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9 Story Entertainment announces global sales of Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood as production begins on a second season.
DreamWorks Animation technical director Nathan Loofbourrow is elected as President of the Los Angeles animation union, The Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE; board member and DreamWorks Television writer Jack Thomas is elected as the Guild’s new Vice President.
Presentations for French hybrid series The Science of Botheration and Team TO’s 3D animated Joe Giant, directed by Arthur Qwak, become the two most highly-attended events in the history of the European animation marketplace.
Timothy Reckart's Oscar-nominated film Head Over Heels wins the Cartoon D'Or award for Best European short animated film.
New Watch [adult swim] initiative expands TV Everywhere strategy, launching live streaming functionality on AdultSwim.com and via the Watch [adult swim] app on iOS and Android devices.
New original series in development; First slate of content partners joining the channel; Premium brand advertisers flocking to new video distribution platform.
Geronimo Stilton: Operation ShuFongFong heads to DVD and digital platform September 24 from Entertainment One.
OptiTrack announces that Cloud Imperium, Animatrik Film Design and ChAIR Entertainment have each deployed the OptiTrack high-performance Prime Series motion capture system for upcoming projects.
Alanda Ltd. announces the addition of Scout, a design and animation company launched by former Superfad NY creative directors Chace Hartman and Brian Drucker.
Taylor James partners with Saatchi & Saatchi NY and Nelly to give Honey Nut Cheerios a hip-hop makeover.
David Oyelowo, Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Taylor Gray and Steven Jay Blum are in the process of being cast as the voice leads for the series, which will make its debut in fall 2014.
Beginning as tiny stickman in the sketchbook of Berlin-based animator Dante Zaballa (aka Podoboo), The Doodle Project is an exercise in collaborative illustration featuring the doodles of 62 artists from around the world.
Technology developer ftrack AB announces the release of the latest version of its asset management tool, ftrack 2.0, which includes an entirely updated user interface, new planning and review tools, workflow updates and more.
Sony Pictures Entertainment and Annapurna Pictures partner on an R-rated animated film, Sausage Party, written by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir, and to be directed by Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan.
Spin VFX announces its Outstanding Special Visual Effects Emmy win as part of the Game of Thrones VFX team.
USC Research Professor Paul Debevec to present a talk, entitled Advances in Achieving Photoreal Digital Actors, on Thursday, October 17, at the VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy.
Adult Swim announced the schedule of their panel and talent signings at New York Comic Con, Friday, October 11, and Saturday, October 12, 2013.
MPC LA creates a CG visual metaphor or the interconnectivity of the modern world in a new spot for Deutsche Telekom.