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LoveFilm and Disney have signed a new pact which allows the Amazon subscriber service to stream some of the studio’s best-loved family films on a branded on-demand service to audiences in the U.K. and German. LoveFilm members will be able to enjoy titles such as WALL.E, Ratatouille, Chronicles of Narnia: [...]
Over the past few days, there has been much speculation in the trades about which studio is going to form a partnership with DreamWorks Animation when it’s contract with Paramount runs out at the end of the is year. Sony Pictures is the next big studio looking to land a [...]
Oriental DreamWorks, the new joint venture from DreamWorks Animation and a Chinese state-backed consortium, will be the flagship company at a new high-tech media center being developed in Shanghai’s West Bank Media Port, according to Variety. Chen Chengquan, chief of the district’s culture bureau, made the announcement at a news [...]
L.A.’s mini-animation festival AniMazSpot 2012 (September 10 – 16) has announced that it will divide its events between the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale and the modern Woodbury University Theater in Burbank. The Alex will host “Magoo at the Alex,” two UPA events on Saturday, September 15, then, the final [...]
Deadline.com reports that Sony Pictures has plans to give Sabrina the Teenage Witch a live-action superhero revamp. The magically inclined teen heroine designed by artist Dan DeCarlo for Archie Comics in the 1960s will appear in a new film in the vein of recent popular vfx-laden comic-book flicks, focusing on [...]
How the wizards at Aardman joined forces with Sony Animation to deliver the poignant and funny CG-animated holiday adventure, Arthur Christmas. Santa Claus and animation have enjoyed a long, mutually rewarding relationship over the years. From classic Rankin-Bass specials like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to Chuck Jones’ How Grinch Stole [...]
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ next “Monday Nights with Oscar” screening series installment will celebrate the life and work of acclaimed animator John Hubley. The event, set for next Monday, October 10 at 7 p.m. to be held at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International in New [...]
Barcelona-based Imira Entertainment has hired Julian Barbier as head of licensing. Barbier joins Imira from Biplano in Spain, where he handled the licensing of major brands for clients including DreamWorks Animation, Nickelodeon and Sony Pictures. At Imira, he will manage and develop the company’s properties in Spain and Portugal, as well [...]
Michelle Raimo, who formerly held executive posts at Miramax and Paramount, has been named the new president of Sony Pictures Animation, according to Deadline.com. Raimo is an executive producer on DreamWorks Animation’s Puss in Boots spin-off from the Shrek franchise. Her career includes a decade at Miramax that culminated with [...]