The two companies will create a slate of children’s film and TV projects based on popular Penguin children’s titles including ‘Monster Juice,’ ‘The Pathfinders Society,’ ‘North Pole Ninjas,’ and ‘Wannabe Farms.’
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Inspired by role-playing game tropes, the kids’ series follows four kittens banished from the ‘Kingdom of Cats’ who must learn to work together to find the treasure that will be their ticket home.
Its first project, the workplace comedy ‘Soap,’ will be written by ‘The Amazing World of Gumball’ writers Tobi Wilson and Paul Rice.
The new children’s animated adventure series follows Coco the crocodile at Showtime School, where every day is a creative adventure.
Streamer sets October premiere for all-new episodes of Emmy Award-winning animated comedy about the teenage students at Bridgeton Middle School as they make their way to high school; guest stars reveal includes Megan Thee Stallion, Lupita Nyong'o, Zazie Beetz, and Padma Lakshmi.
The Annecy Crystal-winning ‘Chicken for Linda!’ director has joined the 2D feature film adaptation of the classic opera, currently in development, set for theatrical release in 2026, with Film Constellation now handling sales.
Election marks the first time a sole group of VFX workers has unionized with IATSE since visual effects were pioneered nearly 50 years ago.
Based on Matthew A. Cherry’s Oscar-winning ‘Hair Love’ short, the new series stars Kid Cudi, Issa Rae, and Brooke Monroe Conaway as a tight-knit Chicago family juggling careers, parenthood, social issues and multi-generational dynamics while working to make a better life for themselves; show debuts September 21.
The animated fantasy comedy series follows blundering and magically-inept vampire Komari after her appointment as a Commander in the Mulnite Imperial Army; coming to the platform next month.
London-based independent animation studio expands its creative team with the Italy-based character designer, animator, and illustrator.
The studio’s Québec facility celebrates 10th anniversary and announces addition of Francois Lambert and Jeremy Robert as VFX supervisors; recent deliveries include ‘Barbie,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ and ‘Foundation’ Season 2.
The industry veteran brings 30+ years of experience across television and film with credits on projects including ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,’ ‘Tron: Legacy,’ ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’ and ‘The Orville.’
The industry veteran comes on board as creative director of animation as the studio expands into feature animation and high-end TV; animation division also recently welcomed Chrissy Metge as executive producer and Louis Flores as VFX supervisor.
The just announced single solution turnkey virtual production platform integrates creative and collaborative software tools and hardware for increased efficiency; the platform is now available and rolls out globally Q4 2023.
Innovative new platform combines state-of-the-art hardware and creative tools including the ‘Virtual Studio by Vu’ to make the latest storytelling possibilities accessible to everyone regardless of budget and technical experience.
If approved, the union can use the threat of a strike as a bargaining chip to increase wages and protect against artificial intelligence when talks resume with companies such as Electronic Arts and Activision on September 26.
The preschool pay-TV channel will add Warner Bros Discovery shows like ‘Thomas and Friends,’ ‘Bugs Bunny Builders,’ and ‘Batwheels,’ to existing lineup that includes ‘Tom & Jerry,’ ‘Mr. Bean,’ ‘Masha and the Bear,’ and ‘Thomas and Friends: All Engines Go.’
The studio, known for ‘Barbie’s Dreamworld,’ ‘Polly Pocket & Friends,’ and ‘Marvel Battleworld’ adds Kramer Hoehn as Head of Production and Allan Joli-Coeur as VP Production & Business Affairs.
Productions will use both 3D animation and real-time pipelines leveraging Unreal Engine as a key component.
The ‘Nimona’ director joins the animation division along with Julie Zackary as head of animation production and Erica Pulcini as creative executive; next animated feature, ‘Foo’ to be helmed by the Oscar-winning Blue Sky co-founder.
The union has signed interim agreements with AMC Studios to resume production on ‘The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon,’ and ‘The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live,’ as well as ‘Interview With the Vampire,’ which all premiere in 2024.
First-ever animated adaptation of the Oscar Wilde classic stars Stephen Fry as Sir Simon, a ghost content with haunting his ancestral home until an American family buys the estate and moves in; theatrical release set for this Halloween season.
Leading mocap and performance capture company names Alex Hill business development manager for gaming, Dan Baybutt post-production supervisor, and Lucy Pennington operations managers.
The Colorado studio’s new state-of-the-art facility expands its post capabilities while boasting a Dolby Atmos theater for sound mixing, color grading and QC screenings.