Former Entertainment One exec will oversee all aspects of production and programming in the kids & family business, leveraging the company's extensive development and production capabilities while further expanding the division’s strategic partnerships.
The King of Indie Animation set to debut his latest short film, ‘Footprints,’ during the festival’s Opening Night celebration along with footage from his latest feature, ‘Cheatin’.
Minneapolis-based creative studio expands its visual effects department with the new hire of VFX artist Patricio Fernandez.
Animated features represented more than 20 percent of the total U.K. box office receipts, generating $419 million in 2013.
Marvel announces a ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ cartoon series that will air on Disney XD, joining ‘Avengers Assemble,’ ‘Ultimate Spider-Man,’ and the channel's other Marvel animated series.
Paul Candland is named to the newly created position of president, The Walt Disney Company, Asia, with oversight of Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and Greater China; Stanley Cheung, managing director of TWDC Greater China, is promoted to chairman of TWDC Greater China.
DreamWorks Animation announces financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, reporting total revenue of $122.3 million with a net loss of $15.4 million, or 18 cents per share.
Marvel releases a new clip for Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United, available only on Digital HD, On-Demand and Disney Movies Anywhere on July 29th.
Academy Award winner Christopher Walken takes on the role of King Louie, the ruler of a troop of monkeys and apes, while Giancarlo Esposito is to voice Akela, the leader of the wolf pack.
Industry veteran Mark Zoradi joins DreamWorks Animation as Chief Operating Officer; Lew Coleman assumes role of Vice-Chairman; Ann Daly elevated to President.
Montreal-based VFX studio completes more than 160 visual effects shots for key sequences of Luc Besson’s ‘Lucy,’ including a breathtaking car chase through the busy streets of Paris.
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Despite the weekend’s new offerings, North American revenue is once again down, this time by nearly 12 percent from the same weekend a year ago (the summer continues to be down by more than 20 percent).
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UPDATE: Textor makes a statement regarding the Florida lawsuit, which he claims is politically motivated. The state of Florida files a lawsuit against former executives of Digital Domain Media Group Inc., saying the visual effects company was essentially a Ponzi scheme that defrauded the state out of more than $80 million in job-creation grants.
Fresh from San Diego Comic-Con International, 20th Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation release a new clip and poster for ‘The Penguins of Madagascar.’
The world premiere of Disney's ‘Big Hero 6’ animation is set to open the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival on October 23.
Screenvision teams with Hasbro Studios and Shout! Factory to bring the full-length feature ‘My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks’ to more than 300 cinemas across the U.S. and Canada beginning September 27.
Laika’s third animated feature film, “The Boxtrolls,” to screen out of competition at 71st Venice Film Festival on August 31st.
DreamWorks Animation CEO is among the recipients of the National Medal of Arts for 2013, to be awarded on Monday, July 28, at a ceremony at the White House.
Interactive Santa adventure embodies DreamWorks' distinctive blend of world-class technology and storytelling for a next-generation holiday experience.
MPC is out in force at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver presenting work on some of the biggest movies of the year, including ‘Godzilla,’ ‘Maleficent,’ ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ and Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’