Geographical Region: North America

Headline News Imagineer Systems Enters Strategic Partnership with Legend3D

Imagineer Systems announces a partnership with Legend3D after the recent integration of mocha Pro with Legend3D’s VFX pipeline to add increased efficiency to 3D film production.

Headline News Weinstein Co. to Distribute Juan Jose Campanella’s ‘Foosball’

The Weinstein Co. acquires rights in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and France to Argentinian director Juan Jose Campanella’s animated feature, re-titled Underdogs.

Headline News Unity Technologies Debuts Unity 5 at GDC

Unity Technologies reveals the latest version of the award-winning Unity multiplatform engine and development tools, Unity 5, which includes new features such as Enlighten real-time lighting system and physically-based shaders, at the Game Developers Conference.

Headline News OptiTrack Adds New MoCap Cameras to Its Prime Series

OptiTrack announces the addition of two new motion capture cameras to the Prime Series which will be officially debuted at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.

Headline News NFB Launches StopMo Studio App for iPad

The NFB launches StopMo Studio, a redesigned stop-motion animation application for iPad that offers casual and experienced users a richer and easier creative experience.

Headline News Nickelodeon Reveals 2014-15 Animation Pipeline

Nickelodeon announces three new series currently in production for the 2014-15 season in addition to new episodes of returning hit series such as SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Sanjay and Craig.

Headline News Box Office Report: ‘Mr. Peabody’ Outpaces ‘Need for Speed’

DreamWorks Pictures' new Aaron Paul racing movie Need for Speed stalls in its North American debut, coming in third with $17.8 million behind weekend winner Mr. Peabody & Sherman and 300: Rise of an Empire.

Headline News Sony Pictures Animation Unveils Updated Production Slate

Sony Pictures Animation announces an update to their production slate which includes a new Smurfs movie, Hotel Transylvania 2, and an all-new CG animated take on the classic Popeye.

Headline News Syfy Greenlights ‘Ascension’ Mini-Series

Syfy gives six-hour event series Ascension greenlight for launch in 2014; original intergalactic mystery from writer/executive producer Philip Levens to be produced by Sea To Sky Studios with Blumhouse Productions.

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