Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn to deliver closing keynote session at the 2013 VIEW Conference, running October 15-18.
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The Jim Henson Company has launched online channel Jim Henson Family TV on Hulu Kids, with a total of 10 Henson series, including Fraggle Rock, are now available via ad-free Hulu Plus in the US.
Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation returns to San Diego to celebrate its 20th anniversary; the festival kicks off Saturday, August 24 with a one-night-only opportunity to meet & greet Ren & Stimpy creator John Kricfalusi.
Ben Affleck revealed as Batman in Warner Bros. Pictures’ new super hero feature film, now slated to open July 17, 2015; The Oscar-winning star joins Henry Cavill in the first ever onscreen match-up of DC Comics’ most iconic characters.
BBC Radio 2 taps Aardman Animations to create Dark Side, a three minute film to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.
Turner Broadcasting System names Jill King Senior Vice President, sponsorship group of Young Adults and Kids Media.
Konami Digital Entertainment and Kung Fu Factory release Domo Jump, an all-new app available now on the App Store.
41 Entertainment announces a PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures marathon August 31 and September 1 on Disney XD.
James Cameron taps noted science fiction author Steven Charles Gould to write four novels based upon Avatar and its three sequels.
Kaleidoscope Entertainment announces the release of Scotland’s first full-length animated feature film, Sir Billi, voiced by Sean Connery, Miriam Margolyes and Alan Cumming.
Cinefamily's Animation Breakdown hosts the world premiere of Ghost Stories, the long-awaited anthology from independent animation collective Late Night Work Club, on Thursday, August 29.
Cable network FX greenlights a pilot episode for Bigfoot, an animated comedy series written by Matt McKenna and executive produced by Seth Rogan.
Animation house Film Roman is now developing its own original programming and has optioned several properties, including comic book series “The Untamed.”
Cospective announces the integration of the file transfer technology, Aspera, into its video review software, cineSync Pro 3.3.
The Jim Henson Company’s third party distribution and licensing banner, HIP, announces new international deals for The Annoying Orange and Driftwood Bay.
Shout! Factory Kids partners with Hasbro Studios to release Littlest Pet Show: Petacular Escapades on DVD October 1.
Scott Matz, co-founder, principal, and director of Thornberg & Forester, is selected as a juror for the second annual International Motion Art Awards.
Estée Lauder launches The Beauty of Night, an interactive digital experience created by design agency HUSH.
International distributor PGS Entertainment secures worldwide broadcast rights, excluding the U.S. and France, to the forthcoming CG-animated Alvin and the Chipmunks TV series.