IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced an agreement with Paramount Pictures to release four of the studio's tentpole releases in 2011 -- Super 8, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol and The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn.
AnimationMentor.com (Animation Mentor), the state-of-the-art online school for character animation founded by animators, for animators, today announces Animals & Creatures: Master Class, an advanced course on animating quadrupeds, flying animals, and fantasy creatures in a realistic animation style.
Ian McKellen and Andy Serkis have signed on to reprise their LORD OF THE RINGS roles in Peter Jackson's THE HOBBIT.
Disney Junior, a new multiplatform destination for kids age 2-7, one that reflects the emotional connection generations of consumers have to Disney storytelling and Disney characters, both classic and contemporary, will debut MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14 (8:30 a.m., ET/PT), anchored by the new animated series "Jake and the Never Land Pirates."
Bubble Guppies, Nickelodeon’s new interactive CG-animated preschool series, makes a splash on Monday, Jan. 24, at 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT).
Charlex's latest creation, ShapeShifter, opens mysteriously on a dark car, speeding through the night on winding mountain roads. It is set to a haunting musical composition and prose poem, performed by Gabriel Byrne.
SIGGRAPH 2011 invites you to bring your best work to the 38th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 7 - 11 August 2011 in Vancouver.
Which came first: the idea or the egg? The question isn’t as mind-bending as its chicken vs. egg predecessor, but Charged Studios’ skewed artistic sensibilities, appreciation of the absurd and ability to create a visual story with style and wit is.
From its initial pitch, to designing the hugely successful upfront campaign, to the numerous branding twists and turns taken in the two-plus years since mega-brand Oprah Winfrey announced the end of her popular syndicated talk show and the January 1, 2011 launch of the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), one company has remained constant –- creative agency/design studio BIGSMACK.
The software company, cebas Visual Technology Inc., developed advanced 3D stereo conversion software for the major studio epic "The Chronicles of Narnia -- The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" from 20th Century Fox.
The Gnomon Workshop, the leader in professional training for artists in entertainment and design, has announced a new FX workflows training DVD taught by artist Brandon Young, best known for his work on Dragon Age: Origins.
KUNG FU PANDA 2 is one of the hotly anticipated animated films of the year and AWN has this exclusive first look.
The Visual Effects Society (VES) today announced the nominees for the 9th Annual VES Awards ceremony recognizing outstanding visual effects artistry in 24 categories of film, animation, television, commercials and video games.
Paramount's TRUE GRIT had the gumption to stick it out and take the top spot at the U.S. box office in its third week.
ABC Studios is working with Ventanarosa Prods.' Salma Hayek and Jose Tamez to develop Gregory Maguire's WICKED into a miniseries, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Scott Derrickson (THE EXORCISM OF EMILY ROSE) and Relativity Media are taking on a giant of a project.
Without good direction, you end up with drek. Problems with sequence timing or the render pipeline can be solved with relative ease – problems of mismanagement are difficult to overcome and usually spell doom. Animation directors aren’t directing animation, they’re directing a group of people who are working in arguably the most time consuming and exacting of creative mediums. David Levy's new book Directing Animation at its heart strives to teach the reader how to keep an animation production crew happy, productive and on task.
The most anticipated Blu-ray release ever -- the Star Wars Saga -- emerges from light speed this September 2011.