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Blogs HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON (or, ‘How to Save a Botched Film in Record Time!)

How do you take a film that is not working, and rebuild it in record time, creating in the process a modern day classic? It’s simple! Hire super directors Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois, and let them work their magic!

Headline News Imira Ent. & Enne Entertainment Studios Team Up For Escape Hockey

Imira Entertainment, Spain's leading production and distribution company specialising in youth programming, has signed a deal to co-produce new 3D HD series Escape Hockey which is created by Enne Entertainment Studios in Spain and has been nominated for a prestigious Pulcinella Award in the cross-media category.

Headline News Image Metrics Animates Legendary Basketball Coach John Wooden

Image Metrics, Inc. (OTC BB: IMGX), a leading provider of facial animation technology and services for the entertainment industry, today revealed its work with creative production studio Motion Theory on an official 2010 NCAA March Madness public service announcement (PSA) that will air throughout the year to encourage NCAA athletes to commit equal effort to both studies and sports.

Headline News HP & Intel Fuel Business Transformation for Workstation Customers

At a press event on the DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) campus, HP and Intel detailed a path toward performance increases that will help workstation customers transform computing workflows and, ultimately, their businesses.

Headline News NVIDIA Announces GPU Technology Conference For 2010

NVIDIA announced that the GPU Technology Conference 2010 (GTC 2010) will take place on Monday, Sept. 20 to Thursday, Sept. 23 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, Calif.

Headline News Custom Film Effects Helps Transport 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' From Page to Screen

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 26, 2010 at 2:52pm

Custom Film Effects, a long-time provider of visual effects services for feature films, handled all of the visual effects and animation work for "Diary of a Wimpy Kid," a mostly live-action adaptation of the first book in Jeff Kinney's illustrated kids' novel series.

Blogs Movie Review & Press Junket Interview: 'How to Train Your Dragon'

By Perry Chen | Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 6:02pm

“How to Train Your Dragons” is an epic tale packed with adventure, action, humor, stunning 3D visuals and beautiful music. I give it 4.5 starfish, it is as good as Up! It is a film that I think every child and parent will love to experience. The movie is about friendship, connection, redemption, and the hidden power of “being different.”

Blogs Why Must VFX Films Always Sock Viewers in the Eye

The most popular film is often the one that plants the largest fist in the eye. The images are full of “sound and fury” and signify little. Our art has evolved from tricking the eye to accurately duplicating the real world in the computer and merging the imagery with captured footage. The computer is Aladdin’s lamp made real.

Headline News Aardman Partnering on Canimals

Aardman Animation is teaming up with Korean animation house Voozclub and Spain's Screen 21 to produce the children's property, CANIMALS, reports VARIETY. Aardman will head up the writing of the 52 seven-minute episodes, as well as the voicing. Voozclub and Screen 21 will handle design, animation and sound production.

Headline News Moomins 3d Adventure Catches All-Star Cast

It was announced today at a press conference in Helsinki that Stellan Skarsgard (“Good Will Hunting”, “Mamma Mia!”, “Angels & Demons”), Peter Stormare (“Fargo”, “Bad Boys II”, “The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus”) and Alexander Skarsgard (“True Blood” “Zoolander” “Beyond the Pole”) have signed on to voice the iconic MOOMINS characters in the animated family 3D feature MOOMINS AND THE COMET CHASE.