LOST's Damon Lindelof has been tapped to rewrite Ridley Scott's ALIEN prequel, reports Deadline.com.
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.
The Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross, an exciting new iPad app, was released today and is available for iPad users at App Store for $4.99.
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.
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.
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (DWA 31.84, -0.25, -0.76%) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2010.
Producer Ed Pressman told TheWrap that Nick Cave has been hired to pen a new version of the CROW reboot.
Edi Gathegi, best known as the vampire Laurent in the TWILIGHT series, will play the role of Darwin in X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, reports Deadline.com.
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) introduced Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suites Premium, offering a powerful set of tools for 3D modeling, digital sculpting, texture painting, animation, effects, rendering and compositing.
NewTek, worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, today announced NewTek LightWave 10, the next generation of its Emmy award-winning professional 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software.
Artists from Pixar Animation Studios will be presenting a unique Masterclass in Animation & Story Development this September in Vancouver, Canada.
Warner Bros.' INCEPTION fought off Angelina Jolie's SALT to remain the champion of the U.S. box office for the weekend of June 23-25, 2010.
Nickelodeon has greenlit a live-action television movie adaptation of one of its most popular animated series, The Fairly OddParents, it was announced today by Marjorie Cohn, President, Original Programming and Development, Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group.
Saban Brands has hired MarVista Ent. to rep the POWER RANGERS brand to the international market, reports VARIETY.
Warner Bros. has hired Sam Worthington to play the title character in its adaptation of DAN DARE, reports VARIETY.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters an action-adventure title that will be available in conjunction with Warner Bros. Pictures’ epic superhero feature film Green Lantern scheduled for release Summer 2011.
Guillermo del Toro surprised the 6,500 fans gathered today at Comic-Con with the announcement that he is currently developing a new film for The Walt Disney Studios based on the classic Disney theme park attraction, The Haunted Mansion.
The top players behind the new Muppets movie have gone to Pixar for some creative consulting, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
MTV reports from Comic Con that Brad Pitt is set to star in the big screen adaptation of Max Brooks' zombie apocalypse novel WORLD WAR Z.
Gnomon School of Visual Effects, the industry leader in professional training for artists in the entertainment and design field, today revealed that it is partnering with the family of the late character creator and effects visionary, Stan Winston, to establish the Stan Winston School of Character Arts.