Focus Features unveils the teaser trailer for Laika’s new animated film, The Boxtrolls, slated for release on September 26, 2014.
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Creative group mfive creates “Tricky Dog,” the world’s first stop-motion commercial animated using real dogs, for Russia’s Beeline.
Fox to preview its Animation Domination High-Def programming bloc, featuring the primetime debuts of Axe Cop and High School USA!, on Sunday, July 21.
Santa Monica boutique VFX studio provides visual effects for a five-minute film launching the Samsung Galaxy S4 via agency Leo Burnett.
Hybride helps take audiences to the heart of the action in White House Down with the production of several of the film’s highly realistic VFX shots.
The Nickelodeon Group promotes Andrea Fasulo to the post of SVP of retail and movie marketing, reporting to retail sales and marketing SVP Dion Vlachos.
Atomic Cartoons and Australia’s Sticky Pictures start production on 26 half-hour episodes of the original animated television comedy series Pirate Express, set for broadcast on Canada’s TELETOON in the fall of 2014 and Nine Network Australia in 2015.
Following a 15-year career at Disney, veteran executive Patricia Hidalgo joins Turner International as its SVP and chief kids content officer for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Method Studios completes 185 shots, comprising four sequences, for Columbia Pictures’ White House Down.
Zoic Studios creates a photo-real talking dolphin, turning a friendly, silent creature into an overeager aquatic friend in Aquarium, a new spot for Dynamics ePlate.
CAKE launches the stop-motion animated Clay Kids in Brazil, featuring the voice of local rapper/songwriter Gabriel O Pensador.
After joining Tiger Aspect in 2001, and working across all the company’s programming, Tom Beattie is appointed the new Head of Animation and Children’s Programming.
Now in its second year, the SIGGRAPH Mobile program presents the latest advances in mobile technologies, graphics, and apps with talks, workshops, panels, and demonstrations with mobile innovators from around the world.
The executive, who was to have stepped down as CEO in March 2015, will retain that title until the end of his current contract as executive chairman expires.
Ahead of its North American debut, Universal and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 climbs its way up the international box office chart.
Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel, a first ever crossover television special for Marvel and Disney characters, premieres Friday, August 16 on Disney Channel.
D23 Expo attendees to be among the first to see the film in 3D with special appearances from select filmmakers and stars.
Pixar’s Monsters University stays at number one in its second weekend with $46.2 million to cross the $300 million mark worldwide.
Visual effects house Cinesite completes over 430 shots on Paramount’s World War Z, as well as stereo conversion of the visual effects.
New Adult Swim Funhouse will dazzle and delight series panels for fan favorite shows and 2014 animated series Soundproof Booth will provide fans a sweet escape.
Cartoon Network plans Adventure Time and Regular Show extravaganzas at 2013 San Diego Comic-Con, including an Adventure Time booth featuring a replica of the Ice King’s castle and Regular Show Regular Zone Experience at New Children’s Museum of San Diego, as well as back-to-Back Adventure Time and Regular Show Panels at Hilton Bayfront on Friday, July 19.
Canadian media regulator the CRTC approves a revised bid by Bell Media-parent BCE to acquire Astral Media for $3.4 billion.