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Fedor Bondarchuk to helm Warner Bros.’ Greek Epic ‘Odysseus’
2:06 pm PDT 03/07/2014 By

Warner Bros. studios has hired Russia’s Fedor Bondarchuk to direct their large-scale take on Homer’s epic poem, ‘The Odyssey’. Bondarchuk is the son of Oscar-winning helmer Sergey Bondarchuk, is an actor, producer and on-air host who last fall directed ‘Stalingrad’. Read More


Disney Interactive’s new web-series ‘Citizen Kid’ spotlights everyday kids doing extraordinary feats
2:23 pm PDT 02/07/2014 By

During the 18-episode series, viewers will watch children take ordinary activities, like recycling or playing chess, to better the world around them. Disney.com/CitizenKid will feature a new episode every Wednesday, with the first three episodes of Citizen Kid already live. Read More


Google to shutter Orkut on 30 September
12:22 pm PDT 01/07/2014 By

Starting today, it will be impossible for newcomers to create a new Orkut account. Existing users can access the service as normal, however; Google says the three-month period should “give the community time to manage the transition.” Orkut enthusiasts can also export their profile data, community posts and photos using ‘Google Takeout’. Read More


Walt Disney World Resort to hire 1,000 new employees
12:20 pm PDT 01/07/2014 By

A vast range of roles are available to choose from, such as parking attendants, reservation sales agents, bus drivers, housekeepers, quick service food and beverage positions and more. The announcement of the 1,000 new positions comes with the completion of its New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park and overall growth across Walt Disney World Resort. Read More


Cartoon Network brands brought to life at Dubai’s IMG Worlds of Adventure
11:56 am PDT 01/07/2014 By

The new deal sees popular characters from global and award winning hit Cartoon Network shows including: Ben 10, Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball and Turner Broadcasting owned Lazy Town brought to life in an immersive world of thrilling rides and entertainment. Read More


Zee Music Company joins hands with Viacom18 Motion Pictures
1:17 pm PDT 25/06/2014 By

Zeel’s new music label ‘Zee Music Company’ (ZMC), which was launched a couple of months back, has now joined hands with Viacom18 Motion Pictures. With this, the company has acquired the music rights for the entire slate of Viacom18 Motion Pictures for 2014. Read More


Warner Bros. rebrands Shed Media Group as Warner Bros. Television Production UK
5:01 pm PDT 23/06/2014 By

The news comes after the complete acquisition of Shed Media by Time Warner, after initially having acquired 55.75 per cent of Shed in US$ 159 million deal in 2010. Shed execs Nick Emmerson and Claire Hungate have both been promoted to lead the rebranded entity. Read More


Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA looks to cash in on World Cup fever to drive its profile
3:22 pm PDT 12/06/2014 By

The Looney Tunes, through the development of the Looney Tunes Active brand extension, has a strong association with sport that stretches back seven years. WBCP EMEA dedication to supporting the development of Looney Tunes Active continues through the release of new artwork programmes. Read More


Get ready to be rewarded by ‘PingOO’!
4:13 pm PDT 15/05/2014 By

Speaking exclusively to AnimationXpress.com’s Sidharth Iyer, PingOO founder Kapil Chawla speaks about his new venture, his expectations at Casual Connect, his big plans for PingOO and much more. Read More


Twitter adds option to ‘mute’ users
1:22 pm PDT 15/05/2014 By

Twitter is rolling out a new ‘Mute’ feature that lets users control the type of updates moving through their primary feed. The feature is set to roll out to all users, globally, in the coming weeks, reveals Twitter. Read More