Japanese conglomerate SoftBank is reportedly in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation in a deal valuing the company at $3.4 billion.
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Prime Focus Worlds receives the Lumiere Technology Award at the 5th Annual Entertainment Technology and New Product Awards.
OuiDO! Productions partners with Sekiguchi to produce a new Monchhichi series which will be distributed globally by PGS.
Wizart Animation’s CG-animated sequel sets release dates in 10 territories and attaches an English-language voice cast.
Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution strikes multi-year deal with Chinese online video site.
Indian creative services company chosen as an exclusive partner to execute VFX and 3D conversion services for large-scale Hollywood project.
Paris-based distributor inks a raft of TV sales for kids’ series ‘Kika & Bob’ and ‘Picnic With Cake.’
The deadline for submissions to the Japan Image Council’s “Animation Artist in Residence Tokyo 2015” program is September 10, 2014.
Studio Ghibli Library imprint celebrates Hayao Miyazaki and his groundbreaking animated film in a gorgeous hardcover art book featuring a new translation.
Animation distributor GKIDS releases the U.S. trailer for Studio Ghibli’s ‘The Tale of The Princess Kaguya’ featuring the English-language voice cast.
Austin-based production company Rooster Teeth sells its anime-styled CG-animated web-series ‘RWBY’ to Warner Bros. Home Entertainment for distribution in Japan.
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’