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Creative Headline News

Blind Sends Tantalizing Message: The Darkness II is Coming

The Darkness II, the sequel to 2K Games' popular videogame The Darkness won't hit stores until October 4 in North America, but gamers will be clamoring for the new title once they view the haunting teaser trailer that the game's agency g-NET produced in collaboration with Blind.

Headline News

yU+co Sets Sail With Titles for Pirates 4

Combining subtle elements from the story such as tear drops, mermaids, a handwritten codebook and a strange symbol, multi-disciplined creative design/visual effects studio yU+co and Creative Director Garson Yu has re-teamed with Academy Award-winning director Rob Marshall and producer Jerry Bruckheimer to create the mysteriously elegant main title sequence and the dramatic main-on-end titles that bookend ‘’Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,’’ the fourth chapter in the blockbuster Disney franchise in 3D.

Rocket Headline News

Tracey Farrar Joins Render Rocket as VP of Business Development

Render Rocket LLC, the leading provider of cloud-based, self-service rendering solutions for digital content creation companies, today announced the hiring of Tracey Farrar, a highly experienced sales veteran formally of GPL Technologies and PipelineFX, as Vice President of Business Development.

Film Headline News

Columbia Options Big Man Japan

Columbia Pictures has optioned remake and sequel rights to Big Man Japan, which will be developed and produced into a new feature film by Neal H. Moritz through his Original Film banner, it was announced today by Hannah Minghella, president of production for Columbia Pictures.

Blogs

An Interview with Marc Petit, Senior VP of Autodesk M&E

By Dan Sarto | Friday, June 3, 2011 at 3:32pm

Marc Petit, Senior Vice President of Autodesk’s Media & Entertainment division, talks about how studios are meeting the challenges of economic uncertainty and workforce globalization and how his company plans to meet future need for technology tools, including adoption of Open Source standards.

Blogs

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS (2011) (***1/2)

Class is the key word in the title of this film. The series is back in the same class as the first two. The inherent issue with bringing the X-Men to the screen is the amount of characters. This film simplifies what has been addressed in the previous films by putting Professor X and Magneto at the forefront.

Alien Headline News

Alien At Large Surfaces at Platinum & Practical

Platinum Studios, Inc., an entertainment company that controls an international library of more than 5,000 comic book characters which it adapts, produces and licenses for all forms of media, and Practical Pictures, producer of the "American Pie" and "Final Destination" franchises, announced today that they are jointly developing the Platinum Studios graphic novel "Alien At Large" as a feature film.

Headline News

Image Metrics Releases PortableYou Platform For Customizable 3D Avatar Creation

Image Metrics (OTCBB: IMGX), a leading provider of facial animation technology, today announced the availability of PortableYou, a groundbreaking new platform for developers as well as online and mobile entertainment, social network and communications companies.

Blogs

An Interview with Disney Supervising Animator Clay Kaytis

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 1:09pm

Clay Kaytis, a 16 year veteran of Walt Disney Animation,talks about the production of Tangled, meeting the challenge of creating the studio's 50th animated feature, and how Glen Keane's consistent and skilled leadership challenged the CG artists to bring realistic motion, acting and feeling to the film.

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