CafeFX co-founder Jeff Barnes partners with Portland-based digital production and animation studio Bent Image Lab to oversee the company’s new Digital Media Group.
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Framestore partners with Saatchi & Saatchi for Hans Strudel, a series of commercials and an online short film for Toaster Strudel.
Troika partners with TSN to rebrand the daily hockey news show, That’s Hockey, which will be launched simultaneously with the 2013-2014 NHL season.
Aniplex of America announces the theatrical debut of Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Move: Rebellion on December 3.
Stan Lee’s first ever Indian superhero, Chakra: The Invincible, to premiere November 30 on Cartoon Network in India.
Studio 100 Media GmbH signs a licensing agreement with Planeta Junior for the new animation series Tashi.
Avant-garde directing collective Dvein release Symbiosis, an experimental video interpretation of The Dismemberment Plan’s new hit, “Daddy Was a Real Good Dancer,” and the latest installment in the New Music Weekly campaign on digital music service Rdio.
The deadline for submissions to the 12th Annual VES Awards honoring the most outstanding visual effects in film, television, animation, commercials, special venue projects and video games is November 22, 2013.
A call for entries is made for the 15th International Animation Festival in Japan − HIROSHIMA 2014, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the festival office in 1984.
Disney XD adds another animated series to its slate, Penn Zero: Part Time Hero, from Jared Bush and Sam Levine.
A new animated short film set in the “Unseen University” of Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld produced by the Ireland’s Animation Hub -- the Irish School of Animation at Ballyfermot College of Further Education, Trinity College Dublin and Giant Animation Studios -- launches at a special world premiere screening at the Science Gallery in Trinity College.
Disney offers exclusive second screen live experiences to fans of the cult classic Tim Burton film, The Nightmare Before Christmas, starting October 18.
Nurture Rights signs Random House Children’s Publishers UK in an exclusive deal to develop and expand the classic literary property Dinosaur Roar!.
The world unfolds in a brilliant animated palette in Nathan Love Director Joe Burrascano’s ‘Power for Change’ promo for energy industry up-and-comers North American Power.
Athena Studios and the Bay Area chapter of the Visual Effects Society restore Black Angel, legendary Star Wars-era short film believed missing for over 30 years.
Athena Studios partners with Skywalker Sound on the stop-motion animation feature film Auntie Claus.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Snoopy and Charlie Brown get ready for the Super Bowl with the release of Peanuts Deluxe Edition: Touchdown Charlie Brown! on disc January 21.
Jedi Knights, pandas, and giant robots all team up on store shelves for this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.
In honor of Superman’s 75th anniversary, ‘Man of Steel’director Zack Snyder and DC animated universe maestro Bruce Timm craft a two-minute animated short which blasts through the highlights of the character’s many incarnations, from comics to movies, video games and pop art.
The Visual Effects Society names Academy Award winner John Dykstra recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award.
Sofia the First’s first primetime special, Sofia the First: The Floating Palace premieres Sunday, November 24 on the Disney Channel.