Steve Macallister

Steve Macallister Takes Over as Zodiak Rights’ CEO

Steve Macallister, former president and managing director of BBC Worldwide’s sales and distribution division is the new CEO of Zodiak Rights. Matthew Franks is stepping down from ... Continue Reading →
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WIA and Disney Offer Special ‘Frozen’ Program

The recently relaunched Women in Animation has joined forces with Disney Animation Studios to offer a special program titled “Frozen: An Evening with the Filmmakers” this ... Continue Reading →
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‘Khumba’ Serves Up Behind-the-Scenes Trailer

South African studio Triggerfish’s new animated feature Khumba feature will be available on DVD and Blu-ray exclusively at Walmart stores on January 14 and will be out on VOD ... Continue Reading →
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Meryl Streep’s Anti-Disney Speech Sparks Controversy

Actress Meryl Streep is famous for making charming and often hilarious speeches at awards ceremonies. However, her latest speech at the National Board of Review Awards in New York has ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks, YouTube Partner for Daily Series

Variety is reporting that sources say a new, original co-production between DreamWorks Animation and YouTube will most likely launch on the Google-owned online video destination by ... Continue Reading →
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WGA Announce Videogame Writing Award Nominees

Five videogame awards have been nominated for the prestigious Writer Guild Awards, which will be handed out on Saturday, Feb. 1st at simultaneous ceremonies in L.A. and New York. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Simpsons’ Offers Miyazaki Tribute, Stan Lee Visit

Just when you thought The Simpsons would be running out of cool animated guests, we hear that comicbook legend Stan Lee and sci-fi author Harlan Ellison will be appearing (as themselves) ... Continue Reading →
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There’s No Business Like Show Business

This past weekend Disney’s Frozen achieved a rare distinction for any film in that it returned to number one box office status after having previously dropped out of the top spot. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wind Rises’ to Open Anima in Brussels

The 33rd edition of Belgium’s Anima Festival, which will offer adult and kids animated programming in Brussels from Feb. 28 to March 9, 2014, will launch with Hayao Miyazaki’s ... Continue Reading →
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Global News Bytes

+ Zodiak Kids has sealed a new deal with kids’ tablet leader LeapFrog Entertprises for their hit CG-animated preschool series Tickety Toc. The global agreement (excluding Australia/New ... Continue Reading →