertainment and Annapurna Pictures partner on an R-rated animated film, Sausage Party, written by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir, and to be directed by Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan.
MPC LA creates a CG visual metaphor or the interconnectivity of the modern world in a new spot for Deutsche Telekom.
FOX Sports 1 taps loyalkaspar to capture the network’s personality through a playful visual identity, brand design and on-air graphics.
Victory Arts announces their MIPCOM slate which includes Plane Jane, Hugz and Kissez, Shirley Locks, and more.
The English-language cast is announced at the San Sebastián Film Festival for director Juan Jose Campanella’s 3D animated feature, Foosball.
Revolution Pictures partners with Magnetic Dreams Animation Studio to chronicle a boy’s relationship with a robot in What If, the new music video for Five for Fighting.
Marking Hulu's first co-produced scripted original renewal, animated superhero comedy The Awesomes is renewed for a 10-epiosode second season.
Technicolor-owned visual effects company MPC announces plans to open a new studio in Montréal, Quebec in fall 2013.
Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures move the release date of the Minions spin-off movie from December 19, 2014, to July 10, 2015.
Playing at 318 IMAX locations this weekend, the Warner Bros. 3D re-release of 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz brings in $3.02 million.
David Frank, CEO of Paris-based Zodiak Media, is stepping down from the post in the middle of October; Marc-Antoine d’Halluin, a partner at media investment and advisory firm Rubis Media Partners, has been named as the company’s new CEO.
In an email sent out Thursday night, Disney announces an end to its first-look deal with producer Jerry Bruckheimer in 2014.
Naughty Tortoise and Studio Liddell debut transmedia action-comedy series Sankari to Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France.
It’s the end of Day Two of The Animation Conference (TAC) and the festival proper is in full swing, so let me get you caught up…