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Reuters Says Prime Focus May Bid on Digital Domain

Reuters is reporting that Prime Focus World, a visual-effects house that worked on such hits as Avatar and the Harry Potter series, is considering a bid on Digital Domain Media Group, ... Continue Reading →
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Veteran Producer Saperstein Launches Surprise Bag

Veteran animation and children’s programming producer Frank Saperstein has announced the launch of his new banner, Surprise Bag. Surprise Bag intends to expands into a more diverse ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Brings New ‘Camp Lakebottom’ to MIPCOM

Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment will offer at MIPCOM new episodes of such hit animated series as Camp Lakebottom, and will debut its new primetime animated comedy Fugget About ... Continue Reading →
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BRB, Sony to Present ‘Invizimals’ Series at MIP Jr.

BRB and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe will present at MIPJunior the pilot for Invizimals, an animated series based on the hit videogame. Based on the PSP game created by Novarama, ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Look at ‘Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja’

If you ever wanted to know whether it was as much fun to make Disney XD’s Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja series as it is to watch, this exclusive first-look video has the answer. Randy ... Continue Reading →
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Greenlight Jobs’ Christine Kent Dies at Age 46

Christine Kent, who worked as a career coach, recruiter and counselor at Animag partner Greenlight Jobs, died Sept. 8 at age 46 after a brief illness. In a tribute on Greenlight Jobs’ ... Continue Reading →
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Sony, DWA, Pixar Directors Top VIEW 2012 Slate in Italy

Top animators Genndy Tartakovsky, Eric Darnell and Mark Walsh will take the lead at the VIEW digital technology conference, set for Oct. 16-19 in Turin, Italy. The 13th annual event, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Digital Animation, Cinema Pioneer Lambert Dies

Bob Lambert, a former Disney executive who played a key role in the development of computer animation and the transition to digital cinema, died of unnamed causes Friday at the age ... Continue Reading →
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‘Justin Time’ Jumps into Major European Markets

Toronto-based Guru Studio’s popular animated preschool adventure series Justin Time has been sold into several major European markets, including Germany. Super RTL the largest ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Renews ‘Tree Fu Tom’ for Season 2

CBeebies has commissioned a second series of the hit preschool action-adventure series Tree Fu Tom. A co-production between CBeebies in-house and FremantleMedia Enterprises, the new ... Continue Reading →