Two months after announcing its plans, The Walt Disney Co. completes its $4.06 billion acquisition of Lucasfilm.
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Full Sail University reveals the 2012 Full Sail University Hall of Fame inductees comprised of six graduates recognized for their outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment, media, and the arts.
ThorstenCoo Productions creates a whimsical and vibrant music video for “Giving Me a Chance” from indie pop artist Gotye.
Animator behind popular puppet TV shows “Captain Scarlet,” “Stingray” and “Joe 90” dies in his sleep on Wednesday, December 26.
Celebrated Japanese animation studio announces two films slated for a summer 2013 release: Hayao Miyazaki ‘s “Kaze Tachinu” and Isao Takahata's “Kaguya-hime no Monogatari.”
Oscar-winning writer and creator of HBO’s “The Newsroom” to guest voice an episode of “The Simpsons.”
The deadline for submissions to the Creative Focus platform at the 2013 International Animation Film Market (Mifa) in Annecy, France is January 15, 2013.
Acme Filmworks releases a third set of award-winning animated shorts as part of its “Animation Show of Shows” DVD collection.
Pixologic releases ZBrush 4R5, which includes usability upgrades such as Dynamic Brush Size control, Mouse Wheel support and Quick/Auto Save functions.
FX continues to expand its animated footprint with a pilot order for animated comedy “Chosen” from Danny McBride.
eyeon Software’s Generation AM, a visual effects and post production workflow management system, is now shipping.
Stash Media names “Real Complainers Vote” from Third Street Advertising and Foundation Content the Best Viral Spot of 2012.
“Merlin” returns for the fifth and final season on Syfy with 13 all-new episodes beginning Friday, January 4 at 10PM.
MoMA presents the U.S. premiere of the Quay Brothers' “The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka” with live piano accompaniment by Mikhail Rudy
The HuB highlights the grand opening of their new building on with an animated motion design, created by Ringling College Motion Design students, projected on the building's front façade.
Five new nationwide releases hit theaters this pre-Christmas weekend, with none coming close to taking first place from “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.”
DHX Media signs a considerable number of VOD and SVOD deals globally, underscoring its aim of exploiting digital opportunities for its library of programming on emerging platforms.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment sets bi-coastal premieres of “Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2” at The Paley Center for Media in New York and Los Angeles.
Hit Marvel series "Ultimate Spider-Man" thwips into season two with a special one-hour primetime premiere on Monday, January 21 on Disney XD.