Former head of production also to oversee transition of SPA’s newly-appointed president, Kristine Belson.
Former DreamWorks Animation executive to lead the development and production of original material as well as current and future franchises.
Podcast examines the idea that “content is King” with a roundtable discussion with Talk NYC founder Derek Smith, Disney Online Originals VP Margie Gilmore and Defy Media’s Andy Tu.
U.K. feature ‘Paddington’ remains the family offering of choice, coming in third place with $12.4 million, while the George Lucas-produced ‘Strange Magic’ debuts in seventh place with $5.5 million.
Highly sought-after designation guarantees greater access and a larger revenue share in the world's second biggest film market.
European toy manufacturer Simba Dickie Group signs comprehensive master toy contract for kids’ CGI series ‘Wissper.’
Approximately half of PDI’s 450 workers will lose their jobs; the others will be offered positions at the DWA campus in Glendale.
Studio moving feature production from three films per year down to two; reduction in output will result in a loss of approximately 500 jobs across divisions and locations.
New York and Brooklyn-based production company opens shop in London’s Shoreditch area, representing directors Yves Geleyn, Dan & Jason, Peter Sluszka, Julia Pott, Gabe Askew, Eran Hilleli and Parallel.
Stefan Sonnenfeld named CEO of the new business unit; Encore’s Bill Romeo appointed Chief Marketing Officer; Joshua Touber appointed COO.
New deals for series created by Brad Peyton are signed across Europe, Latin America, Australia and the Middle East.
Lessons gleaned in 2014 help TV marketers and producers gear up for opportunities and challenges in 2015.
Emmy Award-winning animated preschool series is acquired by Discovery Kids for Latin America, including Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina.
The Room founder Ben Murray assumes new role as VP of Creative Services at Technicolor-PostWorks NY.
Mobile app from Cartoon Network Digital leverages Pixel Press capture technology to bring user-generated game designs to life.
Its leaders citing a lack of financial support, a campaign to end international VFX subsidies to U.S. studios has ended.
Anywhere from 150 to 400 DWA employees will be getting pink-slipped, with animators, storyboard artists and other production personnel the most likely to be affected.
Clint Eastwood's ‘American Sniper’ tops the North American box office with a massive $89.5 million debut; StudioCanal’s ‘Paddington’ lands in third place with $19 million.
SVOD provider DLA licenses Master Films’ ‘The Jungle Bunch to the Rescue,’ Method, DQ and Marvel’s ‘Iron Man: Armored Adventures,’ Method Animation’s ‘Chaplin & Co,’ and Studio Hari’s ‘Leon’ and ‘Gees.’
Following rapid expansion in the U.K. and Ireland, interactive TV and learning platform aimed at preschoolers completes multi-million round of equity investment.
Creative editorial company names Go Robot! co-founder Adam Liebowitz as Senior Editor; co-founder Alisa Sheinberg is appointed Managing Director.