In anticipation of James Cameron's AVATAR hitting theaters December 18, McDonald's plans to create a flood of excitement prior to the movie's launch and the company's in-restaurant promotion with a special sweepstakes incentive for Twitter followers: the chance to win a Big Mac Lunch and private screening of the movie with Academy Award-winner Jon Landau, producer of AVATAR.
Production Weekly posted a cryptic tweet announcing James Cameron is in development on a new sci-fi event film.
Nickelodeon has named three new participants for its 10th annual Fellowship for Diverse Writers, it was announced today by Karen Kirkland, Executive Director, Nickelodeon Fellowship for Diverse Writers.
The Future Film Festival 12th edition will take place, as usual, in Bologna, Italy, from 26th to 31st January 2010 at Teatro Duse (Via Cartoleria 42) and Palazzo Re Enzo (Piazza del Nettuno). Advance news about the programme.
2010 is poised to be the year where consumers can enjoy stunning 3D experiences across all entertainment mediums, including gaming, photographs, Web browsing, and of course, movies. And, with the forthcoming 3D Blu-ray specification expected to be formally announced later this year, NVIDIA and its partners are pleased to announce that the amazing 3D experience that has proven so popular in movie theaters is about to come home.
StudioGPU announced today that the CGI experts at Hollywood-based Extra Large Technology (XLT) turned to StudioGPU MachStudio Pro to accelerate the production of Playmobil: The Secret of Pirate Island DVD for Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Summit Entertainment announced today that The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the third film in the studio's Twilight franchise, will be released to IMAX(R) theatres simultaneously with the film's launch on June 30, 2010.
RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE has been delayed until Jan. 14, 2011, SHOCKTILLYOUDROP.COM reports. Originally scheduled to hit theaters on Aug. 27, 2010, the first film in the series to use 3D technology is taking longer to put together than Screen Gems anticipated.
Creative Group, the industry’s premier full-service post-production facility, and Mantra Design, an award-winning creative content design and visual effects boutique, have transformed Jay-Z’s renowned Answer the Call 9/11 benefit concert into a stirring hour-long special airing on the Fuse music network. Together, the two studios delivered a complete post package for Fuse Presents Jay-Z Live from Madison Square Garden: Answer the Call, including video editing, audio mixing and 3D graphics.
We at NVIDIA are suckers for an epic disaster film, so when we heard Roland Emmerich was at it again (remember “Independence Day,” and “Day After Tomorrow”?), we jumped at the chance to see his new flick, “2012,” which is already a big hit, grossing over $600 million at the box office so far.
With the addition of an animated feature category to the 67th Golden Globes, 15 films have become eligible for the five final slots.
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) announced today that Leonardo DiCaprio will make his animated feature film debut when he headlines the cast of the Company’s November 2, 2012 release, “The Guardians” (working title) as Jack Frost.
Day 2 of Autodesk University brought the worldwide premier of the 20 fantastic minutes of James Cameron's new film, Avatar. Buzz aside, it was great!
TERMINATOR SALVATION on Blu-ray and DVD, NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: BATTLE OF THE SMITHSONIAN on Blu-ray and DVD, BEN 10: ALIEN SWARM on Blu-ray and DVD, MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE: CHOO-CHOO EXPRESS on DVD, and GREMLINS comes to Blu-ray.
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 37th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year's best animated features, television productions, commercials, short subjects and outstanding individual achievements in the field of animation.
IMAX Corporation(Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures today announced that Disney's A Christmas Carol, the spectacular Disney Digital 3D(TM) holiday release from director Robert Zemeckis and starring Jim Carrey, crossed the $20 million mark at IMAX(R) theatres during Thanksgiving weekend.
Organic Motion, a leading computer vision company, today unveiled the world’s first multiple person motion tracking platform that does not require participants to wear any attached devices, tags or sensors.
Today's print edition of THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER features a 3D print ad promoting CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS.
Creator of Rocket, Melanie Hurley from Rocket Enterprises commissioned earlier in the year a team to bring this loveable Reindeer and his friends to the screen.
Groundbreaking, seminal, visionary: these are the necessary adjectives to be predicated upon Ghost in The Shell.
Following the release last Monday of its Vue 8 Digital Nature solutions for CG Professionals, e-on software announced today the immediate availability of its full line of Vue 8 products for 3D Enthusiasts and 3D Artists. Today’s announcement finalizes the successful introduction to the market of the eighth generation of Vue, the leading solution for natural 3D environments.
Zoe Saldana is helping promote AVATAR leading up to its release, saying the movie will match the hype, according to THE LOS ANGELES TIMES.
Luxology LLC, an independent technology company developing next-generation 3D content creation software, announced today that it has released its first app for the millions of people using the Apple iPhone and iTouch.