Continuing the unit’s restructuring that began last fall, Disney Interactive is to lay off roughly 200 employees.
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An additional 13 episodes are commissioned of PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures Season II, which is set to premiere on Disney XD.
Veteran animator Stephan Franck’s Dark Planet Comics imprint readies the re-issue of Silver #1 and #2, plus the brand-new issue #3, as well as a collection of all three issues: Silver Volume 1, with pin-up art by guest artists Rodolphe “Rodguen” Guenoden and Takeshi Miyazawa.
Framestore’s three global advertising offices contribute to five huge campaigns broadcast to more than 100 million people during the Super Bowl on Sunday.
The New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival announces its full slate for the 2014 edition, which will present 100 new animated and live action shorts and features, opening and closing night parties, studio showcases, retrospectives, filmmaker Q&As, filmmaking workshops, audience voting and the NYICFF Awards Ceremony.
Mike and Liz Young have reacquired 100% ownership of US-based Moonscoop LLC and have rebranded the children's production house as Splash Entertainment with CEO and executive chairman Nicolas Atlan on board as a new partner, and JokeBox acting as a private passive investor.
Walt Disney Animation’s Frozen takes top honors as Best Animated Feature at the 41st Annual Annie Awards held Saturday, February 1 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.
Disney’s classic cartoon chipmunk duo, Chip ‘n’ Dale, is being revived with plans for a live-action/CG hybrid big-screen feature.
Broadcasting legend Arthur Rankin Jr. -- the animator, producer and director behind some of television’s most enduring holiday specials -- is dead at the age of 89 following a bout of illness.
VIZ Media and Eleven Arts announce the theatrical premiere of Tiger & Bunny The Movie: The Rising in major U.S. cities in March.
The Visual Effects Society announces its 2014 Board of Directors officers; Jeffrey A. Okun re-elected as Board Chair.
Hot off the box office success of the 3D animated film The Nut Job, Gulfstream Pictures and partners Redrover Co., Ltd. and Toonbox Entertainment Ltd. announce new animation lab to incubate film and television projects.
El Capitan guests gearing up for the all-new sing-along version of Frozen will see a very special version of the Academy Award-nominated Mickey Mouse short Get A Horse! featuring house organist Rob Richards.
Big voices in children’s digital media have signed on for the third annual iKids conference including Keith Malone, Chris Waldron, Jens Peter de Pedro, and Majora Carter.
Disney announces the return of ‘Frozen’ to theaters with an all-new sing-along version on January 21
VIP Tickets for the 41st annual Annie Awards may be sold out, but you can still watch the ceremony from the comfort of your nearest Internet connection.
Featuring love-themed cartoons from MTV, Nickelodeon, Six Point Harness, Loopdeloop, Bill Plympton and more, the Animation Block Valentine’s Day Showcase comes to Los Angeles on February 13, 2014.
The voice cast for Seth Rogan’s animated adult feature Sausage Party reunites This Is the End stars James Franco, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, David Krumholtz and Rogen himself, as well as adding Kristen Wiig, Edward Norton and Nick Kroll.
Motion design and animation studio SPILLT creates a video for the launch of The Republic Collective.
Nickelodeon announces a call for submissions for its 2014 global Animated Shorts Program, designed to identify and develop new animation talent and provide a platform for new content for kids.
Actors Kristen Bell and Michael B. Jordan will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, February 15, at The Beverly Hills Hotel.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announces the availability of Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection Volume 8 May 13.
Picture Mill partners with the National Football League to create an animated version of the NFL’s signature logo.