Sydney Opera House today announced the return of the global GRAPHIC animation competition as part of the GRAPHIC 2011 festival of storytelling, animation and music.
Autodesk University (AU) is where architects, engineers, and designers come together with industry and technology leaders to better understand new technologies, exchange best practices, and form new business strategies.
Genetica, the seamless textures, HDRI, and animation package created by Spiral Graphics Inc., has been updated to version 3.6.
John Lasseter's follow-up to his ode to car culture is the least like any other Pixar film. The spy spoof is an unabashed genre flick. WALL*E was sci-fi, but had a compelling love story at its core. Where the original CARS had an aww-shucks charm in its tale of finding pleasure in the simple side of life, this part two sets that aside for international intrigue, mistaken identities and fish out of water tomfoolery. It's of course done at the high performance quality level that Pixar has set since 1995.
TOY STORY's story is not over. Pixar has decided to extend the franchise in a series of shorts, this one being the first. Woody and the gang are preparing for some R&R as their new owner Bonnie is headed off on a Hawaiian family vacation over the winter break. Stowed away in the little girl's backpack are Ken and Barbie, who are extremely disappointed when they discover they're at Bonnie's house and not a luau on the beach. So in order to rescue the couple's first vacation together, the rest of the toys team up to bring paradise to a preschooler's bedroom.
Warner Bros. and Ron Howard are developing a live-action version of MAD Magazine's SPY VS. SPY, reports Deadline.com.
With Will Smith unwilling to take on the project, Quentin Tarantino has chosen Jamie Foxx to play the title character in his spaghetti Western, DJANGO UNCHAINED, reports Deadline.com.
Lionsgate has put out an offer to Emma Stone to star in its adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES, reports Variety.
Fox has hired Max Landis, son of John Landis, who wrote for the MASTERS OF HORROR and FEAR ITSELF series, to pen a new version of FRANKENSTEIN, reports Variety.
Universal is in talks with Ray Winstone to play the seventh dwarf in SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN, reports Heat Vision.
Relativity Media has hired Alex Tse (WATCHMEN) to write the reboot of THE CROW, reports ComingSoon.net.
Tom Wilkinson (MICHAEL CLAYTON) is in discussions to board LONE RANGER from Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer, reports Variety.
Guillermo del Toro has selected Idris Elba (THOR) to play the lead character in PACIFIC RIM, reports Deadline.com.
Universal has picked three more actors to round out the dwarves in SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN, reports Heat Vision.
John Heffernan (SNAKES ON A PLANE) has sold an untitled sci-fi script to Paramount, reports Variety.
Jason Patric (THE LOSERS) has been picked as the male lead in FX's pilot POWERS, based on Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's graphic novel, reports Deadline.com.
In its continuing campaign to pick up every box office champ, FX has acquired the basic cable rights to GREEN LANTERN, as well as MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Disney and Pixar have picked a release date for their feature following MONSTERS UNIVERSITY, which arrives June 21, 2013.
Universal has hired Ian McShane (PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES) to play one of seven dwarves in SNOW WHITE AND HUNTSMAN, reports Heat Vision.
Digital production company Digital Domain announced today that Jeff Barnes, co-founder and former CEO of The Computer Café Group, has joined the company to lead its In-Three stereo conversion business.