Search form

Tagged With: Business

Business Headline News

WildBrain’s ‘Caillou’ Coming Home to Peacock

Kids’ entertainment company and NBCUniversal platform ink deal for 52 new CG animated episodes of the popular series; franchise’s previously announced family specials will offer preschool-friendly event viewing on the streamer throughout the year.

Get an Unreal Education! Headline News

Studio Arts Launches ‘Unreal Connectors’ Training Program

Offered in partnership with Epic Games, the online program provides skills-building training based on the Unreal Fellowship curriculum, opening up new career opportunities in an industry ripe with demand for UE artists; the program runs August 15-September 9.

Business Headline News

NFT-Financed ‘Unlikely Love Stories’ Anthology Moves Forward at StudioDAO

The web3 collective strikes deal to produce animated short series based on the real-life love story of Oscar-nominated ‘Anomalisa’ producer Rosa Tran and Emmy Award-winning VFX artist Derek Smith.

Countdown to Pitch THIS! Headline News

The Deadline Approaches: Submit Now to OIAF 2022 Pitch THIS!

There are only 3 days left for Canadian creators to submit original animated series content to Mercury Filmworks’ annual pitching competition returning in-person to the festival’s TAC business conference, running September 21 – 23; entries must be received by June 30.

We Sure Love Our Animals… Despite Their Complaints! ANIMATIONWorld

Putting the Fun in Dysfunction: The Non-Humanistic Therapy of ‘HouseBroken’

As animal lovers everywhere breathlessly await a new season of the Fox animated comedy series, creators Gabrielle Allan, Jennifer Crittenden, and Clea DuVall open up about their hilarious ‘pet’ project.

Business Headline News

Crunchyroll and Toei Animation Ink ‘One Piece Film Red’ Distribution Deal

The highly anticipated movie comes to theaters in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand this fall; Toei Animation announces special ‘One Piece’ events slated for next month’s Anime Expo 2022 in Los Angeles.

Business Headline News

ReDefine Launching Barcelona Studio

The VFX and animation company expands upon its presence in the UK, Bulgaria, and across North America and India in response to global clients’ demands for creative services.

Anime Headline News

Crunchyroll Acquires ‘Trigun Stampede’

The classic anime has been reborn as a new series slated for release in 2023 via simulcast from Japan in more than 200 countries and territories; more details will be revealed July 2 at Anime Expo 2022.

People Headline News

The Embassy Names Danielle Kinsey Head of Production

10-year company veteran gets new title and new responsibilities, now tasked with management of studio’s expanding production slate; will also support the creative teams while promoting connections between global partners and the LA and Vancouver offices. 

Please Look After This Bear Headline News

Dougal Wilson to Direct ‘Paddington in Peru’

The acclaimed commercial helmer will make his feature debut with the third chapter of the family film series, replacing Paul King, who recently departed as director of the project to take on ‘Wonka’ with Timothee Chalamet.

Business Headline News

Paramount and Nickelodeon Announce Three Animated ‘Avatar’ Features

Lauren Montgomery, a seasoned vet of the original ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ series, is set to direct the first film, yet unnamed, under the Avatar Studios banner.

Business Headline News

Toon Factory Reveals New Animation Slate

As it celebrates its 23rd anniversary, the kids’ content company announces the launch of a new production studio, Chromatik, in Marseille, as well as a development line-up of 2D and 3D animated series including ‘The How to Shrink Show,’ ‘Moods,’ ‘The Mad Scientist’s Daughter,’ and ‘Elf & Co.’

Animated TV Series Headline News

Sixteen South Originals Unveils ‘The Coop Troop’ at Annecy 2022

Audiences enjoyed the first episode and trailer of the new CGI animated series, a co-production with Mikros Animation IP, France télévisions, and Tencent Video, that follows a gang of five unlikely heroes, thirsty for adventure and escape from their mundane life on a farm.

Business Headline News

Nickelodeon Orders ‘Super Duper Bunny League’

The 2D animated preschool series features a diverse group of bunny friends who must combine their superpowers to defend truth, justice, and free time to snack and chill; based on the popular comic book series by Jamie Smart, the show is scheduled to launch in 2024.

People Headline News

Justin Lin to Direct Live-Action ‘One Punch Man’ for Sony Pictures

The director’s next big swing, after relinquishing his duties on ‘Fast X’ earlier this year, will be a feature film adaptation of the famed anime and manga.

Business Headline News

DNEG Nixes SPAC Business Combination Deal with Sports Ventures

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 11:35am

Due to unfavorable SPAC market conditions, the companies have terminated their pending business combination agreement that would have seen the the leading VFX and animation studio go public.

People Headline News

DNEG Animation Names Erika Burton President

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 4:20pm

Focusing on production, resource management, training, and operations, she will share leadership responsibilities and title with president Tom Jacomb; she will also join the animation team on June 16 at Annecy 2022 as it presents ‘Pathways to DNEG’ and ‘DNEG Animation: A Proper Hello.’

Pages