Chris Meledandri to give keynote address at 2013 VES Summit; Andrew Merkin, Head of Special Projects and Transmedia at Mirada Studios, and Max Michael, Head of Business Development, Asia at UTA, among highlighted Speakers.
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Broadcast partners Rai Fiction and RTVE join as companies begin production of the first 52 11-minite episodes of the creepy sitcom.
Disney begins production on the Into the Woods based on the Tony-winning original musical by James Lapine.
The HPA Announces the 2013 Winners of the Engineering Excellence Award and the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation.
Blacklist’s WIZZ teams up with The Brooklyn Brothers to create a new series of spots that follow the animated adventures of Ben and HotSpot for Optimum.
Ottawa-based Mercury Filmworks appoints Marianne Culbert Vice President of Production, replacing the recently retired Bryan Popowich.
The British Film Institute’s Certification Unit issues tax certificates to two CBeebies’ series, stop-motion comedy series Calamity Island from UK-based Famous Flying Films and Mackinnon & Saunders, and Karrot Animation’s 2D-animated preschool series Sarah and Duck.
HP announces that DreamWorks Animation used HP technology to develop cutting-edge animation for its latest film, Turbo.
Andrew Z. Davis is named President of Production Administration for Columbia Pictures, where he will supervise all aspects of physical production including post production and visual effects for all Columbia Pictures films as well as live-action portions of films from Sony Pictures Animation.
DigitalFilm Tree taps Facilis TerraBlock to facilitate the workflow on the ABC series Mistresses and Perception.
KG Entertainment targets youth market with transmedia projects; first production to be live-action adaptation of sci-fi novel series Monster Republic.
Glasgow-based Muvizu and London-based Zubox merge to form Digimania, headed up by newly appointed CEO Julie Adair.
Academy Award-nominated director Darren Aronofsky launches commercial production house Chromista with partners Ted Robbins and Sandy Haddad.
Psyop partners with David and Goliath to create the imaginative campaign, “More Luck For Your Buck” for the California Lottery’s Fortune 55 Scratchers game.
Supervisor Nick Markel takes us inside The Third Floor’s previs work on Joe Kosinski's sci-fi thriller.
Bavaria Film purchases a company-wide site license for ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab, its advanced production dailies and VFX tool.
VFX company LOOK Effects helps “The Grand Budapest Hotel” find financial support from Baden-Württemberg’s regional funding agency.
3D CG-animated theatrical feature film based on the iconic PlayStation video game franchise enters production for worldwide 2015 release.
The venue for the first annual Production Pipeline Expo, which takes place May 3-4, 2013, is changed to Raleigh Studios in Hollywood.