Geographical Region: Australia

Headline News Deluxe Visual Effects Facilities Standardize on Shotgun

Shotgun Software, developers of the Shotgun web-based production tracking and collaboration system, announced today that the visual effects units of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group have purchased a multi-site Shotgun license to seamlessly connect its global facilities, which include Method Studios in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York and London; Postmodern in Sydney, and Rushes in London.

Headline News Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Highest Grossing Potter Film Internationally

Warner Bros. Pictures’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 has become the highest grossing installment in the Harry Potter franchise in international markets.

Headline News Rising Sun Sets Up in U.S with Sadeghi Appointment

Aiming to deepen its ties with Hollywood movie studios and assume a position among the top rank of global visual effects providers, Rising Sun Pictures has tapped Marc Sadeghi as Executive Vice President and Head of Business Development and Marketing.

Headline News CN Acquires Short-Form Series from Australian Children’s TV Foundation

Cartoon Network is continuing its support of local Australian original content with the acquisition of a package of 10 new children’s short-form series from Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF).

Headline News DHX Media Signs New International Deals For Rastamouse

DHX Media, a leading international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content, has signed a hat trick of deals to bring much-anticipated new preschool show Rastamouse to new international territories.

Headline News Guild & Producers to Meet Over Hobbit Dispute

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 10:49am

On Thursday, Actors Equity NZ and its parent Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance will meet with the Screen Production and Development Agency to discuss the issues the actors' guild has with the treatment of actors in New Zealand, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Headline News Sixty40 Bring Humor & Wit to Foxtel’s Commonwealth Games

Fresh from four international award wins at Promax for ‘The (very) short guide to Winter Olympics’, the creative genius of Sydney design and animation company Sixty40 have now transformed the Commonwealth Games into bite-sized chunks of ‘edupromotainment’ for FOXTEL viewers across the nation.

Headline News Penelope Picked Up For Publishing Program

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 10:13am

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.

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