Former Aardman Features exec Sarah Smith launches a UK animation studio with backing from Elisabeth Murdoch and VFX house Double Negative.
Genius Brands International appoints Matthew Kornberg Controller, a position that will have him maximizing the financial assets of the company and overseeing the operations of the company’s financial unit.
The School of Visual Arts announces the presenters for the 25th Annual Dusty Awards taking place May 13 which includes a variety of names from the world of film and animation including Randall Emmett, Yvette Kaplan, and Ralph Bakshi.
Newly-signed Passion Pictures directors againstallodds release “Gladly Tuesday,” a new commercial created by Boston advertising agency Hill Holliday for Bank of America made in the style of the 1930s-era Popeye cartoon.
Double Negative announces the formation of new Feature Animation Division led by ex-DreamWorks Associate Producer Tom Jacomb.
LIMA announces the Licensing University lineup for Licensing Expo 2014, which includes 26 sessions for everyone from industry newcomers to advanced practitioners.
ASIFA-Hollywood announces that the 42nd Annual Annie Awards will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015.
Steven Universe, the new series from writer and storyboard artist Rebecca Sugar, premieres on Teletoon Canada's flagship Can't Miss Thursdays programming block Thursday, April 24.
Marvel's newest blockbuster makes a whopping $39.23 million over its first three opening days in China; DreamWorks Animation’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman comes in second place with $7.63 million.
PGS Entertainment secures broadcast deals for Playmobil’s new series Super 4 with Cartoon Network in Italy and Latin America.
Coming off the success of Sleepy Hollow, FOX signs Synaptic VFX as the key VFX vendor for their new series Hieroglyph.
The complete keynote presentation from Pixar at NVIDIA’s 2014 GPU Technology Conference, featuring Pixar Engineering Lead Dirk Van Gelder and Technical Director Danny Nahmias, is available for viewing online.
FableVision accelerates expansion of new content development for multiple platforms; Tone Thyne tapped to newly created position of Vice President of Creative, where he will oversee production of original IP.
Galaxy 61 celebrates its 10th anniversary with a re-branding and a new website showcasing the company’s capabilities that are tailored to animation and VFX-driven projects with big ideas and small budgets.
Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam, the classically animated follow-up to filmmaker Jeff Chiba Stearns’ 2007 viral hit, launches online.
European pitching forum for TV animation projects streamlines the submission process for the 2014 edition, to be held September 23-26 in Toulouse, France.
Adobe announces plans to significantly update all the video apps in Adobe Creative Cloud and will showcase these innovations at the NAB 2014 show in Las Vegas next week.
The 21st Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film offers numerous workshops and presentations by renowned industry experts and animation filmmakers, as well as events and receptions to network and exchange ideas.
Turner Broadcasting appoints Ian McDonough to the position of senior vice president and managing director, Northern Europe.
Tricon Films & Television will serve as the international distributor for the new preschool series Shutterbugs, developed in association with TVO, Amberwood, and Big Jump Productions.
A memorial fund is established for Miranda Jackson, who contributed to to animated features such as Over the Hedge, Gnomeo and Juliet and Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs.