James L. Brooks to be honored with the 11th annual Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award during the NATPE 2014 Market & Conference in Miami on Tuesday, January 28.
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Imaginary Forces partners with Ogilvy New York to create an eight-spot campaign highlighting the complex world of Jeopardy! champion computer Watson for IBM.
CAKE signs a VOD deal with DLA bringing eight properties, including Poppy Cat and Skunk-Fu!, to Latin America
Foothill Entertainment and Kidobi announce a digital distribution deal to add several preschool series to Kidobi’s web-based SVoD and mobile platforms.
The Jim Henson Companycontinues its broadcast and consumer products licensing expansion for Dinosaur Train throughout Europe, North America and Australia.
9 Story Entertainment announces global sales of Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood as production begins on a second season.
DreamWorks Animation technical director Nathan Loofbourrow is elected as President of the Los Angeles animation union, The Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE; board member and DreamWorks Television writer Jack Thomas is elected as the Guild’s new Vice President.
Presentations for French hybrid series The Science of Botheration and Team TO’s 3D animated Joe Giant, directed by Arthur Qwak, become the two most highly-attended events in the history of the European animation marketplace.
Timothy Reckart's Oscar-nominated film Head Over Heels wins the Cartoon D'Or award for Best European short animated film.
New Watch [adult swim] initiative expands TV Everywhere strategy, launching live streaming functionality on AdultSwim.com and via the Watch [adult swim] app on iOS and Android devices.
New original series in development; First slate of content partners joining the channel; Premium brand advertisers flocking to new video distribution platform.
Geronimo Stilton: Operation ShuFongFong heads to DVD and digital platform September 24 from Entertainment One.
OptiTrack announces that Cloud Imperium, Animatrik Film Design and ChAIR Entertainment have each deployed the OptiTrack high-performance Prime Series motion capture system for upcoming projects.
Alanda Ltd. announces the addition of Scout, a design and animation company launched by former Superfad NY creative directors Chace Hartman and Brian Drucker.
Taylor James partners with Saatchi & Saatchi NY and Nelly to give Honey Nut Cheerios a hip-hop makeover.
David Oyelowo, Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Taylor Gray and Steven Jay Blum are in the process of being cast as the voice leads for the series, which will make its debut in fall 2014.
Beginning as tiny stickman in the sketchbook of Berlin-based animator Dante Zaballa (aka Podoboo), The Doodle Project is an exercise in collaborative illustration featuring the doodles of 62 artists from around the world.