Koju Hoshino, president of Hayao Miyazaki’s production company Studio Ghibli, announces from the Venice Film Festival that the director’s competition title, The Wind Rises, will be his last film.
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To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Montreal Stop Motion Festival, Henry Selick will present a special 20th anniversary screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas.
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Disada Productions launches the Disada Shop, making available animation and live-action movie memorabilia collected from around the world.
ASSIMILATE launches free SCRATCH Play, a comprehensive media player for professional and consumer formats.
Jake goes on his most heroic mission ever in Disney Junior's Jake and The Never Land Pirates: Never Land Rescue primetime special premiering Sunday, September 29.
Legendary voice actress June Foray to be honored with the TV Academy's Governors Award at the 2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 15, at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE.
Bubble Gum Interactive’s virtual world and multi-platform brand, Space Heroes Universe, adds to its animated online cartoon series with “Rumble in the Jungle.”
Amazon’s LOVEFiLM makes a deal with Viacom International Media Networks to add hundreds of hours of popular reality TV series, comedy and children's entertainment on the LOVEFiLM Instant streaming service.
Paris-based sales company Elle Driver acquires international distribution rights to Italian animated feature, The Art of Happiness, by Alessandro Rak.
The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film issues a call for entries for the 2014 edition of the festival; the deadline for submissions is December 1, 2013.
Nickelodeon announces the first-ever SpongeBob Fan Shellabration at Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles, Calif., Sept. 7-8.
The Visual Effects Society announces its 5th annual Summit, “A New Reality: Content Creation and Distribution,” on Saturday, October 26.
A new exhibition mounted by the Academy opens Friday, October 4, with a special presentation from Roger Rabbit animator Richard Williams, including discussion and clips from his work.
Cinedigm signs a deal with 4K Media to bring the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise into the home entertainment marketplace for the first time in five years, with plans to roll out all 600+ episodes onto DVD, BluRay and VOD.
Wombles Copyright Holdings and Dramatico Entertainment reveal plans to relaunch the iconic British brand, including a new series for a slot on UK-based Channel 5′s Milkshake block in 2015.
Superlux captures the attention of millions of viewers in 17 Latin American countries with a provocative Grammy Awards package driven by bold, colorful 3D graphics that interact with live performance clips from TNT Latin America’s global broadcast.
UK public broadcaster CBeebies adds another new preschool series -- Chop Chop! -- to its slate, created by Oscar-nominated director Grant Orchard in collaboration with Studio AKA.
Southpaw Technology announces the availability of TACTIC 4.0 via the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace; companies can quickly deploy TACTIC via the cloud to streamline workflows to manage their digital assets.
The Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles and Cinema Without Borders honor legendary claymation artist, director and producer Will Vinton at the second annual ItaliANimation event.
Irish producer-distributor Monster Entertainment is developing an animated series, Fuzzyworld, co-produced by Avalon Films and Alastair Swinnerton’s Toonspace.
Disney XD's Crash & Bernstein Returns for a Second Season on Monday, October 7; season one culminates with a special one-hour episode on Monday, September 9.