Highly-anticipated sequels ‘22 Jump Street’ and ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ take the top two spots at the North American box office.
The MIFA breaks records again with a 2 percent rise in accreditations and over 500 exhibiting companies, a 13 percent increase and an all-time high since the International Animation Film Market’s creation in 1985.
Creative Directors Eric "Bibo" Bergeron (‘Shark Tale,’ ‘Road to El Dorado’) and Mike de Seve (‘Beavis and Butt-Head Do America’) form Monkey’s Uncle, a joint venture with a consortium of industry creatives set to write and develop new animated feature IPs.
Founding CEO and President of Hub Network Margaret Loesch announces she will step away from her post at the end of the year.
Continuing the #GALAXY11 saga, Psyop teams with Cheil Worldwide to release ‘Galaxy 11: The Match’ for Samsung.
The latest version of Red Giant’s powerhouse audio syncing suite includes lightning-fast speed improvements and an expanded list of supported media types, plus faster and more accurate syncing for the most comprehensive package yet.
Walter Salles teams with Gullane to produce the Brazilian animated feature ‘Noah’s Ark,’ written and directed by Sergio Machado and adapted from the evergreen children’s songs and lyrics of Vinicius de Moraes.
DHX Media announces plans to produce 60 brand new ‘Teletubbies’ episodes for CBeebies, with UK production company Darrall Macqueen on board.
CGI animated series ‘Extreme Football,’ produced by Tele Images Productions, is sold to a raft of territories ahead of the 2014 World Cup.
Channel Frederator Network’s global feline phenom maintains its status as catnip for online content viewers with launch of newest episode, ‘Pawtrait.’
eyeon Software announces the much-anticipated update of their compositing engine Fusion 7, underscoring once again eyeon’s signature future-proofing architecture.
Animation distributor GKIDS acquires North American rights to the Studio Ghibli documentary ‘The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness’ at Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
Nickelodeon greenlights a third season of its hit animated series ‘Sanjay and Craig’ with a 20-episode order.
Created by production company Hornet and director Yves Geleyn, ‘Storybook’ uses the motif of a children's pop-up book to take the viewer on a “seed to spoon” story shown in reverse.
Directing team Parallel, made up of the Quentin Baillieux and Raphaëlle Tinland, join up with Hornet for representation in the United States and Canada.
Technicolor strikes a deal for an undisclosed amount to acquire Toronto-based visual effects studio Mr. X.
Scholastic Media’s ‘The Magic School Bus’ continues legacy with ‘The Magic School Bus 360°,’ a new Netflix original series for kids.
Imaginary Forces hires videogame veteran Derek C. Smith as Director Of Business Development, Gaming.
Toon Boom Animation announces the release of Harmony Version 11, which offers the best of vector and bitmap worlds at the drawing stage and brings warped drawings to the next level while delivering significant timeline, workflow and user interface enhancements.
Cartoon Network acquires the exclusive rights to air the new season of Aardman Animations' 'Shaun the Sheep' across Southeast Asia, including Taiwan and the Philippines.
Disney begins production on ‘The Lion Guard,’ an animated Disney Junior TV movie and series inspired by ‘The Lion King.’
A partnership between Nerd Corps Entertainment, Samka Productions and Gardiner Entertainment, Jetpack Distribution comprises a team of multi-skilled, experienced kids’ TV experts with a global reach.
Abstract: Critically-acclaimed interactive director Aramique joins Tool, where he will explore the intersection of technology and storytelling with a focus on interactive and experimental installations for brands, music, museums and festivals.
Newly launched Venice, CA-based multi-disciplinary studio Golden secures representation with Gay Guthrey and Associates in the Midwest territory and Salon Reps on the West Coast.