Fox Broadcasting restructures its current programming team and adds new event series & multi-platform programming department. James Oh is promoted to SVP, Current Programming; Shana C. Waterman is named SVP, Event Series & Multi-Platform Programming; Kiliaen Van Rensselaer joins network as SVP, Multi-Platform Programming.
Leading independent producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children’s entertainment content DHX Media signs a new VOD deal with digital platform HOOPLA.
Watch a progression reel displaying the process of creating one of the key shots in Disney’s short film, “Paperman,” directed by John Kahrs.
The Writers Guild of America, West and the Writers Guild of America, East announce the winners of the 2013 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for screen, television, radio, news, promotional, videogame, and new media writing.
Following its acquisition of Cookie Jar Entertainment for $112 million last year, the Canadian producer anticipates bigger margins from more favorable film tax credits in Vancouver.
European film and TV company Studiocanal teams up with French animation studio Les Armateurs to develop and produce the animated feature “French Riviera.”
The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival announces its 2013 animated short film lineup, including the first U.S. screening of Pixar’s “The Blue Umbrella.”
As part of its 2013 Short Film Program, the American Cinematheque hosts the Titmouse 5 Second Animation Day on Friday, February 15, at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.
Nickelodeon announces the nominees for the 2013 Kid’s Choice Awards which will be hosted by Josh Duhamel on March 23.
Comedy Central releases a new trailer as it gears up for a fresh season of “Futurama,” set to air this summer with all-new episodes.
Netflix and DreamWorks Animation launch first ever Netflix original series for kids; DreamWorks Animation's summer 2013 film “Turbo” speeds onto the streaming service.
Little Airplane Production’s musical animated movie, “Meet the Small Potatoes,” is set to premiere on Disney Channel and Disney Junior February 15, prior to its Universal Home Entertainment release later this spring.
Illumination Entertainment is developing Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! with Pete Candeland set to direct and Universal to handle worldwide distribution.
Germany’s INDAC hosts a Masterclass, “Producing Independent Animated Film,” with animation producer Max Howard February 14 & 15 at the Games Academy in Berlin.
Frima Studio and Moonscoop announce a partnership to produce a show based on the mobile game “Squids.”
The Jim Henson Company begins production on the third season of their hit preschool television series “Dinosaur Train” for PBS Kids.