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DreamWorks Animation taps former top Nickelodeon exec Marjorie Cohn to spearhead studio's television efforts; industry vet Mark Taylor and DWA exec Peter Gal round out new TV leadership team.
Australian VFX studio delivers more than 25 minutes for the latest edition to Fox’s X-Men franchise.
Pixar and Disney creative head John Lasseter is elected to the post of First Vice President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The main title sequence for animator Craig McCracken’s highly-anticipated new intergalactic animated series, Wander Over Yonder, is now online.
DreamWorks Animation announces financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2013, with total revenue of $213.4 million, net income of $22.2 million, and earnings per share of $0.26.
Creative studio XYZ joins forces with Melbourne production company Suitcase Murphy to create the new ABC1 television series, Australian Encounters, directed by Duncan Imberger and Josh Moore with hand-drawn illustrations by renowned illustrator and satirical cartoonist Chris Grosz.
Five new pilots join Annebots, Creative Galaxy and Tumbleaf kids shows already in full series production.
Bent Image Lab weaves a tale of love and loss through stop-motion animation in Organs, the latest music video for The Uncluded.
Aardman Animations partners with the Brunel’s SS Great Britain and the Science Museum to create an interactive experience for children of the Isambard Kingdom Brunel in Full Steam Ahead.
Award-winning motion graphics artist Kevin O’Rourke joins hybrid digital media company Utopic’s talent roster.
Tiny Island Productions and Electric Circus sign a co-production deal for the CGI series, G-Fighters.
Level 256 complete work on the new sci-fi short, The Final Moments of Karl Brant, directed by M.F. Wilson and starring Paul Rubens.
Therapy Studios helps put you in the driver’s seat with a new spy-themed interactive advertising experience, “Only the Name Remains,” created by Burrell Communications and produced by Tool of North America for the 2013 Toyota Avalon.
Red Giant announces that its new BulletProof software for filmmakers is now shipping, as well as the addition of two new suites: The Red Giant Shooter Suite and The Red Giant Color Suite.
A movie version of the popular Dick Figures YouTube series, produced by Ed Skudder and Pixar veteran Zack Keller, is set for online release on September 17.
Directed by MTh’s Grady Hall and featuring visual effects and post-production from Mirada, “Safe and Sound,” the popular music video from indie pop duo Capital Cities, receives nominations for MTV’s 2013 Video Music Awards including Best Art Direction and Best Visual Effects.
New York and Los Angeles-based creative studio and production company LOGAN teamed with Saatchi NY to create Lenovo “Getaway.”
In anticipation of the cartoon’s North American debut, Disney Animation releases two new images from the Mickey Mouse short, Get A Horse!.
Executive Producer Dave Filoni discusses the influence of original concept artist Ralph McQuarrie on Star Wars Rebels with Star Wars Celebration Europe Attendees.
Moonscoop LLC announces a partnership with Archie Comics to co-produce the new animated series, It’s Archie.