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.
Touchdown Entertainment tapped ThinkBreatheLive to produce digital environments, including turning the entire stadium into an immersive panoramic concert screen, for the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show featuring Bruno Mars.
Program highlights for FMX 2014 -- ‘A Realtime Experience’ -- are announced, including Transmedia projects such as the award-winning game franchise The Walking Dead, the evolution of PDI/DreamWorks, game favorites such as Beyond: Two Souls, and more.
GKIDS releases a new English-language trailer for the Academy Award-nominated Ernest & Celestine, which opens in Los Angeles on February 28 and in New York on March 14.
Elton John’s Rocket Features acquires the film rights to Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, with plans to turn it into an animated feature.
Pesky announces that France Television is the latest broadcaster to pre-buy the new animated series Boj, set to premiere later this year.
President of Distribution Nat Abraham and Chief Financial Officer Michael McGuigan acquire stake in Breakthrough Entertainment as the Canadian entertainment studio celebrates its 30th anniversary.
Continuing the unit’s restructuring that began last fall, Disney Interactive is to lay off roughly 200 employees.
Framestore’s three global advertising offices contribute to five huge campaigns broadcast to more than 100 million people during the Super Bowl on Sunday.
The New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival announces its full slate for the 2014 edition, which will present 100 new animated and live action shorts and features, opening and closing night parties, studio showcases, retrospectives, filmmaker Q&As, filmmaking workshops, audience voting and the NYICFF Awards Ceremony.
Gaumont Animation’s MD Pierre Belaisch restructures the studio’s management team, with Marc Dhrami taking on the role of head of production, Michael Manaud becoming director of legal and business affairs, and Heath Kenny becoming creative VP and executive producer in charge of scouting new projects.
Mike and Liz Young have reacquired 100% ownership of US-based Moonscoop LLC and have rebranded the children's production house as Splash Entertainment with CEO and executive chairman Nicolas Atlan on board as a new partner, and JokeBox acting as a private passive investor.
VIZ Media and Eleven Arts announce the theatrical premiere of Tiger & Bunny The Movie: The Rising in major U.S. cities in March.
The Visual Effects Society announces its 2014 Board of Directors officers; Jeffrey A. Okun re-elected as Board Chair.
El Capitan guests gearing up for the all-new sing-along version of Frozen will see a very special version of the Academy Award-nominated Mickey Mouse short Get A Horse! featuring house organist Rob Richards.
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.
PGS Entertainment announces an international broadcasting licensing agreement with ABC TV Australia for Stan Lee’s Mighty 7.
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.
Motion design and animation studio SPILLT creates a video for the launch of The Republic Collective.
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.