VARIETY reports that San Diego's Tourism Marketing District board is offering Comic-Con hotel tax revenue as an incentive to stay in the city.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures, a unit of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX), announced today that they have completed an agreement to release up to 20 Warner Bros. films in IMAX's format over the course of the next three and a half years (from 2010 through 2013).
Summit Entertainment has confirmed that Academy Award® winner Bill Condon will direct THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN, based on the fourth novel in author Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series.
Jeffrey Katzenberg told THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER that DreamWorks Animation plans to have a HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON sequel in theaters by the second half of 2013.
EuropaCorp and France-based Zagtoon are partnering on a TV series version of ARTHUR AND THE INVISIBLES, reports VARIETY.
HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children’s entertainment, announces that Topsville, Inc., a manufacturer of children’s apparel, has been selected as the US master apparel licensee for Angelina Ballerina.
After only missing out on reclaiming the #1 spot at the U.S. box office last weekend, this weekend DreamWorks Animation's HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON did reclaim the top slot.
Big Idea Entertainment, the leading faith-based studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, today announced they will release a brand new VeggieTales enchanting adventure, VeggieTales: Sweetpea Beauty—A Girl After God’s Own Heart, on July 31, 2010 for $14.99 SRP in Christian market stores, and on August 3, 2010 for $14.93 SRP in the general marketplace.
Directing collective Kompost, working via DUCK Studios, created a visually explosive spot for Green Earth Technologies' G-OIL, the "official motor oil of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) and the International Motor Spots Association (IMSA)."
AVATAR has broken the first day Blu-ray sales record previously held by THE DARK KNIGHT, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Playhouse Disney has picked up the rights to eco-friendly pre-school toon, THE HIVE, reports VARIETY.
Over the last many years, the role and impact of interactive and real-time graphics have grown substantially to affect SIGGRAPH attendees from film production to academia.
Short Films and Feature Animation Branch governor Bill Kroyer will lead an evening focused on two Oscar-winning films – “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (2008) and “Avatar” (2009) – to demonstrate how innovations in performance-capture technology, digital doubles, digital makeup, photorealism and image manipulation are affecting actors.
Cartoon Network unveiled a substantial new line-up of content today at its annual Advertising Upfront presentation at New York’s Time Warner Center.
James Cameron has revealed some information about the planned sequels to AVATAR, reports the LOS ANGELES TIMES.
GOBELINS is organizing for the fifth time an international summer school to enable students and professionals from around the world to gain a better understanding of what makes for successful character animation.
It was announced today that Academy Award nominee Max von Sydow (“Robin Hood”, “Shutter Island”, “Minority Report”), Mads Mikkelsen (“Clash of the Titans”, “Casino Royale”) and Helena Mattsson (“Iron Man 2”, “Surrogates”) have joined the voice cast for the 3D animated family feature MOOMINS AND THE COMET CHASE.
When the final weekend box office numbers came in late Monday, KICK-ASS emerged from the smoke as the winner, changing early news that HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON had returned to the top spot in its fourth week in theaters.
Digital-Tutors, an Autodesk Authorized Publisher and provider of the largest online computer graphics training library, today announced 'Introduction to Maya 2011' - the first solution-based course for emerging digital artists using Autodesk Maya 2011, the latest version of the modeling, animation, rendering and compositing software created by Autodesk, a world leader in 2D and 3D, engineering and entertainment software.
As the cost of product development and prototyping increases, pre-design visualization is becoming paramount to industrial designers. phil&teds , a manufacturer of stylish, adaptable children's products for active parents, is always looking for the best digital tools to help the company visualize and communicate their creative vision.
In its fourth week at the U.S. box office, DreamWorks' HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON regained the #1 slot for the weekend of April 16-19, 2010.