Rainmaker Entertainment appoints former MGM executive Steve Hendry to the Board of Directors at the company’s annual General Meeting held on July 17, 2014.
Fox's ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ remains at number one in its second weekend, bringing in $36 million for a domestic total of $139 million; Disney's animated family feature ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ comes in third with an $18 million debut.
Seth MacFarlane, Universal Pictures and Media Rights Capital have been sued for alleged copyright infringement for their hit comedy ‘Ted.’
‘Never Let Me Go’ director is in talks to helm Warner Bros.’ ‘Overlook Hotel,’ a prequel to the Stanley Kubrick classic ‘The Shining.’
Scholastic Media’s Emmy Award-winning, top-rated series for the school-age set powers up for new season with a week full of word-powered premieres on PBS KIDS.
Microsoft to discontinue development of original series for its Xbox gaming platform and will close Xbox Entertainment Studios in the coming months.
Stereoscopic technology specialist RealD sees a trio of exec departures: COO and general counsel Craig Gatarz and senior VPs Rick Heineman and Jed Harmsen.
Netflix and The Walt Disney Studios announce a new multi-year licensing agreement that will make Netflix the exclusive Canadian subscription television service for first-run Disney live-action and animated feature films.
Marvel Entertainment reveals that it will be replacing the comic book incarnation of ‘Thor’ with a new, female version; Sam Wilson, formerly the superhero known as The Falcon, will be taking over the role of ‘Captain America.’
TV animation studio continues to expand roster of top creative talent with production on three pilots and new short-form series; extends overall development deal with ‘Phineas and Ferb’ co-creator and executive producer Dan Povenmire.
Newman brings roster of clients from former company Art + Science International to GBI as he builds company’s global consumer products business.
Last Monday's premiere of Disney's animated series ‘The 7D,’ a contemporary, comedic take on the world of the Seven Dwarfs, delivers strong ratings, ranking as the network’s #2 animated original-series premiere on record among Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11.
Christina Miller is named President and General Manager for Turner Broadcasting networks Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, with global oversight of linear and non-linear content, the consumer products group and franchise management.
VFX vendors Rhythm & Hues and Prana Animation Studios join visualization studio The Third Floor to help create an innovative, traveling attraction that affords guests the opportunity to actively participate with dozens of Marvel Entertainment’s iconic Super Heroes.
Adult Swim expands its relationship with The Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder; first project under the pact will be a live-action/ adventure pilot with the working title of ‘Hooligan Squad.’
The entire ‘South Park’ library will be available for free on Hulu before the start of the animated comedy's 18th season on September 24.
Produced by Morgen Studios and Method Animation and commissioned by France Télévisions, ‘Super 4’ travels to three continents.
The upcoming Power Rangers movie from Lionsgate and rights holder Saban Brands will be scripted by ‘X-Men: First Class’ writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz; Roberto Orci boards the project as executive producer.
DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ is set to arrive in China next month, giving the animated sequel a crack at the world’s fastest growing movie market.
Paramount Television inks a first-look deal with Oscar-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis; first project will be a drama series inspired by Nicholson Baker’s bestselling novel 'The Fermata.'
DreamWorks Animation shares are at a 52-week low following Wall Street analyst B. Riley’s Eric Wold’s decision to abandon his “buy” recommendation.
Industry veteran Neil Court becomes the new Executive Chairman as the Toronto-based producer/distributor aims to grow.
According to figures released at the tenth China International Cartoon and Game Expo in Shanghai, China's animation industry generated $14 billion (87 billion yuan) in revenue last year.