Mike and Liz Young have reacquired 100% ownership of US-based Moonscoop LLC and have rebranded the children's production house as Splash Entertainment with CEO and executive chairman Nicolas Atlan on board as a new partner, and JokeBox acting as a private passive investor.
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Walt Disney Animation’s Frozen takes top honors as Best Animated Feature at the 41st Annual Annie Awards held Saturday, February 1 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.
Disney’s classic cartoon chipmunk duo, Chip ‘n’ Dale, is being revived with plans for a live-action/CG hybrid big-screen feature.
Broadcasting legend Arthur Rankin Jr. -- the animator, producer and director behind some of television’s most enduring holiday specials -- is dead at the age of 89 following a bout of illness.
VIZ Media and Eleven Arts announce the theatrical premiere of Tiger & Bunny The Movie: The Rising in major U.S. cities in March.
The Visual Effects Society announces its 2014 Board of Directors officers; Jeffrey A. Okun re-elected as Board Chair.
Hot on the heels of the success of the recent viral hit Honda “Hands,” Honda and Wieden+Kennedy London once again team up with Nexus directors Smith and Foulkes to create a captivating film introducing the newest member of the Civic family.
Hot off the box office success of the 3D animated film The Nut Job, Gulfstream Pictures and partners Redrover Co., Ltd. and Toonbox Entertainment Ltd. announce new animation lab to incubate film and television projects.
El Capitan guests gearing up for the all-new sing-along version of Frozen will see a very special version of the Academy Award-nominated Mickey Mouse short Get A Horse! featuring house organist Rob Richards.
Polygon Pictures teams with Studio Ghibli on a new animated TV series, Ronia, the Robber's Daughter, based on the fantasy novel by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren.
Big voices in children’s digital media have signed on for the third annual iKids conference including Keith Malone, Chris Waldron, Jens Peter de Pedro, and Majora Carter.
Disney announces the return of ‘Frozen’ to theaters with an all-new sing-along version on January 21
PGS Entertainment announces an international broadcasting licensing agreement with ABC TV Australia for Stan Lee’s Mighty 7.
Mighty Yeti Studios announces two new interactive storybook apps, Mr. Cupcake Has The Sprinkles and A Shark Knocked On The Door, and the launch of a Kickstarter campaign to help cover the production costs.
Shout! Factory Kids and Nerd Corps announce the release of Slugterra: Heroes of the Underground, featuring five action-filled episodes, on DVD March 4.
Gentleman Scholar partners with WONGDADDY to create a pair of spots showcasing brightspot, Target’s new mobile phone service that launched Oct 6, 2013.
VIP Tickets for the 41st annual Annie Awards may be sold out, but you can still watch the ceremony from the comfort of your nearest Internet connection.
Featuring love-themed cartoons from MTV, Nickelodeon, Six Point Harness, Loopdeloop, Bill Plympton and more, the Animation Block Valentine’s Day Showcase comes to Los Angeles on February 13, 2014.
The voice cast for Seth Rogan’s animated adult feature Sausage Party reunites This Is the End stars James Franco, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, David Krumholtz and Rogen himself, as well as adding Kristen Wiig, Edward Norton and Nick Kroll.
Motion design and animation studio SPILLT creates a video for the launch of The Republic Collective.
Nickelodeon announces a call for submissions for its 2014 global Animated Shorts Program, designed to identify and develop new animation talent and provide a platform for new content for kids.
Actors Kristen Bell and Michael B. Jordan will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, February 15, at The Beverly Hills Hotel.