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Headline News Shout! Releases U.S. Trailer for ‘Thunder and the House of Magic’

Shout! Factory releases the official U.S. trailer for ‘Thunder and the House of Magic,’ opening domestically on September 5 in select cities including Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

Headline News Former LOOK Effects Staffers Issue Open Letter

On the heels of this week’s news that VFX house LOOK Effects has closed its doors, moving staff and projects to MassMarket, a group of former employees issues an open letter in order to explain their side of events.

Headline News Massive Software announces Massive 7.0 at SIGGRAPH 2014

Massive 7.0 features more efficient character animation with Massive for Maya, big improvements in rendering, animation and user interface, Arnold support, 4x rendering speed up, V-Ray displacements and hair, a more flexible IK, and more.

Headline News New Trailer Released for ‘The Simpsons’ FXX Marathon

FXX releases a trailer for its marathon of ‘The Simpsons,’ beginning at 10 p.m. August 21, to kick off the network’s acquisition of syndication rights of Fox’s beloved animated series.

Headline News NVIDIA Untethers Virtual Camera Technology in SIGGRAPH Demo

NVIDIA technology uncouples traditional virtual camera capabilities from the limitations of stage environments, allowing filmmakers to interactively visualize CG assets composited into any live action set.

Headline News Disney Plans ‘Aladdin’ Telecasts in Remembrance of Robin Williams

In remembrance of Robin Williams, special presentations of the animated film ‘Aladdin’ are set for this weekend on Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior.

Headline News Prime Focus Talks ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ at SIGGRAPH 2014

Global VFX company presents an advanced discussion of its work on ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ at SIGGRAPH 2014.

Headline News Disney to Release ‘Frozen’ Sing-Along Edition

Capitalizing on the popularity of the film’s songs, Walt Disney Animation Studios is set to release a sing-along edition of ‘Frozen’ on DVD and Digital this November.

Headline News NVIDIA Visual Computing Appliance (VCA) Now Shipping

First introduced in March 2014 at the GPU Technology Conference as "Iray VCA," NVIDIA VCA dramatically accelerates ray tracing, enabling users to interact with computer models of such high visual fidelity that it can eliminate the need for 3D physical prototypes.

Headline News Bron Teams with Gary Sanchez Productions on ‘Henchmen’ Feature

Adam McKay, Will Ferrell and Chris Henchy on board as Executive Producers and creative collaborators; Bron’s short ‘Henchmen: Ill Suited’ to premiere at SIGGRAPH 2014.

Headline News ‘The Story of Frozen’ TV Special to Air September 2

Get an exclusive sneak peek at Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Big Hero 6’ and learn some exciting news about the next chapter of ‘Frozen’ during this unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the making of a modern movie based on a timeless tale.

Headline News Five Disney Classics Now Available on Blu-ray

Five classic animated adventures, ‘Tarzan,’ ‘Hercules,’ ‘Bedknobs and Broomsticks,’ the 10th anniversary of ‘Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers’ and ‘The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad’ release for the first time ever on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Copy.

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