France’s Method Animation, Onyx Films and Chapter 2 merge to form On Entertainment, which expects to launch two to three high-end, CG-animated or hybrid series and two French movies (one animation, one live-action) every year.
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Stardust teams with agency AKQA to help Nike brand Jordan redefine the product demo with a new short film, “Rise to the Moment.”
The Academy Award-nominated short film Feral is now available online for viewing in its entirety via Vimeo On Demand.
Twin-track licensing strategy to encompass the classic toy brand and Super 4, the first-ever Playmobil TV series.
PGS Entertainment secures broadcast licensing rights to new Alpha & Omega TV movie franchise from Crest Animation.
Steve Borst and Gary “Doodles” Di Raffaele create original buddy-comedy series filled
with humor, music and booty shakin’ energy.
Leading up to NATPE Miami, London-based kids’ and family entertainment specialist CAKE announces some of its most recent deals across Latin America.
9 Story Entertainment promotes Tanya Green to the role of Vice President, Production, reporting to president & CEO Vince Commisso.
The Producers Guild of America announces this year’s winning motion picture and television productions unveiled during the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Sunday, January 19.
Animated feature The Nut Job scores the top opening of all time for Open Road Films, taking in $25.2 million over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend.
Disney's animated fairytale adaptation Frozen is given the award for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song for “Let It Go,” at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards.
Animation director and Academy Award nominee Michael Sporn is dead at the age of 67 following illness due to pancreatic cancer.
Cinesite announces plans to open in Montréal, greatly expanding its capacity and international presence.
International production and creative management company Cross Media International enters into an agreement with Tezuka Productions of Japan to develop distribution opportunities for Tezuka's extensive portfolio of popular properties and characters within North America.
Animator and filmmaker Ernest “Nag” Ansorge passes away on December 26 in Lausanne, Switzerland, two months before what would have been his 89th birthday.
Framestore, the British VFX company behind box office hits Gravity and Iron Man 3, expands its business presence in North America, deploying high performance, end-to-end Dell solutions in support of current, big-budget projects like RoboCop and Edge of Tomorrow.
Following the success of Toy Story OF TERROR!, Disney•Pixar’s new Christmas special, Toy Story That Time Forgot, is set to air during the holidays this year on ABC.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announces the release of Tom and Jerry: Mouse Trouble, a new collection featuring 30 cartoons totaling over three hours of animated cat and mouse antics.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival unveils a new poster by Irish animator David OReilly and announces a retrospective of his work.
Created by German artist and illustrator Henning Wagenbreth, the poster for the seventeenth edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival is unveiled.
The critically acclaimed New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival announces its 2014 jury and slate preview for the upcoming event, which runs March 7-30.
Animex returns to Teesside University February 10-14 with another stellar line-up featuring some of the industry’s leading names.
The 16th edition of CARTOON MOVIE will showcase 59 animated film projects from across Europe in the French city of Lyon March 5-7, 2014.