Amazon.com reaches an agreement to acquire digital comic book platform comiXology for an undisclosed amount.
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Co-founders of Maker Studios file a lawsuit seeking to block an April 15 shareholder vote approving the multichannel network’s recently announced $500 million-plus sale to Disney.
Melbourne-based Iluzija Animation Studio tackles a traditionally 2D animated version of Gaston Leroux's classic tale, “The Phantom of the Opera.”
Phase 4 Films releases a new trailer and poster for Jay & Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie, written by Kevin Smith and directed by Steve Stark.
HP unveils two new DreamColor displays, the HP Z27x and Z24x, which feature the second generation DreamColor Engine and can provide up to 1.07 billion on-screen colors.
Thanks to a multi-year distribution deal between DISH Network and The Walt Disney Company, Disney Junior is now available to DISH Network subscribers.
Genius Brands International appoints Matthew Kornberg Controller, a position that will have him maximizing the financial assets of the company and overseeing the operations of the company’s financial unit.
The School of Visual Arts announces the presenters for the 25th Annual Dusty Awards taking place May 13 which includes a variety of names from the world of film and animation including Randall Emmett, Yvette Kaplan, and Ralph Bakshi.
Chaos Group will present a series of presentations at FMX 2014 to highlight improvements to V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max and Maya and show how V-Ray supports VFX students and independent filmmakers.
Warner Bros. Animation releases new clips from the all-new series, The Tom and Jerry Show, a fresh take on the iconic cat and mouse duo that “preserves the look, core characters and sensibilities of the original theatrical shorts.”
Newly-signed Passion Pictures directors againstallodds release “Gladly Tuesday,” a new commercial created by Boston advertising agency Hill Holliday for Bank of America made in the style of the 1930s-era Popeye cartoon.
Double Negative announces the formation of new Feature Animation Division led by ex-DreamWorks Associate Producer Tom Jacomb.
LIMA announces the Licensing University lineup for Licensing Expo 2014, which includes 26 sessions for everyone from industry newcomers to advanced practitioners.
Cartoon Network’s Regular Show heads to DVD on June 17 with the release of Regular Show: The Complete Third Season.
Rainmaker Entertainment appoints Fonda Snyder to the newly created position of Vice President Creative Development and Sale effective May 1.
Troika signs Creative Director Seton Kim to lead creative for the Entertainment & Sports client roster.
Genius Brands International expands the global distribution of Baby Genius branded content with the launch of an online service offering thousands of songs and videos for toddlers.
The design studio Bl:nd teams up with SpotCo to produce a hand-drawn film for Sting’s new Broadway show The Last Ship.
Syfy announces a new mythological drama series, Olympus, written by Nick Willing and produced by Reunion Pictures and Olympus TV (London) Limited in association with Great Point Media.
ASIFA-Hollywood announces that the 42nd Annual Annie Awards will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015.
Hornet director Yves Geleyn directs a powerful animated PSA, Monster in the Closet, for non-profit States United to Prevent Gun Violence.