NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, releases NewTek LightWave 10—the latest version of its Emmy Award-winning 3D software.
John Henderson (TV's THE BORROWERS) is set to adapt British TV and book series CATWEAZLE into a feature film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Wild Bunch has obtained the theatrical and home entertainment rights to ASTERIX AND OBELIX: GOD SAVE BRITANNIA, reports Variety.
VICON House of Moves (HOM), a leading animation and motion capture company, was hired by Grid Productions to complete seven days of motion capture prior to the release of "TRON: Legacy."
The Senate Visual Effects has completed 215 shots for the Fox 2000 Pictures/Walden Media holiday motion picture “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.”
As 2010 comes to a close, there are several holiday Blu-ray/DVD releases worth purchasing to bolster your collection or as Christmas presents: As far as animation, there's LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS: THE OWLS OF GA'HOOLE (Warner Home Video) on Blu-Ray/DVD; SHREK:THE WHOLE STORY (Paramount Home Ent.) on Blu-Ray; and three Disney docs on DVD: WAKING SLEEPING BEAUTY, WALT & EL GRUPO and THE BOYS: THE SHERMAN BROTHERS' STORY (Walt Disney Studios Home Ent.). And on the VFX side, there's INCEPTION (Warner Home Video) on Blu-ray/DVD.
Mothership director David Rosenbaum has teamed up with ad agency TBWA\Chiat\Day, Los Angeles on a cinematic two-spot effort for Infiniti.
This holiday season pet lovers have an opportunity to immortalize their furry family members in an animated family portrait that stylistically nods to the classic animated holiday specials we all know and love.
We chatted with Joseph Kosinski, the director of the highly anticipated TRON: LEGACY, which opens today from Disney.
Bill Desowitz reports back from Toronto and London with an exclusive preview of the first animated feature from Elton John's Rocket Pictures.
With the release this week of DESPICABLE ME on Blu-ray (from Universal Home Ent.) along with the Golden Globe nomination, we took the opportunity to chat with producer Chris Meledandri.
A lower court ruling was upheld by an Oklahoma appeals court in the lawsuit against Disney and Pixar over the likeness rights of Lightning McQueen from CARS, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
George Clooney has taken over the role Robert Downey Jr. left in Alfonso Cuaron's GRAVITY, reports ComingSoon.net.
I haven’t been this disappointed by a Walt Disney sci-fi movie since The Black Hole. Maybe I walked in with unrealistic expectations of seeing something as groundbreaking, and visually thrilling as the 1982 original. The trailer looked tremendous and the idea of revisiting a ‘visionary’ film (the first Tron does indeed deserve that now-overused adjective) with 21st century effects – and with the same actors playing the same characters they did in the original, only middle-aged – seemed irresistible.
Framestore has provided a one-stop service for Mindshare by concepting, shooting and post-producing a truly integrated 3D cinema and digital campaign for LG.
It's caroling season, and who knows what to expect when opening their door to the rambling uninvited masses? QuietMan gives us one outlandish possibility in a hilarious new spot for DSW via BB Creative.
Two producers discuss the theatrical Road Runner/Wile E. Coyote shorts and the upcoming Looney Tunes Show.
The world's funniest evil genius saw his plans for world domination come true when Despicable Me made off with first-day sales on Blu-ray, DVD and digital download of nearly $25 million on December 14.
Callaway Digital Arts (www.callaway.com), interactive publisher of premium children’s and lifestyle applications for the iPad, today announced a partnership with HIT Entertainment that brings Thomas the Tank Engine to life on the iPad.
It has been nearly thirty years since the original TRON made waves with its then groundbreaking visual effects. Visual effects have caught up with the visionary ideas of the digital world of the original, making the sequel a visual treat. Unfortunately, the story is less compelling.
Oscar nominated screenwriter David Reynolds (Finding Nemo) has been hired to write an untitled animated feature film based on an original story by animation veteran Stephan Franck (Iron Giant, Despicable Me) who will also direct.
Vanguard Films has tapped CORPSE BRIDE director Mike Johnson to direct its CG/stop-motion production OZ WARS, reports Variety.
Jon Favreau has informed Marvel Studios that he will not return to direct IRON MAN 3, reports Vulture.
In touting his Golden Globe nomination for DreamWorks' HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, director Chris Sanders told AWN that he is most excited about the fact that "people have been treating it like a movie. Animators or not, people are talking about it in terms of the lighting and the acting, which is really thrilling because animation has come into its own."