Preschool entertainment company HIT Entertainment appoints Karen Davidsen in the role of Director of Production, Global Content; Phil Molloy as Senior Creative Manager, Global Content; and Luca Magnani as Global Brand Director, Thomas & Friends.
Athreya is named Vice President, Program Scheduling at Cartoon Network and Boomerang, part of Turner Broadcasting’s Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media Group (AYAKM).
New AMD professional graphics card delivers GPU compute power for future-ready 4K workstation workflows, providing 38X more performance than closest competing product.
9 Story Entertainment licenses an additional 26 episodes of the animated comedy series ‘Camp Lakebottom’ to Disney XD in the U.S.
Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ takes first place at the international box office with $44.7 million; DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ comes in second place with $43.5 million.
Amazon strikes an exclusive licensing pact with Aardman Animations to stream ‘Wallace and Gromit,’ ‘Shaun the Sheep’ and other animated series and specials on its Prime Instant Video service in the U.S.
With Scott Derrickson set to direct, Marvel Studios negotiates with Jon Spaihts to write the script for ‘Doctor Strange.’
Amazon’s Withoutabox co-founders launch Critical Mass Studios, aimed at transforming global, multi-platform distribution, rights management and monetization.
Students at the for-profit California Art Institutes could get part of their education paid for under a $4.4 million settlement between the City of San Francisco and parent company Educational Management Corporation.
Deluxe-owned post and VFX facility Encore names Robert Glass Senior Vice President, Sales Worldwide and hires Augie Melendez as Vice President, Sales.
Producer Neal Moritz is working on a big-screen version of the $1 billion video game franchise, which is being written by Upright Citizens Brigade alums Evan Susser and Van Robichaux.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers and the Hollywood Post Alliance announce a partnership with the intent of merging entirely within a year.
ShortsHD strikes its biggest movie deal to date, acquiring Oscar-nominated animation icon and pioneer Bill Plympton’s entire library of award winning shorts and feature films for global distribution on all ShortsTV and ShortsHD platforms.
Inspired by classic boxing movies, Clockwork VFX heads into battle for Hasbro’s cinematic 90-second CG-animated spot, “A Warriors Journey.”
Anna Kendrick lands the lead voice role in ‘Trolls,’ director Mike Mitchell’s musical comedy for DreamWorks Animation.
As the company expands with new projects for television, Michelle Martin joins the Nvizible team in London’s Soho district.
Creative studio specializing in visual effects, motion graphics, and design teams with MTV to create new promo for drama series ‘Finding Carter.’
Autodesk announces Maya LT 2015 Extension 1, which adds animation features that enable indie game developers to create more elaborate characters and environmental objects for their games.
Warner Bros. is in the early stages of launching a new live-action Scooby-Doo feature, with screenwriter Randall Green set to write the script.
Felix the Cat finds a home at DreamWorks Animation, where the Iconic cartoon character will become a fashion brand.
Scholastic Media unveils out-of-this-world plans for the highly-anticipated show for preschoolers, which premieres July 12 on Sprout.