In another victory for Marvel Studios, James Gunn's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ opens to a record-breaking $94.3 million in North America, the top August debut of all time.
The California Film Commission’s annual report on production tax-credit incentives shows $2 billion in losses since 2010.
Burbank-based visual effects company Stereo D plans to reduce its California employee base as part of its upcoming move to open a Toronto office.
Philippe Gas named General Manager of Shanghai Disney Resort; Tom Wolber, from Walt Disney World Resort, replacing him at Euro Disney.
In a move to attract even greater numbers of international productions, Ireland boosts its cash rebate from 28% to 32% beginning in 2015.
The studio options the 22-volume book series from the estate of American-Irish author Anne McCaffrey, who died in 2011.
Noteworthy character designer and talented 3D artist first gain attention for their university film, ‘A La Française.’
DHX Media announces the closing of its previously announced deal to acquire Family Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior, now to be operated under the umbrella of DHX Television.
With director Bong Joon-ho’s Snowpiercer still in theaters, the sci-fi feature racks up an impressive $3.8 million over its first two weeks on VOD.
Showcasing 24 animated projects from Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia and beyond that have never before been to market.
Former Entertainment One exec will oversee all aspects of production and programming in the kids & family business, leveraging the company's extensive development and production capabilities while further expanding the division’s strategic partnerships.
London-based production company and animation studio announces the appointment of Judy Hill as Executive Producer in charge of New Business.
Leading visual effects post production studio specializing in high-end commercial finishing appoints Kira Karlstrom as Business Development Executive.
Minneapolis-based creative studio expands its visual effects department with the new hire of VFX artist Patricio Fernandez.
Animated features represented more than 20 percent of the total U.K. box office receipts, generating $419 million in 2013.
Marvel announces a ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ cartoon series that will air on Disney XD, joining ‘Avengers Assemble,’ ‘Ultimate Spider-Man,’ and the channel's other Marvel animated series.
Top Canadian studio expands original digital IP slate with the development of an all-new original gaming IP, as well as immersive 3D games for ‘Dinopaws.’
Paul Candland is named to the newly created position of president, The Walt Disney Company, Asia, with oversight of Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and Greater China; Stanley Cheung, managing director of TWDC Greater China, is promoted to chairman of TWDC Greater China.
Award-winning integrated creative company announces the addition of Nellie Chung as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development.
DreamWorks Animation announces financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, reporting total revenue of $122.3 million with a net loss of $15.4 million, or 18 cents per share.
Disney XD orders a second season of its popular animated series on the Marvel Universe programming block, ‘Marvel's Avengers Assemble’ and ‘Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.’
Industry veteran Mark Zoradi joins DreamWorks Animation as Chief Operating Officer; Lew Coleman assumes role of Vice-Chairman; Ann Daly elevated to President.
Despite the weekend’s new offerings, North American revenue is once again down, this time by nearly 12 percent from the same weekend a year ago (the summer continues to be down by more than 20 percent).