International pre-school entertainment channel JimJam, part of the Chello Zone channel portfolio, today announced the acquisition of the children’s animated series, Jakers!, from Parthenon Entertainment Limited.
Corus Entertainment’s Kids Can Press, Nelvana Studio and Treehouse are pleased to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Franklin, one of the world’s most adored preschool characters, with the release of a special edition of Franklin in the Dark, the re-release of 12 classic Franklin stories – available in stores today – and the Treehouse premiere of the new CGI-animated series Franklin and Friends on Friday, March 4 at 6 p.m. ET.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures announced today that the Oscar-nominated hit Tangled will be released in IMAX 3D in key Asian territories day-and-date with the individual countries' wide release dates.
Vicon House of Moves (HOM), a leading motion capture and animation service company, was contracted by Guardian Media Entertainment (GME), a joint venture between the National Hockey League (NHL) and SLG Entertainment led by Stan Lee of POW! Entertainment, to develop a short film as part of their launch efforts for new superhero franchise titled The Guardian Project.
e-on software, makers of leading solutions and technologies for Digital Nature, today announced immediate availability of version 5 of Ozone, its atmospheric plugin for 3ds Max, Maya, Softimage, Cinema4D, and LightWave.
Twentieth Century Fox hosted a lavish event Friday on the lot touting RIO, the latest animated feature from Blue Sky Studios, opening April 15.
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that Henry Cavill has won the coveted role of Superman, the iconic superhero.
New Line's THE RITE possessed the top spot at the U.S. box office for the weekend of Jan. 28-30, 2011.
ANGRY BIRDS, Rovio’s blockbuster smart phone and tablet game that has become a global cultural sensation, and RIO, one of the year’s most anticipated motion picture events, are joining forces to create a new game, ANGRY BIRDS RIO – representing a first-of-its-kind game development partnership between Rovio and Twentieth Century Fox.
A 3D illustrator and concept designer explores how Luxology's flagship animation software has raised its game to stay competitive.
Animal Logic has been picked as the lead animation and visual effects house on the BBC's WALKING WITH DINOSAURS 3D, based on the popular TV series and stage show, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Benjamin Walker, who made waves as another U.S. president in the off- and on-Broadway production BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, has been elected the lead in ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER, reports Variety.
In an interview with The Irish Film & Television Network, casting director Ros Hubbard revealed that LOVELY BONES star Saoirse Ronan will be in Peter Jackson's THE HOBBIT.
Pathe International has picked up international rights to DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK, reports Variety.
Arnauld Lamorlette discusses his Academy Technical Achievement Award for production-capable bounce lighting methodology.
Deadline.com reports that Javier Bardem has been offered the lead role in Ron Howard's epic film and TV adaptation of Stephen King's THE DARK TOWERS.
In an interesting switcheroo, 20th Century Fox has moved Ridley Scott's PROMETHEUS to JOHN CARTER OF MARS' old release date, reports Variety.
Heat Vision reports that Kristen Stewart and Viggo Mortensen are up for the title characters in Universal's SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN.
On Tuesday, the Sundance Film Festival handed out its honors to short films, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Today, Escape Studios, one of the most successful and well-respected CG academies in the world, announced the appointment of Lucasfilm training legend Tad Leckman, who created the Jedi Masters Program, as Academic Director for Escape Studios’ new Los Angeles campus.
AWN would like to congratulate all the animation and visual effects Oscar nominees. This is the place for exclusive coverage of AWN Oscar Tour, where the nominees for Best Animated Short tour studios in Los Angeles and the Bay area. Hear from the filmmakers about their Oscar-nominated work right here. For now find out the facts about all the animated nominees at the AWN Oscar Showcase.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for this year’s Academy Awards.