JS Communications agrees to a $300,000 break-up fee for its role as stalking horse bidder in the sale of the bankrupt visual effects company.
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ABC Studios announces another banner development year with nine new shows ordered to series, including Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Steven Spielberg takes on the Halo videogame franchise with a new live-action series exclusively for Xbox Live.
MPC LA finishes a new spot, Road Trip, for DIRECTV, complete with World War II epic, a medieval fantasy battle, and a bit of science fiction thrown in.
Culver City/Vancouver-based visual effects house Zoic Studios signs veteran VFX Supervisor and Flame artist Robert Moggach.
A complete media prep and delivery application for filmmaker, BulletProof bridges the gap between the camera and the editor.
Rovio announces veteran comedy writer, John Vitti is set to write the “Angry Birds” screenplay, which is slated for a July 2016 release.
Wizart brings “Sheep and Wolves” and the sequel to “The Snow Queen” to Cannes for international pre-sales.
Gaumont Animation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Calimero” by hosting the opening night party of MIFA on June 12.
The 35th Moscow International Film Festival announces the first ten films in competition and that Marc Forster’s "World War Z" will open the festival.
U.K. based sales agent Moviehouse Entertainment seeks foreign buyers for Frank Gladstone's The Hero of Color City.
The Academy announces rule changes for the 86th annual Oscars, including a new rule which designates a maximum of two award recipients, one of whom must have a producer credit, in the Animated Feature Film category.
On Sunday, May 19, ASIFA-East awarded prizes for its 44th annual Animation Festival, with Jacob Kafka's Based on a True Story taking Best in Show.
SIGGRAPH 2013 releases its list of 2013 Emerging Technologies highlights that will be featured at this year’s conference.
Oreo debuts a cheery, animated 90-second commercial directed by Barcelona-based animator/designer Martin Allais for The Martin Agency, accompanied by a 30-second spot from Los Angeles-based motion design and production studio Royale.