Cartoon Network acquires the exclusive rights to air the new season of Aardman Animations' 'Shaun the Sheep' across Southeast Asia, including Taiwan and the Philippines.
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Laika debuts the final theatrical trailer for ‘The Boxtrolls’ on June 11 at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
The first poster is released for the forthcoming animated feature from Paramount, ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 3D.’
Lord of Barbès director/animator Jeremy Guerrieri and Ivory Coast football star Didier Drogba help the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ride World Cup fever to further the fight against malaria.
Conceptual design company Leviathan creates a mesmerizing main title sequence for the new original series, ‘Power,’ from Starz.
Disney begins production on ‘The Lion Guard,’ an animated Disney Junior TV movie and series inspired by ‘The Lion King.’
A partnership between Nerd Corps Entertainment, Samka Productions and Gardiner Entertainment, Jetpack Distribution comprises a team of multi-skilled, experienced kids’ TV experts with a global reach.
San Francisco’s Roxie Theater announces new family friendly film series, Roxie Kids, with Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Panda Go! Panda - Adventure of Panda & Friends’ and ‘The Castle Of Cagliostro’ along with classic episodes from Osamu Tezuka’s ‘Astro Boy.’
Abstract: Critically-acclaimed interactive director Aramique joins Tool, where he will explore the intersection of technology and storytelling with a focus on interactive and experimental installations for brands, music, museums and festivals.
Newly launched Venice, CA-based multi-disciplinary studio Golden secures representation with Gay Guthrey and Associates in the Midwest territory and Salon Reps on the West Coast.
Winners of the 2014 Autodesk sponsored CG Student Awards are announced, with Gnomon School of VFX named School of the Year.
The Hollywood Post Alliance opens its Call for Entries for the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production.
New interactive video game, “Bush’s Bean Dash,” extends television commercial across multiple platforms.
Paris-based Cyber Group Studios signs a deal with Les Armateurs to represent international sales rights on one of the company’s flagship TV animation productions, ‘The Long, Long Holiday.’
Winners of the Animafest 2014 Grand Competition are announced, with the prize for best short film awarded to the South Korean film ‘Love Games’ (2013) by Yumi Joung.
Working under Creative Director/VFX Supervisor John Bair, New York-based Phosphene completes effects work and adapts the 20th Century Fox logo for ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Nat Wolff, and Willem Dafoe.
Animation distributor GKIDS acquires North American rights to the Brazilian animated feature ‘Boy and the World,’ directed by Alê Abreu.
OTOY announces the availability of OctaneRender 2, the latest version of the company’s sophisticated real-time rendering software boasting more than a dozen new features requested by users.
Bonita cameras and Blade software deliver fast, affordable production for Chicago-based games developer Phosphor Games.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors fifteen student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 41st Student Academy Awards ceremony, with ‘Owned,’ by Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, awarded the gold medal for Animation.
Creative Director/Partner Gary Nueman launches creative content and production company Engine Virtual Film Company.
Transaction to drive creation of 3D game engine for game developers, architects, engineers and designers.
Post facility Nice Shoes announces the opening of a new creative studio, Nice Shoes Creative Studio, headed by Executive Producer Geraint Owen.