Digital Domain helps create the trailer for Activision and Bungie’s highly anticipated videogame, Destiny, in a 60-second spot directed by Jon Favreau and starring Breaking Bad’s Giancarlo Esposito.
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Hasbro officially announces the expansion of the My Little Pony brand with new property “Equestria Girls,” which recasts “My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic” characters as human high-school students.
Viacom International Media Networks appoints Lisa Silverman Meyers to the role of Senior Vice President of Operations and Business Planning for Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products.
Lucasfilm announces the promotion of John Knoll to Chief Creative Officer of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), serving alongside ILM President, Lynwen Brennan.
thenewBlank creates a dynamic branding campaign for the tenth anniversary season of Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance.”
Warner Bros. releases a new Pacific Rim featurette onto the web, alongside an action-packed television ad.
Geomeric’s Enlighten, real-time global illumination software, is now available for developers of Xbox One titles.
Evolution is developing licensing programs for RGH properties, “Monster In My Pocket” and “Life and Adventures of Santa Claus,” which will be unveiled at the 2013 Licensing Expo.
Disney XD’s new animated series, “Marvel's Avengers Assemble,” will premiere July 17 with a special one-hour preview on May 26.
Allegorithmic announces Substance Engine for Xbox One, which allows for faster download time and more customizable assets.
Improved functionality, greater flexibility and accelerated performance roll out in Autodesk Smoke 2013 Extension 1 release.
Argentina-based creative agency Ronda creates a new look and brand identity for popular kids channel Nickelodeon.
Integrated motion design and production studio Royale announces the additions of Executive Producer Chris Volckmann, Head of Digital Production Beck Henderer-Peña and Senior Art Director Loren Judah to head the company’s new Seattle, Washington location.
The Oscar-winning director pulls out of the Howard Gordon drama pilot due to exhaustion after the experience of filming and promoting Life of Pi.
JS Communications agrees to a $300,000 break-up fee for its role as stalking horse bidder in the sale of the bankrupt visual effects company.
ABC Studios announces another banner development year with nine new shows ordered to series, including Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Steven Spielberg takes on the Halo videogame franchise with a new live-action series exclusively for Xbox Live.
MPC LA finishes a new spot, Road Trip, for DIRECTV, complete with World War II epic, a medieval fantasy battle, and a bit of science fiction thrown in.
Culver City/Vancouver-based visual effects house Zoic Studios signs veteran VFX Supervisor and Flame artist Robert Moggach.
A complete media prep and delivery application for filmmaker, BulletProof bridges the gap between the camera and the editor.