Recently, the Executive Director of the VES delivered an open letter to the VFX community describing what he believes are a number of issues currently facing the VFX industry. The letter was passionate, but is his approach to the issue of globalization potentially damaging?
Paramount Pictures, a unit of Viacom Inc. , will launch an in-house animation division, with its first title slated for release in 2014.
American Greetings has given a greenlight to a new CARE BEARS CG series, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Relativity Media announced today that it has acquired North American rights from Lionsgate to theatrically market and distribute Machine Gun Preacher.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), and CJ Entertainment, a leading Korean film production and distribution company, today announced that the highly anticipated underwater action thriller, Sector 7, will be digitally re-mastered into the IMAX 3D format and released to IMAX theatres in Korea day-and-date on Aug. 4.
Abigail Spencer (TV's MAD MEN) is heading to Disney’s OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, reports Heat Vision.
Alexandra Daddario (PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS) has landed the female lead in THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 3D, reports Variety.
Returning to the Transformers franchise for a third time and completing 350 shots for Dark of the Moon, Digital Domain created and animated new characters including “Laserbeak,” “Brains” and an army of Decepticon soldiers called “protoforms”—as well as returning character “Wheels”—all under the guidance of visual effects supervisor Matthew Butler and animation supervisor David Andrews.
The cast has been set for the fantasy-comedy GODS BEHAVING BADLY, the feature directing debut of LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE producer Marc Turtletaub, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
FX has again nabbed the basic cable rights to the latest U.S. box office champion TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON, reports Deadline.com.
Charlex recently completed Dual, the second in a series of three new spots with Doner for client Sherwin-Williams and their line of Krylon paints.
Paramount and DreamWorks' TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON exploded into the U.S. box office over the July 4th weekend.
Adam Sandler will voice the lead role of Dracula in Sony Pictures Animation’s 3D family comedy Hotel Transylvania, it was announced today by Bob Osher, president, Sony Pictures Digital Productions, and Michelle Raimo-Kouyate, president of production, Sony Pictures Animation.
Vancouver Film School (VFS), Canada’s premier post-secondary entertainment arts institution and one of the most respected in the world, has been named School of the Year for the second year in a row in cgCoach’s Computer Graphics Student Awards (CGSA).
The deep roster of talent represented by Blind is about to get even better with the signing of Three Legged Legs and CD Matthew Encina, both protégés of Blind founder/ECD Chris Do.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Paramount Pictures announced today that Transformers: Dark of the Moon 3D, the third film in the blockbuster Transformers franchise, posted a record opening in IMAX theatres, generating $23.1 million globally since launch.
Ever wonder what comes with that tech device that you are about to purchase, and what accessories you’ll discover you need once you take your new gadget home?Best Buy's new “What’s In The Box” in-store campaign provides the national retailer’s customers with the answer to just that question in a trio of stop motion animated spots brought to life by the talents of CRASH+SUES animators Sean Hall and Cari Merryman.
Following an award-winning collaboration on an ESPN/Sony spot, Nice Shoes has once again teamed up with The Vault, this time to add VFX and color to a visually explosive Under Armour spot.
Big Idea Entertainment, a leading studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today that they have signed an exclusive licensing deal with Wacky Wallscapes, an industry leader in high quality custom children's wall coverings, to bring the popular VeggieTales characters to a wall near you beginning early this fall.
Karen Croner (ONE TRUE THING) has been hired to adapt the Korean comedy HELLO GHOST for director Chris Columbus, reports Deadline.com.