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.
Ahead of MIP-TV, Kaleidoscope Film Distribution acquires worldwide rights to The Illuminated Film Company’s On Angel Wings, a 30-minute animated special based on the book by Michael Morpurgo.
Technicolor enhances its leadership role in the digital entertainment space with two key appointments: Tim Sarnoff is named President of new Production Services division, and Claude Gagnon is appointed SVP, Content Solutions and Industry Relations.
Led by Warner Bros. Entertainment and existing investors MK Capital, Redpoint Ventures and Google Capital, Machinima secures $18 million in financing.
Fox taps Big Block Design Group to create the opening sequence and main titles for the series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.
Game developers and other Unity users can now enjoy the security, productivity and cost savings of an integrated, open source asset and workflow management system with the launch of TACTIC | aWare for Unit.
9 Story Entertainment licenses their animated preschool series Joe & Jack to ARD/SWR for a May launch on KiKA Germany.
Fuhu partners with BabyFirst to debut its first television series, Albert & Junior, an animated series inspired by the award-wining nabi kids technology brand.
Shares of DreamWorks Animation fall on Monday as Wall Street analysts weigh in on the performance of the studio's newest release.
Rainbow and Lucky Punch announce a raft of new international television deals for the hybrid live action and CGI animated series, Mia and me.
Design and animation studio Golden Wolf heads to the US as it joins Blacklist’s growing roster of talent.
Warner Bros. and Legendary Picture's 3D sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire, tops the North American box office with a solid $45.1 million debut; DreamWorks Animation’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman follows in second place with a pleasing $32.5 million.
9 Story Enterprises acquires the international distribution rights for the new animated series Get Ace from Galaxy Pop.
Shout! Factory and EuropaCorp enter into a new exclusive picture deal to distribute the new CG- animated motion picture Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (Jack et la Mécanique du Coeur) directed by Mathias Malzieu and Stephane Berla in North America.
Merlin Entertainment and DreamWorks Animation announce a new collaboration to create Shrek's Far Far Away Adventure, a unique, interactive attraction based on Shrek and his friends.
Next-gen painting application for 3D assets to be featured development tool on world’s biggest gaming platform; revolutionary particle-based painting and multi-channel brushes.
In the company’s fifth collaboration with the director, LOOK Effects completes VFX for Wes Anderson’s Grand Budapest Hotel.
London VFX house Nvizible, part of the Ngroup, announced that they have considerably increased capacity with the company having taken on a whole new floor at their Soho base.
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.