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9 Story to Distribute Glaz’s ‘Haunted Tales’

9 Story Entertainment’s distribution arm has acquired worldwide distribution and licensing rights (excluding Brazil) to the animated comedy series Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids. Produced ... Continue Reading →
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TAC Reinvents Itself for 10-Year Anniversary

TAC, The Animation Conference, has undergone some big changes for its 10th anniversary this year including a new vision, a new venue and an additional day. This year’s conference ... Continue Reading →
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CMG Closes Three Major Territories on ‘Khumba’

Cinema Management Group has sold its stereoscopic 3D animated feature Khumba to three major territories following its screening as an official selection at the Toronto International ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Domain Expands Vancouver Studio With Leadership, Creative Talent

Digital Domain 3.0 is expanding its Vancouver studio with new leadership and creative talent. The company announced it has promoted veteran visual effects producer Kelly L’Estrange ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Technicolor, ABC Television Australia and Australian producer Avrill Stark’s A Stark Production have finalized a partnership for the development of the Gestalt Comics’ ... Continue Reading →
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Rio’s Saldanha in Talks to Helm Live-Action ‘Rust’

Veteran Blue Sky Studios director Carlos Saldanha, who helmed two Ice Age sequels, Rio and the upcoming Rio 2, is reportedly in talks with Fox to take on the live-action sci-fi movie ... Continue Reading →
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Animag to Honor ILM’s Knoll, Stoopid Buddy Studios at Summit

Animation Magazine is pleased to announce the first of its 2013 award recipients, which will be presented at The World Animation & VFX Summit, Opening Night Party, on November 3 ... Continue Reading →
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Starz Dives into YouTube with ‘Union Pool’ Channel

Starz Digital Media has launched an entertainment and comedy YouTube channel called Union Pool that will feature several animated series including the pop culture mashup Tvoovies. Union ... Continue Reading →
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Cinedigm and Yekra to Release ‘Dick Figures’ Movie

Cinedigm and Yekra have announced plans to release the popular, crowd-sourced Dick Figures: The Movie on September 17. The property, which has registered over 350 million views on YouTube ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Croods’ Main Cast to Reprise Roles for Sequel

Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds and Emma Stone have signed to reprise their voice roles in DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming sequel to their 2013 box office hit, The Croods. Directors ... Continue Reading →