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Bruno Wu Announces Beijing Co-Production Facility

Bruno Wu's Seven Stars Entertainment and the government of the Binhai New Area, Tianjin, have announced ambitious plans for a new facility outside of Beijing that will be dedicated to East-West co-productions.

Animation Headline News

Imagination Studios and Cubic Motion Announce Partnership

Imagination Studios and Cubic Motion announced a production partnership providing tight integration of Cubic Motion's technology-powered facial animation services with Imagination's wider animation production capabilities.

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Cartoon Art Museum Assembles 'Avengers' Exhibit

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.

Animation Headline News

David Bennett Joins Faceware

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.

Cartoon Headline News

Jason DeMarco Promoted at Cartoon Network/Adult Swim

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.

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Buzzco Creates Animation for TED’s Ted Ed Initiative

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 Headline News

Digital Domain Finalizes Joint Venture in China

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.

Brickyard Headline News

Brickyard Produces 'From Nothing, Something' Doc

Director Tim Cawley tapped frequent collaborators at Brickyard VFX to produce his feature documentary “From Nothing, Something,” through their feature division, Brickyard Filmworks.

Award Headline News

WGC Screenwriting Award Winners Announced

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.

Effects Headline News

Simon Mowbray Joins Zoic Studios

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.

Film Headline News

Foreign Finalists Selected For 2012 Student Academy Awards

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.

Million Headline News

Netflix Posts $5 Million Quarterly Loss

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.

Wars Headline News

Cartoon Art Museum to Celebrate 'Star Wars' Comics

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.

Vimeo Headline News

Red Giant’s 'Plot Device' Nominated for Vimeo, Webby Awards

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.

Creative Headline News

Adobe Announces $1M Scholarship Fund

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.

Million Headline News

Hasbro Posts First Quarter Loss on Toy Sales

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.

Disney Headline News

Rich Ross Steps Down as Disney Chair

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.”

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