Canada's ‘Leon’ to enter the Chinese market in 2016 in partnership with SHIAO Animation; multiplatform strategy to include TV and VOD distribution, publishing, interactive, and licensing and merchandising.
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Celebration continues in San Diego at Comic-Con International with a panel on the upcoming feature-length documentary on legendary Disney and Hanna Barbera animator and story artist Floyd Norman.
New alliance gives the two VFX houses a combined staff of over 525 artists worldwide, with capacity for 675 at their studios in London, Vancouver and Montréal.
Former Fox communications executive Dan Berger fills the void left by Chip Sullivan, who departed DWA in April for a job at NBC.
TMZ reports that ‘Simpsons’ creator Matt Groening and his wife are being sued by a former nanny for their treatment of Hispanics.
Twelve new episodes of the animated series created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg and animated by L.A.-based ShadowMachine arrive on Netflix July 17.
Warner Bros. Home entertainment releasing hit Adult Swim series starring pop-culture icon and boxing legend Mike Tyson on DVD on October 20, 2015.
Led by VFX Supervisor Seth Maury and VFX Producer Laura Schultz, MPC Vancouver completed 250 shots for Shawn Levy’s ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.’
Ten new episodes of the show from Justin Roiland and ‘Community’ creator Dan Harmon begin premiering on Adult Swim on Sunday, July 26.
Executives from Toys“R”Us, Copyrights Asia, Meredith Corp., WME/IMG Licensing, CPLG and Televisa begin terms July 1st.
New subscription licensing plan offers fully supported version of Qube! render farm management software for $15/month for commercial use and $10.50/month for educational use.
Complete fifth season of the hit Cartoon Network series arrives on Blu-ray and DVD July 14th, including all 52 episodes and an exclusive behind-the-scenes featurette.
Janey Yang works as a technical artist at DICE Los Angeles, helping artists troubleshoot issues in 3D software and game-writing tools in order to speed up their workflows.
Lightweight inertial capture suits allow production company MRC to lay down Ted’s performance live on set.
Genius Brands International acquires ‘Dennis the Menace’ and ‘Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego?’ for its new KID GENIUS channel scheduled to launch this September on Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand.
Netflix adds Henson’s ‘Word Party,’ Cheeky Little’s ‘Kazoops!’ and Guru’s ‘True & the Rainbow Kingdom’ to its growing slate of original preschool content.
Nearly 450 half-hours of original content from Warner Bros. Animation to premiere on the rebranded network; New WBA Series ‘Bunnicula,’ ‘Wabbit – A Looney Tunes Production’ and ‘Be Cool Scooby-Doo!’ set for global rollout this fall.
New York-based internationally recognized, award-winning animator, author and illustrator Jane Aaron designed, produced and directed more than 150 short animated films for ‘Sesame Street.’
Adult Swim announces panels and signings for popular network shows ‘Robot Chicken,’ ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force Forever,’ ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’ and ‘Rick and Morty.’
Vancouver-based visual effects studio relies on cloud-based creative management tool ftrack to deliver stunning effects on a tight deadline for Syfy’s ‘Continuum’ and TBT’s ‘Falling Skies.’
CAKE to handle international distribution of Wind Dancer’s PBS Kids series ‘Ready Jet Go!’ created by Craig Bartlett.
With an extensive list of credits including ‘Jupiter Ascending,’ ‘The Best of Me,’ ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ ‘Riddick,’ ‘White House Down’ and ‘Underworld Awakening,’ Marc A. Rousseau joins Cinesite’s Montréal Studio as VFX Executive Producer.
Led by Encore VFX supervisor and creative director Stephan Fleet, Encore artists in Vancouver and Los Angeles completed anywhere from 30 to 60 VFX shots per episode.