Visual-effects company Pixomondo to abandon feature film work after shutting its Shanghai office in the wake of closures in London and Detroit.
Al Jazeera's children's channel JCC unveils JeemTV, a lifestyle entertainment media platform for Arab children of the 21st century.
Rampant Design Tools announces the debut of eleven new design solutions for visual effects at NAB 2013.
Disney announces that AMC Theaters will present a global live Q&A on Yahoo! Movies following a special screening of 20 minutes of exclusive footage from “The Lone Ranger” on April 17.
“Pet Pals” heads to the Baltics as Gruppo Alcuni signs a new Pay TV deal with Baltic Media Alliance.
The world’s longest-running and largest animation festival, Annecy, announces short film and TV selections for its 2013 edition, taking place this year June 10-15.
“Life Of Pi” director Ang Lee headlines the bill at the opening of the 3D Creative Summit in London, appearing via satellite to discuss the visual work for the BAFTA and Academy Award-winning 3D feature.
London-headquartered VFX company The Mill reveals plans to close its Mill TV visual effects unit with a possible loss of 25 jobs.
Method Studios appoints Christian Kubsch as President; Darin Grant joins Method as Chief Technology Officer.
Henson Independent Properties, The Jim Henson Company’s third party media distribution and consumer products banner, acquires YouTube sensation “I Love Egg” from Korea’s D&H Inc.
Redrover and ToonBox ink a deal with Disney Junior Latin America for the interstitial series “The Beet Party.”
The Academy launches a slate of events focused on the breakthroughs in visual effects, beginning with a special advance screening of “Jurassic Park 3D” on April 2, and concluding with an exploration of the groundbreaking VFX techniques used in “Life of Pi” on May 6.
Remote capabilities and reliable results make render management software the “backbone of BFA program” at NYC’s Fashion Institute of Technology.
Children’s Media Conference announces Animation Exchange, a one day event to explain the new UK Animation Series Tax Break.
The Warner Archive Collection heads to WonderCon with two exciting panels, “Pulp Heroes of Film and TV: Tarzan, Doc Savage, Bomba & More” and “Saturday Morning Extravaganza.”
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announces screenings of “Superman: Unbound” and “LEGO Batman: The Movie – DC Superheroes Unite” at WonderCon 2013.
Hisko Hulsing receives the first Grand Prix prize in Dutch animation for his film, “Junkyard,” at the 2013 competition for the Holland Animation Film Festival.
Qube Cinema installs its 4K 3D system at Moody Gardens for the GSCA Film Expo and Digital Symposium.
The largest animation film festival of the Netherlands announces finalists for the Grand Prize for Dutch Animation award along with winners of the VNAP Trade Award for Dutch Animation.