At a press event on the DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) campus, HP and Intel detailed a path toward performance increases that will help workstation customers transform computing workflows and, ultimately, their businesses.
NVIDIA announced that the GPU Technology Conference 2010 (GTC 2010) will take place on Monday, Sept. 20 to Thursday, Sept. 23 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, Calif.
Director Noah Baumbach is in negotiations to helm an adaptation of Richard and Florence Atwater’s 1938 book, MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS with Ben Stiller attached to star, reports VARIETY.
The HOODWINKED producers have filed suit against their distributor The Weinstein Co. over the failed release of the sequel in January, reports VARIETY.
THE BIG BANG THEORY star Kaley Cuoco has signed on to the live-action/CG feature, I HOP, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
With HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON underperforming compared to DreamWorks Animation’s last feature MONSTERS VS. ALIENS, the company’s stock fell 8% on Tuesday, March 30th, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Legendary Pictures has picked up the rights to Toho Co.’s classic movie monster Godzilla, reports HEAT VISION.
In its debut weekend at the U.S. box office, DreamWorks Animation’s HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON slew the competition.
Sofia Vergara, the sexy Colombian actress from TV’s MODERN FAMILY, has been cast in Sony’s THE SMURFS, reports HEAT VISION.
Custom Film Effects, a long-time provider of visual effects services for feature films, handled all of the visual effects and animation work for "Diary of a Wimpy Kid," a mostly live-action adaptation of the first book in Jeff Kinney's illustrated kids' novel series.
“How to Train Your Dragons” is an epic tale packed with adventure, action, humor, stunning 3D visuals and beautiful music. I give it 4.5 starfish, it is as good as Up! It is a film that I think every child and parent will love to experience. The movie is about friendship, connection, redemption, and the hidden power of “being different.”
Mat Beck of Entity FX tells us about the making of the People's Choice Award winner for Favorite New Drama.
Amid rumors that Santa Maria-based visual effects studio CafeFX is shutting down, CEO Jeff Barnes released the following statement to explain recent downsizing and cost-cutting measures.
VARIETY reports that Sony Pictures is developing a CG-animated POPEYE in 3-D, to be made by Sony Pictures Animation, with Imageworks handling the CG.
The most popular film is often the one that plants the largest fist in the eye. The images are full of “sound and fury” and signify little. Our art has evolved from tricking the eye to accurately duplicating the real world in the computer and merging the imagery with captured footage. The computer is Aladdin’s lamp made real.
Aardman Animation is teaming up with Korean animation house Voozclub and Spain's Screen 21 to produce the children's property, CANIMALS, reports VARIETY. Aardman will head up the writing of the 52 seven-minute episodes, as well as the voicing. Voozclub and Screen 21 will handle design, animation and sound production.
It was announced today at a press conference in Helsinki that Stellan Skarsgard (“Good Will Hunting”, “Mamma Mia!”, “Angels & Demons”), Peter Stormare (“Fargo”, “Bad Boys II”, “The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus”) and Alexander Skarsgard (“True Blood” “Zoolander” “Beyond the Pole”) have signed on to voice the iconic MOOMINS characters in the animated family 3D feature MOOMINS AND THE COMET CHASE.
VARIETY reports that the Indian government will form the National Center of Excellence in Animation, Gaming and Visual Effects in Mumbai, announced by Ambika Soni, the minister of information and broadcasting.
Swedish alternative singer songwriter Nicolai Dunger recently tapped FilmTecknarna directors Boris Nawratil and David Nord to create a slightly mental music video for Dunger¹s new single Crazy Train.
Digital-Tutors, an award-winning provider of video-based training and strategic partners with Autodesk, MAXON and other world-renowned organizations in the media and entertainment industry, today announced the release of two comprehensive courses Automotive Modeling in Cinema 4D and 12 Principles of Animation in Maya, as well as four new 3D and visual effects lessons in the ground-breaking Visual Guide series.