Kids content distributor ramps up acquisitions with new 2D animated kids’ series from Paris-based animation studio, Samka; other recent additions to their content collection include the BAFTA Award-winning stop-motion series ‘Clangers’ in 2021 and ‘Alice’s Diary’ earlier this year.
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The original series from the creator of ‘Made In Abyss’ and ‘No Game, No Life’ heads to AMC’s new streaming service this Fall.
Addition of the ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ VFX supervisor, who touts experience on over 50 feature films and episodic projects including ‘Deadpool,’ ‘Rogue One,’ and ‘Game of Thrones,’ bolsters the leading creative studio’s film and episodic team leadership.
The VFX/animation company’s latest acquisition significantly increases its talent roster and global capacity and follows recent additions of Canadian-based studios L’Atelier Animation and Squeeze Animation.
The Swedish video game conglomerate has purchased Middle Earth Enterprises, which holds the rights to all the famed author’s published works, including ‘Lord of the Rings,’ ‘The Hobbit,’ and other properties.
Joining Picture Shop, Ghost VFX, Formosa Group, and Picture Head, the newly acquired VFX studio expands the post company’s stable of top creative service providers.
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New collective of creative studios, started by Territory Studio founders David Sheldon-Hicks and Nick Glover, adds LA and Vancouver locations to the groups existing operations.
Company follows up this past February’s purchase of webtoon producer Copin Communications with new deal execs are confident will bring the company’s cartoon creators further into the international marketplace, putting them in better position to negotiate IP deals.
Expanding its international footprint with another acquisition – previous buys include Image Engine and TRIXTER - the independent animation and VFX company plans to build on the Montreal studio’s existing footprint to meet growing demand for animated content.
The CG production company will focus on developing IP-based visual content; company name will change to ‘Nintendo Pictures Co., Ltd’ as part of the deal, which is expected to close later this year.
The leading xR technology company's purchase of the Atlanta-based creative studio will help build the next generation of extended reality and metaverse experiences.
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Coming later this year, the app is aimed at establishing an industry-standard toolset for collaborative review; designed to integrate into individual pipelines, teams can review shots, edits, and grades in a single, unified application on all desktop platforms and operating systems.
The animated feature tells the story of 3 childhood friends who, over the course of a summer, discover that life is leading them onto very different paths; film slated for theatrical release later this year.
4K restoration of the popular Japanese anime series coming to home entertainment platforms and Blu-ray later this year.
New cloud solutions provider, backed by $200M+ investment led by PSG, opens for business after snapping up ftrack, iconik, Celtx, Wildmoka, and Zype.
New suits allege game company’s lack of transparency about the deal, as well as company insiders’ conflicts of interest.
The kid’s animation producer and distributor appoints Laurence Barret, Stéphanie Legraverant, and Andreas J Carlen to key production, development, and R&D positions.
The strategic partnership bolsters studio’s ability to meet growing global demand for kids and family content while giving the award-winning entertainment company additional resources to develop, produce and distribute its original IP.
To think he was once a little green slab of clay! The iconic green star kicks off a new career, with the studio planning to showcase his classic series, movies, and specials across its linear, AVOD, blockchain-based and other platforms.
Deal brings together the two companies’ roster of talent in creative VFX supervision and production management; combined company will operate under the Crafty Apes’ banner.
Deal with Oscar-nominated animation studio bolsters company’s expansion into the global kids and family entertainment market.
Previous head of LA studio and global VP of production will lead biz development group and continue focusing on the company’s expansion.