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Story Headline News

Backstage at the Oscars

TOY STORY 3 director Lee Unkrich talked about his grandmother and taking a well-deserved vacation before starting a new feature with producer Darla Anderson; THE LOST THING co-director Shaun Tan admitted they went a little crazy on his short about going unnoticed; INCEPTION visual effects supervisor Paul Franklin said he considers the folding Paris as recognizable a character as any of the most recent character-centric Oscar winners; and ALICE IN WONDERLAND production designer Rob Stromberg conceded that his vfx background was indispensible on the Tim Burton blockbuster.

Motion Headline News

Guillermo del Toro to Direct Commercials Through Motion Theory

Commercial production company Motion Theory announces that filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will be helming commercials as the newest director on the Motion Theory roster.

Entertainment Headline News

Cookie Jar Reveals Mudpit

Cookie Jar Entertainment, global supplier of nearly 6,000 half hours of the world’s favourite television series including Johnny Test, Caillou, Mona the Vampire and more, reveals at MIP its first older demographic live action/CGI animation production: MUDPIT.

Studio Headline News

DreamWorks Ani Backing Away from 5 Film Release Plan

DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg told analysts on Thursday that the company would "play it by ear" on its previously announced plan to release five features every two years, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Disney Headline News

Disney Junior Delivers Best Preschooler Ratings Ever for Disney Channel

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 11:19am

In its premiere week, Disney Junior delivered Disney Channel’s best ratings ever in the daypart among Kids 2-5 (474,000/2.8 rating) and Boys 2-5 (262,000/3.0 rating), and posted the second-best weekly ratings ever among Girls 2-5 (212,000/2.6 rating).

Headline News

Image Metrics' FACEWARE 3.0 Released

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 11:15am

Image Metrics Inc. (OTC: IMGX) today announced the availability of FACEWARE 3.0, its revolutionary video performance and artist-driven facial animation software for the videogame, film, visual effects, commercial, and television industries.

Syfy Headline News

Syfy To Air Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 11:47am

Syfy has acquired both seasons (31 episodes) of the acclaimed fan-favorite Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, it was announced today by Chris Regina, Vice President, Programming, Syfy, and Tom Cerio, Executive Vice President, Cable Sales, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.

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