Brad Clark test drives the new Maya Entertainment Creation Suite featuring Maya, MotionBuilder and Mudbox all in one package with refinements and additions.
Producer Mike Medavoy is teaming up with FremantleMedia Enterprises for a new multiplatform production called DINOSAURS RESURRECTED, reports VARIETY.
Europe's largest digital visual-effects company, Framestore, is working on the upcoming AVATAR from its Iceland branch in Reykjavik, VARIETY reports.
Now that all of the Hollywood majors have signed on with Cinedigm, Overture Films has followed the pack and inked a virtual-print-fee agreement deal of its own with the digital-cinema integrator, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
To coincide with the release of the Ice Age 3 Dawn of the Dinosaurs Blu-ray disc and DVD, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for Tallest Ice Sculpture at the opening of the ice skating rink, ICE at Santa Monica.
The initial VES Production Summit on Saturday at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Marina del Rey, offered plenty of discussion about the changing nature of the industry.
After being the last major distributor to hold out on a pact with Cinedigm Digital Cinema, Warner Bros. has inked a deal to help fund digital screen installations nationwide, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Paris's Method Animation is bringing Antoine de Saint-Exupery's THE LITTLE PRINCE back to television, reports VARIETY.
Oscar-nominee Anne Hathaway (RACHEL GETTING MARRIED, Neil Patrick Harris (TV's HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER) and Rodrigo Santoro (300) are in talks to voice characters in Blue Sky and Fox Animation's next animated feature RIO from director Carlos Saldanha, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
VFXWorld gets a sneak peek at the first VES Production Summit, which takes place Saturday at the Ritz Carlton, Hotel, Marina del Rey.
SMPTE is making 3-D a main focus at its annual conference on Oct. 27-29 at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood, Calif.
Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX: IMX) today announced that Where the Wild Things Are, directed by Spike Jonze (Adaptation, Being John Malkovich) and produced by Playtone (Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman), opened with strong box office results, generating approximately $3.1 million from 145 IMAX(R) theatres domestically during the opening weekend from Friday, October 16, 2009 through Sunday, October 18.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) comes to an end with the highly anticipated closing ceremonies held this evening at the Museum of Civilization in Gatineau. Organizers announced the winners of the official competition during the ceremonies.
Coraline director Henry Selick and the annual Animator Picnic / Pumpkin Carving Contest highlight Day 3 at the Ottawa Animation Festival.
Regardless of possible complaints, this film will introduce Astro Boy to a new generation of fans. That is a good thing! And if they ultimately seek out and connect with Tezuka’s original creation, i.e. the original manga and anime, even better.
Although work is still underway on his current project, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, Tim Burton is talking about his next feature-length project: a stop-motion version of his 1984 short, Frankenweenie, ComingSoon.net reports.
Everyone's favorite preschool scientist, Sid, star of SID THE SCIENCE KID, is hearing a lot of talk this fall about how to stay healthy, which leads him to ask lots of questions about what can make a person sick and what he can do to keep from getting sick.
Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the leading next generation studio, announced today that it has acquired worldwide distribution rights to BURST 3D, a horror/thriller to be produced by Ghost House Pictures.
Kambu and Suckers, two of BRB International‘s new series, were awarded two Kids’ Jury Prizes yesterday in Cannes by a panel of young viewers. During the closing ceremonies at MIPJUNIOR, 18 children of different ages from the International School of Nice chose the three best cartoon series set for release soon in their target-audience categories – from 3 to 14 years old.
SPECIAL AGENT PRODUCTIONS has opened a new boutique animation studio in San Francisco offering a host of streamlined services to meet the production demands of the new economy and the digital age.
Leading rendering solutions provider ArtVPS has announced the immediate availability of version 0.3 of Shaderlight, its flagship interactive rendering plug-in for 3ds Max.
Whether a lover of all things Naruto, or simply a cybernetic pugilist, Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Destiny 2 will satisfy your gaming fix.