Adult Swim announces an all-new half hour DC special, Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains In Paradise, debuting April 6, followed by the premiere of season seven a week later.
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9 Story Enterprises acquires the international distribution rights for the new animated series Get Ace from Galaxy Pop.
Shout! Factory and EuropaCorp enter into a new exclusive picture deal to distribute the new CG- animated motion picture Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (Jack et la Mécanique du Coeur) directed by Mathias Malzieu and Stephane Berla in North America.
Merlin Entertainment and DreamWorks Animation announce a new collaboration to create Shrek's Far Far Away Adventure, a unique, interactive attraction based on Shrek and his friends.
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.
Morwenna Banks, Peppa Pig, BBC Olympics, The Amazing World of Gumball and an ad for Talk Talk are among the winners at the tenth British Animation Awards held Friday, March 7th, at the BFI Southbank.
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.
In the company’s fifth collaboration with the director, LOOK Effects completes VFX for Wes Anderson’s Grand Budapest Hotel.
London VFX house Nvizible, part of the Ngroup, announced that they have considerably increased capacity with the company having taken on a whole new floor at their Soho base.
Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide.
This fall, Studio Ghibli Library imprint celebrates Hayao Miyazaki and his work on the acclaimed Princess Mononoke.
Shotgun replaces Blur’s proprietary production management software; frees internal development resources to focus on creative tools.
Director/animator Sylvain Chomet receives a personal request from Simpsons creator Matt Groening to create his own take on the “couch gag” that culminates each week’s opening credits.
Leading CG software developer Autodesk confirms that it is ceasing development of its Softimage CG software.
Laika Studios releases a third teaser trailer for their new stop-motion animated feature, The Boxtrolls, featuring Cee Lo Green’s cover of "(You're So Square) Baby, I Don't Care."
Amazon offering pre-orders for Warner Archive Collection’s March 18 Blu-ray release of Green Lantern: The Complete Animated Series.
Faceware offers complete facial mocap package for indie game studios; upgrades pro versions of software and hardware.
Katy Perry's latest music video for the hip hop-infused #1 hit single "Dark Horse" is a bold, Egyptian-themed cinematic epic created by storytelling studio Mirada.
The first teaser trailer and a new poster are unveiled for TWC-Dimension’s CGI/live-action hybrid film Paddington.
DreamWorks Animation-owned AwesomenessTV hires former Disney digital marketing exec T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, posts “the ugly true story” behind Sunday’s infamous Oscar selfie on Twitter, featuring Homer and Bart getting stepped on by Hollywood A-listers.
Anime Studio 10 offers improved workflow with new bone constraint, content library and smart bone features; Smith Micro Celebrates 10th Edition of Anime Studio with Wacom Cintiq and Intuos Tablet Giveaway.
The BAFTA and Webby award-winning Brothers McLeod release 365, a short film made up of one second a day of animation that “charts the comings and goings of the year, real and imagined.”