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Rising Sun Pics Opens Sydney Production Office

Taking advantage of the steady rise in international film and TV production in Australia, Oscar-nominated visual effect studio Rising Sun Pictures has expanded is Adelaide-based operations ... Continue Reading →
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The Sequence Group Turns 10

Award-winning creative studio The Sequence Group has just celebrated its 10th anniversary. Based in Vancouver, Canada and Melbourne, Australia (opened this year), The Sequence Group ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con News: ‘Stan Lee’s Cosmic Crusaders’, WB Booth, Sanrio & More

+ Stan Lee’s Cosmic Crusaders — the new adult-targeted action/comedy animation series from POW! Ent. and Genius Brands — has launched July 19 on The Hollywood Reporter‘s ... Continue Reading →
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Channel 4′s ‘Bear Hunt’ Voice Cast Announced

The voice cast for Channel 4, Lupus Films and Walker Productions’ upcoming animated special We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, which will premiere on air in the U.K. this Christmas. ... Continue Reading →
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People on the Move: Hires, Promotions & Departures

+ Glasgow-based Axis CG studio — which provides animation for video game, film and TV projects like its VES Award-nominated Halo 5: Guardians cinematic — has appointed Jon ... Continue Reading →
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‘Paddington 2’ Production Embarks This Fall

Studiocanal has confirmed that Paddington 2 will kick off production in the U.K. this October. The sequel is on sale at the Marche du Film in Cannes this year and will see producer ... Continue Reading →
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British Animation Awards Finalists Announced

Finalists for the 2016 British Animation Awards — celebrating its 20th anniversary this year — have been announced. Held every two years, the BAAs honor the very best in ... Continue Reading →
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Star British Actor Alan Rickman Dies at 69

One of Britain’s most admired stars of stage, film and television Alan Rickman has died in London at age 69. The acclaimed performer, whose turns as Severus Snape in the Harry Potter ... Continue Reading →
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Pam Lifford Named President of WB Consumer

Industry veteran Pam Lifford, previously EVP of global licensing for Quiksilver, has been named President of Warner Bros. Consumer Products, effective February 1. The announcement was ... Continue Reading →
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Tom Felton, Ruby Rose Voicing ‘Sheep ‘n’ Wolves’

Wizart Animation has found the stars for its English-language version of Sheep ‘n’ Wolves — it’s new, original CG animated feature produced with CTB Film Company due to ... Continue Reading →