Geographical Region: Europe
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.
Russian theater chain operator Luxor and film company Argus Entertainment join forces to create a new animation studio, LA Studio; first major project to be a feature-length animated film based on “Ruslan and Ludmila,” a poem by renowned 19th century poet Alexander Pushkin.
Turkish children's network Minika acquires seasons one and two of V&S Entertainment’s animated preschool series, Everything’s Rosie.
9 Story Entertainment announces its slate of new episodes and shows set to launch at MIPCOM, including animated comedy series Numb Chucks.
DreamWorks Animation expands its TV portfolio with the acquisition of the Chapman Entertainment Library, including beloved brands Fifi and the Flowertots, Roary the Racing Car,Raa Raa the Noisy Lion and Little Charley Bear.
Chaos Group ships V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp which provides faster rendering, better lighting tools, and more.
At this year’s IBC, The Autodesk Flame community names Vico Sharabani, Flame Artist, ECD and Right-Brain of The Artery VFX, the very first Flame Award winner.
DHX Media acquires Ragdoll Worldwide, owner of Teletubbies and In The Night Garden children’s brands.
The Foundry announces the availability later this year of Nuke 8, a brand new version of the company’s industry standard compositing software with more creative control, cutting-edge advancements and future-proofed 3D workflow.
Italy’s VIEW Conference unveils a stellar program for 2013, including panels and workshops with ILM’s Roger Guyett, Digital Domain’s Eric Nash, Image Engine’s Peter Muyzers,
Warner Bros. Entertainment announces an “expanded creative partnership” with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, with a new film series inspired by Harry Potter's Hogwarts textbook, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Randy Cunningham 9th Grade Ninja returns for second series on Disney XD; hit Irish-produced animated series to return to screens in early 2014.
New release unites visual effects and editorial finishing with intuitive workflow and enhanced color grading integration.
France and the UK lead the nominations for the Cartoon Tributes for animated TV series at pitching and co-production event Cartoon Forum 2013, taking place September 17-20 in Toulouse, France.
Indian/Anglo CG animation studio Giant Wheel Animation announces the appointment of Atlantyca Entertainment as a new distribution partner for the animated series Taka & Maka.
Cinema Management Group announces new global sales in Australia, the UK and Italy for the 3D animated feature from Triggerfish Studios, Khumba.
Rovio Entertainment taps Aspera’s Faspex on Demand to deliver animated series Angry Birds to more than 20 broadcast partners worldwide.
V & S Entertainment appoints Daredevil Development to create a gaming app for the hit show Everything’s Rosie.
Technicolor announces a partnership with ABC Television Australia and A Stark Production to develop the graphic novel series, The Deep, as a CGI animated children’s series.
Italy's Imaginaria International Animation Festival, newly relaunching in 2014, issues a call for submissions for animated films produced after December 31, 2009.