The Maker Studios board of directors and a majority of its shareholders approve the company’s $500 million-plus sale to Disney.
Category: Internet and Interactive
Maya LT 2015 is coming to Steam, Valve's popular entertainment platform, bringing its powerful animation and modeling feature set to Steam's active community of over 65 million gamers, developers and artists.
Relativity Media attempts to scoop up YouTube multi-channel network Maker Studios from Disney with a last-minute bid worth up to $1.1 billion.
Xbox Entertainment Studios is producing a new digital feature based on the video game series Halo in conjunction with 343 Industries and celebrated sci-fi director/producer Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions.
Co-founders of Maker Studios file a lawsuit seeking to block an April 15 shareholder vote approving the multichannel network’s recently announced $500 million-plus sale to Disney.
Genius Brands International expands the global distribution of Baby Genius branded content with the launch of an online service offering thousands of songs and videos for toddlers.
Hiccup Media welcomes international fashion director John Poliquin, and announces a redesigned website that highlights the company’s approach, their clients and their work.
Naked partners with Roof studio to develop an innovative project involving 45 eight-second bumpers, each depicting vibrant and extremely precise detailed 3D animation of a different themed mechanical world for, TF1.
NVIDIA showcases ‘4K Your Way’ at NAB 2014, highlighting that their GPU technology powers over 150 solutions for broadcasters, VFX artists and post-production pros and supports demanding real-time 4K workflows.
FableVision accelerates expansion of new content development for multiple platforms; Tone Thyne tapped to newly created position of Vice President of Creative, where he will oversee production of original IP.
Galaxy 61 celebrates its 10th anniversary with a re-branding and a new website showcasing the company’s capabilities that are tailored to animation and VFX-driven projects with big ideas and small budgets.
Online art school The Art Department offers four-week picture making seminars taught by acclaimed illustrator Marshall Vandruff.
yummico partners with Fingerprint to release a new interactive e-book, ScreenTime, for iOS and Android.
Rainbow partners with Budge Studios to create Winx Club: Rocks the World, a brand new app based on the hit show Winx Club, now available for android and iOS.
VIZ Media re-launches Neon Alley as the new online destination for free streaming anime content in the U.S.
DreamWorks Animation-owned AwesomenessTV makes a deal to acquire YouTube channel network Big Frame for $15 million.
Millimages will bring new episodes of Mouk and Corneil & Bernie to MIPTV 2014 and will unveil the pilot to the new multi-platform property Molang.
Coinciding with Earth Month and the release of Disneynature's latest theatrical movie, BEARS, Disney launches Disneynature Explore, an app that allows kids and families to explore nature through augmented reality.
Red Giant announces Magic Bullet Looks 2.5, a free update to current users, which features new color correction tools, better previewing of presets, and a major bump in speed.
Atlantyca Entertainment collaborates with Scholastic USA on an iOS app based on the popular book series Geronimo Stilton.
Red Giant announces a Public Beta of Trapcode Mir 2, a motion graphics tool that allows users to create 3D surfaces for use in motion graphics and visual effects.
Mixamo’s 3D character creator Fuse 1.0 heads to the Valve’s entertainment platform, Steam, allowing users to easily create 3D characters and import them into popular Steam games.
Disney Junior announces new all new appisodes of Jake and the Never Land Pirates, available on the Disney Junior Appisode App for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.