“Hotel Transylvania” director Genndy Tartakovsky is attached to develop and direct “Popeye,” Sony Pictures Animation's 3D take on the familiar sailor man.
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“Marvel’s The Avengers” is expected to cross the $600 million domestic box office threshold today, becoming one of only three films in history ever to reach this milestone.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is revamping its voting system for the Orange British Academy Film Awards.
Breakthrough Entertainment’s prime time animated series “Crash Canyon” has been licensed in the US to cable channel MAV TV.
Game developer Activision and Disney Interactive announced a collaboration to produce and distribute a “Wreck-It Ralph” video game.
Transmedia animation and design studio Factory TM has appointed media entrepreneur Neil Court as its new non-executive Chairman.
20th Century Fox has released the first official trailer for Blue Sky’s animated action adventure “Epic,” coming to theaters May 24, 2013.
The video game music of BAFTA award winner and five-time Original Music nominee James Hannigan will be celebrated in an upcoming Q&A and interactive event, "Conversations with Screen Composers: James Hannigan."
Digital Anarchy announced Beauty Box Video 2.0 for OpenFX, a new release that brings their award-winning skin retouching plug-in to Assimilate Scratch, Scratch Lab, Sony Vegas Pro and Sony Movie Studio.
Super 78 Studios has added “attraction concept and development” to the roster of services it provides theme parks and special venues.
NBC Sports Group has teamed up with brand consultancy & creative agency Troika to establish the group’s brand platform.
The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International announces an animation-focused pitch event, Pitch-a-Palooza, and two supporting events, Pitch Lab and The Monkeyworks.
SIGGRAPH 2012 just released an all-star line-up of production sessions that will be featured as part of its annual Computer Animation Festival, which is open to the public.
Cartoon Network has ordered a second season of “NINJAGO: Masters of Spinjitzu,” and will be launching an exclusive game based on the animated LEGO series on CartoonNetwork.com.
Amazon Studios, the production arm of retail giant Amazon, has named its first four television series projects in development.
Nickelodeon’s “Penguins of Madagascar” was awarded the prize for Outstanding Children’s Animated Comedy at the ceremony for the 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards on Saturday night.
Imira Entertainment has appointed CLPG as licensing agent for its internationally distributed series “Lucky Fred.”
Digital Domain announced that "Virtual 2Pac at Coachella," the virtual performance of the late rap star Tupac Shakur, was recognized with a Cannes Lions Titanium Award at the 59th annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
“Brave,” continuing Pixar's unblemished record of opening its movies at number one, opened to a whopping $66.7 million at the domestic box office this weekend.
Visual effects company Framestore announced the appointment of two high-profile names from the world of digital craft innovation: interactive producer Jonny Dixon and interactive director Robin Carlisle.
Cookie Jar Entertainment announced a licensing partnership with Fuhu, the creators of the nabi tablet, a seven-inch Android tablet platform designed specifically for kids.