Walt Disney Pictures has announced that PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN director Gore Verbinski will helm THE LONE RANGER, reports ComingSoon.net.
Relativity Media has announced its completion of a deal securing domestic rights to the film, The Untitled David R. Ellis 3D Shark Thriller, from Sierra Pictures and partner Incentive Filmed Entertainment.
Dashing Collective, the creative visual effects studio that launched onto the scene earlier this year, introducing a streamlined approach that takes cues from live action production, is pleased to announce the hiring of EP Danielle Lyons and CG Supervisor Doug Law.
Tangled is a spectacular film filled with rich and colorful characters, each with different personality. The movie is full of action, comedy, and romance. Even though the film uses one punch line after another, it is the kind of “appropriate humor” that is character and situation based, not potty humor. It is also easy to understand for younger kids and appreciated by adults as well.
Rick DeMott talks with Peter Chung about his first foray into feature CG on Cartoon Network's FireBreather.
Bejuba! Entertainment Inc. has signed a raft of new deals for The Hive, announced Sandrine Pechels de Saint Sardos VP of Distribution.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and ODEON & UCI Cinemas Group, Europe's largest exhibitor, today announced an agreement to install two new digital IMAX theatre systems under joint venture agreements in Mallorca and Milan, marking IMAX's first JV theatres in Spain and Italy.
The third edition of the highly anticipated ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition in Asia will be held in the capital city of Seoul, Korea, from 15 to 18 December at Coex Convention and Exhibition Center.
Warner Bros.' HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 1 has marked a record opening weekend haul for the venerable franchise.
Comedy Central has bought the rights to a new untitled animated anthology show from ShadowMachine, the producer of ROBOT CHICKEN and MORAL OREL, reports Deadline.com.
ABC Family has acquired the final two chapters of the “Harry Potter” film franchise in a deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution (WBDTD), it was announced today by Tom Zappala, Executive Vice President, Program Acquisitions & Scheduling, ABC Cable Networks Group.
The Red Stick International Animation Festival has selected the finalists for its seven Best of the Fest film competition categories from among the record 437 films submitted this year.
Nickelodeon is stuffed with premieres this Thanksgiving, with new episodes of the network’s hottest live-action and animated shows.
David Yates has directed Harry Potter’s latest outing, the first part of the seventh installment ‘The Deathly Hallows’ produced by Warner Bros.
Spearmark Lighting, leading UK manufacturers of child safe lighting and housewares, is set to launch a range of products based on the eagerly anticipated new animated movie Cars 2.
Disney's 50th animated feature has a bit of everything that one might think of when one thinks of a Disney animated film. For the classic touch, there is a princess rescued by a dashing male hero, a wicked mother, animal sidekicks, musical numbers and magic. For the modern touch, there are irreverent splashes and gags galore. The former parts work much better than latter and in the end traditional storytelling wins the day.
The second day of CTN Expo was overflowing with interest for the informative panels, some of which I couldn't even get into, so I perused the exhibition floor and walked the lobby, making new friends and running into old ones.
The CTN Expo has returned to Burbank for the second year. The conference has expanded a great deal from last year's event. It also has seen an explosion of attendees, which pushed off the scheduled start times of all the events as the eager guest were being registered. This created some bumps along the road for the two-year old event, which is again valiantly put together by Tina Price and her tiny staff with help from a host of volunteers.
Asylum Visual Effects founder Nathan McGuinness told AWN that the financial collapse of his Santa-Monica-based vfx house came as a shock, amid the recession and inability to compete with overseas competitors in London, Canada and elsewhere without the same kind of government tax incentives.