The Walt Disney Company pays $500 million for Maker Studios, one of YouTube’s largest multi-channel networks.
Aadarsh Pvt. will debut the first episode of their new animated preschool show Purple Turtle at MIPTV 2014.
Chiller begins a search for the next horror film maven with the launch of ‘Killer Shorts’, a contest that asks collegiate level aspiring directors to submit an original 2-3 minute short horror film.
Gaumont Animation announces Giochi Preziosi has signed a Master Toy license to develop figurines, accessories & play sets based on Calimero, which just made a CG comeback on France’s TFOU and debuts on Italy’s RAI March 25.
Trent Locke joins the executive management and strategy team of Portfolio Entertainment as Chief Operating Officer and VP of Finance.
Ben Sherwood named to succeed Anne Sweeney as Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks and President, Disney/ABC Television Group in February 2015.
Chaos Group announces the beta release of V-Ray 3.0 for Maya, which features faster ray tracing, progressive rendering, and open source support.
Coolabi announces a global publishing agreement with Penguin for the new animated series Clangers; Penguin will publish brand new books in a variety of different formats and languages.
Nickelodeon continues its ratings winning streak with it’s latest original animated comedy, Breadwinner, becoming the top-rated show for kids between the ages of 2 and 11 in its fourth week on air.
Sesame Workshop unveils the newest Muppet, Raya, who will engage with children about sanitation and latrine use as part of the Cleaner, Healthier, Happier campaign in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
ABC taps Picturemill to create a special show open for when Jimmy Kimmel Live! heads to Austin, Texas.
PGS Entertainment announces a raft of international sales across Europe, Canada, and the Middle East of The Jungle Bunch to the Rescue!.
Thirty-four animation projects from 10 countries -- including 14 series and 14 feature films -- are selected to participate in this year's Animation Production Day.
Approaching the show like a “newbie” brought this old-timer a sense of renewed optimism and youthful excitement.
Nickelodeon announces their expanded preschool slate for the 2014-15 season which includes two more greenly series and features over 100 episodes of brand-new educational preschool series.
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.