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Breakthrough Entertainment has optioned Wandering Wenda & Friends, the critically-acclaimed children’s book series written by celebrated children’s author Margaret Atwood.
Evolution Management Group Inc. has been appointed by Zydeco Studios to handle the global licensing, sales and brand management for the new children’s novelty brand, Floppets.
The Jim Henson Company is in development on a new animated children’s series, IMAGINOCEAN, based on the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway musical, “John Tartaglia’sImaginOcean.”
Zinkia Entertainment, the creators of the award-winning preschool animation property Pocoyo, have unveiled a new app on iTunes.
Netflix has acquired three DHX Media-produced preschool series: “Franny’s Feet,” “Bo On The Go!” and “Mighty Jungle” for its expanding kids’ entertainment offering.
A 2-foot bronze statue of Dr. Seuss’ Lorax character was stolen from the backyard of Audrey Geisel’s La Jolla hillside mansion.
Autodesk announced the 2013 versions of its Digital Entertainment Creation (DEC) software and suites, used by leading artists working in film, game development, television and advertising.
Leading kids’ entertainment specialist, CAKE has agreed a deal with Chapman Entertainment to distribute the company’s entire catalogue of shows for the World excluding North America and the UK.
The Danish Animation Society (ANIS), host of the Danish Animation Awards every year in conjunction with Odense International Film Festival (OFF), announced that its main award will be called “The Borge Ring Award.”
New York-based design and branding studio Trollbäck + Company announced its expansion into Europe with the opening of Trollbäck + Company Zurich, led by Creative Director Christina Rüegg.
The Gnomon School of Visual Effects reveals the reels for two of its 2011 top graduates, Joao Rosa and Daniele Volpe.
Pixomondo joined forces with Chinese advertising agency Interone Beijing (a BBDO agency) to create the latest viral spot, "Faster Than Disaster," for MINI China.
The Cartoon Art Museum's latest exhibition, “What, Me Worry? 60 Years of MAD” celebrates the rich history of MAD from the original comic book through the black-and-white magazine to its latest incarnation as a full-color bi-monthly publication supplemented by online content.
The "Transmedia, Hollywood 3: Rethinking Creative Relations" conference, presented annually by UCLA and USC, will occur on Friday, April 6, 2012 at the Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre at USC.
Nickelodeon has promoted veteran staffers Jenna Boyd to Senior Vice President of Animation Development and Brian Wright to Senior Vice President of Live Action Development.
Nickelodeon brought its annual Upfront presentation to Los Angeles, where the company announced that it will roll out a new roster of over 300 new animated episodes in 2012.
The Gnomon Workshop released a new training DVD, “Creating Highly Realistic Composites: Feeling Real vs. Looking Real” featuring Rob Nederhorst.
New York-based production house Cause & [Effect] created the music video/promo featuring Mexican pop sensation Thalia, “Canta Canta Canta” for “Dora the Explorer” on Nickelodeon’s Nick Jr.
At MIPTV next week, Nelvana Enterprises will present a new preschool series in development, along with fresh episodes of many of its popular series.
The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival is now calling for entries for the Festival’s fourth edition!
Software engineering company Fabric Engine announced the v1.0 launch of its high-performance computing platform, Fabric Engine.