Continuing the unit’s restructuring that began last fall, Disney Interactive is to lay off roughly 200 employees.
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Veteran animator Stephan Franck’s Dark Planet Comics imprint readies the re-issue of Silver #1 and #2, plus the brand-new issue #3, as well as a collection of all three issues: Silver Volume 1, with pin-up art by guest artists Rodolphe “Rodguen” Guenoden and Takeshi Miyazawa.
Mike and Liz Young have reacquired 100% ownership of US-based Moonscoop LLC and have rebranded the children's production house as Splash Entertainment with CEO and executive chairman Nicolas Atlan on board as a new partner, and JokeBox acting as a private passive investor.
Mighty Yeti Studios announces two new interactive storybook apps, Mr. Cupcake Has The Sprinkles and A Shark Knocked On The Door, and the launch of a Kickstarter campaign to help cover the production costs.
Nickelodeon announces a call for submissions for its 2014 global Animated Shorts Program, designed to identify and develop new animation talent and provide a platform for new content for kids.
Kid Koala, Theodore Ushev and Daily tous les jours set to dazzle viewers on the 100th anniversary of Norman McLaren’s birth.
Sony Pictures Animation passes the one million mark in the number of fans on its Facebook page, releasing a drawing by Cloudy 2 director Kris Pearn to celebrate the event.
BRB Internacional heads to NATPE with the premiere of Invizimals, a series based on the successful PlayStation videogame saga.
Speakers at the 2014 Kidscreen Summit are announced, including Nickelodeon President of Content Development & Production Russell Hicks and DreamWorks Animation’s Head of Television Marjorie Cohn.
The finalists for the British Animation Awards 2014 are announced; held every two years, the British Animation Awards reward the best in British animation across a variety of categories.
The Academy Award-nominated short film Feral is now available online for viewing in its entirety via Vimeo On Demand.
The Producers Guild of America announces this year’s winning motion picture and television productions unveiled during the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Sunday, January 19.
Animation Production Day, hosted by the FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia and the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, takes place April 24-25, 2014; the deadline for submissions is February 28.
DreamWorks Animation expands its partnership with YouTube to produce a series of daily shows highlighting some of the most compelling entertainment on the video-sharing website.
Hulu announces its original programming lineup for 2014, including a second season of Seth Meyers’ hit animated series The Awesomes.
VIZ Media’s Kids On The Slope, a new series from the team behind Cowboy Bebop, will premiere on Neon Alley January 19.
Frederator Studios’ Cartoon Hangover YouTube channel surpasses one million subscribers, becoming the second-fastest original funded YouTube channel to do so in its first 12 months.
Cartoon Network Watch and Play has been featured in the “Best of 2013” selection of innovative kids apps by the App Store and iTunes.
Organizers for SIGGRAPH’s 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques issue a call for submissions.
DreamWorks Animation partners with Fuhu to launch an educational tablet for kids called the DreamTab.
Scholastic Media’s beloved fan favorite television shows The Babysitter’s Club, I SPY and Horrible Histories now available on Hulu Plus.
Google marks New Year's Eve with a doodle that shows 2013 disco dancing while 2014 waits patiently for its turn.
Selected out of the 100,000 iPad apps launching on the App Store in 2013, Apple names Disney Animated the iPad app of the year.
Forbes writer Scott Mendelson examines the implications of multi-platform branding, or the 'Cloud Atlas strategy,' for DreamWorks Animation with the launch of Turbo FAST on Netflix.