George Lucas, creator of the greatest space saga of all time, has declared that the Star Wars franchise is finished…FOREVER.
The Jim Henson Company is in development on a new animated children’s series, IMAGINOCEAN, based on the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway musical, “John Tartaglia’sImaginOcean.”
Netflix has acquired three DHX Media-produced preschool series: “Franny’s Feet,” “Bo On The Go!” and “Mighty Jungle” for its expanding kids’ entertainment offering.
A 2-foot bronze statue of Dr. Seuss’ Lorax character was stolen from the backyard of Audrey Geisel’s La Jolla hillside mansion.
The Danish Animation Society (ANIS), host of the Danish Animation Awards every year in conjunction with Odense International Film Festival (OFF), announced that its main award will be called “The Borge Ring Award.”
New York-based design and branding studio Trollbäck + Company announced its expansion into Europe with the opening of Trollbäck + Company Zurich, led by Creative Director Christina Rüegg.
The Gnomon School of Visual Effects reveals the reels for two of its 2011 top graduates, Joao Rosa and Daniele Volpe.
Pixomondo joined forces with Chinese advertising agency Interone Beijing (a BBDO agency) to create the latest viral spot, "Faster Than Disaster," for MINI China.
The Cartoon Art Museum's latest exhibition, “What, Me Worry? 60 Years of MAD” celebrates the rich history of MAD from the original comic book through the black-and-white magazine to its latest incarnation as a full-color bi-monthly publication supplemented by online content.
The "Transmedia, Hollywood 3: Rethinking Creative Relations" conference, presented annually by UCLA and USC, will occur on Friday, April 6, 2012 at the Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre at USC.
Nickelodeon has promoted veteran staffers Jenna Boyd to Senior Vice President of Animation Development and Brian Wright to Senior Vice President of Live Action Development.
The Gnomon Workshop released a new training DVD, “Creating Highly Realistic Composites: Feeling Real vs. Looking Real” featuring Rob Nederhorst.
New York-based production house Cause & [Effect] created the music video/promo featuring Mexican pop sensation Thalia, “Canta Canta Canta” for “Dora the Explorer” on Nickelodeon’s Nick Jr.
Software engineering company Fabric Engine announced the v1.0 launch of its high-performance computing platform, Fabric Engine.
FotoKem appoints Joseph Slomka as VP and Principal Color Scientist for the company's digital post-production and creative picture services.
eyeon Software announced the shipping release of eyeon Dimension, an advanced optical flow-based science providing disparity and optical flow toolsets.
With less than seven weeks remaining before FMX 2012 opens its doors, Europe's leading conference on the creation, production and distribution of digital entertainment is proud to present this year's program highlights.
The AC Institute Satellite Space in New York City has curated an exhibit of Grella's "Notes to Self" project, running March 29 through April 28.
A teaser for the forthcoming season of the UK animated series “Fleabag Monkeyface” has been released on the web.
Classic Media announced that it has secured a range of new deals throughout the Middle East & Africa to provide more than 225 hours of programming to TV, Home Entertainment and IPTV partners.
Gravity produced the visual effects featured within a new 30-second “Got Milk?” spot starring Salma Hayek entitled "Come Drink Your Milk." The spot, from agency Deutsch, broke early March.
Hybrid Edit has announced its exclusive commercial representation of creative editor Adam Epstein, renowned for his editorial work on “Saturday Night Live.”