Canadian animation house Yeti Farm Creative has moved into a brand-new state-of-the-art studio and has launched a digital-first animation production and distribution division called YetiLABS.
Disney vet Nick van Dyk is at the helm of Activision Blizzard’s new film and TV studio, which will create original content based on the company’s most well-known IPs – including the US$3 billion Skylanders franchise,
Amazon has ordered three new original kids series, Dino Dana, The Kicks and Lost in Oz, as well as half-hour special Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer’s Llamas, to debut on its Prime Video platform.
On the strength of the home video debut of Home, as well as increases in its consumer products, TV and new media segments, DreamWorks Animation Q3 revenue rose 43.3% to US$259 million.
The House of Mouse may be in line for some upscale renovations following a record-setting fiscal in which Disney reported a 7% increase in revenues to US$52.5 billion and 12% growth in net income to US$8.4 billion.