It was announced today that three-time Grammy Award winner and internationally renowned singer, songwriter, producer and designer Pharrell Williams will write original music for Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming 3-D CGI feature Despicable Me.
Leaping into the world of virtual engineering, Ford Motor Company now employs the same type of motion-capture technology used to create films like “Avatar,” “Lord of the Rings” and “Shrek” to design vehicles that are more comfortable and enjoyable to drive.
For the seventh year, AWN's Rick DeMott puts together a collection of the best commercials and music videos from the past year submitted by readers.
For AVATAR, PLF (Pixel Liberation Front) was charged with designing and animating the monitors and HUDs for the fleet of military aircraft, a handful of shots in the shack set and some set-extension composites. In all, they delivered more than 220 shots.
Platige Image of Poland tells us all about The Kinematograph, Antichrist and a new feature, Hardkor 44.
John Paul Docherty and Richard Bain tell us what it was like conjuring new frontiers for The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.
There was nothing repetitive or consistent about the constantly evolving previs work on AVATAR, Halon Ent. tells AWN.
Director Alex Zamm will helm MARVIN THE MARTIAN, a big screen feature film based around Bugs Bunny's nemesis, according to THE LOS ANGELES TIMES.
James Cameron’s Avatar currently represents 87% of weekly ticket sales on Fandango, the nation’s leading movie ticketing destination.
Prime Focus, a global visual entertainment services group, has contributed a number of shots to James Cameron's stereoscopic 3D feature film "Avatar."
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar grossed a record breaking $9.5 million from 178 IMAX(R) theatres domestically from December 18 through December 20, 2009, registering approximately 13% of the film's total domestic gross of $73 million on less than 3% of the screens.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures today announced that Toy Story 3, the third installment of the blockbuster hit franchise Toy Story, will be released to IMAX(R) 3D theatres simultaneously with its wide release on June 18, 2010.
Now with Bryan Singer at the helm, X-MEN ORIGINS: FIRST CLASS has a new writer in Jamie Moss, according to the Heat Vision blog.
DreamWorks Animation has tapped KUNG FU PANDA's Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris to adapt A. Lee Martinez's novel GIL'S ALL FRIGHT DINER, reports VARIETY.
Rene Russo is set to play Frigga, Thor's mother, in Kenneth Branagh's big screen adaptation of the Marvel Comic, according to VARIETY.
ArcLight Cinemas and XpanD look to set a record box office opening by showcasing James Cameron’s Avatar at the Cinerama Dome this week in Hollywood.
The detail of the massive global destruction in 2012 is a reflection of the intense previs work done by Pixomondo for director Roland Emmerich and producers/visual effects supervisors Volker Engel and Marc Weigert.
You'd expect AVATAR (the front runner in a class by itself), 2012, STAR TREK and DISTRICT 9 to be vying for the VFX Oscar.
In anticipation of James Cameron's AVATAR hitting theaters December 18, McDonald's plans to create a flood of excitement prior to the movie's launch and the company's in-restaurant promotion with a special sweepstakes incentive for Twitter followers: the chance to win a Big Mac Lunch and private screening of the movie with Academy Award-winner Jon Landau, producer of AVATAR.