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Canada Headline News

Not To Scale Announces Exclusive Representation in Canada by JP Reps

Upwardly mobile London-based Animation Studio Not To Scale have signed an exclusive representation deal with JP Reps for them to represent Not To Scale in Canada.

Disney Headline News

The Foundry’s Nuke To Be Used By Walt Disney Animation Studios

Walt Disney Animation Studios has licensed Nuke, the Sci-Tech Award-winning compositing technology from leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry, and will utilize it in the production of its feature projects, it was announced today by Bill Collis, CEO, The Foundry.

Effects Headline News

Encore Hollywood's Visual Effects Division Undergoes Major Expansion

Encore Hollywood has expanded its Visual Effects offering with the additions of Stephan Fleet as creative director, Emmy Award-winner Mitch Gates as CG supervisor and the promotion of Tom Kendall to the key role of executive producer.

Million Headline News

SpongeBob Triton Lands 5.2 Million Total Viewers

Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants special, "The Clash of Triton" (Monday, July 5, 8 p.m., ET/PT), raked in 5.2 million total viewers and ranked as the night's top show on broadcast and basic cable TV with kids 2-11, kids 6-11 and tweens 9-14.

Headline News

Academy Elects Three First-time Governors, Returns Nine Incumbents

A trio of Oscar recipients – director Kathryn Bigelow, film editor Anne Coates and documentarian Michael Moore – make up the year’s first-time electees to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors.

Media Headline News

Starz Looking to Sell Film Roman, Starz Animation

Cable network group Starz is looking to sell its production companies that make up Starz Media, which includes animation firms Film Roman and Starz Animation, reports VARIETY.

April Headline News

Titanic 3-D Coming in Time for Tragedy's 100th Anniversary

In a LOS ANGELES TIMES article on Gloria Stuart's 100th birthday celebration, the newspaper reports that James Cameron has a target for the release of the 3-D version of TITANIC.

Films Headline News

Netflix To Stream Relativity Media Movies

Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Relativity Media, LLC today announced a long term agreement through which major theatrically released films owned by Relativity will be licensed directly and exclusively to Netflix for streaming to its subscribers during the "pay TV window."

Imax Headline News

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Opens Strong in IMAX Theatres

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Summit Entertainment announced today that The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the highly anticipated third film in the studio's Twilight franchise, generated gross box office receipts of approximately $9 million from 193 IMAX theatres domestically from Wednesday June 30 through Monday July 5, for a per screen average of approximately $47,000.

Foundry Headline News

Prime Focus Switch Pipeline To Nuke With Global Site License Purchase

Leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry (www.thefoundry.co.uk), today announced that Global Visual Entertainment Services group, Prime Focus, has purchased a site license of Nuke to revamp their in-house pipeline.

Headline News

NewTek LightWave 3D® is Tool of Choice for Creating Images for Latest Time and Newsweek Covers

Intuitive 3D modeling and animation software underscores BP oil spill tragedy and US financial crisis for renowned magazines, covers created by Joe Zeff Design.

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