Disney continues its recent trend of remaking its animated classics into live-action films that started with ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Cinderella’ and now includes ‘Mulan,’ ‘Winnie The Pooh,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Dumbo,’ a new movie starring ‘Peter Pan’s Tinker Bell, and the ‘Bald Mountain’ sequence in ‘Fantasia.’
Geographical Region: North America
Kidscreen Summit 2016 is back in Miami with a full four-day conference program; registration is now open at summit.kidscreen.com.
Los Angeles-based design, animation, digital and production studio We Are Royale celebrates its eighth anniversary with a refreshed logo & website.
New feature in Thinkbox Software’s scalable solution for managing compute resources across platforms on physical and virtual machines automates the configuration of render farms on Amazon EC2.
Amateur animators invited to submit original stop-motion animation videos for grand prize Clokey Trophy named after Gumby creator Art Clokey.
New division to be headed by Garrick Dion; First project will be ‘Collared,’ written by Chris Osbrink and directed by ‘Juan of the Dead’s Alejandro Brugues.
Chicago-based creative studio builds on its past successes with Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier.’
Team captures data from more than 160 attendees in four days with OptiTrack motion capture technology.
Splash Entertainment’s hit animated series ‘Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch’ flies into the U.K. with a new deal with Sony Pictures Television’s POP.
Peyton Reed’s ‘Ant-Man’ makes $58 million domestic debut, the second-lowest bow for Marvel Studios since ‘The Incredible Hulk’ opened to $55.4 million in 2008.
DigitalFilm Tree employs Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve as a core component of its remote dailies grading and transcoding services.
3D combo pack, Blu-Ray combo pack, DVD and Digital HD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment available on Digital HD on October 6; Blu-ray Combo Pack debuts on October 20.
Beloved cartoon voice actor from the original ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ animated series and the cult-classic animated series ‘The Tick’ will be at the Cartoon Art Museum for a meet-and-greet on Saturday, July 18.
Halifax-based content creator DHX Media strengthens its international team with the appointment of kids’ industry veteran Richard Rowe as Director of International Acquisitions and Co-productions.
The five nominees for Outstanding Animated Program are FX’s ‘Archer,’ Fox’s ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and ‘The Simpsons,’ Cartoon Network’s ‘Over The Garden Wall’ and Comedy Central’s ‘South Park.’ VFX nominees include Starz’ ‘Black Sails,’ The CW’s ‘The Flash,’ HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones,’ Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ and the History Channel’s ‘Vikings.’
Entertainment One helps Peppa Pig get ready to go back to school with the release of a special DVD + Scholastic Mini Book Gift Set, ‘Peppa Pig: School Bus Trip,’ available on August 4.
Emmy award-winning artist and director Paul Rudish discusses the development process for new story ideas for the iconic Disney characters and describes Disney Television Animation’s storyboarding and production process.
Comic-Con 2015 delivers the year of the future, complete with robots, haute couture, and Virtual Reality experiences galore.
Former LAIKA development exec to produce stop-motion JJ Villard series, a children’s series based on the hit selling DIY toy Woolbuddy, and two untitled stopmo and 2D cel animation features.
‘Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey and comedian and talk show host John Oliver are set to join the multi-talented voice cast led by comedy actor Alexander Armstrong.
Released by Dover Studios co-founder Andrew Hazelden, Autodesk Maya plug-in RocketComp instantly connects Maya to 10 of the most popular desktop compositing applications in use today.
Directed by Peyton Reed and produced by Kevin Feige, Marvel’s Ant-Man arrives in theaters on July 17, 2015.
The three-and-a-half minute reel from San Diego Comic-Con 2015 is a montage of behind-the-scenes footage emphasizing the practical sets and visual effects created for the film.
Unleash the lighter side of The Force with this action-packed release that comes with four complete episodes and a bonus alternate ending.