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GKIDS and Cinedigm announce new multi-platform home distribution label for select GKIDS animated films. Label launches with Studio Ghibli’s From Up on Poppy Hill scheduled to be released September 3, 2013, On DVD, Blu-ray and cable VOD.
Springfield, hometown to America’s favorite animated family, The Simpsons, comes to life at Universal Orlando Resort this summer.
Visual effects studio MPC collaborates with Outsider and JWT to create Barry, a CG platypus for a new brand campaign aimed at targeting a younger audience for UK bank First Direct.
International VFX and design company Smoke & Mirrors names Jeff Stevens to serve as creative director at its New York office, and secures its first-ever representation in the Midwest, signing Matt Bucher and his company, Obsidian Reps.
Walt Disney Pictures confirms release dates for its upcoming slate of animated features from Disney and Pixar.
Denise Greenawalt, a longtime publicity executive for Walt Disney Studios, dies at the age of 52 following a long illness.
Comedy pilots Alpha House and Betas, along with kids pilots Annebots, Creative Galaxy and Tumbleaf, are given the greenlight to begin production on a full series of episodes that will air exclusively on Prime Instant Video later this year and in early 2014.
LIMA announces the Licensing University program set to take place Monday, June 17-Thursday, June 20, 2013 at the Licensing International Expo.
Trunk and Peepshow define the functions of ‘Pure,’ the ultimate PC protection software, in a new infomercial for Kaspersky.
Framestore NY provides rendered effects for Alex Gibney's latest documentary, We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks.
PGS Entertainment strikes new deals for Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood, bringing the show to Quebec, Belgium, Portugal, Spain, and Finland.
Spiral Graphics releases the latest version of their seamless texture, animation, and HDRI environment map editor, Genetica 4.0.
Highlighting all forms of electronic and digital media art created in the last two years, the SIGGRAPH 2013 Art Gallery demonstrates pieces that explore an idea, tell a story, or create an experience in a novel and engaging way.
Rainbow heads to Licensing Expo with a selection of brands from their portfolio including Winx Club, Mia & Me, and the brand new series GON.
Children’s network The Hub is launching the gender-bending animated series, SheZow, from Moody Street Kids & Kickstart Productions.
Gentleman Scholar creates a Toyota RAV4 display, showcasing the car moving through a stylized red landscape, for LA LIVE.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment announces the release of “Adventures in Zambezia” on Blu-ray and DVD August 6.
Tiggerfish’s Khumba heads to the Annecy Animation Film Festival where it will screen in competition.