International pre-school entertainment channel JimJam will soon be the exclusive broadcaster of a number of “Hello Kitty” titles in Italy following a series of new acquisition deals.
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Visual effects company Rhythm & Hues Studios hunts for new capital, and may have to sell a minority stake to get it.
Disney-Pixar releases “Partysaurus Rex,” the latest “Toy Story Toon” featuring the wet-and wild adventures of Rex.
The AFI Fest announces Centerpiece Galas for “Life of Pi,” “On The Road,” “Rise Of The Guardians” and “Rust and Bone/De Rouille et D’Os.”
David Fincher, Blur Studio, Eric Powell and Dark Horse Entertainment come together to launch a Kickstarter campaign for the award-winning comic series “The Goon.”
Award-winning animation and visual effects studio Brain Zoo Studios makes its short film debut with Pepe & Lucas.
XYZ director Darcy Prendergast teams up with Seamus Spilsbury to direct this super cute video for Wax Tailor’s latest single, “Time To Go,” featuring Aloe Blacc.
Studio Ghibli’s “From Up On Poppy Hill” is nominated for a 2012 Asia Pacific Screen Award for best animated feature film.
Prime Focus World collaborates with Walt Disney Pictures and legendary director Tim Burton to convert his black-and-white stop-motion feature, “Frankenweenie,” to stereo 3D.
Practical and visual effects company 32TEN Studios announces the completion of new projects for Symantec and FXPhD.
Non-profit organization The ACME Network opens its award-winning online mentoring program to individual members worldwide.
The Foundation, UK production company Zodiak Kids, and Singapore-based animation production studio One Animation announce a deal to begin development on a three-project slate of children's animated television content.
Ana Stefaniak, a recent graduate of the University for the Creative Arts, has won Best British film at Canterbury Anifest 2012.
The LEGO Group and Nickelodeon announce expanded global partnership to bring “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” to the construction toy category.
One of the most popular characters from global kids’ phenomenon “Moshi Monsters” steps into the limelight as Mind Candy launches “Poppet” as a stand-alone brand.
The Jim Henson Company has signed additional U.S. licensees for its popular “PAJANIMALS” brand and characters.
Studio 100 Media has brokered a distribution deal with Kiddinx Media GmbH for several animation shows from its internationally renowned kids programs.
Monstrou Studio announced that it has signed a deal with Spanish production company Sweatbox and Catalan TV network Televisió de Catalunya.
Veteran television executive and former FremantleMedia Asia CEO, Patrick Schult, announced the launch of his next business venture, Media-Stable Pte Ltd.
Vancouver Animation School announced a new program that bridges the gap between virtual learning and hand-on practice.
YouTube sensation “Annoying Orange” will be making a splash in the UK and Ireland with several juicy new licensing deals.
JumpStart announced that it is developing online and mobile learning adventures for kids featuring well known animation franchises for the first time.