The world‐renowned Muppets received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce in celebration of the release of Disney’s The Muppets on Blu‐ray Combo Pack and DVD.
Speedshape has signed Chad Cooper as director of business development for the hybrid CGI, interactive, 3D company.
The extended deadline for the submission to the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film Animated Fashion Award is Friday, March 23, 2012.
Caviar's AG Rojas directs the latest Spiritualized music video for "Hey Jane," a track off their upcoming Sweet Heart Sweet Light album (due out April 17 in the United States).
Leading Galway-based film and television production company announces the appointment of Siobhán Ní Ghadhra as Chief Operating Officer.
Leading European production and distribution company Millimages has secured a major broadcast deal for its new children’s property “Mouk” with Australia’s national broadcast, ABC TV.
MoCCA hosts a one-time master class with the legendary Gahan Wilson, famous for his bizarrely humorous work for Playboy and National Lampoon, on April 17, 2012.
Maker of acclaimed “Heavy Rain” videogame adds Autodesk HumanIK middleware and Autodesk Mudbox software to pipeline.
In the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy, a feverish search occurs seemingly in slow motion. In order to make progress in the search, a team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), has been inventing a brand-new field of work called “art forensics.” Armed with innovative new portable sensing devices, they are searching for a lost masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci called “The Battle of Anghiari.”
Chris Sullivan's “Consuming Spirits,” a meticulously constructed tour de force of experimental animation, will have its world premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.
Vodka Capital has concluded two significant Free-to-Air broadcast acquisition deals in Canada with Télé-Québec (Québec, Canada) and TVOKids (Ontario, Canada) for their exciting new pre-school series “Jelly Jamm.”
In its continued expansion into the advertising space, NYC-based Decon has hired former BBDO and Droga5 veteran, Misha Louy as its new partner and EP.
Aniplex of America has announced that it will host an exclusive screening of episode 5 of the hit anime series "Puella Magi Madoka Magica” in English.
Leading visual effects software developer The Foundry has released the latest update of its industry standard compositing systems NUKE and NUKEX.
Animated feature “Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted” will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in May.
Spacejunk & Nylon have joined forces under the Spacejunk moniker to enhance the creative reach for both studios.
Litton Entertainment announced a partnership with SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment to launch “Sea Rescue,” a new, half-hour weekly TV series hosted by environmental journalist and “Good Morning America” anchor Sam Champion.
The European Licensing Company (ELC) has significantly boosted sales of "Ben 10" branded merchandise across Poland through two hugely successful promotional campaigns.
duMonde Visual Effects produced and delivered over 160 VFX shots for the new action/comedy film "21 Jump Street" for client Sony Pictures.
Nexus Productions, along with directors Fx Goby and Mathieu Landour, were delighted to be awarded Best Commercial: 3D at last week’s British Animation Awards for Coca-Cola "Siege."
Vincent Morisset’s interactive work "BLA BLA," produced at the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), took the SXSW Interactive Award for Art.
Verizon Wireless and creative agency Moxie recently tapped bi-coastal effects boutique Brickyard VFX to create seamless visual effects for Verizon's :30 online spot "Send Reinforcements."
The Annecy Festival announced the official selections for the 2012 edition of the festival, comprised of 49 short films, 55 graduation films, and 60 TV and commissioned films, including 21 TV series, two TV specials and 37 commissioned films. 40 short films were also selected outside of competition.