Disney's most loyal fans will get a close-up look at an extensive collection of interactive experiences and merchandise at the 2013 D23 Expo, taking place August 9-11 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
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Mac and PC users now have access to innovative 24/7 anime channel; new anime series “K” launches this summer, followed by the fall debuts of Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Magi.
yummico launches The Adventures of Ash & Ollie, a new e-book series written by Caroline Baron and illustrated by Traci Paige Johnson.
Moonscoop SA, the Paris-based animation house behind such children’s series as Chloe’s Closet and Code Lyoko, enters administration. The U.S.-based Moonscoop LLC, formerly Mike Young Productions, remains a separate entity and is unaffected by the activities of its French counterpart.
Mike Lazzo named Executive Vice President/Creative Director, Adult Swim, and Rob Sorcher named Executive Vice President/Chief Content Officer, Cartoon Network, as Cartoon Network and Adult Swim align content, digital and gaming into one area for each network.
The Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee announces the Call for Entries for the 17th Japan Media Arts Festival starting in 2014.
VIZ Media announces its schedule of events -- including special guest appearances, panel discussions, anime screenings and a special K Day celebrating the new anime show K -- for this year’s Anime Expo.
A mid-year report shows that the first six months of 2013 have been good to Hollywood stocks, with Disney overtaking Comcast – for now – as the most valuable media company.
Advance registration for SIGGRAPH 2013 taking place in Anaheim from July 21-25 ends this Friday, June 28.
European broadcast giant RTL Group invests $36 million into Vancouver-based online video company BroadbandTV, part of a planned series of investments in the firm.
Cinedigm is now using Aspera’s high-speed fasp technology for digital content deliveries to all of its partner distribution platforms.
Amazon’s LOVEFiLM announces the launch of Disney Movies on Demand on LOVEFiLM Instant, bringing hours of entertainment and the world’s most-loved Disney titles to the streaming service.
ZYNC announces their public availability, allowing access to computing resources and software licenses with simple pay-as-you-go hourly pricing.
Largest deal for original content in Netflix history will give members in the U.S., Canada, Latin America and Europe exclusive access to new original television series based on the studio's beloved franchises and characters.
Entertainment branding agency loyalkaspar announces a bi-coastal expansion with the addition of Chief Development Officer Robert Blatchford (Los Angeles) and Creative Director Anna Minkkinen (New York).
Multi-hyphenate talent Seth Green expresses his approval of Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel, paying his compliments to the director via Twitter.
Saban Brands appoints Janet Scardino as the company’s Chief Operating Officer, overseeing the company’s media operations across television, digital and games.
A crowdfunding campaign is started to fund an animated comedy series starring comedian Jonathan Katz, best known for playing the title character on TV's Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist.
a52 provides subtle VFX for the all new season of the Netflix exclusive series from David Fincher, House of Cards.
Toon Boom Animation announces the launch of the “What I Like About Harmony” contest, open to Harmony users around the world.