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Newly-launched distribution company Vertical Entertainment buys the U.S. rights to the Russian 3D animated feature from Wizart.
Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom is set to cast its spell this summer, when brand new app Magic School launches on the app store courtesy of leading kid’s interactive publisher P2 Games.
Viacom International Media Networks appoints Lisa Silverman Meyers to the role of Senior Vice President of Operations and Business Planning for Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products.
Geomeric’s Enlighten, real-time global illumination software, is now available for developers of Xbox One titles.
Rovio announces veteran comedy writer, John Vitti is set to write the “Angry Birds” screenplay, which is slated for a July 2016 release.
Wizart brings “Sheep and Wolves” and the sequel to “The Snow Queen” to Cannes for international pre-sales.
Gaumont Animation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Calimero” by hosting the opening night party of MIFA on June 12.
The 35th Moscow International Film Festival announces the first ten films in competition and that Marc Forster’s "World War Z" will open the festival.
U.K. based sales agent Moviehouse Entertainment seeks foreign buyers for Frank Gladstone's The Hero of Color City.
Aardman creates new look for kids fansite “The 99,” which launches this week on 2.4 billion screens around the world.
The Annecy International Animation Festival announces this year’s lineup of professional conference panels.
Imagineer Systems teams up with CoreMelt to release SliceX powered by mocha, a new Final Cut Pro X masking plug-in.
Chaos Group announces the open beta for V-Ray 1.6 for SketchUp with significant enhancements to rendering speed, workflow, visualization and lighting features.
Hornet releases a new trailer for “Caveirão,” a short film directed by Guilherme Marcondes utilizing live-action, 2D animation and 3D VFX.
The UK’s NFTS launches three-month training certificate in Character Animation to be taught at Aardman by industry professionals.
Bavaria Film purchases a company-wide site license for ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab, its advanced production dailies and VFX tool.
London-based visual effects company uses pioneering VFX techniques to bring Audrey Hepburn back to the screen in a commercial campaign for AMV BBDO and Galaxy chocolate.
SCORE Concert Productions, the Malmo Symphony Orchestra and Bandai Namco Partners Sweden announce Jason Graves as the guest conductor for Joystick 5.0.