Createasphere announces two important keynotes set for its first TransVergence Summit, Will Wright and Erin McPherson.
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Shout! Factory secures U.S. rights to “A Monster in Paris” and “The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec” from EuropaCorp.
The American Cinematheque and The Japan film Society present LA EigaFest: New Films from Japan, December 14-16 at the Egyptian Theatre.
Malaysia’s Young Jump Animation announces the company’s first children’s animated co-production venture, “Pumpkin Reports.”
Nominations for television, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation are announced for the 2013 Writers Guild Awards.
DreamWorks Animation gives a sneak peek at its accelerated 2013 slate with new distribution partner Fox, including a new “Rocky & Bullwinkle” short to be voiced by June Foray.
“Sabrina, the Teenage Witch” Executive Producer signs on for exclusive television deal with indie studio.
Henson Awards New Licenses for critically-acclaimed preschool series “Pajanimals” to Disney Junior for EMEA and Latin American territories.
The Visual Effects Society Technology Committee announces the release of its white paper, “Cinematic Color: From Your Monitor to the Big Screen.”
yU+co reteams with director Ang Lee to create “Life of Pi” stereoscopic typography for main title sequence and key scenes.
Mythicnet is to produce “Hell on Earth,” an epic animated rock opera series inspired by Shakespeare's history plays featuring the artwork of Francisco Enciso, the biting sense of humor of award-winning filmmaker Brett Truett, and some of the greatest rock and roll songs ever written.
Percy3D announces it has acquired world-wide digital party product rights to the Caillou brand in a three-year deal with DHX Media.
GKIDS receives four Annie Award nominations for “The Rabbi’s Cat,” “From Up on Poppy Hill,” and “Zarafa.”
AudioGaming releases its new AudioMotors plug-in, a tool to tune, adapt, change or even freeze the RPM of a pre-recorded engine sound.
SpongeBob celebrates the holiday in the first full-length stop-motion animated special “It’s A SpongeBob Christmas!” premiering December 5.
Aardman and Chillingo announce the launch of the latest episode in the award-winning “Home Sheep Home 2” game suite.
Visual effects company Zoic Studios is called upon to lend its expertise in digital environments and animation to the new “Twilight” film, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2.”