Endemol Acquires Tiger Aspect

Endemol has acquired from IMG the independent production outfit Tiger Aspect Productions. The details of the deal were not revealed. Tiger Aspect is based in the U.K. with offices ... Continue Reading →

Starz Toronto Secures Funding from Royal Bank of Canada

Starz Animation of Toronto has secured $12 million in multiyear financing from the Royal Bank of Canada. The studio, which animated the upcoming CBS holiday special Yes, Virginia, structured ... Continue Reading →

Group Animation Short Debuts in Theaters, iTunes

Live Music, a short CG-animated film created by Facebook users, debuted simultaneously this weekend in theaters and in Apple’s iTunes Store. The short film is playing in theaters ... Continue Reading →

Shaun the Sheep DVD Sales Soar as New Series Debuts

Its may not be an American production, but the makers of Shaun the Sheep have plenty to be thankful for this week, having sold more than 2 million home entertainment units worldwide ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Connects Artists via 11th Annual 3December Events

Autodesk will celebrate the creation of 3D computer graphics with its 11th annual 3December event, which runs from Dec. 1-10. The event will include both live and virtual events and ... Continue Reading →

Chapman Assembles Toon All Stars for BBC Charity Video

More than 100 animation all-stars ‘ from Bob the Builder and Ben 10 to Scooby-Doo and Pudsey Bear ‘ are currently appearing in the annual BBC Children in Need video single ... Continue Reading →

New Moon Shines Brightly With $140 Million Opening

The Twilight Saga: New Moon rose to record heights in its opening weekend, grossing $140 million ‘ good enough for the third-best all-time opening weekend behind leader The Dark ... Continue Reading →

Littleloud Animates Doctor Who

That icon of British sci-fi TV Doctor Who is getting animated in a new 3D animated series created by Littleloud. The six-part series of six-minute segments stars David Tennant and will ... Continue Reading →

Jarmies to Premiere on JimJam

Jarmies, a new preschool animated series from HIT Entertainment and Chello Zone, is set to premiere Jan. 4 on global outlet JimJam. The series will premiere on JimJam’s Sky Italia ... Continue Reading →

Cookie Jar Reaches into South Korea

Cookie Jar Group is opening an office in South Korea and naming C.J. Lee as VP of distribution. Lee will focus on development and production opportunities for the company in South Korea ... Continue Reading →