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.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq:DWA) today announced opening weekend results for Shrek Forever After, the final chapter in the Shrek film series.
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.
DreamWorks Animation's SHREK FOREVER AFTER conjures up a #1 showing at the U.S. box office for the weekend of May 21-23, 2010.
Multi-tasking on the computer these days is enough to spread anyone's brain cells out pretty thin. Throw in our so-called 'smart' phones, iPods, etc, and what are our chances of getting any work done?
Everyone loves Shrek and I can see why. There is drama, action, and comedy packed into an hour and half long film, that it seems to leave little room for flaws. But the flaws are major ones in my view.
James Franco will take the lead in 20th Century Fox's RISE OF THE APES, a prequel to PLANET OF THE APES, reports VARIETY.
DreamWorks Animation has tapped Gary Oldman for the voice cast of KUNG FU PANDA: THE KABOOM OF DOOM, reports HEAT VISION.
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.
Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, two of the most popular Looney Tunes characters of all time, are returning to the big screen in three all-new animated 3D shorts.
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).
Deadline.com reports that Megan Fox will not be returning for TRANSFORMERS 3. Competing reasons for the move are circling.
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.
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.
SHARK TALE director Eric "Bibo" Bergeron is working on a live-action fantasy romance, reports VARIETY.
Universal and Working Title have snatched up the rights to commercial director Gary Shore's THE CUP OF TEARS Internet short/trailer, reports HEAT VISION.
HEAT VISION reports that FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS star Jemaine Clement is in final talks to join MEN IN BLACK III as one of the bad guys.
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.
Lucas Foster's Warp Films has acquired the rights to Christopher Farnsworth's BLOOD OATH, reports HEAT VISION.
Italian production company Colorado Film is working on an adaptation of Licia Troisi's CHRONICLES OF THE OVERWORLD series, reports VARIETY.