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Imira Entertainment has scored a host of new sales for its internationally distributed series “Sandra, the Fairytale Detective.”
With $220K, animated web series “Dick Figures” becomes the highest-funded animation project ever on Kickstarter.
Cloud-based rendering services company Render Rocket announced that it has enhanced its offerings by adding new tools and pricing to its online rendering solution that are specifically designed to ease the rendering burden on students and educational institutions.
Mind Candy, the entertainment company behind global kids phenomenon Moshi Monsters, announced the appointment of former Playfish exec Ken Ward to its newly formed role of Director of Talent.
Production has begun on “Crash & Bernstein,” a live action comedy series -- with hand puppetry -- scheduled to premiere in fall 2012 on Disney XD.
Tailored around the increasing demands of creative professionals, Wacom announces two new members of the Cintiq family of interactive pen displays, the Cintiq 24HD touch and Cintiq 22HD.
The Museum of Modern Art presents “Quay Brothers: On Deciphering the Pharmacist’s Prescription for Lip-Reading Puppets,” the first major retrospective encompassing the full range of work by the Quay Brothers, August 12, 2012–January 7, 2013.
The hit Showtime series “Weeds” is back for its eighth and final season, and IdeaRocket is in the thick of it with their creation of the series’ new whiteboard show open animation.
Visual effects software developer The Foundry announced that VFX facility MPC (The Moving Picture Company) has purchased a site license of KATANA to replace its in-house lighting system.
Valve announced Steam Greenlight, a new platform feature that enlists the community's help in selecting some of the next games to be released on Steam.
From touchdown to takeoff, Syfy is planning an all-out assault in order to give fans their first introduction to the visionary transmedia experience, "Defiance," at San Diego Comic-Con 2012.
Nickelodeon will debut the all-new, CG-animated series “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” with a one-hour special event on Saturday, September 29, at 11:00 a.m.
Cartoon Network has announced the DVD release of the entire first season of its Emmy-nominated animated comedy series “Adventure Time”.
Bron Animation has made several appointments under newly named Creative Directors Gil Rimmer and Ben Burden Smith.
Framestore’s digital team has partnered with Secret Cinema to further enhance film viewing experiences with immersive visual effects.
SIGGRAPH Real-Time Live! – a series of 10 international jury-selected submissions showcasing the latest trends and techniques for pushing the boundaries of interactive visuals – will be presented at at SIGGRAPH 2012.
Digital production and design studio Big Block produced the arresting and engaging visuals for viral campaigns for BMW, Nissan and Audi.
CARTOON--the European Association of Animation Film--has announced the five finalists for the Cartoon d'Or 2012, the pan-European award for the best animated short film of the year.
Nickelodeon honors the late Ernest Borgnine with a two-hour “SpongeBob SquarePants” marathon featuring the actor as Mermaid Man.
Sony Pictures Animation announces the signing of Genndy Tartakovsky to an overall agreement that extends beyond his current directorial film debut of “Hotel Transylvania” to include development and direction of his own projects, as well as an all-new take on “Popeye.”
Sony Pictures Entertainment’s visual effects artists, stereographers, colorists and sound mixers came together to apply the finishing touches to the summer tentpole “The Amazing Spider-Man.”