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Headline News Prince of Persia Jumps Onto Blu-ray/DVD in Sept.

The mystery and legends of an ancient time will be experienced like never before when Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time arrives on 3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy), 1-Disc Blu-ray and 1-Disc DVD on September 14, 2010 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment and Jerry Bruckheimer Films.

Headline News Marmaduke Barks on Blu-ray and DVD in August

Leaping out of the doghouse and onto the big screen, the hilarious hijinks of the good-natured Great Dane Marmaduke barks its way onto Blu-Ray Disc/DVD Combo Pack and as a DVD Single Disc August 31 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Headline News Prime Focus Software Releases Deadline 4.1

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.

Headline News NewTek LightWave 10, InterSense VCam Create First Off-the-Shelf 3D Virtual Production System

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.

Headline News Rainmaker Signs Wilson Tang To First-Look Producing Deal

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.

Blogs Emerging from SIGGRAPH's Emerging Technology

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at 4:11pm

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.

Blogs Pixar's Jim Morris Keynotes SIGGRAPH 2010

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at 4:02pm

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.

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