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Pixar's Morris to Keynote SIGGRAPH 2010

Jim Morris, general manager and EVP of production at Pixar Animation Studios, will give one of the keynote presentations at SIGGRAPH 2010, the 37th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques.

Technology Blogs

The Filmmaker’s Toolbox Continues to Expand – On Set Pre-Viz and Compositing

The Previzion system allows the user to pre-composite on set thereby greatly reducing the labor required for post production compositing. This will prove a great asset to editors as they will have clean, possibly final versions of green screen shots that they can rely upon while cutting the film.

Headline News

Whedon, Super Size Director Team for Comic-Con Doc

SUPER SIZE ME director Morgan Spurlock is teaming with Joss Whedon, Stan Lee, Ain't It Cool News' Harry Knowles and Legendary Pictures' head Thomas Tull for the documentary, COMIC-CON EPISODE FOUR: A FAN'S HOPE, reports VARIETY.

Movie Headline News

Newell and Bruckheimer Talk Prince of Persia

At a recent press junket in London (conducted virtually with local online journos) director Mike Newell, said he looked at everything from The Thief of Bagdad to Lawrence of Arabia to Raiders of the Lost Ark in making Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (May 28, Disney).

Imax Headline News

Shrek Forever After Opens in Record Number of IMAX Theatres

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq:DWA) today announced that its highly anticipated final chapter in the Shrek film series and the first in 3D, Shrek Forever After, will open in 194 IMAX theatres domestically on May 21, 2010, simultaneous with the film's wide release.

Comedy Blogs

SHREK FOREVER AFTER (2010) (**)

In my review for SHREK THE THIRD, I said, "[it] doesn’t walk the edge like the other films, but there are still enough flares of that same good ol’ SHREK that you remember why you were friends in the first place." Three years later those flares have completely burned out. This "what if Shrek were never born" fantasy is the kind of desperate plot that tired sitcoms resort to.

Imax Headline News

Prince Of Persia Opens in IMAX Theatres Internationally

IMAX Corporation today announced that the epic action-adventure Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, from hit-making producer Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Mike Newell and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Sir Ben Kingsley and Alfred Molina will open in 53 IMAX theatres internationally, with 20 of those IMAX locations opening this week starting on May 19.

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