Big voices in children’s digital media have signed on for the third annual iKids conference including Keith Malone, Chris Waldron, Jens Peter de Pedro, and Majora Carter.
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Disney announces the return of ‘Frozen’ to theaters with an all-new sing-along version on January 21
PGS Entertainment announces an international broadcasting licensing agreement with ABC TV Australia for Stan Lee’s Mighty 7.
Mighty Yeti Studios announces two new interactive storybook apps, Mr. Cupcake Has The Sprinkles and A Shark Knocked On The Door, and the launch of a Kickstarter campaign to help cover the production costs.
Shout! Factory Kids and Nerd Corps announce the release of Slugterra: Heroes of the Underground, featuring five action-filled episodes, on DVD March 4.
Gentleman Scholar partners with WONGDADDY to create a pair of spots showcasing brightspot, Target’s new mobile phone service that launched Oct 6, 2013.
VIP Tickets for the 41st annual Annie Awards may be sold out, but you can still watch the ceremony from the comfort of your nearest Internet connection.
Featuring love-themed cartoons from MTV, Nickelodeon, Six Point Harness, Loopdeloop, Bill Plympton and more, the Animation Block Valentine’s Day Showcase comes to Los Angeles on February 13, 2014.
The voice cast for Seth Rogan’s animated adult feature Sausage Party reunites This Is the End stars James Franco, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, David Krumholtz and Rogen himself, as well as adding Kristen Wiig, Edward Norton and Nick Kroll.
Motion design and animation studio SPILLT creates a video for the launch of The Republic Collective.
Nickelodeon announces a call for submissions for its 2014 global Animated Shorts Program, designed to identify and develop new animation talent and provide a platform for new content for kids.
Actors Kristen Bell and Michael B. Jordan will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, February 15, at The Beverly Hills Hotel.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announces the availability of Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection Volume 8 May 13.
Picture Mill partners with the National Football League to create an animated version of the NFL’s signature logo.
9 Story Entertainment announces the appointment of Mike Drach to the position of Development Executive; he will be responsible for sourcing and developing animated and live-action properties for kids of all ages.
kaboom! Entertainment acquires the entertainment rights to Zack & Quack, set to debut on Nick Jr channels globally in 2014.
Hoho Rights announces new international deals in the Middle East, Portugal, and Korea for the pre-school show Cloudbabies.
Award-winning post house Company 3 announces the arrival of colorist Damien Van Der Cruyssen to its New York facility, where he will color feature films and commercials.
Light of Day brings visual life to international concert artist David Krakauer’s multi-media production The Big Picture, which explores the inseparable relationship between music and movies.
Women In Animation announces its first New York City event of the year on February 11, during Kidscreen Summit.
Visual effects workers plan a demonstration in Los Angeles next month tied to the Oscars to protest foreign tax subsidies.
The International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society bestows 25 honors at 5th annual awards ceremony in Hollywood; Gravity wins four top honors; Frozen wins two awards; Breaking Bad and Space win for best 4K productions.