Italy’s VIEW Conference unveils a stellar program for 2013, including panels and workshops with ILM’s Roger Guyett, Digital Domain’s Eric Nash, Image Engine’s Peter Muyzers,
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Ballistic Media announces pre-sales for the 240-page d’artiste: Matte Painting 3, the long-awaited sequel to Matte Painting and Matte Painting 2 with master artists David Luong, Damien Macé and Milan Schere.
Warner Bros. Entertainment announces an “expanded creative partnership” with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, with a new film series inspired by Harry Potter's Hogwarts textbook, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Nickelodeon announces a brand-new Dora the Explorer half-hour primetime special, “Dora’s Great Roller Skate Adventure,” premiering on Sunday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT).
Randy Cunningham 9th Grade Ninja returns for second series on Disney XD; hit Irish-produced animated series to return to screens in early 2014.
New release unites visual effects and editorial finishing with intuitive workflow and enhanced color grading integration.
Kids’ and family entertainment content distributor CAKE announced an agreement with Cartoon Network US for two more seasonal specials – A Monsterous Holiday and The Naughty List.
France and the UK lead the nominations for the Cartoon Tributes for animated TV series at pitching and co-production event Cartoon Forum 2013, taking place September 17-20 in Toulouse, France.
Indian/Anglo CG animation studio Giant Wheel Animation announces the appointment of Atlantyca Entertainment as a new distribution partner for the animated series Taka & Maka.
Cinema Management Group announces new global sales in Australia, the UK and Italy for the 3D animated feature from Triggerfish Studios, Khumba.
9 Story Enterprises acquires worldwide distribution and licensing rights for Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids.
Psyop debunks the mystery of where electricity comes from and gives viewers a look into The Unknown in a new spot for Origin.
Blacklist’s WIZZ teams up with The Brooklyn Brothers to create a new series of spots that follow the animated adventures of Ben and HotSpot for Optimum.
Saban Brands and MarVista Entertainment announce new global licensing deals for Power Rangers Megaforce.
41 Entertainment grants Free TV and Pay TV rights for the first two seasons of PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures in France.
Radical Sheep Productions and Industrial Brothers Canada launch the multi-platform Yup Yups, which is set to premiere on Disney Junior Canada September 16.
The Television Academy Special Visual Effects Peer Group honors VFX Emmy nominees Jay Worth, Paul Graff and Tobias Mannewitz at an event at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on Monday, September 9.
Relativity Media and Reel FX release new images from the forthcoming CG-animated feature, Free Birds due in theaters in the U.S. on November 1, 2013.
Tippett Studio relies on the latest Hitachi NAS platform to power HD animation and images for the new Efexio effects marketplace.
Disney/Pixar's Monsters University will be the recipient of the Hollywood Animation Award and Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim visual effects supervisor John Knoll will receive the Hollywood Visual Effects Award at the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards.
Uncle Grandpa, the newest original animated comedy series from Cartoon Network Studios, rapidly becomes Cartoon Network’s new hit.