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Shout! Factory Headline News

Shout! Releases U.S. Trailer for ‘Thunder and the House of Magic’

Shout! Factory releases the official U.S. trailer for ‘Thunder and the House of Magic,’ opening domestically on September 5 in select cities including Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

s2014 Blogs

SIGGRAPH 2014 Report: Days 4 & 5

The conference in Vancouver continues with talks from ILM on ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and LAIKA Studios on ‘The Boxtrolls’, along with tips and tricks from Sony Picture Imageworks, Double Negative and Framestore on the latest ray-tracing render techniques.

Technology Headline News

Massive Software announces Massive 7.0 at SIGGRAPH 2014

Massive 7.0 features more efficient character animation with Massive for Maya, big improvements in rendering, animation and user interface, Arnold support, 4x rendering speed up, V-Ray displacements and hair, a more flexible IK, and more.

TV Animation Headline News

New Trailer Released for ‘The Simpsons’ FXX Marathon

FXX releases a trailer for its marathon of ‘The Simpsons,’ beginning at 10 p.m. August 21, to kick off the network’s acquisition of syndication rights of Fox’s beloved animated series.

Technology Headline News

NVIDIA Untethers Virtual Camera Technology in SIGGRAPH Demo

NVIDIA technology uncouples traditional virtual camera capabilities from the limitations of stage environments, allowing filmmakers to interactively visualize CG assets composited into any live action set.

Disney Headline News

Disney Plans ‘Aladdin’ Telecasts in Remembrance of Robin Williams

In remembrance of Robin Williams, special presentations of the animated film ‘Aladdin’ are set for this weekend on Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior.

Walt Disney Animation Studios Headline News

Disney to Release ‘Frozen’ Sing-Along Edition

Capitalizing on the popularity of the film’s songs, Walt Disney Animation Studios is set to release a sing-along edition of ‘Frozen’ on DVD and Digital this November.

Technology Headline News

NVIDIA Visual Computing Appliance (VCA) Now Shipping

First introduced in March 2014 at the GPU Technology Conference as "Iray VCA," NVIDIA VCA dramatically accelerates ray tracing, enabling users to interact with computer models of such high visual fidelity that it can eliminate the need for 3D physical prototypes.

SIGGRAPH 2014 Blogs

SIGGRAPH 2014 Report: Days 2 & 3

The second day of the convention kicks off with "Advances in Real Time Games," and in-depth talks on ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’

Bron Studios Headline News

Bron Teams with Gary Sanchez Productions on ‘Henchmen’ Feature

Adam McKay, Will Ferrell and Chris Henchy on board as Executive Producers and creative collaborators; Bron’s short ‘Henchmen: Ill Suited’ to premiere at SIGGRAPH 2014.

Walt Disney Animation Studios Headline News

‘The Story of Frozen’ TV Special to Air September 2

Get an exclusive sneak peek at Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Big Hero 6’ and learn some exciting news about the next chapter of ‘Frozen’ during this unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the making of a modern movie based on a timeless tale.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Five Disney Classics Now Available on Blu-ray

Five classic animated adventures, ‘Tarzan,’ ‘Hercules,’ ‘Bedknobs and Broomsticks,’ the 10th anniversary of ‘Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers’ and ‘The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad’ release for the first time ever on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Copy.

s2014 Headline News

The Foundry Announces Version 9 of NUKE, NUKEX and NUKE STUDIO

NUKE STUDIO, NUKEX and NUKE 9 all set for fall release; existing NUKE users will be able to access open betas of all three applications in the coming weeks. 

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