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Headline News Eden FX Joins Forces With Point .360 West, Expands

Eden FX, currently celebrating its 10th anniversary year, has expanded into a new studio space in Santa Monica, and has also announced its Fall 2010 slate of feature film and TV projects. John Gross, president, Eden FX, made the announcements.

Headline News Between Bears Wins Animation Prize at Vimeo Awards

Online video sharing site Vimeo, an operating business of IAC [NASDAQ: IACI] tonight announced the winners of the Vimeo Awards at a gala awards ceremony hosted by Ze Frank at the SVA Theater in New York City.

Headline News Rushes Provides VFX for First Men On The Moon

Rushes have completed full pre-production and concept design along with 312 total VFX shots and full CG Selenite creature animation in 90 shots for ‘The First Men In The Moon’, the latest outing for director and screenwriter pair, Damon Thomas and Mark Gatiss, being broadcast on BBC4, Tuesday 19th October 2010.

Headline News Engine Ent. Closes Deal For Glenn Martin DDS

Engine Entertainment announced today that they have concluded a deal to represent the popular U.S. stop-motion animated series GLENN MARTIN, DDS, worldwide, for Michael Eisner’s production company, Tornante Animation, a division of The Tornante Company, LLC.

Headline News BoomGen Studios Acquires Ferdowsi’s The Shahnameh

BoomGen Studios, a vertically integrated motion picture company that regularly provides creative, marketing, cultural and engagement advice to Hollywood in its quest to navigate the Greater Middle East, has acquired the exclusive global multimedia rights to Hyperworks Entertainment’s Rostam’s Comics properties (based on the Persian Book of Kings).

Headline News Saladin To Air In First Non-Asian Territory

Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) – a high-powered 'one-stop agency' focused on ensuring the success of MSC Malaysia and the companies operating in it – has today announced the sale of Saladin, a 13x26’ kids’ action adventure series, to leading Turkish broadcaster ATV.

Headline News Anime News Network to Simulcast togainu no chi ~Bloody Curs~

Anime News Network and Aniplex of America jointly announced today that will be the exclusive online North American simulcast partner for Aniplex Inc’s new fall television series, togainu no chi ~Bloody Curs~.

Headline News Framestore Kicks with FIFA 11 Spot

Framestore has worked alongside Johnny Green and W+K Amsterdam to create a two-minute commercial bursting with the spirit of a global football tournament. Promoting EA Sports' new FIFA 11 game, the spot pits nine teams of global footie superstars and everyday fans against each other in a computer game match that's played out in a Framestore designed CG stadium.

Headline News Merola Designs, Animates Old Navy’s Super Sweeeeet 16 Spot

To reach Old Navy's target audience of price conscious, fashion-wise teens and adults - animation, motion graphics and design studio Merola Productions LLC designed and animated a character driven spot featuring happy shoppers who reside in a photo-collaged 2-D environment. D

Headline News Manic Brings Beauty To Mercedes Benz Spots

Nothing beats a Mercedes. Or so any driver will believe after watching a pair of shining spots, one celebrating the sleek new R-Class and another reinforcing the E-Class' state-of-the-art safety features; both featuring post work by Manic in collaboration jumP Editor Michael Saia and Directors, Anton Watts of Anderson Hopkins and Jim Gartner of Gartner via Merkley + Partners.

Headline News Superfad Called For U.S. Cellular Campaign "The Belief Project"

Agency Publicis & Hal Riney approached Superfad to design and produce an expansive brand campaign for US Cellular that is both playful and sophisticated. The campaign includes 10 online spots, assets for print, web media and broadcast.

Headline News Win Peniston Joins Gravity as VP of Digital Strategy & Development

Gravity, the recently re-launched and rebranded international creative, content and marketing company formerly known as Rhino, is announcing today the appointment of Win Peniston as Vice President of Digital Strategy and Development, effective immediately.

Headline News Intake Studio Signs Katie Schmidt As Account Executive

Intake Studio/Kansas City, the recently launched sister company of Intake Studio/Wichita, has signed Katie Schmidt as account executive for their multi award-winning animation, visual effects, editorial and production company.