International Licensing Excellence Award winners at are revealed at Licensing Expo 2013, with Activision’s Skylanders named Overall Best Licensed Program of the Year.
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Blacklist’s Polynoid creates an all-CG spot, “Deadly Breed,” for Nike’s new Hypervenom shoe featuring some serious bite.
Warner Bros. releases the first teaser trailer for the CG-animated The Lego Movie, starring the vocal talents of Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman and Alison Brie, with Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman.
The Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH Professional Chapter announces its website launch and debut screening of the SIGGRAPH 2012 Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater Program.
CG animated series Beware the Batman premieres on Cartoon Network Saturday, July 13 at 10 a.m. (ET/PT) as part of DC Nation.
Galaxy provides a design driven promo, Game On, for Nick at Nite’s new block of children’s programming.
ZYNC announces their public availability, allowing access to computing resources and software licenses with simple pay-as-you-go hourly pricing.
PipelineFX’s new Burst License Program allows education customers to double current license capacity two a year for no additional cost.
Leading 3D/visual effects/technology/production services company is set to open a new office in Beijing.
Slated for release in December 2015, DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 3 will see one-third of its production done in China.
NBC greenlights the animated holiday musical special How Murray Saved Christmas, from Simpsons’ writer and executive producer Mike Reiss.
Cartoon Network receives a summer makeover with a new set of brightly colored images and a video seamlessly blending the work of top animators around the globe, including Australia’s Rubberhouse, France’s CRCR, the UK’s Alex Grigg and Eamonn O’Neill, and the US’s Impactist and Awesome Incorporated.
The Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the selection of five students to participate in its 2013 summer internship program, with placements at the Tech Council, Dolby Laboratories, Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios.
Independent entertainment company Silvergate Media signs US children’s home entertainment distributor NCircle Entertainment as DVD and download-to-own partner for its hit property Octonauts.
Relativity Media and Reel FX Animation Studios have released the first trailer for the forthcoming animated feature, Free Birds, starring Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson as two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks.
Find out what happens after a project gets the green light at ‘They Said Yes! Now What?’ panel at the Women In Animation general meeting on Thursday, June 27.
Namco Bandai Games, Arad Productions and 41 Entertainment announce a second season of Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment announced deals in New Zealand and Australia for Tree Fu Tom.
Entertainment One’s Peppa Pig goes global with a live stage show, heading to Australia, the USA and Canada.