Sesame Workshop unveils the newest Muppet, Raya, who will engage with children about sanitation and latrine use as part of the Cleaner, Healthier, Happier campaign in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
ABC taps Picturemill to create a special show open for when Jimmy Kimmel Live! heads to Austin, Texas.
Reel FX announces the signing of directors Ben Orisich and Justin Malone for commercial representation, bolstering its live-action roster.
Imagineer Systems announces a partnership with Legend3D after the recent integration of mocha Pro with Legend3D’s VFX pipeline to add increased efficiency to 3D film production.
PGS Entertainment announces a raft of international sales across Europe, Canada, and the Middle East of The Jungle Bunch to the Rescue!.
The Weinstein Co. acquires rights in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and France to Argentinian director Juan Jose Campanella’s animated feature, re-titled Underdogs.
Unity Technologies reveals the latest version of the award-winning Unity multiplatform engine and development tools, Unity 5, which includes new features such as Enlighten real-time lighting system and physically-based shaders, at the Game Developers Conference.
Sony Pictures Entertainment lays off its entire Interactive team, with additional cuts expected over the next two years.
Approaching the show like a “newbie” brought this old-timer a sense of renewed optimism and youthful excitement.
Nickelodeon announces their expanded preschool slate for the 2014-15 season which includes two more greenly series and features over 100 episodes of brand-new educational preschool series.
OptiTrack announces the addition of two new motion capture cameras to the Prime Series which will be officially debuted at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.
Frozen opens in Japan at the top of the box-office chart with the biggest-ever weekend debut for an animated Disney movie in that market.
DreamWorks Pictures' new Aaron Paul racing movie Need for Speed stalls in its North American debut, coming in third with $17.8 million behind weekend winner Mr. Peabody & Sherman and 300: Rise of an Empire.
DreamWorks Animation and Netflix announce a new kids slate that features three new original series: King Julien, Puss in Boots, and Veggie Tales in the House.
Zodiak Kids announces FranceTV as the new licensing agent for the new animated series LoliRock in France and French-speaking territories.
Shotgun Software announces the integration of its pipeline tools with Perforce to streamline game development team collaboration.
Sony Pictures Animation announces an update to their production slate which includes a new Smurfs movie, Hotel Transylvania 2, and an all-new CG animated take on the classic Popeye.
GKIDS announces the acquisition of the North American rights to Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, which is slated for a late 2014 release.
Syfy gives six-hour event series Ascension greenlight for launch in 2014; original intergalactic mystery from writer/executive producer Philip Levens to be produced by Sea To Sky Studios with Blumhouse Productions.