Novator, which is led by Icelandic billionaire Thor Björgólfsson, will own a 15% stake in DNEG.
Research by Teikoku Databank shows revenue falling 1.8% amid the pandemic.
Matt Stone discusses how they managed to secure one of the most lucrative creator-side deals in animation history and what they’re doing with the money.
“Our goal is to create a unified anime subscription experience as soon as possible,” says Sony Pictures chief Tony Vinciquerra.
In recent years, the “indie Youtube” has turned away from the artistic community and reinvented itself as a video tools company.
As of this month, creators can be paid up to $10,000 for their channels of 60-second Shorts videos.
The 14 movies will be exclusive to streamer Paramount+. The first will come out later this year.
Polygon India will address what the company describes as a “shortage of staff” among rigging artists.
The studio was working on multiple feature animation projects for Netflix at the time of shutdown.
The studio will now be led by Jen Oneal and Mike Ybarra.
The studio is welcoming vfx supervisors Dottie Starling, Damien Hurgon, and Ellen Poon, as well as feature animation head of production Nathan Santell.
The game giant has a damaging “frat boy” company culture, says a state agency.
The unit is at work on cg fantasy feature “Igraine the Brave,” based on a book by acclaimed children’s writer Cornelia Funke.
“We’re super excited about animation, which is my first love,” says Victoria Alonso, Marvel’s executive vp of film production.
The company’s mission is to “create innovative animated and live action ‘event entertainment’ for the 21st-century audience.”
From Mickey to Marvel, Buzz Lightyear to Homer Simpson, Disney is home to a who’s who of animation legends.
Ballew is a 25-year veteran of the studio, most recently serving as its vp of research and development.
Robbins admits that the kids network had “lost its way for a while.”
The company owed ¥137 million in unpaid taxes.
Warner Bros., Cartoon Network, DC Comics, HBO Max, Looney Tunes, Hanna-Barbera: Warnermedia has one of the world’s most famous animation portfolios, period.