Rod Perth, co-founder and former president of ReelzChannel, has been named the new president and CEO of NATPE.
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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.
"Gravity Falls," a fresh approach to comedic storytelling from animator Alex Hirsch, premieres Friday, June 29 on Disney Channel.
Gunshots and action abound in the official teaser trailer for MGM’s “Skyfall,” where slick, ruthless and poker-faced Daniel Craig makes his third outing as James Bond.
Digital Domain Media Group announced that it will establish a new animation/VFX Studio and Digital Domain Institute at Abu Dhabi’s twofour54.
Led by the debut of big-budget board game adaptation “Battleship,” three new nationwide releases tried and failed to unseat “The Avengers” this weekend.
Aardman director Bram Ttwheam has teamed up with artist Tristan Stevens to create the much-anticipated video release for the Nordic Giants‘ debut single, “Shine,” featuring the vocals and lyrics of Cate Ferris.
Disney and Marvel Studios' “The Avengers” became the sixth-biggest film of all time Thursday as it upped its worldwide total to $1.07 billion.
This year's highly anticipated AM2 event announces the attendance of Japanese animator, designer and director Hiroshi Nagahama as an official 2012 Guest of Honor.
SGO's Mistika was used for the stereoscopic 3D post production work for China's first 3D IMAX martial arts action film “The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate,” which won Best Visual Effects and Best Costume Designer at the Asian Film Awards.
Alcon Entertainment announced that Hampton Fancher, the original writer of “Blade Runner,” is working on a follow-up to Ridley Scott's landmark 1982 sci-fi film.
Disney/Pixar’s “Brave” will have its world premiere on June 18, 2012, in a special presentation for Film Independent’s 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival marking the Grand Opening of Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre.
Zinkia Entertainment, brand creator and producer of the hit global multiplatform brand, “Pocoyo,” has licensed the third season of the multi-award-winning animated television series, titled “Let’s Go Pocoyo,” to Discovery Kids Latin America for its pan-regional cable platform.
Branding and design Trollbäck + Company teamed up with TV Land for its fourth branding project and first logo reinvention in the network's 16-year history.
Olmos Productions and Animex are partnering on the 3D animated film "El Americano The Movie," the first animated co-production between the US and Mexico.
Production company Iron Claw is celebrating its recent Emmy win for Outstanding Production Design/Art Direction for the “Sunday Night Football” show open with Faith Hill for NBC Sports.