Prime Focus Software, the R&D arm of Prime Focus, announces the release of Deadline 4.1, the latest version of its popular easy-to-use administration and rendering toolkit for Windows, Linux and Mac OSX-based render farms.
NewTek, a worldwide leader in 3D animation and video products, and InterSense Inc., a market leader in precision motion technology, today announced the creation of the industry's first off-the-shelf 3D virtual production system: LightWave 10 with VCam.
Warner Bros.' INCEPTION threepeated at the U.S. box office for the weekend of July 30 - August 2, 2010.
Illumination Ent. is in development on CURIOUS GEORGE for Universal Pictures, reports LOS ANGELES TIMES.
Pathe has sold the U.K. and Canadian right for animated feature GNOMEO AND JULIET to E1 Entertainment, reports VARIETY.
Mad Chance and Circle of Confusion are set to adapt IDW's graphic novel LORE into a feature film, reports HEAT VISION.
London-based Cinesite is going stereoscopic 3-D with the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean film, On Stranger Tides, coming from Disney May 20, 2011.
Syfy has announced its latest development slate, including series starring Lee Majors and Kevin Sorbo, reports VARIETY.
Deadline.com reports that Guillermo del Toro's next film will be an adaptation of HP Lovecraft's AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS.
LOST's Damon Lindelof has been tapped to rewrite Ridley Scott's ALIEN prequel, reports Deadline.com.
Rainmaker Entertainment (TSX:RNK) has signed Wilson Tang, whose credits include Star Wars Episode 2: Attack of the Clones, Steven Spielberg's A.I.: Artificial Intelligence, and Ang Lee's The Hulk, to a first-look producing deal for developing and directing animated digital features and content.
The Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross, an exciting new iPad app, was released today and is available for iPad users at App Store for $4.99.
Preston Smith began with SIGGRAPH as a volunteer 15 years ago and is the current Chair of the Emerging Technologies section. Preston is a network administrator. When he graduated from college, he thought seriously about getting involved in CG. The more he watched what the kids in this industry were doing with technology, the more he became interested in supporting that technology. Today, Preston is the Linux administrator at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research. He supports the fMRI, or function Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine.
Jim Morris, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Production at Pixar Animation Studios has over 23 years experience as a producer and production executive in the motion picture industry. He came to the 37th Annual SIGGRAPH, his 20th time in attendance, with a message.
Jim posed the rhetorical question, “Who comes to SIGGRAPH?” It is the people who, at some point early in life, watched a movie that lit a spark in them. For Jim, it was stop animation in some of the older movies like Jason and the Argonauts.
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (DWA 31.84, -0.25, -0.76%) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2010.
Producer Ed Pressman told TheWrap that Nick Cave has been hired to pen a new version of the CROW reboot.
Edi Gathegi, best known as the vampire Laurent in the TWILIGHT series, will play the role of Darwin in X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, reports Deadline.com.
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) introduced Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suites Premium, offering a powerful set of tools for 3D modeling, digital sculpting, texture painting, animation, effects, rendering and compositing.
NewTek, worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, today announced NewTek LightWave 10, the next generation of its Emmy award-winning professional 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software.