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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.

Headline News Animation, Gaming, VFX Center to Open in Mumbai

VARIETY reports that the Indian government will form the National Center of Excellence in Animation, Gaming and Visual Effects in Mumbai, announced by Ambika Soni, the minister of information and broadcasting.

Headline News FilmTecknarna Directors Ride The Crazy Train

Swedish alternative singer songwriter Nicolai Dunger recently tapped FilmTecknarna directors Boris Nawratil and David Nord to create a slightly mental music video for Dunger¹s new single Crazy Train.

Headline News Digital-Tutors Enhances Online Library with New Maya, Cinema 4D and Visual Guide Training

Digital-Tutors, an award-winning provider of video-based training and strategic partners with Autodesk, MAXON and other world-renowned organizations in the media and entertainment industry, today announced the release of two comprehensive courses Automotive Modeling in Cinema 4D and 12 Principles of Animation in Maya, as well as four new 3D and visual effects lessons in the ground-breaking Visual Guide series.