Splash Entertainment’s animated 3D stereoscopic feature film, Dive Olly Dive and The Pirate Treasure, sets sail internationally with leading broadcasters; sales include Discovery Kids Latin America, Lagardere in France and AKM Distribution in Russia and the CIS.
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Bringing one of the world's most popular toys to the big screen, Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow's The LEGO Movie opens to $69.1 million in North America, one of the highest openings ever for an original animated movie.
Outfit7’s flagship property Talking Tom and Friends surpasses 1.5 billion global downloads with 500,000 subscribers to its YouTube channels and over 14 million fans engaging on Facebook.
Planeta Junior and Dreamworks Animation join forces on extensive multi-year content distribution and consumer products agreement.
A Cautionary Tail wins best short animation at the 2014 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards.
Roger creates comedic promos that blend live-action and animation in a new teaser campaign for Chozen, the new animated series on FX which premiered on January 13th.
David&Goliath turns to Digital Domain to create a Matrix-worthy CG environment for the Super Bowl spot for Kia featuring Laurence Fishburne.
Studio 100 Film completes pre-sales for the new feature length films Maya The Bee – Movie, Vic The Viking – Movie, Heidi - Movie and Blinky Bill – Movie and announces a new VFX partner with full service media company M.A.R.K.13.
Southpaw Technology hires broadcast workflow expert Peter Tanner to head the development of new Southpaw product modules built on the TACTIC platform.
The Jim Henson Company announces the creation of a new internal publishing division, Jim Henson Publishing, which will launch with the Enchanted Sisters book series in partnership with Bloomsbury Children’s Books.
The seventeenth edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival kicks off on Wednesday, March 19, with the Dutch premiere of Bill Plympton’s animated romantic comedy, Cheatin’.
The American Cinematheque hosts the annual Titmouse 5-Second Animation Night at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood on Friday, February 21.
Submission deadlines for the Annecy International Film Festival and Market are here; MIFA’s Head of Projects, Géraldine Baché, discusses the special focus and new vigor of the MIFA Pitch Sessions.
Snow Queen 2: The Snow King to be produced in English with top U.S. talent; Ned Lott announced as casting and voice director.
Making Fun, a series of new works by Nebraska-born, New York-based artist and Nickelodeon toy designer and art director Derek Rippe, is on display February 7 through March 1, 2014.
Currently in production at Oscar-winning studio BreakThru Films, Loving Vincent is the first feature-length animated film made solely through hand-painted canvases.
FremantleMedia North America announces the promotion of David Luner to President, Brand Partnerships & Franchise Management, effective immediately.
Entertainment One’s Winston Steinburger and Sir Dudley Ding Dong, the fast-paced children’s TV show produced with Australia’s Sticky Pictures, is scheduled to broadcast on ABC3 Australia and TELETOON Canada in 2016.
Acamar announces the addition of Brown Bag Entertainment and Tandem Films as co-producers on the new series Bing Bunny, based on the series of books by award-winning author and illustrator Ted Dewan.
batteryPop announces the acquisition of six new premium series to air on the network including ANTS, This is Daniel Cook, and Professor Ambrosius.
Zoic Studios partnered with Fox to create Street Chaos, the new promo for 24: Live Another Day, which aired during Super Bowl XLVIII.
9 Story Entertainment sells over 70 hours of programming, including Numb Chucks and season 2 of Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, to Super RTL.
Koodo and Camillion Corp. sign a new global rights deal for the use of the CGI-animated pitchman El Tabador in media entertainment.