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Preschooler Hopster App Expands to Ireland

U.K.-based preschooler interactive TV and learning platform Hopster has expanded its offerings to Ireland. Hopster is now available via the Irish App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Plans TV Network for Asia

DreamWorks Animation said it plans to launch a 24/7 kids and family television channel across 19 countries in Asia. The DreamWorks channel represents the first time that the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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Trailers: ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Petit Prince’ and ‘Yellowbird’

We got trailers! Check out this new U.K. trailer for Pixar’s Inside Out: Inside Out is directed by Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3) and is due in theaters June 15. And this one for ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Developing Animated ‘Spider-Man’ Feature

There’s been plenty of drama at Sony this week after hackers paralyzed the studio and released online tons of confidential data and communications. Among the tidbits were several ... Continue Reading →
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Wrapping up SIGGRAPH Asia 2014

SIGGRAPH Asia 2014 wrapped its seventh edition last week in Shenzhen, China, having attracted more than 7,700 industry professionals, researchers, artists, developers and enthusiasts ... Continue Reading →
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‘Guardians’ Lead Home Video Charge

One of the summer’s biggest hits and a VFX spectacular comes home with the release this week of Guardians of the Galaxy (Disney, $39.99 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray and digital copy; $32.99 ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Asia: Scott Ross on China’s Media Potential

With its seventh edition finally bringing SIGGRAPH Asia to mainland China, the question on everyone’s mind is what does the future hold for animation and visual effects in the ... Continue Reading →
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Menzel Says ‘Frozen’ Sequel is in the Works

Looks like Idina Menzel might have “Let it Go” when it comes to news of a sequel to the hit Frozen. The singer and actress, who voiced Elsa in Disney’s smash-hit Frozen, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Penguins’ Tallies $36m Holiday Weekend Total

DreamWorks Animation’s feature film Penguins of Madagascar finished the weekend in second place behind a strong repeat performance from the most-recent entry in The Hunger Games ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer Arrives

Well, it was 88 seconds of Force-fueled nostalgia as Disney and Lucasfilm released the first look at footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens in a teaser trailer. The trailer was screened ... Continue Reading →