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Digital Headline News

Digital Domain Talks Transformers 3 VFX Work

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.

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Sandler To Voice, Tartakovsky to Direct Hotel Transylvania

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.

Visual Headline News

VFS Takes School of the Year for the Second Year

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).

Creative Headline News

Blind Brings on Three Legged Legs, Matthew Encina

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 Headline News

IMAX Posts Record Worldwide Opening With Transformers 3

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.

Animation Headline News

CRASH+SUES’ Creates Animated Campaign For Best Buy

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.

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Big Idea & Wacky Wallscapes Sign Exclusive License Agreement

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.

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Disney Developing Matterhorn Feature

The next Disneyland attraction to get a film might be the Matterhorn. Heat Vision reports that Jason Dean Hall (GRAND THEFT AUTO) has been hired to pen a script that weaves the ride's bobsled theme into the plot, reports Heat Vision.

Effects Headline News

I.E. Effects Making Movies Work for Michigan

Since opening its Traverse City, Michigan location in the fall of 2010 I.E. Effects has drawn high-profile projects to the facility, including stereoscopic conversion work on big-budget Hollywood films such as Fox’s Gulliver’s Travels and, more recently, Warner Brothers’ Green Lantern.

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