Geographical Region: Europe
Shotgun Software’s web-based production management platform, Shotgun, keeps Paris-based animation studio Illumination Mac Guff on track for the 3D summer family film, Despicable Me 2.
After the success of Polita with Polish audiences, Platige plans to bring its 3D stage technology to Broadway.
UK-based Studio XYZ director Stephen Watkins directs the short film Incarceration as part of the Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration initiative from Sesame Workshop.
Rainbow announces season six of Winx Club as well as licensing initiatives to bring the series to a global audience.
Moonscoop SA, the Paris-based animation house behind such children’s series as Chloe’s Closet and Code Lyoko, enters administration. The U.S.-based Moonscoop LLC, formerly Mike Young Productions, remains a separate entity and is unaffected by the activities of its French counterpart.
Dinamo Productions, the Wales-based kids’ TV animation studio behind Rastamouse and Abadas, files for insolvency.
Audiomotion Studios deployed a record number of Vicon cameras to capture hundreds of stunt moves which were later transformed into thousands of zombies for Paramount Pictures' World War Z.
DHX Media subsidiary Copyright Promotions Licensing Group appoints Pau Pascual to the new position of General Manager, Iberia.
Entertainment One’s Peppa Pig wins the top honor of ‘Best Children’s Character 2013’ at Spain’s Festival Internacional de Comunicación Infantil El Chupete.
Imira Entertainment signs a deal with Spain’s Atresmedia Television for Lucky Fred, to air on the children’s entertainment segment, Neox Kidz.
Artists and companies from the VFX, gaming and animation industries to gather on Portugal's Troia Peninsula September 18-21 for the first-ever Trojan Horse Was A Unicorn festival.
Creative group mfive creates “Tricky Dog,” the world’s first stop-motion commercial animated using real dogs, for Russia’s Beeline.
Following a 15-year career at Disney, veteran executive Patricia Hidalgo joins Turner International as its SVP and chief kids content officer for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
After joining Tiger Aspect in 2001, and working across all the company’s programming, Tom Beattie is appointed the new Head of Animation and Children’s Programming.
Visual effects house Cinesite completes over 430 shots on Paramount’s World War Z, as well as stereo conversion of the visual effects.
European broadcast giant RTL Group invests $36 million into Vancouver-based online video company BroadbandTV, part of a planned series of investments in the firm.
Legendary British animation director, designer and studio owner John Wilson dies on Friday, June 21, at the age of 93.
Amazon’s LOVEFiLM announces the launch of Disney Movies on Demand on LOVEFiLM Instant, bringing hours of entertainment and the world’s most-loved Disney titles to the streaming service.
Miles Bullough, former Head of Broadcast at Aardman Animation, and Jesse Cleverly, former BBC creative executive, launch Wildseed Studio