The year’s best work in children’s television is singled out and celebrated by the global kids’ entertainment industry at Kidscreen Summit in New York.
AWN Headline News
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announces the release of “Hats Off to Dr. Seuss Collector’s Edition” on February 19.
HIT Entertainment welcomes Michael Carrington as of Head of Content and Production, HIT Global Brands.
Southpaw develops an open-source version of its production asset management system, TACTIC TEAM, for the Mac.
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” arrives on Digital Download March 12 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack and 2-Disc DVD Special Edition on March 19.
The Foundry and partner Luxology announce the addition of Mike Ephraim and Shane Griffith to the Sales and Marketing team.
“Natalis,” created at the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg and directed by Daniel Brkovic and Jan-Marcel Kuehn, receives a VES Award for “Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project.”
MPC took honors at this year’s VES Awards for its contribution to Ang Lee’s critically acclaimed “Life of Pi,” winning Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Motion Picture, Outstanding FX and Simulation Animation in a Feature Motion Picture, and Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture.
Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi” and Pixar’s "Brave" each take home four trophies at the 11th annual VES Awards.
Bardel Entertainment forms a strategic alliance with Frank Saperstein’s Surprise Bag Inc. to produce and distribute animated content for the global market.
Take a journey down the Yellow Brick Road with the “Find Your Way to Oz” Chrome experiment, developed in collaboration with Disney and UNIT9 in anticipation of the upcoming film, “Oz The Great and Powerful.”
The critically acclaimed New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival announces its full slate and jury for the 16th annual edition, which runs March 1-24 at seven Manhattan locations.
Confab heads back to the desert for insight, conversation and demonstration by industry thought leaders.
Created by Ryan Quincy, two-time Emmy award-winning animation director and producer of “South Park.”
Top global animation studio deploys Aspera Sync software to manage increasing big data requirements and enable a faster, more efficient global pipeline.
Visual effects company Rhythm & Hues takes an emergency $20 million capital infusion from Universal, Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros.
Tim Godsall, Mike Maguire, Noam Murro, Aaron Stoller, Clay Weiner and Andreas Nilsson direct spots for top brands.