DreamWorks Settles in Anti-Poaching Suit, Disney Is Last Holdout

Another domino has fallen in the two-plus-year suit by animation artists alleging wage-fixing and anti-poaching agreements between major studios, with DreamWorks Animation reaching ... Continue Reading →

‘WellieWishers’ Gets UK Deal, Season 2 Greenlight

Mattel Creations announced at MIPCOM that it has secured its first European broadcast partner for WellieWishers, with Tiny Pop in the U.K. picking up the American Girl inspired series. ... Continue Reading →

Pixelatl ‘16: Storytelling Makes Us Human

In the past five years, I’ve seen the animation, video games and comics event, Festival Pixelatl, develop into a serious contender by connecting, building and promoting the Mexican ... Continue Reading →
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Marc Lumer to Head Green Gold Animation LA

India’s Green Gold Animation (Super Bheem) is pursuing overseas expansion, announcing a new US facility opening in Los Angeles. The new studio will focus on developing animated content ... Continue Reading →

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GenArts’ Sapphire 10 Is Here! Latest release is packed with brand new effects, over 150 presets, easier workflows, and improved functionality in the one of a kind custom effect ... Continue Reading →

‘Sydney Sailboat’ Charts Course to Hulu

International preschool co-production Sydney Sailboat has been picked up for streaming on Hulu, where it will launch on September 26. Hulu acquired the exclusive U.S. SVOD rights to ... Continue Reading →

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Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name Tops Box Office with 1.28 Billion Yen in 3 Days The latest anime feature from the creator of The Place Promised in Our Early Days and She and Her Cat ... Continue Reading →

‘SuperMansion: Season 1′ Soars to Shelves Oct. 11

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will be unleashing superpowered shenanigans this fall with the release of SuperMansion: Season 1 on digital (October 10) and DVD (October 11), with ... Continue Reading →

Iloura Creates Ectoplasmic Effects for ‘Ghostbusters’

Paul Feig’s grrl-powered Ghostbusters reimagining for Sony/Columbia featured some 500 visual effects shots by Deluxe’s Iloura, lead by VFX Supervisors Glenn Melenhorst and Andrew ... Continue Reading →

Hageman Bros. Rewriting ‘Croods 2’

Kevin and Dan Hageman, the fraternal screenwriting duo who created the original story for Warner Bros.’ The LEGO Movie, have been tapped to rewrite upcoming DreamWorks Animation sequel ... Continue Reading →