The Cartoon Art Museum celebrates five decades of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes with “Avengers Assemble!” an exhibition featuring some of the most iconic characters in comic book history, including Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Ant-Man, The Wasp, Hawkeye, Black Widow and The Incredible Hulk.
Faceware Technologies announced that David Bennett will be head up sales efforts for the company’s facial animation software in Europe and India, as well as build studio and channel relationships in those regions.
Jason DeMarco has been promoted to vice president of strategic marketing and promotions for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, it was announced by Brenda Piper, chief marketing officer for Turner Broadcasting System’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media (AYAKM) group.
Buzzco recently animated a short film for TED’s new educational initiative, TED Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing, an open platform dedicated to providing high school and college teachers a new way to use video content on the web.
Digital Domain Media Group announced that it has executed final definitive agreements in connection with its Joint Venture Agreement with Beijing Galloping Horse Film Co., Ltd., a major participant in the high-growth China film market.
Warner Bros. announced that the first-ever full length, theatrical LEGO movie will open nationwide on February 28, 2014.
Director Tim Cawley tapped frequent collaborators at Brickyard VFX to produce his feature documentary “From Nothing, Something,” through their feature division, Brickyard Filmworks.
The Canadian film, TV and digital media community came out in full force to join the Writers Guild of Canada in celebration of Canadian screenwriters at the 16th annual WGC Screenwriting Awards.
Leading kids’ and family entertainment content distributor CAKE announced it has licensed all three seasons of Zinkia’s “Pocoyo” to Nick Jr. in the UK.
Culver City/Vancouver-based visual effects house Zoic Studios bolsters its cadre of high-level visual effects talent with the addition of veteran Creative Director/VFX Supervisor/Flame Artist Simon Mowbray.
Five finalists, selected from 51 entries representing 29 countries, will advance in the Foreign Film category in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition.
Netflix fell to a loss in its first quarter even while adding three million streaming members to its ranks, bringing its total to 26 million worldwide.
Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific expanded its channel footprint in Indonesia with the debut of Cartoon Network HD on leading national cable platform, First Media.
On Tuesday, May 15, the Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Howard Chaykin and Steve Leialoha for a special presentation on the origins of the "Star Wars" comic book and their experiences in creating the official Marvel Comics adaptation of the film.
Red Giant’s short film, “Plot Device,” has picked up a lot of traction with nominations for a Webby award and the Vimeo Festival + Awards.
The Adobe Foundation announced it is committing one million dollars to establish the Adobe Foundation Creativity Scholarships – a new global initiative intended to unlock the creative potential of students.
Science fiction author and comic book writer Chris Roberson announced he will no longer work with DC Comics.
Toy giant Hasbro posted a first-quarter loss as the company’s U.S. and Canadian sales declined 16 percent, masking across-the-board growth abroad, particularly by Latin America.
The initial round of contract talks between Hollywood union animators and producers have broken down after three days, three months before the current deal expires on July 31.
Aspera announced that Fuel VFX has selected and deployed Aspera faspex to manage and transfer their digital assets.
Rich Ross resigned as chairman of Walt Disney Studios on Friday, his surprise exit bookended between the company's recent $200 million loss from “John Carter” and the forthcoming box office and other ancillary earnings from Marvel's “The Avengers.”
Aardman has joined forces with Levi Roots to produce his first ever above-the-line advertising campaign for Reggae Reggae Sauce.