Leading visual effects software house The Foundry begins shipping the new major release of it's compositing applications NUKE and NUKEX 6.2
Scrat, the iconic star of Fox/Blue Sky's ICE AGE franchise, makes his 3-D debut in the new short, SCRAT'S CONTINENTAL CRACK-UP, playing in front of Fox's new Jack Black comedy, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS, which opened Christmas Day (also in 3-D).
Christmas 2010 brought a big lump of U.S. box office coal, with attendance down 44% from last year, the culmination of 7 straight weekend declines compared to 2009. Bad weather and a Friday-night Christmas eve may have played a part, though the lackluster performance of most films just might reflect movie-watcher displeasure with the current slate of films.
True Grit, from Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions, opening nationwide today, marks the fourth collaboration between Luma Pictures and Academy Award®-winning directors Joel and Ethan Coen.
Venerable Santa Maria-based VFX house CafeFX has just made official what has been rumored for months.
Blackmagic Design announced today a major update to DaVinci Resolve, the world’s most popular high-end color grading system on Mac OS X and Linux.
Mystical moonstones, creepy creatures and unlikely romances are on the docket for Mystery Inc. in Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster, an all-new, live action movie featuring an exclusive extended cut of the film with never-before-seen music sequences coming to Blu-Ray™ and DVD March 1, 2011 from Warner Premiere and Cartoon Network.
According to a report in Variety, famed director Terry Gilliam has joined the production team of the animated 1884 as a creative adviser.
DreamWorks Animation has picked up the rights to Oni Press' comic book MAINTENANCE from Warner Bros. via turnaround, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
James Caan is providing voice for a talking jalapeno on OpenFilm.com's THE ANNOYING ORANGE, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
McG and Breck Eisner are the latest directors to pitch their visions of the OUIJA feature to Universal, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, releases NewTek LightWave 10—the latest version of its Emmy Award-winning 3D software.
John Henderson (TV's THE BORROWERS) is set to adapt British TV and book series CATWEAZLE into a feature film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Wild Bunch has obtained the theatrical and home entertainment rights to ASTERIX AND OBELIX: GOD SAVE BRITANNIA, reports Variety.
VICON House of Moves (HOM), a leading animation and motion capture company, was hired by Grid Productions to complete seven days of motion capture prior to the release of "TRON: Legacy."
The Senate Visual Effects has completed 215 shots for the Fox 2000 Pictures/Walden Media holiday motion picture “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.”
As 2010 comes to a close, there are several holiday Blu-ray/DVD releases worth purchasing to bolster your collection or as Christmas presents: As far as animation, there's LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS: THE OWLS OF GA'HOOLE (Warner Home Video) on Blu-Ray/DVD; SHREK:THE WHOLE STORY (Paramount Home Ent.) on Blu-Ray; and three Disney docs on DVD: WAKING SLEEPING BEAUTY, WALT & EL GRUPO and THE BOYS: THE SHERMAN BROTHERS' STORY (Walt Disney Studios Home Ent.). And on the VFX side, there's INCEPTION (Warner Home Video) on Blu-ray/DVD.
Mothership director David Rosenbaum has teamed up with ad agency TBWA\Chiat\Day, Los Angeles on a cinematic two-spot effort for Infiniti.
This holiday season pet lovers have an opportunity to immortalize their furry family members in an animated family portrait that stylistically nods to the classic animated holiday specials we all know and love.
We chatted with Joseph Kosinski, the director of the highly anticipated TRON: LEGACY, which opens today from Disney.
Bill Desowitz reports back from Toronto and London with an exclusive preview of the first animated feature from Elton John's Rocket Pictures.