Global computer graphics technology developer ARM acquires game lighting company Geomerics for an undisclosed amount in an agreement that enables the company to accelerate its development in mobile graphics.
Disney Junior greenlights new animated original production, Nina Needs to Go; Bristol-based animation studio ArthurCox to produce series.
Spain’s Imira Entertainment closes a deal to represent two animated features: El Bosque Animado (The Living Forest) and El Sueño de una noche de San Juan (Midsummer Dream) for worldwide distribution.
High-spirited stories of the Old West impart lessons about good morals, manners and social ethics for kids age 2-7 in animated series Sheriff Callie's Wild West, debuting Monday, January 20 on Disney Junior.
Iconic entertainment industry executive Rich Frank joins the Board of Directors for child development television network BabyFirst.
Fruit Ninja, the second most downloaded app of all time, is being turned into an animated series by The People’s Republic of Animation, with entertainment specialist CAKE coming on board to develop the new show.
Season three of hit Disney Junior series, Jake and the Never Land Pirates, featuring new villains, special action-packed extended episodes and revamped pirate rock theme song, to debut Friday, January 3, on Disney Channel.
Netflix members in the UK and Ireland are gaining access to a range of Cartoon Network and Cartoonito content, including Powerpuff Girls and LazyTown.
Senior CG Generalist David Carlson, formerly of Digital Domain, joins the ArsenalFX post production team; Cortney Haile is promoted to head of operations; Casey Conroy is named VFX director.
Disney's Frozen climbs to number one in its second weekend with $31.6 million, toppling The Hunger Games: Catching Fire from the top spot.
Nickelodeon and the United States Postal Service team up for “Spongebob Mailpants” letter writing program; 30 custom-wrapped SpongeBob Mailboxes placed in 13 cities nationwide as program rolls out in 25,000 post office locations.
Content incubator Wildseed Studios announces a new investment from the commercial arm of Welsh broadcaster S4C.
The ABC Television Network announces that it has extended its relationship with the popular Peanuts animated specials by Charles M. Schulz until 2020 in a deal with Peanuts Worldwide LLC and Lee Mendelson Film Productions.
Culver City-based visual effects house Zoic Studios adds Casey Hupke as Art Director for Zoic’s commercial and games division.
Creative strategic design agency eyeball announces the addition of David Edelstein as Managing Director, Broadcast, and Danny Rosenbloom as Managing Director, Commercials.
Singapore-based August Media Holdings sells Season One of its popular preschool animated series, Ella Bella Bingo, to Doha, Qatar-based Al Jazeera Children’s Channel Jeem TV.
Syfy greenlights Dominion to series; supernatural action drama produced by Universal Cable Productions.
DHX Media signs a number of international deals for its hugely successful series, Yo Gabba Gabba!, with broadcasters in several key territories committing to continue airing the show.
Guru Studio announces the appointment of Justin Time Producer Amy Robson to the position of Vice President of Production; executive move comes on the heels of Justin Time’s sixth Annie Award nomination.
Disney XD and TELETOON acquire the joint production from Technicolor and Mercury Filmworks’ Atomic Puppets.