I'm now moving into Phase II of my brilliant military campaign to spread the word about my animated feature film premier in NY and LA. This week, I've called up all my writer friends and press associates who have contacts with the media.
So things are going smoothly – I'm setting up a number of signings and showings in LA and NY. Then I'm talking on the phone to Tom Akel of MTV who's setting up a new animation web channel (he even wants to bring back Liquid Television) and wants to do some interviews and maybe show some of my shorts, when I get this panicked call from my NY press agent; the dynamo Phyllis Bishop.
VARIETY reports that many vfx artists who worked for Montreal's Fake Studio on PIRANHA 3D have not been paid.
Spyglass Ent., in its attempt to take control of MGM, has devised a plan to erase MGM's nearly $4 billion in debt, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Imane Boudlal, a 26-year-old hostess at Disneyland's Grand Californian Hotel, has filed a discrimination complaint against Disneyland, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Riding high on the wave of digital cinema, Hong Place Vision is the biggest rental company of RED Digital Cinema cameras in Beijing, and has built a post-production studio to meet the demand for the rapidly rising number of digital film and TV productions in China.
Tweak Software, developer of RV, the professional image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists, announced today that Digital Domain (DD) is standardizing on RV across its Venice and Vancouver facilities.
Jeffrey James Varab, the director of TUGGER: THE JEEP 4 X 4 WHO WANTED TO FLY, has been arrested in Osceola County, Florida on charges of securities fraud, reports ORLANDO SENTINEL.
Sony has issued a cease and desist letter to vfx house Hydraulx demanding they stop using equipment Sony claims it owns, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
As further indication of the studio's growing profile, Manic has signed Rich Schafler of Schafler Artist Management for East Coast representation.
As AWN reported on Friday, Hannover House is planning an animated TERMINATOR feature, but franchise rights holder Pacificor has issued a cease and desist letter to stop the company from promoting the project, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
On Friday, Marc Toberoff, the attorney representing heirs of SUPERMAN co-creators in their copyright battle with DC Comics, has filed a motion to have a lawsuit filed against him by DC thrown out, reports VARIETY.
In an effort to get some distance from Halloween juggernaut SAW 3D, Wes Craven's MY SOUL TO TAKE has moved from Oct. 29 to Oct. 8, reports ShockTillYouDrop.com.
Navarre Corporation, a leading distributor and publisher of computer software and provider of third party logistics services, announced today the promotion of J. Reid Porter to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer.
This week my goal is to compile a master contact list of friends, associates and acquaintances. Since the film “Idiots & Angels” is opening on the 6th of October at the famous IFC Center in NY and on October 29th at the Laemmle Sunset in LA, I need a groundswell and a firestorm of publicity. I want to get packed audiences; I have to have big long lines of people eager to see my new animated feature stretching around the blocks. I've sworn to do anything possible to pack the houses, as long as it's legal.
Penté Group Inc., a leading developer of entertaining applications for mobile devices and social media based on entertainment personalities' licenses, today announced that Michel Besner has joined the company as President.
Darwin Dimensions, makers of Evolver™, the world's first web application that enables users to create custom high-quality 3D characters, today announced an introductory promotion to the professional 3D community
With record-breaking box office tallies around the world, Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story 3 has become the highest-grossing animated film of all time taking in more than $920 million at the global box office to date.
Walt Disney Pictures is more than excited about the prospects of TRON LEGACY and as a result has sealed a deal with its producer Jeffrey Silver to develop future tentpoles for the studio, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.