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.
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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announces screenings of “Superman: Unbound” and “LEGO Batman: The Movie – DC Superheroes Unite” at WonderCon 2013.
Bent Image Lab produces a stop-motion commercial, “Recycling Is A Beautiful Thing,” for Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water.
Creative partners Trunk Animation and Peepshow collaborate on a new approach to cyber war infomercials for IT Security giant Kaspersky Lab.
Psyop collaborates with Fathom Films and Jam3 to create a first person interactive documentary experience in Ann Shin’s “The Defector: Escape from North Korea.”
The VFX community calls for an international Town Hall meeting on “Pi Day,” March 14, 2013 with events in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver, Austin, and online.
Two new ads promoting the fictional college appear on the “Monsters University” YouTube channel, each showing additional footage from the finished film.
Shout! Factory, in collaboration with EuropaCorp, announce the release of “A Monster in Paris” on DVD and Blu-ray April 16.
Independent character animation and design studio Persistent Peril directs a music video for The Leisure Society’s “Fight for Everyone.”
Professional game texturing tools compatible with new console; will reduce file sizes, increase productivity and enable faster data streaming on game development projects.
Visual artist Max Hattler and advertising agency Contrapunto BBDO collaborate on the creation of an abstract political short film, “Stop the Show,” for Amnesty International.
The deadline for submissions to the 2013 3D Artist CG Student Awards, an annual event which showcases and rewards excellence in computer graphics from students and recent graduates, is May 13, 2013.
VIMN announces Russia’s TNT as a new broadcaster for the CG-animated “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”
Chello Zone announces the launch of its seventh feed of children’s favourite, JimJam, to cover the Benelux region.
BBC greenlights “Dinopaws,” a co-production between Impossible Kids, Kindle Entertainment, and Guru Studio, for CBeebies.
Animation Mentor now accepting applications for new VFX fundamentals and teaching new curriculum within its state-of-the-art fully-distributed pipeline.