Austin-based production company Rooster Teeth sells its anime-styled CG-animated web-series ‘RWBY’ to Warner Bros. Home Entertainment for distribution in Japan.
Geographical Region: Asia
Three new appointments complete the restructure of the Consumer Products business announced earlier this year and bolsters the division’s brand management team.
Philippe Gas named General Manager of Shanghai Disney Resort; Tom Wolber, from Walt Disney World Resort, replacing him at Euro Disney.
Showcasing 24 animated projects from Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia and beyond that have never before been to market.
Paul Candland is named to the newly created position of president, The Walt Disney Company, Asia, with oversight of Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and Greater China; Stanley Cheung, managing director of TWDC Greater China, is promoted to chairman of TWDC Greater China.
The world premiere of Disney's ‘Big Hero 6’ animation is set to open the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival on October 23.
Ouido! Productions to produce original series based on world-famous Smiley icon in association with Theresa Plummer-Andrews; PGS to manage international distribution.
Produced by Morgen Studios and Method Animation and commissioned by France Télévisions, ‘Super 4’ travels to three continents.
DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ is set to arrive in China next month, giving the animated sequel a crack at the world’s fastest growing movie market.
According to figures released at the tenth China International Cartoon and Game Expo in Shanghai, China's animation industry generated $14 billion (87 billion yuan) in revenue last year.
Studio Ghibli releases the first trailer and a new poster for its forthcoming feature, ‘When Marnie Was There,’ from ‘The Secret World of Arriety’ director Yonebayashi Hiromasa.
Beijing-based Xing Xing Digital and Los Angeles production company Pelagius Entertainment are to partner on the feature animation ‘Smart.’
India-headquartered creative powerhouse enhances 3D visual experience of ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’
Universal Pictures taps veteran Hollywood studio executive Jo Yan to serve as managing director and executive vice president of its China operations.
Prime Focus reaches an agreement to acquire Mumbai-headquartered Reliance MediaWorks in deal that will give Reliance a 30.2 percent stake in Prime Focus.
Conference program confirmed for inaugural Kidscreen East event; new conference will bring kids media execs from East and West together for three days of business networking and collaborative learning.
500 Additional render farm management software licenses to be used on ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,’ ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ and other blockbuster films.
Prime Focus Limited announces the merger of its creative services subsidiary Prime Focus World and visual effects provider Double Negative; combined entity will be the world’s largest integrated VFX, 3D Conversion & Animation services company.
Beijing Pangu Investments, Ltd. and Paramount Pictures resolve the accusation that the studio breached its promise to feature the distinctive Pangu Plaza in the ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ film set to premiere Friday, June 27.
Creative agency and production company Stardust creates a new international campaign featuring soccer superstar Neymar Jr. for China's wildly popular messaging app WeChat.
3D animated comedy about a frog with an identity crisis wins award for Best Family Film at its world premiere at the Niagara Integrated Film Festival 2014.
9 Story Entertainment licenses an additional 26 episodes of the animated comedy series ‘Camp Lakebottom’ to Disney XD in the U.S.
Producer Neal Moritz is working on a big-screen version of the $1 billion video game franchise, which is being written by Upright Citizens Brigade alums Evan Susser and Van Robichaux.
CGI animated series ‘Extreme Football,’ produced by Tele Images Productions, is sold to a raft of territories ahead of the 2014 World Cup.