Pair will lead the Japanese entertainment production giant’s U.S. expansion, including its first E-Commerce platform outside of Tokyo, launching in 2023.
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The animation studio lends its famed characters, patterns, and iconography from ‘Missing Link,’ ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘The Boxtrolls,’ ‘ParaNorman’ and ‘Coraline’ to ‘The Converse By You x LAIKA Chuck 70’ collection – launching November 30.
The university, located in Pennsylvania, offers BA and BFA degrees with a curriculum that blends visual design and technology.
Former Technicolor COO, with more than 20 years’ experience, takes the operational reigns, to be based at the company’s London studio.
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.
The studio’s technical director describes his journey from Canada to Japan and what it's like working there; he talks about pitching his project, working with the studio to get the project funded and produced, and marketing it for sale as a series.
Multi-disciplinary studio adds motion design and live-action specialists to creative team known for work with brands including CNN, Discovery, Food Network, ESPN, and Netflix.
New name reflects the full-service VFX work offered as company works to meet growing industry demand; recent credits include Lucasfilm's ‘The Book of Boba Fett,’ ‘The Mandalorian,’ and Marvel Studios’ ‘Hawkeye.’
The VFX and animation studio settles into its new Manhattan Beach digs, offering small shop creative/budgetary advantages with the underlying muscle of extensive European roots; The Mill alumni Aurelien Simon and Gawain Liddiard will head new office.
The anime powerhouse has picked up global distribution and marketing rights for the feature inspired by the popular fantasy-adventure anime series ‘That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime;’ the film is scheduled to debut in Japan in November 2022 and globally in early 2023.
Animated by TeamTO and recently launched on Netflix, the animated action comedy is coming soon to families in the Middle Kingdom through Tencent Video.
Newly named executive VP will oversee studios’ worldwide commercial activities and identify areas of strategic growth.
Based on the popular graphic novels by Sam Davies, the series follows 2 best friends apprenticing to be magical veterinarians for fantastical creatures; show set to launch in 2023.
Based on the popular ‘Arctic Friends’ animated film universe, the show will see 405 episodes released over 3 years; the agreement includes worldwide SVOD, AdVOD and RAVOD rights as well as the introduction of ‘Puffins’ NFTs.
Robb Wagner’s new book provides step-by-step guidelines for in-house marketing, brand, and communication teams looking for new ways to leverage their creative assets with fewer resources and less overall effort.
VFX and animation studio hires former LAIKA and NBCUniversal senior exec to head animation operations; industry veteran brings 25+ years’ experience to new role.
The next chapter of the hugely popular franchise follows the Snow Queen’s daughter, Ila, who, after she accidently unleashes evil forces must embark on an exciting adventure to save the world; the film hits theatres in Russia and CIS on May 26.
Bringing extensive entertainment, gaming and publishing experience, the Mutiny Pictures co-founder will oversee business development out of company's San Francisco office.
Former Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network exec to help studio tackle larger projects, develop original IP, and expand client base.
Entertainment industry and financial markets exec bolsters brands’ international operations following acquisitions of Canada’s WOW! Unlimited Media Inc and stake in Germany’s Your Family Entertainment AG; previous CFO Bob Denton named executive vice president of finance and accounting.
Talent added across company’s design, post-production, and live-action teams, bolstering presence in Los Angeles, Singapore, Vancouver, and Toronto.
Josh Jones licenses animated film and TV rights to famed cartoonist’s award-winning comic, now in its 40th year of publication; property follows the exploits of an invincible barbarian warrior who negotiates his days with an I.Q. three points lower than a boulder.
In expansion of global leadership, studio adds former Zinkia exec to lead the company’s distribution strategy; focus to include company IPs ‘Ghostforce’ and ‘Miraculous - Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir.’