Sony Pictures Animation has named Kristine Belson as the new president of its Sony Pictures Animation division.
New York-based commercial production company Hornet has opened up a new outpost in London’s Shoreditch district.
The Chinese government has granted co-production status to “Kung Fu Panda 3.”
DreamWorks just announced to it staff that it will shut down one of its main studios, PDI DreamWorks, in Redwood City, California.
Major layoffs are coming up at DreamWorks Animation; hundreds of people could potentially be let go.
DreamWorks announced this afternoon that veteran producers Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria, the respective lead producers of the studio’s “How to Train Your Dragon” and “Madagascar” franchises, will oversee creative development and production for DreamWorks Animation’s theatrical releases.
“LEGO Movie” Phil Lord and Chris Miller turned down an offer to run Sony Animation because “it’s too hard to do great work there.”
The Canadian animation scene became more consolidated today with the news that Halifax-based DHX Media will buy Vancouver-based animation studio Nerd Corps Entertainment for a cash-and-stock deal worth CAD$57 million.
Troubling new details about the abruptly-halted merger talks between DreamWorks Animation and Hasbro have been revealed.
The wage-theft scheme run by big animation studios is finally receiving some mainstream media attention after a significant piece was published today by Bloomberg News.