SeaWorld unveils two new animated properties in development, A U.S. version of France’s popular ‘The Jungle Bunch,’ franchise, and an untitled preschool property in partnership with Little Airplane Productions.
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Aardman produces Cupcakes of Doom, a new online game for the Emmy-winning animated series Regular Show.
The character first introduced in a 1991 Sega video game will be CG animated in a new series kicking off on Cartoon Network and French TV fall 2014.
ITV Studios and Pukeko Pictures reveal the voice cast for Thunderbirds Are Go! , which includes David Graham and Rosamund Pike.
Zodiak Kids has been appointed the French Licensing Agent for the action property B-Daman Crossfire.
London-based commercial editorial house Alex Hagon re-launches as Circus, opening a new office in New York’s Chelsea district led by Jono Griffith; Susanne Kelly handles east coast sales and Cristina Matracia continues to serve as producer.
French WIZZdesign animation collective CRCR returns with a pulp sci-fi video for C2C’s “Delta” animated in the style of Genndy Tartakovsky.
The 2013 edition of Italy’s VIEW Conference and VIEWFest highlights storytelling in all its forms, with presentations from filmmakers, animators, visual effects artists, and game and transmedia developers.
Sony Pictures Releasing, INDAC and FMX 2014 announce a special screening of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 followed by a talk, via Skype, with directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn.
Broadcast partners Rai Fiction and RTVE join as companies begin production of the first 52 11-minite episodes of the creepy sitcom.
Presentations for French hybrid series The Science of Botheration and Team TO’s 3D animated Joe Giant, directed by Arthur Qwak, become the two most highly-attended events in the history of the European animation marketplace.
Timothy Reckart's Oscar-nominated film Head Over Heels wins the Cartoon D'Or award for Best European short animated film.
Technology developer ftrack AB announces the release of the latest version of its asset management tool, ftrack 2.0, which includes an entirely updated user interface, new planning and review tools, workflow updates and more.
USC Research Professor Paul Debevec to present a talk, entitled Advances in Achieving Photoreal Digital Actors, on Thursday, October 17, at the VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy.
Rainbow heads to MIPJunior with Royal Academy, a comedy series that takes an exciting new look at classic fairy tales.
The English-language cast is announced at the San Sebastián Film Festival for director Juan Jose Campanella’s 3D animated feature, Foosball.
David Frank, CEO of Paris-based Zodiak Media, is stepping down from the post in the middle of October; Marc-Antoine d’Halluin, a partner at media investment and advisory firm Rubis Media Partners, has been named as the company’s new CEO.
Naughty Tortoise and Studio Liddell debut transmedia action-comedy series Sankari to Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France.
Broadcasters Nick Jr. UK and RTÉjr sign up Puffin Rock, a new animated children’s TV series featuring narration by Irish actor Chris O’Dowd.
Studio AKA traces the history of Rev. Henry Duncan and the history behind the building of the TSB bank in The Story.