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Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Highest Grossing Potter Film Internationally

Warner Bros. Pictures’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 has become the highest grossing installment in the Harry Potter franchise in international markets.


The Stars Come Out for the DreamWorks Animation 2011 Press Preview

I’m here for DreamWorks’ press event promoting its 2011 releases Kung Fu Panda 2 and Puss in Boots. A sequel and a spin-off, hmmm…I walk in, keeping my fingers crossed; the first Panda is one of my favorite animated films of recent years – why mess with perfection? And a skeptic might uncharitably describe Antonio Banderas’ feline swashbuckler as a one-note character: can he carry an entire film on his furry shoulders?

Syfy Headline News

Knightley To Voice Tinker Bell In Syfy’s Neverland

Academy Award-nominated actress Keira Knightley (Pride & Prejudice, Pirates of the Caribbean, Atonement) joins the cast of Syfy’s four-hour live action television movie event Neverland as the voice of Tinker Bell.


'Mars Needs Moms' - New York International Children’s Film Festival Intro

As dependable as the vernal equinox and the return of Daylight Savings Time, the New York International Children’s Film Festival is back in town to help wrap up another winter. As usual, the Fest began with a high profile, mainstream movie for its opening night gala; this year, it was producer Robert Zemeckis’ latest mocap creation, Mars Needs Moms, courtesy of Disney. (A few notches up in the prestige dept. from 2001’s Recess: School’s Out, based on a Disney Saturday morning TV series.)

Idea Headline News

Big Idea Releases VeggieTales Easter-Themed DVD

Big Idea Entertainment, the leading faith-based studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today they will release their first new Easter holiday DVD in seven years, VeggieTales: ‘Twas The Night Before Easter, on March 5 and March 8, 2011 in Christian and general market stores respectively.

Entertainment Headline News

Casper the Friendly Ghost Back Returning to Comic Books

As part of its ever-expanding KiZoic line of all-ages titles, Ape Entertainment and Classic Media announced today that the publisher will be adding the Casper’s Scare School property to its roster, featuring the “Official Ambassador of Halloween,” Casper the Friendly Ghost, and all of the characters from the CGI-animated Casper’s Scare School television series.

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SIGGRAPH Asia Calls Contributors, Student Volunteers and Exhibitors

SIGGRAPH Asia 2011 sees the return of the Art Gallery and Emerging Technologies programs. Also calling for submissions are: Computer Animation Festival, Courses, Technical Papers, Technical Sketches & Posters.