Lance Weiler, the mastermind of last year’s experiential educational project, Laika’s Adventure, is slated to kick off iKids 2014 with a keynote on building digital experiences for modern audiences, “Designing for the 21st Century.”
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After 14 years with the Paris-based company, Vincent Chalvon-Demersay has decided to step down as CEO of Zodiak Media-owned Marathon Media citing personal reasons.
Unique video art installation shines a light on the most talented creators of the interactive video movement.
TV, film and voice actor Patrick Warburton is slated to host the 41st Annie Awards on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.
Insurance company Oscar teams up with Hornet directors Dan & Jason to launch its startup with an animated campaign full of wit and charm.
Pro video marketplace ProductionHUB announces new website features to modernize the hiring and client pipeline process for production professionals.
Winners are announced for the sixth edition of the KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival, including the prize for Best Animated Short, presented to Poland’s Zbigniew Czapla for Toto.
Coolabi's Bagpuss is voted the third-greatest kids TV program and the highest ranking character-based show of all time by the UK's Channel 5.
Trollbäck + Company helps to rebrand The Weather Channel, creating a modern, exciting new image for the network.
Composer and musician Lior Ron scores Shoreline Entertainment's new documentary film, Pablo, directed by Richard Goldgewicht.
In honor of Mickey Mouse’s birthday on November 18, Disney Channel debuts the first-ever extended episode of Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts, Potatoland.
The PGA announces that Peter Jackson, Joe Letteri and Weta Digital will receive the Producers Guild’s 2014 Vanguard Award to be presented January 19 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
GKIDS announces the English-language voice cast for Ernest & Celestine, which includes Forest Whitaker, William H. Macy, and Megan Mullally.
The implosion of Rhythm & Hues continues with reports of massive layoffs at the visual effects company’s Mumbai and Hyderabad facilities.
On the heels of yesterday’s announcement from NBCUniversal that it has taken full ownership of 24-hour preschool network Sprout, NBCU and Canada’s Corus Entertainment axe their UK-based joint venture kids channel KidsCo.
Reel FX launches new interactive/mobile division with official ‘Free Birds’ movie app, ‘Baby Turkey Trouble.’
The International Animation Film Market, held in conjunction with the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, issues a call for submissions to the 2014 pitch sessions.
Award-winning KANDOR Graphics chooses Mistika to color grade and finish the company’s first 3D CG-animated feature film, ‘Justin and the Knights of Valour.’