DreamWorks Animation-owned AwesomenessTV makes a deal to acquire YouTube channel network Big Frame for $15 million.
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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.
LightWave 3D Group is offering a free 30-day trial of their software ChronoSculpt with allows 3D artists to create time-based content sculpting and the ability to correct cache animation and dynamic simulations from 3ds Max, Maya, LightWave 3D, Softimage, Modo, and Cinema 4D software.
Reel FX bolsters their mobile apps catalog with the release of Shaving Face, a game that challenges users to quickly shave beards on restless, hair-loving characters.
The Walt Disney Company pays $500 million for Maker Studios, one of YouTube’s largest multi-channel networks.
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.