The Walt Disney Company pays $500 million for Maker Studios, one of YouTube’s largest multi-channel networks.
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Coolabi announces a global publishing agreement with Penguin for the new animated series Clangers; Penguin will publish brand new books in a variety of different formats and languages.
Cospective releases an update to their browser-based video review tool, Frankie 2.3, which now allows users to view video in full screen mode and download original media files.
Edwin Schapp’s short film about a disfigured boy who performs as a freak in a circus, Little Freak, is the winner of the international web competition HAFFTube.
The NFB launches StopMo Studio, a redesigned stop-motion animation application for iPad that offers casual and experienced users a richer and easier creative experience.
Nickelodeon announces three new series currently in production for the 2014-15 season in addition to new episodes of returning hit series such as SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Sanjay and Craig.
DreamWorks Animation and Netflix announce a new kids slate that features three new original series: King Julien, Puss in Boots, and Veggie Tales in the House.
Shotgun Software announces the integration of its pipeline tools with Perforce to streamline game development team collaboration.
Hit show created by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland boasts worldwide online exclusive and television network first.
Led by Warner Bros. Entertainment and existing investors MK Capital, Redpoint Ventures and Google Capital, Machinima secures $18 million in financing.
Fuhu partners with BabyFirst to debut its first television series, Albert & Junior, an animated series inspired by the award-wining nabi kids technology brand.
Amateur animators are invited to submit stop-motion videos to be featured on the website of and possibly shown at Gumby Fest 2014.
Matthew Stephenson’s short hallucinatory tale of a puckish heron and a frog with inviting eyes, They Both Explode, is now available for free streaming on Vimeo.
Next-gen painting application for 3D assets to be featured development tool on world’s biggest gaming platform; revolutionary particle-based painting and multi-channel brushes.
DreamWorks Animation-owned AwesomenessTV hires former Disney digital marketing exec T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
Invisible Light Network brings predictions of the digital future to life for IBM with three new short films.
Framestore teams with Wieden + Kennedy Portland to create “The Power of Hair,” a new digital experience for Old Spice.
Featuring the hilarious adventures of a mischievous feline who will do almost anything to be fed, Simon’s Cat joins animation luminary Fred Seibert’s Channel Frederator Network.
HOAX Films creates an experiential website for MEBO International that allows visitors to experience a computer-generated floating city that’s home to a towering library, a giant rotating sphere and other iconic wonders.
Announcing its ambition to become the home of British adult animation, Wildseed Studios unveils new shows on its YouTube channel.