AWN Headline News
Quadriplegic Sam Schmidt drives 106 MPH during 2014 Indy 500 race week with OptiTrack motion capture technology.
Disney's ‘Maleficent,’ starring Angelina Jolie and co-starring Elle Fanning as Princess Aurora, debuts in first place at the North American box office with $70 million; Seth MacFarlane's R-rated ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’ debuts in third place with $17.1 million.
Cartoon Network green-lights two additional seasons as third season is set to premiere in the U.S. June 2014.
Season two of 9 Story Entertainment’s animated primetime comedy ‘Fugget About It’ picked up as a Hulu Original Series.
BRB to present new series at Napte Europe. The company will show the latest in its catalogue following the interest expressed in Talking Tom and Friends and the warm welcome of Invizimals around the world.
Entertainment One Unveils Roster of Activity to Celebrate Peppa Pig’s 10th Anniversary in the UK. Highlights include 15-minute broadcast special, new product launches, on-air and online broadcaster activity, Golden Codes promotion and DVD release.
Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon, the animation studio behind the Oscar-nominated ‘The Secret of Kells,’ releases a new trailer for the forthcoming ‘Song of the Sea.’
Psyop teams with Samsung Galaxy and Cheil Worldwide to deliver the action-packed four-minute epic, ‘The Training,’ which has already reached nearly 40 million views on YouTube.
Catch All-New ‘Mixels’ shorts during Season Two of ‘Teen Titans Go!’ Thursdays at 6 p.m. (ET/PT) Starting June 5.
Industry luminaries and renowned artists conceptualize the future of videogames; exhibit opens June 10.
Drafthouse Films releases the first U.S. trailer for Ari Folman’s ‘The Congress,’ which will be made available on iTunes and On Demand July 24, followed by a limited theatrical release on August 29.
Pixar Animation Studios announces a series of important innovations in the latest version of its forthcoming Academy Award-winning RenderMan software, including Advanced Global Illumination, New Pricing and Free Non-Commercial Use.
Visual-effects company Sony Pictures Imageworks plans to moves its Los Angeles headquarters to Vancouver.
The celebration of all-things Gumby as well as stop-motion animation will take place on the grounds of Glendora City Hall and Public Library.
Twentieth Century Fox releases the first official trailer for ‘Book of Life,’ the animated romantic comedy set during the Mexican holiday of the Day of the Dead.
Co-directed by Michelle Dougherty and Karin Fong, Imaginary Forces creates an eloquent new commercial for Sapporo.
Bringing more than a decade of business development experience, Carlos Penny joins Oishii Creative as Head of Business Development.
House of Cool hires Russell Ward as SVP Marketing & Business Development in charge of launching the company’s new proprietary interactive publishing platform called Massively.
Internationally award-winning animation and visual effects company BENT Image Lab opens a new office in New York City.
Chairman of Entertainment Kevin Reilly announces that he will depart Fox Broadcasting Company by the end of June.
New management firm launched by former Superfad managing director offers multi-disciplinary talent & integrated production solutions.