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Disney & Marvel Announce Girls STEM Challenge Winner

Ahead of the May 6 release of Captain America: Civil War, Walt Disney Studios, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories, Synchrony Bank, Broadcom MASTERS and Science & Entertainment Exchange ... Continue Reading →
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OddBot, Tails of Whimsy Partner for ‘Mackie McKeens’

Los Angeles-based animation studio OddBot, Inc. has optioned The Mighty Machines of Mackie McKeens from The Art of Daryl Slaton LLC — best known as Tails of Whimsy — to ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Princess and ‘Star Wars’ Boost Hasbro Sales

Global toymaker Hasbro is crediting major Disney brands for its better than expected growth of sales in Q1, taking in $831.2 million in overall revenue so far this year — a 16% ... Continue Reading →
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Google ATAP Releases ‘Pearl’ Trailer

The Google ATAP oyster has cracked open to let out a little shimmer from Patrick Osborne’s buzzed-about Spotlight Stories project, Pearl. A new trailer has launched online, just ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Eye Present in Co-Pro Deal with Pictor Productions Tomi Ungerer’s book Flix will be developed into animated content. Vegas Winners, Losers, Oscar Conenders, and How CinemaCon ... Continue Reading →
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Director Ben Hibon Joins Psyop Film & TV

Award-winning director Ben Hibon has signed on with Psyop Film and Television, and will be joining the studio’s Vancouver office team as the company continues to expand its present ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer for ‘Angry Birds’ Hatches

Rovio Entertainment’s long-awaited Angry Birds movie catapults into theaters on May 20, and the studio has let loose a new action-packed trailer that will hit you right in the giblets. ... Continue Reading →
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Sequence Group Opens Aussie Studio

Award-winning Vancouver-based animation, design and VFX outfit The Sequence Group has opened a new studio in Melbourne, Australia. Creative director Luke Bicevskis will lead the Melbourne ... Continue Reading →
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Joe D’Ambrosia Upped to SVP Original Programming at Disney Junior

Joe D’Ambrosia has been promoted to Senior Vice President – Original Programming at Disney Junior. The announcement was made by Nancy Kanter, EVP of Original Programming ... Continue Reading →
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Patrick Osborne’s ‘Pearl’ for Spotlight Premieres Sunday

Director Patrick Osborne’s dreamy road-trip project for Google Spotlight Stories, Pearl, will have its world premiere screening at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival during ... Continue Reading →