On the second day of a statewide tour, President Obama visits DreamWorks Animation in Glendale to deliver a speech to employees and participate in a roundtable discussion with studio executives.
LA-based Mike Young Productions Inc. sues a holding company it claims blocked its attempt to take over the US arm of insolvent French firm Moonscoop SA.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announces the winners of Sunday night’s British Academy Children’s Awards, including Illumination Entertainment’sDespicable Me 2, andRoom on the Broom, the animated adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's picture book.
The Jim Henson Company announces new international broadcast, home entertainment and digital licensing agreements across Asia Pacific, Europe and Canada.
The anime studio's first release since co-founder Hayao Miyazaki's retirement, directed by Isao Takahata, opens in the top spot.
Visual effects artists plan a rally outside the DreamWorks Animation campus in Glendale, where President Obama plans to visit on Tuesday.
President Obama is set to visit the Glendale campus of DreamWorks Animation SKG next week during a trip to Los Angeles.
The shortlist for the upcoming Kidscreen Awards, to be presented on the evening of February 11 during the annual Kidscreen Summit in New York,is revealed for all Programming and Broadcasting categories.
UK-based IP incubator Wildseed Studios announces a raft of six new pilots, including a new animation from Tom Gran and Martin Woolley (AKA the Spin Kick Bros) and animation from award-winning director Matthew Walker.
Veteran television writer-producer Sam Simon to receive the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ (AWC) 16th Annual Animation Writing Award, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the craft of animation writing.
Pixar Animation Studios is set to receive the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society’s Sir Charles Wheatstone Award for creative excellence at the society's 5th annual Creative Arts Awards.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences receives separate $10 million gifts from Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
Diane Disney Miller, the daughter of Walt Disney, dies at her home in Napa, Calif. at the age of 79.
Luca Milano is promoted to executive deputy director at RAI Fiction, the producer of 2D animated comedy/adventure series Bat Pat and children’s animated series Geronimo Stilton.
Lance Weiler, the mastermind of last year’s experiential educational project, Laika’s Adventure, is slated to kick off iKids 2014 with a keynote on building digital experiences for modern audiences, “Designing for the 21st Century.”
After 14 years with the Paris-based company, Vincent Chalvon-Demersay has decided to step down as CEO of Zodiak Media-owned Marathon Media citing personal reasons.
The SIGGRAPH conference attracts the most respected technical and creative people from all over planet Earth.
TV, film and voice actor Patrick Warburton is slated to host the 41st Annie Awards on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.
Winners are announced for the sixth edition of the KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival, including the prize for Best Animated Short, presented to Poland’s Zbigniew Czapla for Toto.
The PGA announces that Peter Jackson, Joe Letteri and Weta Digital will receive the Producers Guild’s 2014 Vanguard Award to be presented January 19 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
The implosion of Rhythm & Hues continues with reports of massive layoffs at the visual effects company’s Mumbai and Hyderabad facilities.
The International Animation Film Market, held in conjunction with the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, issues a call for submissions to the 2014 pitch sessions.