Atlantyca Entertainment signs a deal with Russian animation studio, Aeroplane Productions, to acquire the distribution rights for Russia’s #1 rated animated series “The Fixies.”
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Emmy-nominated animated children’s series “Sid the Science Kid,” will premiere four new episodes in November, including “Sid’s Pet Project” featuring Emmy award-winning actress America Ferrera as the voice of marine biologist Dr. Rosalinda Cordova.
Just in time for Halloween, former Digital Domain senior VFX artists Miguel Ortega and Tran Ma create a fun and magical animated short, “The Green Ruby Pumpkin.”
Pixar senior development executive Mary Coleman announces the hire of writer Marti Noxon for an unspecified project.
The Imaginarium secures the film rights to the highly anticipated book series “The Bone Season,” by Samantha Shannon, as well as the film rights to adapt George Orwell’s seminal novel “Animal Farm.”
Paramount's “Paranormal Activity 4” tops the domestic box office chart this weekend, with holdovers “Argo” and “Hotel Transylvania” trailing close behind.
In anticipation of the film’s November release date, a clip from Ang Lee’s "The Life of Pi" hits the web.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) launches the sixth edition of Get Animated!, bringing many of the country’s finest and funniest animated films to communities.
Blacklist recently completed work on an animated music video for multi-platinum recording artist, Gotye.
Polygon Pictures forms a partnership with Malaysia's Silver Ant to establish a new joint venture, Silver Ant PPI.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products announces plans to launch new infant programs around Nickelodeon’s evergreen properties “SpongeBob SquarePants” and “Dora the Explorer.”
Createasphere launches a new conference in Los Angeles, New York and Amsterdam focusing on the convergence of technology, branding and storytelling.
Directorial team Anthony Atanasio and Valerie Martinez join Motion Theory’s commercial roster for U.S. representation.
The Tehran International Animation Festival issues a call for entries for the 2013 edition of the festival, to be held March 3 – 7, 2013.
Toon Boom Animation and the iheed Institute announce a new partnership that builds on the launch of iheedCrowd.
The VIEW Conference announces 2012 VIEW Award winners, including Isaac King’s “Second Hand,” which won the prize for Best Short.
The Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart issues a call for entries for the Animated Com Award; the deadline for submissions is February 1, 2013.
Czech animator and puppeteer Bretislav Pojar, a two-time Cannes winner known for his short films starring a teddy bear duo, dies in Prague at the age of 89.
Next chapter in famed James Bond franchise to be specially formatted for IMAX; first film in the iconic franchise’s 50-year history to be released in IMAX.