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.
Pamela Kleibrink Thompson begins 2010 by providing four invaluable steps in recalling names during networking.
Joe Strike takes a look at the tax implications for freelancing on both employers and contractors and how companies like MBO Partners can help.
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.
Sony's ARMORED, which opened in theaters Dec. 4, was accidentally released on the company's PlayStation Network over the holidays, VARIETY reports.
Tribune and Fox stations have cut a cash-plus-barter deal with Twentieth Century Fox for a second cycle off-net run of FAMILY GUY, VARIETY reports.
Warner Bros. grabbed the rights to SYMPATHY FOR MR. VENGEANCE and hired Brian Tucker to write the script, VARIETY reports.
Twentieth Century Fox has hired Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, the team behind ZOMBIELAND, to write the screenplay for the X-MEN spinoff DEADPOOL, VARIETY reports.
Guillermo del Toro is gearing up for a 14-month production schedule, beginning this June in New Zealand, on his adaptation of JRR Tolkien's THE HOBBIT, PRODUCTION WEEKLY reports.
Sony confirmed to VARIETY that SPIDER-MAN 4 has been postponed indefinitely and shortly after the news came out Paramount announced THOR would be moving up its release to the May 6, 2011 release slot left open by Sony, VARIETY reports.
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.
Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today a renewal and expansion of their co-branding partnership between the league and the hit boys’ action franchise, Ben 10 Alien Force.
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has promoted Lori MacPherson to executive VP-general manager, VARIETY reports.
PipelineFX, makers of Qube! - the leading render farm management software for digital media creation, announced today the availability of a new online consulting service called "Qube! JumpStart."
Writer, Director and Producer James Cameron, and Vince Pace, DP, Co-inventor of the Fusion 3D camera system, and founder of PACE, chose Fujinon lenses for production of the ground breaking 3D epic feature Avatar, released December 18th.
AVATAR continued to dominate the box office over the first weekend of 2010, Jan. 1-3, raking in $68.5 million for Fox in its third week.
Mark Pellington has been hired by New Line to direct ORPHANAGE, the remake of the Spanish-language ghost tale EL ORFANATO, VARIETY reports.
Turns out Disney got more than meets the eye with its merger deal with Marvel Entertainment. The conglomerate also expanded ties with POW! Entertainment, a company led by Stan Lee, the man who once ran Marvel and co-created many of its main characters, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
The prequel to THE THING, a remake of John Carpenter's classic, is expected to begin filming in March in Toronto, COMINGSOON.NET reports.
MAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar continued its record-breaking box office run over its third weekend, grossing approximately $8.7 million from 179 IMAX(R) theatres domestically from January 1 through January 3, 2010.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009, IMAX DMR(R) gross box office worldwide reached the $100 million milestone, a first for the Company and an approximate 225% increase over last year's fourth quarter box office of approximately $31 million.