MarVista Entertainment launches a new division, MarVista Digital Entertainment, which will license its original and acquired content across digital platforms.
Click 3X announces the addition of Animation Director Noella Borie, who will design and direct animation using traditional frame-by-frame techniques.
In a message taped for fans, Guillermo del Toro announces that Pacific Rim 2 is officially in the works alongside a continuation of the comic-book series ‘Year Zero’ and a new animated series.
Veteran animator served most recently as Head of Animation on Disney’s Academy Award-winning animated feature ‘Frozen.’
Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Gravity’ is honored with five awards at the 40th installment of the Saturn Awards, hosted by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.
Dublin-based animation Studio Brown Bag Films appoints international media entrepreneur Neil Court to its board of directors.
This summer’s edition of ABP includes a free outdoor show on Opening Night, special programs from Animation Breakdown Roundup and Titmouse 5 Second Day, and a 35mm screening of the classic film ‘Space Jam.’
Amazon Prime Instant Video debuts the original preschool series ‘Creative Galaxy,’ from Blue’s Clues co-creator Angela Santomero, on Friday, June 27.
A celebration of life through the hand-drawn line, ‘Duet’ is the latest in a series of Google ATAP’s Spotlight Stories, interactive short films made exclusively for mobile devices.
Based in Playa Vista, new facility offers 22,000 square feet, nine Red Epic cameras, QTake Video Assist System, four stereo rigs, extensive lens collection and DI projection theater.
Experimental hand-made animator Steven Woloshen riffs on his new film, 1000 Plateaus and the fascinating world of scratch film animation.
Academy Award-winning actor Ben Kingsley is cast as the voice of Bagheera in Disney’s forthcoming live action/animation hybrid feature, ‘The Jungle Book,’ due in theaters October 9, 2015.
Prime Focus Limited announces the merger of its creative services subsidiary Prime Focus World and visual effects provider Double Negative; combined entity will be the world’s largest integrated VFX, 3D Conversion & Animation services company.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival announces the finalists for the competition of Short Films for Kids and Series for Kids at this year’s festival, running September 17-21.
Beijing Pangu Investments, Ltd. and Paramount Pictures resolve the accusation that the studio breached its promise to feature the distinctive Pangu Plaza in the ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ film set to premiere Friday, June 27.
Preschool entertainment company HIT Entertainment appoints Karen Davidsen in the role of Director of Production, Global Content; Phil Molloy as Senior Creative Manager, Global Content; and Luca Magnani as Global Brand Director, Thomas & Friends.
Director Patrick Osborne and Production Designer Jeff Turley deliver Disney’s tasty new animated short film to an eager Annecy Festival audience.
Athreya is named Vice President, Program Scheduling at Cartoon Network and Boomerang, part of Turner Broadcasting’s Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media Group (AYAKM).
Pixar announces details for its forthcoming feature, ‘Inside Out,’ along with a new short film, ‘Lava,’ directed by Pixar’s head of animation James Ford Murphy.
With Scott Derrickson set to direct, Marvel Studios negotiates with Jon Spaihts to write the script for ‘Doctor Strange.’
Taking inspiration from the illustrations of Charley Harper and iconic 1920s and 30s travel posters, Trunk directors Alasdair Brotherston + Jock Mooney embark on a painterly journey for the International Maritime Organization.
Amazon’s Withoutabox co-founders launch Critical Mass Studios, aimed at transforming global, multi-platform distribution, rights management and monetization.
Nexus Director Kibwe Tavares is named one of the top 20 young global directors at Saachi & Saachi YDA showcase, receiving the prize for Best Short Film for ‘Jonah’ at the CFP-E and SHOTS YDA awards.
Deluxe-owned post and VFX facility Encore names Robert Glass Senior Vice President, Sales Worldwide and hires Augie Melendez as Vice President, Sales.