- It’s the quality of the screen time that matter for toddlers (PBS)
- Sony’s Q2 loss is narrower than expected thanks to strong PS4 sales (Reuters)
- Mario creator makes first foray into film with Pikmin 3D-animated shorts (The Hollywood Reporter)
- Hasbro helps pay for surgery for Operation creator (ABC News)
- Rupert Murdoch wants TV industry to throw down the gauntlet with Amazon, Netflix (The Guardian)
- DreamWorks flies into higher profits with How To Train Your Dragon 2 (Variety)
- Layoffs hit as Xbox Entertainment Studios closes its doors (The Hollywood Reporter)
- Samsung, Apple lose ground to Chinese smartphone makers (Wall Street Journal)
- Aeropostale teams up with Vine stars to launch new collection (Retailing Today)
- Marvel unveils five-year ‘Phase Three’ superhero slate (Forbes)
- How Mark Zuckerberg’s long-term spending strategy for Facebook has investors worried (The New York Times)
- Mario to the rescue - Nintendo expects first annual profit in four years (Reuters)
ZAG Entertainment founder Jeremy Zag is joining forces with Harry Potter filmmaker Chris Columbus, his 1492 Pictures producing partner Michael Barnathan, and Haim Saban to launch ZAG Animation Studios.
From spinning fan-fiction to 3D printing, Hasbro has met with success in letting fans dabble in product creation.
Splash Entertainment is adding more star power to the voice cast of its new animated feature, including Bill Nighy, Gabriel Iglesias, Colm Meaney and Michael McElhatton.