Universal's sci-fi epic earns Tom Cruise his best North American opening outside of the "Mission: Impossible" franchise and "War of the Worlds."
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New York-based pre-visualization boutique Edit 1 unveils state-of-the-art “inertial” motion capture, InMoCa.
Babar’s 80th anniversary celebration continues in high style with the debut of a menswear collection based on the character, made in collaboration with Soulland.
Nickelodeon releases “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run,” the network's first app, available now from iTunes.
Hasbro signs a home entertainment deal with Clear Vision for “My Little Pony Friendship is Magic” in the U.K., France, Spain, Italy, the Nordic countries and the Middle East.
The highly anticipated 3D-CG feature follow-up to the 2010 hit will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX 3D format and released in select IMAX theatres internationally beginning on June 20.
In one of the first effort to come out of Framestore's new LA studio, Framestore teams up with 180LA and Pepsi on a new advertising campaign featuring Beyoncé.
At the CinemaCon movie convention in Las Vegas on Thursday, 20th Century Fox announces that beloved comic-book character Charlie Brown will be coming to the big screen in a 3D animated version in 2015.
Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, and other top Hollywood stars join Billy Crystal and John Goodman on the roster of voice talent for Disney/Pixar’s “Monsters University.”
Award-winning children’s book, “The Fearsome Beastie,” by Giles Paley-Phillips, is to be adapted into an animated short co-directed by Katie Steed and Jon Hunt in collaboration with the UK’s University of Creative Arts.
Warner Bros releases “Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox” on Blu-ray combo pack and Digital Download July 30.
VIZ Media announces the spring lineup for Neon Alley which includes the premiere of brand new series “Accel World,” “Fate/Zero,” “Bleach,” and “Zetman.”
Bent Image Labs help animated “Love Story,” for Chips Ahoy, a saucy sequel to the Cookie Guys’ “Convertible.”
VFX company LOOK Effects President Mark Driscoll weighs in on the “Panel Discussion on the Future of the VFX Industry” and visual effects supervisor Dan Schrecker presents the company’s visual effects work in “The Making of Warm Bodies” at the 2013 FMX conference in Suttgart, Germany.
RGH Entertainment eyes more magic from “The Wizard of Oz” creator with new animated feature film inspired by L. Frank Baum’s “Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.”
International children’s channel KidsCo, Corus Entertainment’s joint-venture with NBCUniversal, launches its two-month-old Syfy Kids block in Asia this July.
British digital motion graphics company SquareZero updates its holographic representations of Bjorn, Agnetha, Benny and Frida for the ABBA museum, set to open in Stockholm in May.
Program highlights are announced for the 20th edition of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, which runs next week from April 23 through April 28.
Disney confirms details of Pete Docter’s “Inside Out,” told from the perspective of the emotions inside the mind of a little girl.
Jean-Francois Laguionie’s “The Painting” (“Le Tableau”) opens May 10 in New York followed by expansion to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta and other cities beginning May 24.
With “The Croods” poised to cross the $400 million mark worldwide, DreamWorks Animation is moving ahead with a sequel to its prehistoric family comedy.
Britney Spears to release “Ooh La La” for Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation’s family comedy “The Smurfs 2.”
FMX 2013 to include talks on “Iron Man 3,” “Oblivion,” “Despicable Me 2” and “Assassin's Creed 3” in addition to the “Virtual Production” and “Virtual Humans Forum” track highlights.