Portsmouth Miniatures Studio, the New Zealand studio where Weta Workshop planned to film miniatures for THE HOBBIT, caught on fire yesterday, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Moonscoop, one of the leading worldwide kids’ distribution, brand management and entertainment companies, has significantly the increased presence of its animated shows in Asia signing deals for over 170 half hours of programming with key broadcasters in the region.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that CJ CGV HOLDINGS, LTD., a subsidiary of CJ CGV Co. Ltd., the leading theatre exhibitor in Korea, and the number one exhibitor in Asia, has signed an agreement to install 15 digital IMAX theatre systems in new locations planned for The People's Republic of China.
TurnOut Ventures Limited, a digital media and content company based in Hong Kong, has appointed Caroline Casey as Executive Director of Operations, further strengthening the company’s growing portfolio of digital talent.
SHREK FOREVER AFTER has crossed $480.7 million at the international box office, making it DreamWorks Animation's biggest international hit.
4Kids Entertainment International has signed an agreement with top publisher Redan that will see pre-school character Penelope appear in two popular bi-weekly magazines - ‘Fun to Learn Friends’ and ‘Fun to Learn Favourites’ – in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and China Film Group Corporation today announced an agreement to expand their partnership with the installation of two additional IMAX systems.
Nickelodeon has acquired the Winx Club TV rights for the U.S. and the pay-TV rights for Latin America, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Benelux.
THE WARLORDS director Peter Chan Ho-sun is making his first martial arts flick tilted WU XIA, reports VARIETY.
Riding high on the wave of digital cinema, Hong Place Vision is the biggest rental company of RED Digital Cinema cameras in Beijing, and has built a post-production studio to meet the demand for the rapidly rising number of digital film and TV productions in China.
In order to promote the animation industry, approved by the Xiamen City Government, hosted by the Xiamen Municipal Government, organized by Organizing committee of 2010 Xiamen International animation festival, the 2010 Xiamen International animation festival will be held in the city of Xiamen from November 4th-7th, 2010.
Toei Animation, Inc. announced a TV broadcast licensing agreement with Turner Entertainment Networks Asia, Inc. today, to air 49 episodes of the Pretty Cure series, which is set to premiere later this year on Cartoon Network in Australia and New Zealand.
Feng Xiaogang's AFTERSHOCK has become the highest grossing Chinese film in the country's history, reports VARIETY.
DQE, a leading animation, gaming, live action entertainment production and distribution company, today announces that the Group has signed a co finance and production agreement with Nick India, India's fastest growing kids channel and a part of Viacom 18 Media Pvt Ltd, to produce a local animated series for children.
Toei Animation, Inc. has licensed the animated TV series, Ghost Sweeper Mikami to Sentai Holdings, LLC.
Saban Brands has hired MarVista Ent. to rep the POWER RANGERS brand to the international market, reports VARIETY.
Building on a year of unprecedented international network growth, IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX: IMX) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Guangzhou Jinyi Film & Television Group, Co., Ltd., a leading entertainment developer and exhibitor in China, to open eight IMAX theatres in China.
Australia-based Omnilab Media has teamed with U.S.-based Backyard Animated Pictures to launch Oktobor Animation in Auckland, New Zealand, reports VARIETY.
The deadline for submissions to SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 Seoul: Computer Animation Festival is fast approaching.
Nickelodeon will be introducing additional Indian animation and live-action programming to its Indian channel, reports VARIETY.
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, continues to generate tremendous momentum for its popular BLEACH series with the announcement that English-subtitled episodes from the most current story arc will begin streaming for free in the U.S. via the company’s premier website for anime, VIZAnime.com.