Grid Animation Teams with ‘Doug’ Co-Creator, Element 8 for ‘Horrible Tales’

Grid Animation and its European parent company Tinker Group are teaming up with Doug co-creator Joe Aaron and LA-based Element 8 Entertainment for a new off-kilter animated series: ... Continue Reading →

‘Ozzy’ Gets Exclusive US Pre-Run on DIRECTV

AT&T will be giving DIRECTV customers an exclusive early look at Spanish-Canadian CG feature, Ozzy, ahead of its theatrical debut on April 21. The English language voice cast features ... Continue Reading →

AT&T Reaches Deal for Time Warner Buy

American telecom AT&T has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion, with a per share price tag of $107.50 split between cash and stock. The deal is expected by ... Continue Reading →

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Watch Monkey King: Hero Is Back on DIRECTV Before It Hits Theaters The smash-hit Chinese animated feature written and directed by Tian Xiao Peng is available in its English dub version ... Continue Reading →

ShortsHD Presents Oscar Nominees in Theaters & On Demand

For over 10 years, ShortsHD has been bringing the Oscar nominated short films in the Animation, Live Action and Documentary categories to audiences across the globe with exclusive theatrical ... Continue Reading →

Imira Inks LatAm Deals

Madrid-based Imira Entertainment has signed four key deals across Latin America and Spanish-speaking U.S. for several of its children’s content titles. Cartoon Network (Latin ... Continue Reading →
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Merchant Hired as DreamWorks CFO

DreamWorks Animation has hired Fazal Merchant as its new chief financial officer, a role he will take over from the company’s new vice-chairman Lew Coleman effective Sept. 15. Merchant ... Continue Reading →

Method and Halon Sign Strategic Alliance Deal

Vfx house Method Studios and pre-vis house Halon Ent. have made a strategic alliance pact. Method will collaborate with Halon to jointly provide previs and vfx services to customers, ... Continue Reading →

Oscar-Nominated Shorts to Debut in Theaters on Feb. 1

If you’d like to check out all of this year’s Oscar-nominated shorts (animated, live-action and documentary) in a movie theater, you’ll be happy to know that ShortsHD (The Short ... Continue Reading →

BabyFirstTV Seeks More Animated Growth Spurts

It’s been quite an eventful quarter for BabyFirstTV as the fast-growing channel hit the 35 million home mark in the U.S. and named Trifecta Media as its exclusive ad sales rep. The ... Continue Reading →