Triggerfish Story Lab Receives 1,378 Entries From Across Africa

The Triggerfish Story Lab reports receiving 1,378 entries from storytellers and filmmakers from 30 countries across Africa and its diaspora. The Cape Town, South Africa-based project ... Continue Reading →
Tuomo Korpinen

DWA Vet Tuomo Korpinen Joins Rovio

Tuomo Korpinen, a former DreamWorks Animation executive, has joined Rovio Entertainment as President of Rovio Animation and Blue Bird Distribution, and Global Executive VP of the company’s ... Continue Reading →
Andreas Deja

Animator Andreas Deja Among New ‘Disney Legends’

Eight newly named Disney Legends will be honored at this year’s D23 Expo in Anaheim. Animator Andreas Deja, composer Danny Elfman and Star Wars creator George Lucas are among ... Continue Reading →

Disney XD Sets Fall Debut for ‘Future-Worm!’

Future-Worm!, created by Emmy Award-winning director Ryan Quincy (South Park, IFC’s Out There), is coming to Disney XD in short-form and a full-length series beginning this fall. Quincy, ... Continue Reading →

D23 Sets Full Year of Fan-Oriented Events

D23, the official Disney fan club, has announced a series of fan-oriented events celebrating new and classic release at locations across the country through 2015. New experiences include: ... Continue Reading →
Paul Candland

Disney Names Paul Candland President for Asia

The Walt Disney Company has tapped president of Walt Disney Japan Paul Candland for the newly created position of President for Asia, charging him with overseeing operations in Japan, ... Continue Reading →

‘Frozen,’ ‘Thor’ Boost Disney Quarterly Results

The Walt Disney Company reported record earnings for the second quarter, citing the home video success of its smash animated feature Frozen and the Marvel Studios movie Thor: The Dark ... Continue Reading →

First Disney Store to Open in China in 2015

The first Disney Store in mainland China will open its doors by early 2015 in Lujiazui, a locality within Shanghai. The 53, 000 square-foot Lujiazui site will be located in Shanghai’s ... Continue Reading →

Two Disney Infinity Mobile Apps Hit the Market

Disney Interactive has unveiled two Disney Infinity mobile apps, Disney Infinity: Action! and Disney Infinity: Toy Box, which will provide connected extensions of the console experience. The ... Continue Reading →

People on the Move: Beattie Upped at Tiger Aspect, Hidalgo Joins Turner EMEA

London-based Tiger Aspect (an Endemol Company) has announced Tom Beattie has been promoted to the position of Head of Animation and Children’s Programming at the studio. Since ... Continue Reading →