nWave Pictures' new feature-length 3D Film, The House of Magic 3D to enchant audiences this Christmas; two 4D attraction films based on the studio's fifth feature film will be launched in 2014 for theme park and attraction exhibitors worldwide.
To help promote its upcoming release, Universal Pictures taps creative company DSF to create an animated short film, 47 Ronin: The Samurai Spirit.
High-performance tool and app creation framework get funds for future development; former Senior Autodesk VP Marc Petit now Chairman of the Board.
Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 shatters industry records in home entertainment debut, bringing in $80 million in its first week; Blu-ray And DVD outsells all animated titles released in the past three years and marks the highest sales ever for any animated blu-ray title in its opening week.
The 2014 edition of Italy’s VIEW Conference will be held October 14-17; submissions for the 2014 VIEW Award and VIEW Social contest for short films employing animation or visual effects are now being accepted.
Modus Operandi & EP Rossi Cannon join forces to launch the multi-disciplinary Mod/Op Films with a 360 campaign directed by David Popescu and a digital campaign for Wild Turkey.
Weta Digital's Joe Letteri discusses the new creature work in the second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug, highlighted by the eponymous dragon.
Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug debuts at the top of the box office charts this weekend, with Disney's Frozen coming in second place.
Global computer graphics technology developer ARM acquires game lighting company Geomerics for an undisclosed amount in an agreement that enables the company to accelerate its development in mobile graphics.
Twentieth Century Fox releases a new trailer for the forthcoming CG animated feature, Rio 2, the follow-up from Blue Sky Animation.
Twentieth Century Fox releases a brand-new featurette -- debuting exclusively on AWN -- exploring the world of its upcoming 3D feature, Walking with Dinosaurs.
Disney unveils hidden gem images from animated feature Frozen, including sweet treats, fine art, and guests from foreign lands.
Through a partnership with the Against Malaria Foundation, Emmy award-winning production company Psyop creates its first video game, Nightmare: Malaria.
Mercenaries Engineering announces the release of the new Guerilla Render, the next-generation renderer focused on production requirements.
The first theatrical trailer is released for Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, a new CG animated feature based on the 1989 book, “Dorothy of Oz,” written by L. Frank Baum’s great-grandson, Roger Stanton Baum.
Visual effects and creative studio Ntropic teams up with Toyota and production company Market Films to create “Reveal,” a 30-second spot for the Toyota Tundra.
Chris Landreth’s award-winning National Film Board of Canada (NFB) animated short Subconscious Password is selected to screen at the Sundance Film Festival.
Microsoft, twofifteen McCann and Smuggler team with MPC LA for an effects-driven campaign for Xbox game title Ryse: Son of Rome.
Popular renderer for Rhino gets major overhaul across the board; speed, workflow, lighting, and material improvements.
Disney's Frozen climbs to number one in its second weekend with $31.6 million, toppling The Hunger Games: Catching Fire from the top spot.
Vine FX announces its involvement as the sole visual effects studio in the first series of the prime time BBC fantasy drama, Atlantis.
The Foundry releases NUKE 8, with more creative control, cutting-edge advancements and future-proofed 3D workflows.
Shotgun announces new media management tools and an integrated client review site; new studio review tools to roll out in back-to-back releases this December and February.