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Studios Headline News

Pixeldust Studios Launches Non-Entertainment Division

Pixeldust Studios, a multi-award winning digital animation and broadcast design studio, has launched a Non-Entertainment Division, which will provide company services to government, corporate, museum, educational and charitable groups and organizations.

Producers Headline News

AMC/Regal's Open Road to Release Meyer's The Host Adaptation

Open Road, the distribution firm formed by theater chains AMC and Regal, have picked up the rights to Andrew Niccol's adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's book THE HOST, reports

Animation Headline News

Fantastic Flying Books Wins SIGGRAPH 2011

SIGGRAPH announces the Computer Animation Festival's Best in Show, Jury Award, and Best Student Project recipients for SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver, 7-11 August 2011.

Movie Headline News

Nick Celebrates OddParents’ 10th Anniversary With Live-Action TV Movie

Nickelodeon celebrates 10 years of The Fairly OddParents’ Timmy Turner and his wand-wielding fairies with the network’s first-ever, live-action and CG-animated TV movie, A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!, Saturday, July 9, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).

Studio Headline News

Luxology Announces New Studio Environment Set 2 Kit

Luxology LLC today announced the availability of the Studio Environment Set 2 (SES 2) Kit, a new collection of high dynamic range (HDR) spherical images complete with ground planes that make it easy for users to obtain professional-quality studio lighting.


GREEN LANTERN (2011) (***)

This is a movie for fans of Green Lantern… for better or worse. It's loaded with Green Lantern Corps mythos. It's loaded with the many characters of the world. To clarify I'm not the greatly Green Lantern fan, but my knowledge of the world has been informed by the DC Direct animated films GREEN LANTERN: FIRST FLIGHT and GREEN LANTERN: EMERALD KNIGHTS. In context, my suspension of disbelief seems to be higher than many who have been trashing the film, because I knew what to expect and knew how it could have gone far worse.


E3 2011 AWN Business and Education Round Up

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 4:49pm

Another great year of E3 in downtown at the Staples Convention Center. Lots of interesting announcements and events this year. The art exhibition “Into the Pixel” continues to chronicle the ascent of console game graphics from popular culture and street cred to the rare refined air of original paintings inspired by well-known games. It’s a national sentiment, even the National Endowment of the Arts and the Smithsonian have gotten into the act with shows centered around “the art of video games” (