The Weinstein Co. acquires rights in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and France to Argentinian director Juan Jose Campanella’s animated feature, re-titled Underdogs.
Sony Pictures Entertainment lays off its entire Interactive team, with additional cuts expected over the next two years.
OptiTrack announces the addition of two new motion capture cameras to the Prime Series which will be officially debuted at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.
Frozen opens in Japan at the top of the box-office chart with the biggest-ever weekend debut for an animated Disney movie in that market.
Zodiak Kids announces FranceTV as the new licensing agent for the new animated series LoliRock in France and French-speaking territories.
GKIDS announces the acquisition of the North American rights to Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, which is slated for a late 2014 release.
DIVE staffs up its New York studio to take on the new 13-part event series, Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, presented by FOX and National Geographic Channel.
Prime Focus World Chairman & CEO Namit Malhotra is nominated to the International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society's 2014 Board of Governors.
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.
9 Story Entertainment licenses their animated preschool series Joe & Jack to ARD/SWR for a May launch on KiKA Germany.
TIFF Kids International Film Festival announces short films for small cinephiles with 14 programs including a collection of newly restored shorts celebrating The Pink Panther 50th Anniversary.
Rainbow and Lucky Punch announce a raft of new international television deals for the hybrid live action and CGI animated series, Mia and me.
Design and animation studio Golden Wolf heads to the US as it joins Blacklist’s growing roster of talent.
Leftchannel announces their Motion 2013 show open has been selected as a Finalist at SXSW’s Film Design Awards.
9 Story Enterprises acquires the international distribution rights for the new animated series Get Ace from Galaxy Pop.
Merlin Entertainment and DreamWorks Animation announce a new collaboration to create Shrek's Far Far Away Adventure, a unique, interactive attraction based on Shrek and his friends.
Morwenna Banks, Peppa Pig, BBC Olympics, The Amazing World of Gumball and an ad for Talk Talk are among the winners at the tenth British Animation Awards held Friday, March 7th, at the BFI Southbank.
London VFX house Nvizible, part of the Ngroup, announced that they have considerably increased capacity with the company having taken on a whole new floor at their Soho base.
Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide.
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.
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.”