Smith Micro releases a Spanish version of 2D animation creation software Anime Studio Debut 9.5 and Anime Studio Pro 9.5.
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SeaWorld unveils two new animated properties in development, A U.S. version of France’s popular ‘The Jungle Bunch,’ franchise, and an untitled preschool property in partnership with Little Airplane Productions.
DHX Media startsproduction on a new 2D animated comedy kids series, ‘Looped,’ commissioned by Corus Entertainment’s YTV in Canada, and presold to Super RTL in Germany.
Production begins on first Disney Junior original TV movie, the animated Lucky Duck, slated to premiere summer 2014.
VIZ Media’s Neon Alley anime service celebrates one year anniversary with debut of “Catch Up” feature for Xbox and PS3, and an exciting fall season on October 18th; Ranma ½, Magi, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Gurren Lagann and the Lucha Libre-style Chikara.
Director Guillermo del Toro releases a new book, Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions, available October 29.
Universal Pictures announces that Ted 2 will be released on Friday, June 26, 2015, with Seth MacFarlane to return as writer, director and co-star.
Aardman produces Cupcakes of Doom, a new online game for the Emmy-winning animated series Regular Show.
Delaware judge says the studio can't stop RealD from acquiring patents, potentially hampering Disney's ability to turn 2D movies 3D without fear of being sued.
The character first introduced in a 1991 Sega video game will be CG animated in a new series kicking off on Cartoon Network and French TV fall 2014.
Foothill Entertainment announces the addition of Moonscoop Entertainment to the G.U.N.K. Aliens production.
Disney Interactive chooses humble’s Tumbleweed Tango to be the featured short Disney Shorts page on YouTube.
TVE joins Santillana, Plural Entertainment, and Screen 21 as co-producer on the animated series Mica.
CG Society and The Foundry ask artists to bring a sci-fi hover bike 3D model by the famous designer Harald Belker to life for the 2013 Mari Texture Challenge.
ITV Studios and Pukeko Pictures reveal the voice cast for Thunderbirds Are Go! , which includes David Graham and Rosamund Pike.
Zodiak Kids has been appointed the French Licensing Agent for the action property B-Daman Crossfire.
Disney Junior celebrates Halloween with themed episodes of hit series Sofia the First, Jake and The Never Land Pirates and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, and popular short-form series Minnie's Bow-Toons.
Women In Animation hosts “Women Write Royal,’ a panel with all four woman writers on the Disney Junior series, Sofia the First, on Thursday, October 24, at the Animation Guild in Burbank.
Vancouver-based film and TV producer Eh-Okay Entertainment and creators Wonderful Kid Company enter into a development deal with TVOKids for the new CG-animated preschool series Chip and Coco’s Adventures.
London-based commercial editorial house Alex Hagon re-launches as Circus, opening a new office in New York’s Chelsea district led by Jono Griffith; Susanne Kelly handles east coast sales and Cristina Matracia continues to serve as producer.
Cartoon Connection Canada returns this year October 28-31 at the Loews Hôtel Le Concorde in Quebec City, with producers and buyers from 15 different countries taking part in the Speed Meetings aimed at connecting international collaborations and productions.