Imira Signs Raft of Pre-NATPE Deals

Spanish production and distribution company Imira Entertainment has made a host of sales expanding its reach in Latin America ahead of the NATPE market. “Imira is going into NATPE ... Continue Reading →

WB Announces Hanna-Barbera Animation Honorship

Warner Bros. Animation has announced the details about its 2013 Hanna-Barbera Honorship. The program, which was established in 2005, is open to graduating high school seniors enrolling ... Continue Reading →

Machinima Launches Two New Original Series

L.A.-based digital company Machinima, which was acquired by Allen DeBevoise in 2005, has launched two non-gaming related animated series on YouTube. The two projects—Space Adventure ... Continue Reading →

Chernin Group Buys Stake in Graphic India

Peter Chernin’s Chernin Group has bought a large minority stake in comic-book and animation studio Graphic India, which also creates content for mobile and online platforms. Chernin ... Continue Reading →

Watch Five Animated Sundance Shorts on YouTube

Thanks to a special arrangement with YouTube, 12 of this year’s Sundance Festival shorts are currently available to view in their entirety online. Among the selection are five, wonderful ... Continue Reading →

Germany to Host Star Wars Celebration Europe

Star Wars Celebration Europe, the official Lucasfilm event for all things Star Wars, is coming to Messe Essen, Germany July 26-28, 2013. The event, which is expected to draw between ... Continue Reading →

Oscar-Nominated Shorts to Debut in Theaters on Feb. 1

If you’d like to check out all of this year’s Oscar-nominated shorts (animated, live-action and documentary) in a movie theater, you’ll be happy to know that ShortsHD (The Short ... Continue Reading →

Bitfilm Launches in Bangalore

The opening festivities of the Bitfilm Festival for Digital Film will kick off in Bangalore on January 17 and mark the beginning of global online voting for the Bitfilm Awards in 3D ... Continue Reading →

Animation Mentor Introduces the AMP Pipeline

Emeryville, Calif.-based Animation Mentor has announced the launch of its new fully distributed production pipeline and the addition of a vfx curriculum and restructured animation program. ... Continue Reading →

Nick Park Helps Launch Forest Film Initiative

Aardman Animations’ Nick Park has joined a recently launched global multimedia initiative, spearheaded by The United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat in partnership with the Jackson ... Continue Reading →