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Original Beavis and Butt-Head Directors Take on New Media

While a handful of artists from the original Beavis and Butt-Head series went back to their seats for the series reboot that airs October 27, some of the show's original mavericks like Baboon Animation's Mike de Seve are breaking ground in new media instead.

Film Headline News

Philip K. Dick Estate Sues Over Adjustment Bureau Royalties

The estate of Philip K. Dick has filed suit against Media Rights Capital and director George Nolfi over their refusal to pay royalties on their film THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU, which was based on Dick's short story, writes The Hollywood Reporter.

Television Headline News

The CW & Hulu Sign Five-Year Licensing Agreement

The CW Television Network, a joint venture of CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment, announced today a five-year licensing agreement with Hulu for the rights to stream in-season episodes of The CW’s programming on the Hulu Plus subscription service and the free, ad-supported Hulu service.

Headline News

Soho VFX to Manage Workflow with TACTIC

Southpaw Technology announced today that Soho VFX, a visual effects production facility based in Toronto, Canada, has licensed 100 seats of TACTIC to streamline workflow, communications and task management on a current, undisclosed project.

3D Headline News

DAZ 3D Ships Victoria 5 – the First Genesis Figure

If you think getting older is cause for alarm; spend some time with Victoria 5. Out today, Victoria 5 is the latest version of the 3D community’s favorite figure and a bold leap forward from the original model DAZ 3D pioneered in 1999.

Nickelodeon Headline News

Nick Latin America, One Laptop per Child Announce Kid’s Contest Winner

Nickelodeon Latin America and One Laptop per Child, a nonprofit whose mission is to help provide every child in the world access to a modern education, announced today the winner of their competition in which primary school children across Central and South America were challenged to use their XO laptops to create videos focused on creating a better environment.

Studios Headline News

Steele Studios Completes On-Air 3-D Graphics For 3net

Currently celebrating its 15th anniversary year, Steele Studios, a leading creator and producer of visual content for television, film, music videos, and commercial projects for Fortune 500 companies, has completed and delivered a massive, on-air Stereo 3D graphics package for its client 3net, the joint venture, 24/7 3D television network from Sony, Discovery and IMAX.

Animation Headline News

Red Bull Canimation Launches – A Nationwide, Multi-Genre, Creativity Contest

Red Bull is pleased to announce RED BULL CANIMATION a new nationwide competition offering budding animators an opportunity to progress their skills and careers in the field through a series of prizes, including: internships at top animation studios Aardman, The Mill & 12foot6, state of the art Autodesk, Stop Motion Pro and Digicel Flipbook Pro animation software and equipment for the media and entertainment industry and a chance to be featured on Channel Four and in cinemas nationwide.

Game Headline News

Disney's Swampy Gets Web Series

After taking the app world by storm in the popular game WHERE'S MY WATER?, Disney latest animated creation Swampy is head to his own Web series, writes The Hollywood Reporter.

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Warner Bros.' Latest Superman Lawsuit Will Continue

U.S. District Court judge Otis Wright II has ruled in favor of Warner Bros. in its lawsuit against attorney Marc Toberoff, throwing out Toberoff's plea to toss out the suit on a First Amendment claim, writes The Hollywood Reporter.

Disney Headline News

Early Signed Walt Disney Drawing Going To Public Auction

On November 29th and 30th at the Atlantis Casino Resort in Reno, Nevada, Holabird and Kagin Americana will give collectors the opportunity to bid on a unique collection that shows the genesis of a career and man that has become a worldwide icon in the world of entertainment.