Ahead of MIP-TV, Kaleidoscope Film Distribution acquires worldwide rights to The Illuminated Film Company’s On Angel Wings, a 30-minute animated special based on the book by Michael Morpurgo.
Technicolor enhances its leadership role in the digital entertainment space with two key appointments: Tim Sarnoff is named President of new Production Services division, and Claude Gagnon is appointed SVP, Content Solutions and Industry Relations.
Barry Sandrew, founder, Chief Creative Officer, and Chief Technology Officer of Legend3D is inducted into International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society (3D Society) Board of Governors.
Led by Warner Bros. Entertainment and existing investors MK Capital, Redpoint Ventures and Google Capital, Machinima secures $18 million in financing.
Cartoon Network’s latest comedy series Clarence will premiere Monday, April 14, joining Adventure Time and Regular Show for a powerhouse Monday night comedy lineup.
Fox taps Big Block Design Group to create the opening sequence and main titles for the series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.
Amateur animators are invited to submit stop-motion videos to be featured on the website of and possibly shown at Gumby Fest 2014.
Leftchannel announces their Motion 2013 show open has been selected as a Finalist at SXSW’s Film Design Awards.
Adult Swim announces an all-new half hour DC special, Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains In Paradise, debuting April 6, followed by the premiere of season seven a week later.
Shout! Factory and EuropaCorp enter into a new exclusive picture deal to distribute the new CG- animated motion picture Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (Jack et la Mécanique du Coeur) directed by Mathias Malzieu and Stephane Berla in North America.
Matthew Stephenson’s short hallucinatory tale of a puckish heron and a frog with inviting eyes, They Both Explode, is now available for free streaming on Vimeo.
In the company’s fifth collaboration with the director, LOOK Effects completes VFX for Wes Anderson’s Grand Budapest Hotel.
Director/animator Sylvain Chomet receives a personal request from Simpsons creator Matt Groening to create his own take on the “couch gag” that culminates each week’s opening credits.
DreamWorks Animation-owned AwesomenessTV hires former Disney digital marketing exec T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, posts “the ugly true story” behind Sunday’s infamous Oscar selfie on Twitter, featuring Homer and Bart getting stepped on by Hollywood A-listers.
The BAFTA and Webby award-winning Brothers McLeod release 365, a short film made up of one second a day of animation that “charts the comings and goings of the year, real and imagined.”
Finalists are announced for this year’s Cartoon Movie Tributes, including Director, Distributor and Producer of the Year.
Program highlights are announced for FMX 2014, including a series of talks dedicated to ‘Disruptive Education,” feature presentations on Oscar winner Frozen and international film project The Physician, as well as renowned personalities such as Star Wars Concept Designer Christian Gossett and Oscar-winning Animator Chris Landreth.
Sydney-based digital production company announces the launch of a feature film development arm focused on developing a slate of animation, hybrid and VFX driven films for the company.
The deadline for film entries to the 2014 edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival -- taking place this year September 26-28 -- is June 20, 2014.
Aircraft Productions and Cartoon Saloon announce a major co-production deal to adapt the award-winning novel ‘The Breadwinner,’ written by Deborah Ellis, as an animated feature film.