German-born Zimmer has scored more than 100 films, including ‘The Lion King,’ the ‘Kung Fu Panda’ and ‘Madagascar’ films.
Geographical Region: Europe
Independent producer Novel Entertainment secures a deal with SVOD powerhouse Netflix for popular animated children’s series ‘Horrid Henry.’
Zoic Studios teams with Leo Burnett Chicago to create immersive Cannes Lions Gala experiences; real-time animation and visually rich design work kick off/cap off the 2014 festival.
As part of its expanding roster of TV and feature projects, award-winning independent London VFX house creates the visual effects for Fox’s TV action-thriller ‘24: Live Another Day.’
Dublin-based animation Studio Brown Bag Films appoints international media entrepreneur Neil Court to its board of directors.
International media group and rights owner Coolabi commences production on its brand new stop-motion animated series, ‘Scream Street,’ based on the popular book series by Tommy Donbavand.
Mattel subsidiary HIT Entertainment announces a feature-length film for popular preschool series ‘Thomas & Friends’ called ‘Tale of The Brave.'
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.
Studio 100 Media signs a licensing pact with ITI Neovision in Poland for its key animation properties ‘Maya the Bee’ and ‘Florrie’s Dragons.’
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.
Preschool entertainment company HIT Entertainment appoints Karen Davidsen in the role of Director of Production, Global Content; Phil Molloy as Senior Creative Manager, Global Content; and Luca Magnani as Global Brand Director, Thomas & Friends.
Technicolor-owned creative studio MPC collects a prestigious Gold Lion at Cannes for its work on the game trailer for Assassins Creed “Black Flag: Defy.”
9 Story Entertainment licenses an additional 26 episodes of the animated comedy series ‘Camp Lakebottom’ to Disney XD in the U.S.
Taking inspiration from the illustrations of Charley Harper and iconic 1920s and 30s travel posters, Trunk directors Alasdair Brotherston + Jock Mooney embark on a painterly journey for the International Maritime Organization.
Nexus Director Kibwe Tavares is named one of the top 20 young global directors at Saachi & Saachi YDA showcase, receiving the prize for Best Short Film for ‘Jonah’ at the CFP-E and SHOTS YDA awards.
Fremantlemedia Kids & Family Entertainment announces major distribution and licensing deal with German kids network Super RTL for new pre-school property ‘Kate & Mim-Mim.’
ShortsHD strikes its biggest movie deal to date, acquiring Oscar-nominated animation icon and pioneer Bill Plympton’s entire library of award winning shorts and feature films for global distribution on all ShortsTV and ShortsHD platforms.
As the company expands with new projects for television, Michelle Martin joins the Nvizible team in London’s Soho district.
Colin Firth exits the CGI/live-action family film ‘Paddington,’ noting that “It’s been bittersweet to see this delightful creature take shape and come to the sad realization that he simply doesn’t have my voice.”
The Oscar-nominated French director of ‘The Illusionist’ and ‘The Triplets of Belleville’ moves forward with ‘The Thousand Miles,’ a live-action/hand-drawn animation hybrid film inspired by various works and unpublished writings and drawings of Federico Fellini.
CAKE announces a raft of newly signed deals, as well as brand-new seasons of some of the biggest titles in Eastern Europe.
Thirty-three years since the classic animated series ‘Danger Mouse’ first aired, FreemantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment unveils plans to bring back the popular adventure comedy kids show to CBBC.
Turner Broadcasting announces the return of the international phenomenon; worldwide debut in 2016 with all-new television series and licensing program.
HIT Entertainment to produce brand-new CG animated series based on the iconic Fisher-Price Little People brand.