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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.

Headline News Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suites Premium launched at SIGGRAPH

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.

Headline News Fairly OddParents Gets Live-Action TV Movie

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.

Headline News Green Lantern: Rise Of The Manhunters Game Announced

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.

Headline News Disney & Del Toro Developing Haunted Mansion

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.

Headline News Stan Winston Family & Gnomon Establish Stan Winston School Of Character Arts

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.

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