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Cinesite Recreates Boston for Leap Year

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 7:56am

Leading film visual effects company, Cinesite, has completed a series of complex and challenging visual effects on the new film from Spyglass Entertainment, Leap Year, which opened in theaters across the United States over the weekend.

Imax Headline News

IMAX Announces Digital 3-D Motion Picture Camera Initiative

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 5:35am

On the heels of this week's announcement between IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), Discovery Communications and Sony Corporation to create a cable television network devoted entirely to 3-D content, IMAX today announced that it is developing its first IMAX(R) 3-D digital camera.

Headline News

Sony Scraps Spider-Man 4, Wants to Reboot Franchise

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 11, 2010 at 3:54pm

Spider-Man 4, which has been showing outward signs of trouble for months, has been killed by Sony Pictures, AIN'T IT COOL NEWS confirmed this afternoon.

Blogs

California Visual Effects Industry Gets Weaker Every Day

Several years ago an article in the Los Angeles Times an unnamed producer was quoted as saying “If I don’t put a visual effects house out of business, I haven’t done my job.” Visual effects folks all over the business found themselves searching for the name of this offender and a rope.

Studio Headline News

Netflix and Warner Bros. Reach Agreement on Release Schedule

By Matt Kapko | Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 10:32am

Access to new DVD and Blu-ray releases from Warner Bros. will not be available for rental until 28 days after their release, according to an accord the studio reached with Netflix, VARIETY reports.

Headline News

Panasonic Introduces Full HD 3-D Technology

By Matt Kapko | Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 9:38am

One year after announcing a major commitment to the development of Full HD 3D television, Panasonic has today made good on its promise by introducing a complete lineup of Full HD 3D consumer products.

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