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Lucasfilm’s Red Tails Will Take Flight in January

A high-flying action epic inspired by the heroic exploits of the first all African-American aerial combat unit, the Lucasfilm Ltd. production of Red Tails will launch on January 20, 2012, released by Twentieth Century Fox.

Autodesk Headline News

Autodesk To Showcase Digital Entertainment Creation at SIGGRAPH

During SIGGRAPH 2011, Autodesk, Inc. will showcase its Digital Entertainment Creation (DEC) technology both in Vancouver (booth #429, West Building), and on AREA at

Animation Headline News

NewTek Releases LightWave 10.1 with New Stereoscopic Features

NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, announced LightWave 10.1, the latest version of its Emmy Award-winning 3D modeling, animation, visual effects and rendering software, is now available.

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Lo Coloco Using Bakery Relight for Ana Animated Feature

Lo Coloco Films (, a Mexico City-based production company are pleased to confirm the signing of a comprehensive licensing agreement with French software developer, The Bakery ( for the ongoing use of its 3D lighting and rendering software, Bakery Relight.


COWBOYS & ALIENS (2011) (***1/2)

In all honesty it's surprising this wasn't been done sooner. Beginning with STAR WARS, the sci-fi genre has been borrowing Western motifs. Jon Favreau's comic book adaptation puts sci-fi smack dab into a Western. Even the sci-fi has a Western tingle to it. The heart of this film is in the Wild West and most importantly with its characters.

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Gnomeo & Juliet Team To Make Hybrid Will Gallows

Sir Elton John's Rocket Pictures and writer/director Kelly Asbury, who made the animated feature GNOMEO & JULIET, are reuniting for a live-action/CG hybrid adaptation of WILL GALLOWS AND THE SNAKE BELLIED TROLL, reports

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Luxology Ships Model Bashing Kit for modo 501

Even in the analog era prior to the advent of affordable computer workstations, model making with pre-manufactured plastic kits of planes, cars and boats was a popular hobby. “Kitbashing” was the term used for the practice of creating one-of-a-kind models (often of elaborate spaceships) out of components taken from multiple commercial kits. Luxology’s new Model Bashing Kit provides modo users with a similar capability to quickly construct highly detailed virtual forms for science fiction or industrial visualization projects.

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The Senate and Method Studios Arm Captain America

The main body of work for The Senate’s 170+ shots on Captain America: First Avenger (supervised by the company's Richard Higham) involved the Kruger Chase Sequence, a major action sequence near the beginning of the film, where Steve Rogers, having just taken the "Super Soldier Serum" that will transform him into Captain America, gives chase to Heinz Kruger, a man bent on stealing the serum for his own dastardly ends.

Dark Headline News

Dodgeball Writer/Director to Adapt Umbrella Academy Comic

Universal Pictures has tapped Rawson Thurber (DODGEBALL) to pen a new draft of its adaptation of the award-winning Dark Horse comic THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY, reports