With help from technology created by Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), previsualization has become an integral part of modern moviemaking. For Paramount Pictures' and Marvel Entertainment's summer blockbuster "Iron Man 2," Los Angeles-based previsualization studio The Third Floor used Autodesk Maya and Autodesk MotionBuilder software to help create a highly detailed previsualization that allowed the filmmakers realize their creative vision.
Rubicon Studios has appointed Marlene Sharp to the newly created position of Director of Development; it was announced by Executive Producer David J. Corbett.
No talking animals for Rhythm & Hues, but the running of the bulls posed a different kind of challenge on the latest Tom Cruise actioner.
ComingSoon.net talked to Illumination Ent.'s head Chris Meledandri about the designs of the Easter Bunny in the studio's upcoming HOP.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 135 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.
SIGGRAPH announces the Computer Animation Festival's Best in Show, Jury Award, and Best Student Project recipients for SIGGRAPH 2010 to be held in Los Angeles this July.
JimHillMedia.com reports that at the Disney Holiday Showcase the studio officially announced that John Lasseter is co-directing CARS 2.
Channing Tatum is putting his weight behind Will Dunn's sci-fi spec script ION, reports HEAT VISION.
Mercy Corps and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, have formed a partnership to bring engaging, educational programming to Haiti’s children.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and The Walt Disney Studios today announced a new agreement to release three additional 3D pictures to IMAX theatres in 2011.
The 1980s are alive and attacking Syfy. THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER writes that former pop stars Debbie Gibson and Tiffany are set to star in the network's Saturday night monster movie MEGA PYTHON VS. GATOROID.
The TBS lineup is about to be infiltrated by characters from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's upcoming 3D CGI feature, Despicable Me, through a first-of-its-kind movie studio promotion built by the network, it was announced today.
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) announced today that it has reached an agreement with Dam Things from Denmark to debut the wildly popular Good Luck Troll on the big screen, introducing a new generation to one of the world’s most beloved toy lines.
Vertigo Films and Novel Entertainment are proud to announce the production of a 3D live-action movie based on Novel’s hugely successful children’s property Horrid Henry.
FREAKY FRIDAY director Mark Waters is in talks to helm 20th Century Fox's adaptation of MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS, reports VARIETY.
Freida Pinto (SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE) has been cast in 20th Century Fox's PLANET OF THE APES prequel, RISE OF THE APES, reports VARIETY.
Disney Consumer Products (DCP) today unveiled a first look at its unprecedented fall line-up of /TRON: Legacy/ inspired electronics and toys (#TronMerch), including the first-ever action figures to feature impulse light projection technology.
Thomas Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer (CONAN) have been hired to write the script to DR. STRANGE for Marvel Studios, reports Deadline.com.
Syfy will be giving writing and designing power to online fans for a Saturday night creature feature, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
The Computer Graphics Student Awards have named Vancouver Film School (VFS) School of the Year for 2010 and VFS’s acclaimed one-year 3D Animation & Visual Effects program has dominated the individual awards.
The Visual Effects Society (VES), the world's premiere visual effects organization, announced today that it will hold its second annual Production Summit for the greater entertainment industry on October 23rd.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures today announced that Toy Story 3, the third installment of the blockbuster Toy Story franchise, posted record-shattering opening weekend results, with 180 domestic IMAX theatres contributing $8.4 million of the film's overall opening weekend gross of $109 million from Friday, June 18, through Sunday, June 20.