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.
The Hasbro giveth, and the Hasbro taketh away.
Although Japan’s SoftBank wasn’t successful in its bid to purchase DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg continues to seek a buyer for his animation studio.
Zag Animation Studios is a new feature animation outfit that plans to release two family-oriented films per year—one fully-CGI and one live-action/CGI hybrid—beginning in 2017.
The state of California recently expanded its tax credit program for film and TV productions. Here’s why it won’t work.
Turner Broadcasting announced yesterday that they will rebrand the Cartoon Network spin-off Boomerang in 2015, changing it from a channel of classic cartoons and Cartoon Network re-runs to a “global all-animation, youth-targeted network.”
Last week Bob Iger said that he had signed a two-year contract extension that will allow him to remain as CEO and chairman of the Walt Disney Company until June 2018.
What’s the coolest thing about having your animation studio run by one of the world’s richest men? You get to make as many animated movies as you damn please.