ABC has ordered a pilot for Beauty and the Beast, written by Jon Steinberg and executive-produced by Gary Fleder and Mary Beth Basile for Mojo Films.
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Women In Animation International is buying the first round of wine, courtesy of Toon Boom, the leader in animation technology, at KidScreen Summit in New York on Friday February 10.
The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian and Aero Theatres is the exclusive Los Angeles venue for the G-Kids tour of a 20-year retrospective of the work of Japan's Studio Ghibli, renowned for their masterpieces of animation. The retrospective runs Thursday, January 26 to Sunday, February 12.
Days after settling a lawsuit regarding the long-gestating remake of The Crow, Relativity has closed a deal with F. Javier Gutierrez to direct the comic book adaptation. Jesse Wigutow has been signed to write the script.
THQ announced its updated business strategy as the company exits traditional kids’ licensed video games and focuses on its core video game franchises and digital initiatives for the future.
Digital Domain had two of the feature films it worked on nominated for the visual effects Academy Award: Real Steel and Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
Patton Oswalt (Young Adult, Ratatouille) will host the 10th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, February 7, 2012.
The IFTA announced independent films captured 60 nominations in feature categories for the 84th Academy Awards.
The Oscar-nominated Rango saddles up for a one-week limited engagement at the ArcLight Hollywood beginning this Friday, January 27.
CoreCG announced the release of MentalCore -- a cross-platform, standalone plugin designed to help artists achieve maximum creativity and efficiency while using NVIDIA mental ray with Autodesk® Maya.
3D animated feature Hugo leads the field with 11 nominations, including Best Picture, Art Direction, Cinematography, Costume Design, Directing, Film Editing, Music (Original Score), Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Visual Effects and Writing.
Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Peter Pan Returns arrives on DVD and digital download on April 3rd.
Bunraku, the second film from acclaimed director Guy Moshe, is a unique blend of cutting-edge computer graphics and choreographed live action, comic book and video game styles, gritty reality and fantasy, and samurai and spaghetti western genres.
Syfy has given a two-hour pilot greenlight to the action thriller Rewind from BermanBraun and Universal Cable Productions.
Teletoon launches development on Guru’s innovative new half hour animated kids series, Nemesis, where each episode tells one story, two unbelievably different ways.
Artistic Image creates an interactive 2D/3D projection mapping show for The Chattanooga RiverRocks Festival that interacts with The Hunter Museum's neo-classic façade.
Kidobi and Big Storm Studios bring Gommby's Green Island to online audiences in Canada and the U.S. with a new digital distribution agreement.
Co-creators Joshua Bowen and Peter Burton have launched animated adult comedy web series, Goodwin vs. Badwin.
Spellbound Entertainment announced that it has secured an ongoing commitment from premium children’s channel, CBeebies, for the popular pre-school series, The Koala Brothers.
Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the postproduction and broadcast markets, announced the release of FxFactory 3.
Breakthrough Entertainment has named Nat Abraham President of Distribution from his previous title of Vice President, effective immediately.
Tap into the tale of Mumble and his musical friends in the Antarctic with “Happy Feet Two,” arriving onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download on March 13.
Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to announce the launch of gasaraki.rightstuf.com.