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Skyreader Media, a recently established division of Skywriter Media and Entertainment Group, announces the launch of its Skyreader platform for quickly turning books and other intellectual properties into interactive eBook apps for the iPhone, iPad and other emerging tablet devices. Created to deliver Skywriter’s library of TV properties and more [...]
The Denmark-based makers of the upcoming 3D animated feature Ronal the Barbarian have presold the film to more than 15 countries, Variety reports. Due for international release in October following a Sept. 22 bow in Denmark , Ronal is aimed at the 15-25 market and follows a barbarian with low [...]
In a move sure to spark debate, Visual Effects Society Executive Director Eric Roth has released an open letter to the entertainment industry calling for better working conditions for visual effects artists. Unlike most specialties in the entertainment business, there is no collective bargaining agency for visual effects artists, who [...]
Little Tugboat Academy is kicking off its offerings with a three-day course titled “How to Make a Great Preschool Series,” to be held July 8-10 at Cuppa Coffee Studios in Toronto. The course is designed both for professionals and beginners who want to learn what it takes to make and [...]
Arc Productions — formerly Starz Animation — has signed with Paradigm for representation as it offers its visual effects and animation services for hire and develops its own intellectual properties. The Toronto-based studio, which animated the recent hit feature film Gnomeo & Juliet, was purchased in April by a group [...]
Vancouver-based Atomic Cartoons is proceeding with development on Pirate Express, an animated comedy series for children ages 7-11. With a green light from Teletoon Canada, the 52 x 11 min. series is a co-production with France’s Ellipseanime. The company describes the show as follows: Pirate Express is about an adventurous [...]
Check out this terrific new trailer for The Muppets: The Muppets is due in theaters Nov. 23. Here’s the studio’s official description of the movie: On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world’s biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) from Smalltown, US, discover [...]
Cake Entertainment has promoted Leila Ouledcheikh to the job of VP of international sales. Ouledcheikh will oversee all worldwide merchandising and licensing sales as well TV and home video exploitation across Germany, France, Italy, Benelux, the Middle East, Africa, Greece and Turkey. She also will participate in the evaluation of [...]
London-based visual effects studio The Moving Picture Co. has announced a spring opening and key staff members for its New York Studio. The new studio will be based in the heart of SoHo, take up 13,000 square feet of space on the eighth and ninth floors of a renovated former [...]
If you’re an animation fan and happen to be in Los Angeles June 16-26, you may want to check out the wide variety of animated features and shorts screening at the 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival. Produced by Film Independent, the event offers over 200 feature films, shorts, and music [...]