In the battle for American feature animation supremacy, NBCUniversal’s chief takes a shot at struggling competitor Disney.
“With animation, we used to be about staying in-house but now we are doing it on different platforms,” says WBTV chief Channing Dungey.
A detailed timeline of Chapek’s missteps while in charge at the House of Mouse.
The new animation division’s first production will be the former Blue Sky Studios feature ‘Nimona,’ releasing on Netflix in 2023.
At the end of his current two-year term as CEO, Iger will resume the consultancy role he started last year.
The companies previously collaborated for 650 hours of content on Nickelodeon’s ‘LEGO City Adventures.’
A key figure in Disney’s shift towards data-driven decision-making, Daniel’s departure seemed likely after Iger’s return.
In fact, Hasbro plans to lean even harder on major franchises such as ‘Peppa Pig,’ ‘Transformers,’ and ‘My Little Pony.’
According to MGA, the company is looking to growing its footprint in the rapidly evolving digital entertainment landscape.
In a memo to executives, CEO Bob Chapek outlined a series of cost-cutting measures headed Disney’s way.
Calling Disney’s Q4 a “quarter for the ages,” Cramer says it’s time for the company to change up its leadership.
The funding will be used to accelerate the development of open AI models for image, language, audio, video, 3d, and more.
Odd Projects will represent Brantley in all areas and support expansion into merchandising, licensing, and endorsements.
Sapire and her newly-appointed team will oversee development, current and acquired programming for linear and streaming.
Arnold will produce tv and film projects for the company, including a pair of titles from ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ author Cressida Cowell.
A look at how animation has been affected by the upheaval since Discovery completed its acquisition of Warner Bros. back in April.
The Irish studio will expand Princess’ output capacity as it targets new genres and new markets.
The Chinese streaming platform notes that it has seen a boom in demand for adult animation.
The co-heads will begin their four-year term on November 1 and steer Warner’s DC output across film, tv, and animation.
The acquisition gives Sony access to Pixomondo’s extensive virtual production capabilities.