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.
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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.
Shot with Blackmagic Cinema and Pocket Cinema cameras, live action short Me + Her is readied for Sundance using Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve.
Speakers at the 2014 Kidscreen Summit are announced, including Nickelodeon President of Content Development & Production Russell Hicks and DreamWorks Animation’s Head of Television Marjorie Cohn.
SPARK FX and 3D [FWD] merge into SPARK [FWD], bringing together leading industry experts with professionals, students and film fans for a one of a kind, five-day event.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announces the DVD release of Warner Bros. Animation’s LEGO Legends Of Chima: The Lion, The Crocodile And The Power Of The Chi Season 1 Part 1 on January 28, 2014.
Synaptic VFX completes production of visual effects for the first season of the new hit FOX TV series, Sleepy Hollow, including set extensions, fluid simulations, head removals and CG prosthetics.
The finalists for the British Animation Awards 2014 are announced; held every two years, the British Animation Awards reward the best in British animation across a variety of categories.
In a cost-cutting move, Sony Pictures Imageworks is transferring a portion of the staff from its Los Angeles HQ to its studio in Vancouver, B.C.
The International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society announces its top nominated 3D movies for the 2014 Creative Arts Awards Ceremony to be held January 28th at Warner Bros. Studios.
Trunk Animation directors Alasdair + Jock create a lyric video for Lily Allen’s new song, “Air Balloon,” from her as yet un-named third album.
Toon Boom Animation signs of a distribution agreement with HeARTBIT Digital Creation for the distribution and localization of Toon Boom Storyboard Pro and Harmony in Japan.
France’s Method Animation, Onyx Films and Chapter 2 merge to form On Entertainment, which expects to launch two to three high-end, CG-animated or hybrid series and two French movies (one animation, one live-action) every year.
Stardust teams with agency AKQA to help Nike brand Jordan redefine the product demo with a new short film, “Rise to the Moment.”
The Academy Award-nominated short film Feral is now available online for viewing in its entirety via Vimeo On Demand.
Twin-track licensing strategy to encompass the classic toy brand and Super 4, the first-ever Playmobil TV series.
PGS Entertainment secures broadcast licensing rights to new Alpha & Omega TV movie franchise from Crest Animation.
Steve Borst and Gary “Doodles” Di Raffaele create original buddy-comedy series filled
with humor, music and booty shakin’ energy.