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Disney Greenlights Daron Nefcy’s Teenage Princess Series

Disney has ordered a new animated series tentatively called Star and the Forces of Evil, created by Daron Nefcy and with Eden Sher of the sitcom The Middle on board to voice the lead, ... Continue Reading →
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R&H Needs Buyer Before Loans Run Out Mid-March

Financially troubled visual effects company Rhythm & Hues has said it needs to find a buyer by mid-March to have a shot at emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company is currently ... Continue Reading →
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BFX Festival Adds Competition for VFX, Animation Students

Brits looking to break into the visual effects industry, take note: The BFX Festival set for this summer in Bournemouth in the south of England has announced a student competition. The ... Continue Reading →
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March 2013 Tech Reviews

The Foundry’s Nuke 7.0 U.K.-based vfx software tool designer The Foundry has certainly carved out a nice niche for itself in the world. After buying out Digital Domain’s internal ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Studios Picks Up Animated Pilot ‘Sara Solves It’

Amazon Studios has greenlit a test pilot for the original animated children’s series Sara Solves It, co-developed by WGBH and Out of the Blue Enterprises. Sara Solves It is created ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sid the Science Kid: The Movie’ Coming to PBS, Video

A feature-length outing for the popular Sid the Science Kid series is set to debut March 25 on PBS Kids! followed by a DVD and iTunes release on April 2. The movie is a co-production ... Continue Reading →
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Investment Unites Cosmic Toast, Partners as Toast & Jam

Financiers Howard Silverman and Neil Grossman have invested in animation producer Cosmic Toast Studios, folding it and several other companies under the umbrella Toast & Jam Holdings. Folding ... Continue Reading →
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ComiXology Submit Opens Platform to Independent Comics

ComiXology, the leading digital comics platform, has announced a new portal called comiXology Submit that allows independent comics creators to upload their work for distribution on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zambezia’ Becomes South Africa’s Top-Grossing Film

The animated feature Adventures in Zambezia has grossed an estimated $18 million worldwide, making it the highest grossing South African film over the past 30 years. Triggerfish Animation’s ... Continue Reading →
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NVIDIA Releases New Quadro Graphics Products

NVIDIA has introduced a new line of NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics products that offer top workstation performance and capabilities for professionals in manufacturing, engineering, ... Continue Reading →