Sony Pictures Animation confirms a new stop motion/live action hybrid feature project, ‘Superbago,’ to be directed by John Harvatine and Eric Towner of ‘Robot Chicken’ fame.
Disney is developing a live-action take on its 1941 animated classic ‘Dumbo,’ adding a unique family story that parallels the baby elephant’s story.
Court documents from the Silicon Valley “Techtopus” wage-fixing cartel class action lawsuit show the involvement of Hollywood studios, including Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks Animation.
Netflix hires former Nickelodeon SVP of live-action development Brian Wright to a senior executive role heading up original kids and family programming.
Portland-based animation and visual effects studio BENT Image Lab signs Yvette Represents as its new West Coast rep.
Following Michael Carrington’s move to Zodiak Kids, HIT Entertainment names Warner Bros. Animation’s Christopher Keenan as VP, Creative & Executive Producer.
Former HIT Entertainment VP and CBeebies controller joins super-Indie Kids division to run The Foundation.
Appointment comes as Method continues work on high-profile projects including ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘The Maze Runner.’
Deal sees sassy tweens in ‘Lola & Virginia’, slapstick creatures of ‘Larva’ season 2, the healthy pair in Vitaminix and season 1 of ‘Lucky Fred’ all launch on the Movistar España VOD platform this summer.
Directed by Antoine and Tarik Hamdine, the half-hour CGI comedy was commissioned by French broadcaster M6 and coproduced with DQ Entertainment.
Dive serves as the exclusive VFX vendor for the new drama series ‘The Leftovers’ on HBO, providing set extensions, character animation, seasonal modifications, weapons enhancement, digital make-up, 3D effects work, and more.
Paramount’s holdover ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ easily holds on to first place at the box office over a slow Fourth of July weekend, topping the Wednesday-Sunday holiday stretch with $53.8 million for a domestic total of $174.7 million.
Beijing-based Xing Xing Digital and Los Angeles production company Pelagius Entertainment are to partner on the feature animation ‘Smart.’
Universal Pictures taps veteran Hollywood studio executive Jo Yan to serve as managing director and executive vice president of its China operations.
UK-based independent producer and distributor Acamar Films expands its team, adding Bethan Garton as Head of Licensing and Emma Read as Brand Manager.
Prime Focus reaches an agreement to acquire Mumbai-headquartered Reliance MediaWorks in deal that will give Reliance a 30.2 percent stake in Prime Focus.
‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ is TV’s number-one animated program with kids; Nick sweeps preschool with top six series, led by ‘PAW Patrol.’
The California Film Commission has vetted and approved 11 feature films, 13 television series and two made-for-television movies to receive $100 million in tax credits for the next fiscal year.
Shout! Factory, Screenvision and Nerd Corps Entertainment team up to bring a new feature-length original movie ‘Slugterra: Return of the Elementals’ to cinemas across the U.S beginning August 2, 2014.
Independent producer Novel Entertainment secures a deal with SVOD powerhouse Netflix for popular animated children’s series ‘Horrid Henry.’
MarVista Entertainment launches a new division, MarVista Digital Entertainment, which will license its original and acquired content across digital platforms.
Click 3X announces the addition of Animation Director Noella Borie, who will design and direct animation using traditional frame-by-frame techniques.