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More Oscar Tour Day 2: The Fantastic Digs of Tippett Studio

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 8:10am

Tippett Studio is a well-known cg studio that specializes in feature film visual effects and creature animation. Legendary founder Phil Tippett is the creative force behind some of the most iconic animated creatures and characters in cinematic history. Our second day ended with a screening and highly anticipated tour of their main production facilities. We were not disappointed.

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Winstead Not McLeavy to Play Mary Todd in Vampire Hunter

Contrary to LatioReview's report that Australian actress Robin McLeavy had landed the role, The Hollywood Reporter writes that Mary Elizabeth Winstead has been hired to play Mary Todd in ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER.


I AM NUMBER FOUR (2011) (**)

So if you're one of nine superpowered aliens from a destroyed world hiding out on Earth when the creatures that wiped out your kind are in hot pursuit, what do you do? If you're John Smith in this film, you stop to develop a roll of film with your Earthling girlfriend. You really can't make this stuff up.

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General Submissions and SIGGRAPH Dailies! Deadline Tomorrow

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 10:40am

Deadlines are quickly approaching to submit your work to SIGGRAPH 2011, the 38th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 7 - 11 August 2011 in Vancouver.

Animation Headline News

Image Metrics Acquires Big Stage, Expands into Consumer Market

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 10:37am

Image Metrics Inc. (OTC BB: IMGX), a leading provider of facial animation technology for the entertainment industry, has acquired Big Stage's premier platform for consumer avatar creation services.

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I Am Number Four Lands in IMAX Theatres This Friday

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 10:30am

IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and DreamWorks Studios announced today that the suspense thriller, I Am Number Four, from director D.J. Caruso, will be released in the immersive IMAX format on Friday, February 18.

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Guy Richie to Direct Xerxes?

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 2:23pm

Vulture is reporting that Warner Bros. has approached Guy Ritchie to direct XERXES, based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, which is seen as a sequel to 300. Zack Snyder had been developing the script before moving onto the new SUPERMAN film.