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Origin Digital Studios opens in Burbank as new collective of veteran visual effects artists, producers and supervisors.
Rainmaker Entertainment appoints former MGM executive Steve Hendry to the Board of Directors at the company’s annual General Meeting held on July 17, 2014.
Fox's ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ remains at number one in its second weekend, bringing in $36 million for a domestic total of $139 million; Disney's animated family feature ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ comes in third with an $18 million debut.
The Los Angeles International Short Film Festival will present a special screening and panel discussion with members from Disney Animation and Disney Interactive on Tuesday, July 29 at 1:00 p.m.
Seth MacFarlane, Universal Pictures and Media Rights Capital have been sued for alleged copyright infringement for their hit comedy ‘Ted.’
‘Never Let Me Go’ director is in talks to helm Warner Bros.’ ‘Overlook Hotel,’ a prequel to the Stanley Kubrick classic ‘The Shining.’
New details surface on Warner Bros. and DC's latest straight-to-home release project, ‘Justice League: Throne of Atlantis,’ a continuation of the story begun in last winter's ‘Justice League: War.’
First-time governors are Kate Amend, Documentary Branch; Daniel R. Fellman, Executives Branch; Albert Berger, Producers Branch; Bob Rogers, Short Films and Feature Animation Branch; and Mark Mangini, Sound Branch.
Ahead of next week’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con, watch a new clip from animator Bill Plympton’s latest feature, Cheatin’.
Focus Features, Laika and ‘The Boxtrolls’ are headed to Comic-Con for a highly-anticipated Hall H Panel, “Eat Like THE BOXTROLLS” food truck experience, and more.
‘Skyfall’ star Ben Whishaw steps in to replace Colin Firth as the voice of Paddington Bear in the Weinstein Company's family film ‘Paddington.’
‘What’s Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones’ opens at the Museum of the Moving image in New York, where it will be on display July 19, 2014 through January 19, 2015.
Scholastic Media’s Emmy Award-winning, top-rated series for the school-age set powers up for new season with a week full of word-powered premieres on PBS KIDS.
Themed challenges for users of Adobe After Effects CC and Cinema 4D Lite; winners to receive Cinema 4D Broadcast.
Microsoft to discontinue development of original series for its Xbox gaming platform and will close Xbox Entertainment Studios in the coming months.
Stereoscopic technology specialist RealD sees a trio of exec departures: COO and general counsel Craig Gatarz and senior VPs Rick Heineman and Jed Harmsen.
Netflix and The Walt Disney Studios announce a new multi-year licensing agreement that will make Netflix the exclusive Canadian subscription television service for first-run Disney live-action and animated feature films.
Marvel Entertainment reveals that it will be replacing the comic book incarnation of ‘Thor’ with a new, female version; Sam Wilson, formerly the superhero known as The Falcon, will be taking over the role of ‘Captain America.’
TV animation studio continues to expand roster of top creative talent with production on three pilots and new short-form series; extends overall development deal with ‘Phineas and Ferb’ co-creator and executive producer Dan Povenmire.
Newman brings roster of clients from former company Art + Science International to GBI as he builds company’s global consumer products business.
Last Monday's premiere of Disney's animated series ‘The 7D,’ a contemporary, comedic take on the world of the Seven Dwarfs, delivers strong ratings, ranking as the network’s #2 animated original-series premiere on record among Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11.
Focus Features partners with the International Soap Box Derby, inviting families attending the World Championship to explore the fantastical world of ‘The Boxtrolls’ with a custom-built car on display, free ‘Boxtrolls’ gear, exclusive sneak preview clips from the new movie, and an immersive photo experience.