Ludorum plc, a leading specialist in the creation of global pre-school children's IP, announced today that it has secured an acquisition from the BBC’s CBeebies Channel for a further 26 x 10 minute episodes of its highly successful pre-school series, Chuggington.
Parents and their preschoolers are invited to join in the ultimate masquerade party with Minnie, Mickey and pals in a fun-filled collection of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse latest episodes that celebrate themes of friendship, teamwork, sharing and problem solving. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Minnie’s Masquerade is the perfect gift to dress-up your Valentine’s Day, available on Disney DVD February 8 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.
Animated feature film “Chico & Rita”, winning director Fernando Trueba (“Belle Epoque”) Mariscal, will open the 13th edition of Cartoon Movie on 2 March in Lyon, France.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), and The Walt Disney Studios announced today that TRON: Legacy, a 3D high-tech adventure about a father and son who embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually stunning cyber universe, will open in France for an exclusive four-day run in the country's five commercial IMAX theatres prior to the nationwide release on February 9, 2011.
It's become apparent that a certain electronics manufacturer once revered for its open and independent approach to technology has become the bland establishment it once rallied against. Motorola is making an effort to add some color to this white-washed world with the debut of their new XOOM tablet, a powerful little machine that is cleverly introduced via Smuggler Director Randy Krallman and Anomaly in a :60 which aired during Sunday's Super Bowl XLV.
QuietMan Founder and Creative Director Johnnie Semerad, no stranger to collaborating on a multitude of Super Bowl classics, alongside Jonathan Klein of the NFL, recently directed a unique, direct-to-client interstitial for the much-anticipated 2011 NFL Draft, Path to Primetime that will debut during the Super Bowl XLV broadcast on FOX on Sunday, February 6.
Can a campaign featuring a bag of potato chips motivate women to lose weight? It might seem a little far-fetched, but the creative and technical team at Charged Studios, the hybrid animation, live-action and VFX company, conceived and created a pair of bumpers for Irish potato crisp brand Tayto, that did just that.
Montreal-based audio and VFX house, Boogie Studio recently handled CG character animation for an innovative in-store interactive display for Videotron – a leading telecommunications provider in Quebec.
The third annual SIGGRAPH Asia captured the imagination of the computer graphics and interactive techniques community this week with a wide spectrum of digital innovations.
Screen Gems' THE ROOMMATE rented the top spot at the U.S. box office for the weekend of Feb. 4-6, 2011.
Disney and director Sam Raimi want to discuss with James Franco about taking the lead in OZ, THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
After Samuel L. Jackson revealed that he would have a new female sidekick in THE AVENGERS, speculation has heated up on what actress would about the unknown character.
CBS Films has picked up feature rights to Marie Lu's forthcoming fantasy novel LEGEND, reports Variety.
Production company 3Foot7 Ltd has announced that production will begin on THE HOBBIT films on March 21, 2011, reports ComingSoon.net.
I tried, I really did. I watched every single commercial on this year’s Super Bowl telecast. Unfortunately, I’m terribly spoiled by my DVR. I think I’d give up Diet Coke before I’d give up my DVR. Consequently, my tolerance of the sorry state of commercials is quite low. So my assessment of this year’s crop of spots is not particularly kind. Nor coherent. Nor relevant. I was not impressed. There were, however, a few bright spots.
ILM's supervisor on Iron Man 2 discusses heavy metal CG and what lighting tricks can be applied to the next Pirates sequel.
Tom Cruise is in talks to take the lead in Guillermo del Toro's AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS, reports MTV.
Variety reports that three actress have made the final list of contenders for the female lead in Zack Snyder's SUPERMAN and the role isn't Lois Lane.
Marvel is testing actresses for Nick Fury's new sidekick in THE AVENGERS, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
We are told right from the start that this is inspired by a true story. But we quickly discover that it's not inspired by true characters. It's not surprising that a survival film like this would be populated with stock characters, but there is nothing surprising about anything that happens with them. The filmmakers wanted to make an underwater cave story and that is the only part he gets right.
From The Lion King to Gnomeo & Juliet, Sir Elton John talks about exec producing his first animated feature.