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Marking Hulu's first co-produced scripted original renewal, animated superhero comedy The Awesomes is renewed for a 10-epiosode second season.
SouthParkStudios.com to stream 234 South Park episodes back-to-back starting Saturday, September 21.
Disney’s Sofia the First launches as an appisode on Disney Junior Appisodes app, available for iOS platforms.
The Visual Effects Society issues a call for submissions for the 12th Annual VES Awards honoring the most outstanding visual effects in film, television, animation, commercials, special venue projects and video games.
The Walt Disney Co. pushes back 'The Good Dinosaur', the Pixar movie that had been set for release in 2014, making next year the animation studio's first without a feature film since 2005.
Radical Sheep Productions and Industrial Brothers Canada launch the multi-platform Yup Yups, which is set to premiere on Disney Junior Canada September 16.
Former Pixar alums create an animated, AI and speech recognition-based interactive iPad app for kids.
Engage Digital announces the 250 kid-focused experts who will converge at the Digital Kids Summit at the San Francisco Children’s Creativity Museum September 19.
New web series lineup includes the Reddit-inspired TV and movie mashup series Tvoovies, learnings from a failed actor on Hollywood Acting Studio, and seafaring puppet adventures on Captain Cornelius Cartoon’s Cartoon Lagoon.
Adobe announces plans to significantly update the video tools in Adobe Creative Cloud with over 150 new features, including new capabilities in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe After Effects CC, Adobe SpeedGrade CC, Adobe Prelude CC, Adobe Media Encoder CC and Adobe Story CC Plus.
The full lineup of speakers planned for VIEW CONFERENCE 2013 is unveiled, including a keynote presentation from ILM’s John Knoll as well as presentations and talks from ILM’s Roger Guyett, Digital Domain’s Eric Nash, Image Engine’s Peter Muyzers, Sony Picture’s Troy Saliba and Parag Havaldar, the Moving Picture Company’s Marco Carboni, Sony Animation’s Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, Pixar’s Sandra Karpman and Lucia Modesto, MacGuff’s Bruno Chauffard, computer graphics scientist Paul Debevec, and many more.
Trigger Happy teams with Frederator Studios to bring characters from the hugely popular web series, Bravest Warriors, to Toon Hero, an app for iPad users of all ages to create their own animated stories using world famous characters.
Jake goes on his most heroic mission ever in Disney Junior's Jake and The Never Land Pirates: Never Land Rescue primetime special premiering Sunday, September 29.
Bubble Gum Interactive’s virtual world and multi-platform brand, Space Heroes Universe, adds to its animated online cartoon series with “Rumble in the Jungle.”
Amazon’s LOVEFiLM makes a deal with Viacom International Media Networks to add hundreds of hours of popular reality TV series, comedy and children's entertainment on the LOVEFiLM Instant streaming service.
Southpaw Technology announces the availability of TACTIC 4.0 via the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace; companies can quickly deploy TACTIC via the cloud to streamline workflows to manage their digital assets.