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Headline News Megamind in 3D Opens in Select IMAX Theatres This Friday

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 11:38am

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), DreamWorks Animation and PDI/DreamWorks Production announce that Megamind, the animated film featuring the voice talent of Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill, Brad Pitt and David Cross, will be released to digital IMAX 3D theatres this Friday, November 5.

Blogs Review: Megamind

By Joe Strike | Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 9:18am

Ever wonder how Wile E. Coyote would feel if he ever caught the Road Runner? (Actually, Seth MacFarlane did more than wonder; in his Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy show, with the bird long digested, Wile E. turns to Jesus to fill the void in his heart.) The inept arch-villain Megamind has the same problem; now that he’s finally offed his nemesis, the smug ‘n smarmy superhero Metro Man… what’s left to do? Terrorizing Metro City and kidnapping feisty reporter Roxanne “Roxie” Ritchi doesn’t have the same zing without someone to oppose him. There’s only one option left – and it ain’t looking for Jesus…

Blogs What are digital skills and why should you care about them?

What are digital skills and why should you care about them? You're an artist, right? Well, if you are and you are reading this from the AWN Web site, you're already tuned into digital skills in a big way whether or not you're aware of them. The truth is, to be an artist today and get paid for it, a working knowledge of computers is a necessity.

Headline News Starz Animation Toronto To Bring Robosapien: Rebooted To Life

Starz Animation Toronto, the leading CG animation studio behind such notable theatrical releases as Focus Features’ 9 and Touchstone Pictures’/Rocket Pictures’ upcoming Gnomeo & Juliet, has partnered with producer Avi Arad and producer Steven Paul’s Crystal Sky Pictures to bring life to the VFX robot hero of the 2011 theatrical family adventure.

Headline News Hobbit Gains New Dwarves

British actor James Nesbitt (Millions and TV's "Cold Feet") has joined the ensemble cast of The Hobbit, it was jointly announced today by Toby Emmerich, President and Chief Operating Officer, New Line Cinema; Alan Horn, President and Chief Operating Officer, Warner Bros.; and Steve Cooper, co-Chief Executive Officer of MGM.

Headline News Trio Resurrects QuietMan

After three years of solitude at an undisclosed Shaolin temple on Hester near Grand, the iconic New York-based QuietMan returns with a fresh digital presence, renewed vigor and increased resources.

Headline News Zoic Design Gets Awesome With The Hoff

A&E Networks announced the upcoming launch of the real life series "The Hasselhoffs" to an appreciative audience with a series of promos that launched during "The Roast of David Hasselhoff" on Comedy Central.

Headline News Animated Feature Entries Due November 1 for 2010 Oscar Race

To qualify in the Animated Feature Film category for the 83rd Academy Awards, filmmakers must submit entry forms and supporting materials to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by 5 p.m. PT on Monday, November 1.

Blogs Disney’s 'A Goofy Movie' (or at least part of it) lives – Live!

By Joe Strike | Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 11:39am

Disney’s 1995 backup animated feature A Goofy Movie – and one of its songs in particular – struck a chord with a generation of school kids who are now in college. Fan videos and mash-ups are nothing new, but one student took it a step – or two – further…

Headline News Spy Kids 4: All The Time In The World Clocks In

Principal photography is underway in Austin, Texas on Dimension Film’s family action adventure, “Spy Kids 4: All The Time In The World,” being directed by Robert Rodriguez (“Sin City,” The “Spy Kids” Trilogy) from his own screenplay.

Headline News Twinmotion 2 First Real-Time Design Studio for the Architectural Industry

Designed by architects for architects, veteran visualization studio KA-RA has announced the release of Twinmotion 2, an award winning real-time studio that lets architects and designers create, edit and share interactive 3D models.