While not directly based on the Disneyland attraction the Tiki Room, Disney is in talks with Ahmet Zappa and Michael Wilson (MONSTER WITNESS RELOCATION PROGRAM) to acquire their spec script TIKI, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
J Blakeson (THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ALICE CREED) is in talks to direct Warner Bros.' HELL AND GONE, written by Jonah Nolan, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry (www.thefoundry.co.uk), today announced that CG animation studio, DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) has purchased a site license of Nuke to enhance its in-house pipeline beginning in 2012.
In its first weekend in theaters, DreamWorks Animation's MEGAMIND stole the top spot for the weekend Nov. 5-7, 2010.
John Williams, the original producer of Shrek and President and CEO of Vanguard Films, announced today an overall producing/directing deal with Kung Fu Panda co-director John Stevenson.
On Saturday, November 6, Despicable Me will cross $500 million at the worldwide box office, Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment announced today.
Deadline.com reports that Lionsgate has asked writer/director Mike White to helm its adaptation of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES.
The Weinstein Company has acquired Apollo 18, the sci-fi thriller based on the screenplay by Brian Miller, winner of the inaugural Astana International Action Film Festival screenplay competition, founded by Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov.
Jason Schleifer and Philippe Denis guide us through the latest superhero mashup from DreamWorks Animation.
In bankruptcy filings, MGM revealed that it plans to have James Bond 23 in theaters in 2012, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Tianna Marie Carter, 10, from May Bank, Newcastle, was today announced as the winner of the Angelina Ballerina Dance Award, in association with the National Dance Awards, following the final auditions at English National Ballet’s studios yesterday.
If you’re looking to spend a couple hours sitting back and having a good time, then get yourself to the theatre this weekend and go see Megamind, DreamWorks’ latest animated feature. When I got to the press screening last Saturday, I put on my 3-D glasses in search of some good old fashioned entertainment and I’m happy to say I wasn’t disappointed.
Did you notice that in most stories, good defeats evil, and the good guy always gets the girl? Armed with his brilliant evil mind and his fishy minion, Megamind, an alien from the Glaopunk quadrant, attempts a different fate.
Frank Gladstone shot me a note about a short animated cg film called Mila being made by former Disney, DreamWorks and Imageworks animator Cinzia Angelini. Hoping to push the boundaries of non-photorealistic rendering to create a painterly aesthetic and character design, Cinzia is also striving to tell a socially relevant story about war’s most tragic collateral damage – the youngest civilians.
FilmNation has put together a sci-fi project titled UNDER THE SKIN, which would star Scarlett Johansson as an alien who lures men in with her sexuality, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
What are digital skills and why should you care about them? You're an artist, right? Well, if you are and you are reading this from the AWN Web site, you're already tuned into digital skills in a big way whether or not you're aware of them. The truth is, to be an artist today and get paid for it, a working knowledge of computers is a necessity.
Edward Noeltner’s Beverly Hills based international sales company Cinema Management Group (CMG) announced that he’ll be bringing two 3D Animated films to their American Market lineup; Zambezia is set for release in June 2011 while Khumba is set for June 2012.
Cartoon Network’s first-ever CGI original movie event, Firebreather, premieres on Wednesday, November 24 at 7 p.m. (ET/PT).
In an aggressive launch establishing a significant presence in the U.S. entertainment market for animation, visual effects, and 2D-to-3D conversion services, India’s VenSat Tech Services, Pvt. Ltd. (VenSat) today announced the formation of the media and entertainment company's new U.S. business entity, VenSat America.