Zinkia Entertainment has renewed its home entertainment agreement with NCircle Entertainment to release additional “Pocoyo” DVD titles for another five years.
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9 Story Entertainment announced the sale of season one of animated children’s series “Wild Kratts” to Germany’s Super RTL.
Peter Weller, Ariel Winter and David Selby are among the actors lending their voices to the Jay Oliva-directed “Dark Knight” animated film.
Motion-control software and hardware company Leap Motion announced the Leap, the world’s most accurate 3-D motion control device.
To promote the forthcoming feature “Madagascar 3,” DreamWorks Animation has released a virtual rainbow wig app, “Mad Wig Out,” for iPhone, iTouch and iPad.
Former AWN/VFXWorld senior editor Bill Desowitz chronicles the 50-year evolution of 007 on the big screen in "James Bond Unmasked," featuring interviews with all six Bond actors.
Online kids channel Toon Goggles and Everloop.com have announced a partnership making the entire library of Toon Goggles’ safe, age-appropriate kids’ programming available to Everloop members.
The San Diego Zoo, in conjunction with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and SimeEx-Iwerks, has unveiled the new “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs - The 4-D Experience” attraction.
MPC recently teamed up with Skunk directing team Ne-O via DDB NY to conjure an army of magical little blue-suited folks for a New York Lottery spot.
Visual effects software developer The Foundry announced that animation studio LAIKA has purchased a site license of KATANA and plans to fully implement the software on its next feature film production.
Syfy and Trion Worlds released an all-new trailer detailing the production of the highly-anticipated transmedia event, “Defiance.”
The 39th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 5–9 August 2012 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, features Technical Papers that detail new advances across many fronts, including 3D display technology, photographic prints for HDR images, textile design, and more.
International visual effects company Pixomondo is the primary VFX provider for the second season of HBO's award-winning fantasy television series “Game of Thrones.”
The 19th International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima 2012 in Krakow, Poland, has opened its call for entries to the ANIMA COMPETITION.
Rod Perth, co-founder and former president of ReelzChannel, has been named the new president and CEO of NATPE.
AniMazSpot announced the top two short films from the Third Quarter entries selected to go on to vie for Best of Festival prize at the fourth annual AniMazSpot 2012 Festival, September 10-16, 2012.
jumP LA editor Patrick Griffin, working with Smuggler Director Filip Engstrom and The Mill, tackles “Better, Stronger, Smarter,” a humorous and engaging spot introducing Mazda's new CX-5 crossover.
Absolute, BBH and Pretty Bird joined forces to deliver “A Bottle of Togetherness,” creating a world where dogs and cats can resolve their differences over a bottle of Britvic J2O.
The soundtrack for Disney/Pixar’s epic fantasy adventure “Brave” from Walt Disney Records will be available June 19, 2012.
Pendragon Pictures announced the US theatrical release of WAR OF THE WORLDS THE TRUE STORY in limited engagement showings in theaters beginning June 14 in Seattle.
“Mia and me” has been awarded the prize for best animated series for children by the children’s jury at the 19th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film.
Animation Spotlight announced that Kaj Pindal (Denmark/Canada) and Cinzia Bottini (Italy/Singapore) have joined the AniMazSpot international jury panel.
International freelance agency UtopiaPeople has released talentfinder, an iPhone/iPad application made for studios and companies that need to find freelance talents fast for VFX/TVC/Film projects.