Cartoon Network and The LEGO Group team up on a new global franchise Mixels, making its U.S. debut on multiple screens and platforms this February.
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Disney blockbuster Frozen continues to make headlines in its tenth week at the box office as it crosses the $800 million mark globally; animated family comedy The Nut Job nabs third place with $12.3 million.
Paris-based Ellipsanime is selected by the French bankruptcy court to purchase the assets of French animation company Moonscoop SA; French company JokeBox acquires Moonscoop France’s 51% share in US-based Moonscoop LLC, formerly Mike Young Productions.
Patrick Warburton is set to host the 41st Annual Annie Awards on Saturday, February 1, at UCLA’s Royce Hall alongside presenters Mariska Hargitay, Cloris Leachman, Richard Dreyfuss and director Rob Minkoff.
As part of his Animation Hotline project, New York-based animator and documentary filmmaker Dustin Grella joins this month’s Sundance Film Festival to animate hotline videos live throughout the course of the festival.
Legendary animator Bill Plympton teams with The Napoleon Group to create a distinctive digital short for New York utility Con Edison.
The deadline for submissions to the 7th edition of Poland’s International Animated Film Competition is March 3, 2014.
Toolfarm to offer Rampant Drives with simplified drag-and-drop workflow that combines hundreds of elements on portable USB drives for a fraction of the cost.
Disney Junior channel’s original series Sheriff Callie’s Wild West lassoes impressive ratings, ranking as TV’s number one program in the hour across the target preschooler demos.
Paperman director John Kahrs is hired to direct Paramount Animation’s Shedd from a script written by Tripper Clancy.
For the fifth consecutive year, every film nominated for the Oscar for Best Visual Effects is powered by NVIDIA technology, with NVIDIA GPUs playing an integral role in pipelines for WETA, Framestore, ILM and Pixomondo.
The collaboration between Qualcomm, Ogilvy & Mather LA and Framestore's New York studio continues with an epic new Snapdragon spot, Unsung Hero.
Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment partners with Cinema Management Group to take their new 3D CG animated feature Ratchet & Clank to the European Film Market in Berlin.
Open Road Films partners with Redrover Co., Toonbox Entertainment and Gulfstream Pictures for a sequel to the hit animated feature, The Nut Job.
DreamWorks Animation’s Jeffrey Katzenberg to be honored with the 2014 Harold Lloyd Award by the International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society.
The ToonSeum plans to help Gertie the Dinosaur, the first animated character to hit the big screen in 1914, celebrate her 100th birthday on February 8.
The BeFilm Mid-Winter Special Animation Program, hosted by director Signe Baumane, to include some masterful animation from Europe never before seen in America.
41 Entertainment, Arad Productions, and NAMCO BANDAI Games’ PAC-Man and the Ghostly Adventures is announced as the leading show on thematic kids channels in Spain.
BRB Internacional heads to NATPE with the premiere of Invizimals, a series based on the successful PlayStation videogame saga.
Silvergate Media partners with Super RTL to bring the Peter Rabbit brand across German-speaking territories.