Magic Light Pictures announces the first Room on the Broom interactive app based on the book by Julia Donaldson.
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VIZ Media’s Neon Alley anime service celebrates one year anniversary with debut of “Catch Up” feature for Xbox and PS3, and an exciting fall season on October 18th; Ranma ½, Magi, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Gurren Lagann and the Lucha Libre-style Chikara.
Aardman produces Cupcakes of Doom, a new online game for the Emmy-winning animated series Regular Show.
Disney Interactive chooses humble’s Tumbleweed Tango to be the featured short Disney Shorts page on YouTube.
The 2013 edition of Italy’s VIEW Conference and VIEWFest highlights storytelling in all its forms, with presentations from filmmakers, animators, visual effects artists, and game and transmedia developers.
VIZ Media announces that the entirety of its digital manga catalog is now available on Amazon Kindle devices.
CAKE signs a VOD deal with DLA bringing eight properties, including Poppy Cat and Skunk-Fu!, to Latin America
Foothill Entertainment and Kidobi announce a digital distribution deal to add several preschool series to Kidobi’s web-based SVoD and mobile platforms.
New Watch [adult swim] initiative expands TV Everywhere strategy, launching live streaming functionality on AdultSwim.com and via the Watch [adult swim] app on iOS and Android devices.
New original series in development; First slate of content partners joining the channel; Premium brand advertisers flocking to new video distribution platform.
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.