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Microsoft to discontinue development of original series for its Xbox gaming platform and will close Xbox Entertainment Studios in the coming months.
Stereoscopic technology specialist RealD sees a trio of exec departures: COO and general counsel Craig Gatarz and senior VPs Rick Heineman and Jed Harmsen.
Netflix and The Walt Disney Studios announce a new multi-year licensing agreement that will make Netflix the exclusive Canadian subscription television service for first-run Disney live-action and animated feature films.
Marvel Entertainment reveals that it will be replacing the comic book incarnation of ‘Thor’ with a new, female version; Sam Wilson, formerly the superhero known as The Falcon, will be taking over the role of ‘Captain America.’
TV animation studio continues to expand roster of top creative talent with production on three pilots and new short-form series; extends overall development deal with ‘Phineas and Ferb’ co-creator and executive producer Dan Povenmire.
Newman brings roster of clients from former company Art + Science International to GBI as he builds company’s global consumer products business.
Last Monday's premiere of Disney's animated series ‘The 7D,’ a contemporary, comedic take on the world of the Seven Dwarfs, delivers strong ratings, ranking as the network’s #2 animated original-series premiere on record among Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11.
Focus Features partners with the International Soap Box Derby, inviting families attending the World Championship to explore the fantastical world of ‘The Boxtrolls’ with a custom-built car on display, free ‘Boxtrolls’ gear, exclusive sneak preview clips from the new movie, and an immersive photo experience.
Cloud-based production tracking, review, and asset management software for film, TV and games passes a full penetration test by global security auditing firm Bishop Fox.
Christina Miller is named President and General Manager for Turner Broadcasting networks Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, with global oversight of linear and non-linear content, the consumer products group and franchise management.
VFX vendors Rhythm & Hues and Prana Animation Studios join visualization studio The Third Floor to help create an innovative, traveling attraction that affords guests the opportunity to actively participate with dozens of Marvel Entertainment’s iconic Super Heroes.
From the creators of ‘Ghost in the Shell’ comes a wonderfully expressive and beautifully hand drawn animated tale that combines bursts of whimsy and kinetic humor with deep felt emotion and drama.
Season two of Nickelodeon’s Emmy-nominated animated series ‘Sanjay and Craig’ begins this Saturday, July 19, at 10:30 a.m. (ET/PT) with the new episode “Hot Sauce Boss”/”Ghost Pool.”
Adult Swim expands its relationship with The Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder; first project under the pact will be a live-action/ adventure pilot with the working title of ‘Hooligan Squad.’
The entire ‘South Park’ library will be available for free on Hulu before the start of the animated comedy's 18th season on September 24.
Produced by Morgen Studios and Method Animation and commissioned by France Télévisions, ‘Super 4’ travels to three continents.
Ten-year-old Neel Sethi set to play the part of Mowgli in Disney’s live-action/animation hybrid film ‘The Jungle Book.’
Now in its 17th year, the Hollywood Shorts Film Festival is a monthly screening program celebrating the outstanding achievements in short filmmaking and animation from both U.S. and international directors and their creative teams.
Animation distributor GKIDS releases its much-lauded animated film ‘Wrinkles,’ directed by Ignacio Ferreras, on DVD, iTunes, On Demand and other digital platforms.
Graphics technology developer wins backing from the U.K.’s Technology Strategy Board (TSB) to bring its real-time graphics rendering techniques from the gaming world to the big screen.
The upcoming Power Rangers movie from Lionsgate and rights holder Saban Brands will be scripted by ‘X-Men: First Class’ writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz; Roberto Orci boards the project as executive producer.
DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ is set to arrive in China next month, giving the animated sequel a crack at the world’s fastest growing movie market.