Animation Mentor (AnimationMentor.com), the state-of-the-art online animation school, will be accepting applications from professional animators for their new Animals & Creatures: Master Class on Tuesday, April 12, 2011.
PipelineFX, makers of Qube!, the leading render farm management software for digital media creation, announced today that the Los Angeles Film School (LAFS) has selected Qube! to manage rendering for their fast-growing graphics and animation program.
Lightworks, the world's leading supplier of rendering solutions for developers of advanced 3D computer graphics software, is pleased to announce that Arc Technology has integrated Lightworks rendering technology within the latest version of their ARC+ software.
Shotgun Software, the web-based project management and collaboration system, and Thinkbox Software's Deadline render queue management software, today announced their intent to integrate their tools, offering visual effects, animation and digital production studios an out-of-the-box solution that greatly increases the speed of the render and review workflow and provides insights into how studios are using their render resources.
AJA Video Systems opens up myriad workflow possibilities with the launch of FS2, a universal frame synchronizer and converter with two completely independent channels that can be used separately or together, all in a compact 1RU design.
HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children’s entertainment, has partnered with Falabella, a leading department store in Latin America, to launch an exclusive Thomas & Friends direct to retail program in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Peru.
Debuting internationally ahead of its U.S. premiere this weekend, RIO flew away with the biggest international opening of the year thus far, writes The Hollywood Reporter. Opening in 72 markets, the animated comedy made approximately $55 million.
VFX vet Tim Miller is set for his directing debut on 20th Century Fox's DEADPOOL, reports ComingSoon.net.
Anthony Horowitz, the writer of the ALEX RIDER YA series, told Richard Bacon’s Radio 5 talk show that he would be writing the second TINTIN film to be directed by Peter Jackson, reports Bleeding Cool.
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that Michael Shannon will star in the role of General Zod in director Zack Snyder’s new Superman film, titled “Man of Steel.”
Jessica Biel has been offered one of the female leads in Sony Pictures's TOTAL RECALL remake, reports Variety.
Willem Dafoe is in discussions to take the role of Sheriff Wyatt Porter in ODD THOMAS, reports Variety.
Josh Pence, who served as the body double for Armie Hammer's duel role in THE SOCIAL NETWORK, will play a young Ra's Al Ghul in DARK KNIGHT RISES, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 WEEK LATER) has inked a deal to direct Relativity Media and Apaches Ent.'s remake of THE CROW, reports Variety. Based on James O'Barr's comics, Fresnadillo will work with a yet-to-be-hired writer on the script.
The story follows Eric Draven, who returns from the dead to hunt down the men who murder him and his wife.
Ben Stiller is in discussions to take the lead of 20th Century Fox's long-gestating THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, reports Deadline.com.
e-on software, maker of the leading solutions for Digital Nature, prereleased today Vue 9.5 xStream and Infinite, its professional solutions for the creation, animation and rendering of natural 3D environments.
Andy Serkis, who is returning as Gollum in THE HOBBIT films, will also be serving as the second unit director on the film as well, writes Heat Vision.
Universal Pictures has asked Hugh Jackman to join SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN, reports Deadline.com.
20th Century Fox has decided to lengthen the title of the PLANET OF THE APES prequel, RISE OF THE APES, reports ComingSoon.net.