The Directors Guild of America announces the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2012, including Ang Lee for "Life of Pi."
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The VFX team at a52 teams with Rock Paper Scissors editor Damion Clayton to create a dreamlike 60-second spot for Nescafé.
Looking to ramp up its animated feature film offerings, Warner Bros. develops a plan to go up against Walt Disney Pictures, 20th Century Fox, DreamWorks Animation and Sony Pictures.
Bent Image Lab produces a behind-the scenes video featuring the company’s VFX work on the NBC hit series “Grimm.”
New series include “Axe Cop” and “High School USA” with Vincent Kartheiser, Mandy Moore, Ken Marino, Peter Serafinowicz, Megan Mullally, Patton Oswalt and Britta Phillips among featured voice talent.
The development team behind “FarmVille 2” talks about how it built a 3D pipeline with Autodesk 3ds Max and the Flare3D plug-in for Flash.
ASIFA Egypt organizes a workshop for African animators during the second edition of the Luxor African Film Festival, to be held March 15-24, 2013.
Toon Boom Animation and online kids portal Toon Goggles announce the launch of the Android version of the popular Boom Goggles app.
Gus Van Sant enlists MPC colorist Mark Gethin to define the broad panoramas, barrooms and homesteads of the country landscape in his new film “Promised Land.”
Syfy’s new series “Defiance,” which unites scripted television and online gaming, will premiere Monday, April 15, 2013.
Registration opens for the 2013 HPA Tech Retreat, where thought leaders gather to present and demonstrate new technologies.
“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Extended Edition” debuts March 2 with eight minutes of new and extended scenes added to the film by Director Bill Condon.
Pixar unveils footage for its newest short film, “The Blue Umbrella,” set to hit theaters in June, ahead of CG animated feature “Monsters University.”
Original Screenplay nominees include “Flight,” “Looper,” “The Master,” “Moonrise Kingdom,” “Zero Dark Thirty.”
“Texas Chainsaw 3D” took first place this weekend, followed by Quentin Tarantino's “Django Unchained” and Peter Jackson's “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.”
Warner Bros.’ “The Hobbit,” Paramount’s “The Avengers” and Fox’s “Life of Pi” lead feature nominations.
Disney•Pixar’s “Monsters, Inc.” arrives on Blu-ray 3d in the “Ultimate Collector’s Edition” on February 19.
Disney announces the debut of the hit adventure, “Wreck-It-Ralph,” with the early release of the HD Digital on February 12, followed by the Blu-ray/DVD release on March 5.
The Visual Effects Society to honor Academy Award winning filmmaker Ang Lee with the VES Visionary Award at the 11th Annual VES Awards on Tuesday, February 5, 2013.
Paramount releases new photos from the highly-anticipated Star Trek Into Darkness, in theaters May 17, 2012.
Following its phenomenal US launch, “Doc McStuffins” becomes Disney Junior UK’s most successful series premiere.
Teletoon goes bananas with new original series, “Rocket Monkeys,” featuring the voice talents of Mark McKinney and Seán Cullen.