Five new nationwide releases reached theaters on Christmas Day, though none were quite strong enough to take first place away from Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
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Although no date has yet been set, Disney’s animated hit Frozen is headed for a theatrical run in China.
French-Belgium co-production Approved For Adoption receives the Grand Prize award for best animation at the 17th Japan Media Arts Festival.
De Planeta, a short and stylized procedural animation from Bournemouth University student Leonardo Cavaletti, revolves around the birth, life and death of a little planet, showing all the colorful wonders it has to offer.
Forbes writer Scott Mendelson examines the implications of multi-platform branding, or the 'Cloud Atlas strategy,' for DreamWorks Animation with the launch of Turbo FAST on Netflix.
Cartoon Network unveils a new promo for "Dance Pantsed," giving fans a peek at the new CG animated special slated to air January 20.
Animation director Frédéric Back, who won two Oscars for his short films, dies Tuesday, December 24, at his home in Montreal.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment teams with The Paley Center for Media to present NY and LA premieres of Warner Bros. Animation's Justice League: War.
Disney Junior brings the popular Doc McStuffins: Time For Your Check Up! app to Android devices in Google Play and for Kindle tablets in the Amazon Appstore.
DHX Media signs new digital deals with SpiritClips, ProSieben Sat1, DK ToonTV, and NOW CJSC for a variety of DHX properties.
9 Story Entertainment signs new licensing deals for Camp Lakebottom, Artzooka, and Making Stuff throughout Asia.
Tweak Software announced support for AJA Video's KONA 3G, T-TAP and Io XT and NVIDIA's GPUDirect for Video in RV-SDI.
Troika helps rebrand the suite of eight ENCORE premium cable channels by bringing added value to the previously existing “Playing Favorites” brandline and position.
Brickyard VFX partners with General Gau to create Air on the Side of Humanity, a new three spot campaign for JetBlue Airways.
Rampant Design Tools expands drag-and-drop Quicktime elements for VFX artists and editors with the launch of Rampant LensFX, GrungeFX Cinematics, and Rampant Bokeh Opticals 2.
Shout! Factory Kids and Hasbro Studios announce the release of My Little Pony: Classic Movie Collection on DVD January 21.
Shilo director Anthony Furlong and his colleagues create a 44-second holiday card for HBO that blends a handmade sensibility with CG animation.
The Visual Effects Society names acclaimed filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón as the recipient of its Visionary Award in recognition of his extraordinary career, most recently including his landmark achievement on this year’s hugely acclaimed Gravity.
Following Corus Entertainment’s recent acquisition of the remaining 50 per cent of the company from Bell Media, TELETOON Canada announces that the company’s President Len Cochrane has decided to retire in January 2014.
As part of HarperCollins’ ongoing product strategy to create “living and breathing” experiences for consumers, the publisher taps Aardman Digital to create The Hobbit: Official Visual Companion App, an app designed to accompany the film experience of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.