The San Francisco chapter of the International Animated Film Association announces the winners of the first-ever ASIFA-SF Spring Festival.
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Warner Bros. gives audiences their first look at its upcoming superhero reboot, “Man of Steel,” with two trailers featuring narration from Russel Crowe and Kevin Costner.
Carl Rosendahl and John Textor are featured speakers at this year’s SIGGRAPH Business Symposium, which provides an intimate, interactive forum for open, frank conversations among leaders and executives in the visual effects, gaming, and media arenas.
Spain’s Neptuno Films has signed a raft of deals for “Rupert and Sam,” a co-production with TV3 (Televisió de Catalunya), IB3 and 3D Videographics.
Digital Domain Media Group (DDMG) has named industry veteran Jim Berney Head of Studio at DDMG in Florida.
Global entertainment company Rubicon Group Holding (RGH) has partnered with Los Angeles-based licensing, merchandising and retail development firm Evolution to represent the company’s entire portfolio of existing and future intellectual properties throughout the global marketplace.
DreamWorks Animation will pay $155 million to buy “Casper the Friendly Ghost” brand owner Classic Media.
The National Film Board of Canada is pleased to announce that its animated production “Flawed” by Halifax filmmaker Andrea Dorfman has earned a News & Documentary Emmy nomination.
Adult Swim announces the release of the “Squidbillies Volume 5” DVD, packed to the gills with all 10 episodes from the series’ fifth season and bonus content.
As the Platinum Sponsor of SIGGRAPH 2012, Christie is proud to host the SIGGRAPH HFR Panel, “High Frame Rate Cinema, Impacts on Art and Technology,” to be held Wednesday, August, 8.
Vizrt will supply BBC Sport with their HD graphics engines to deliver the broadcaster’s live television graphics for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
VFX studio a52 teamed up with longtime partner Wieden+Kennedy and Director Andreas Nilsson on three TV spots as part of a Back To School campaign for Target.
HIT Entertainment has announced that its hit CGI pre-school series “Mike the Knight” is riding triumphantly into four new territories – Russia, Spain, Poland and Turkey.
Relativity Media has closed a deal with Breck Eisner to direct its upcoming live-action film based on Hasbro character Stretch Armstrong.
Steven Spielberg has his eye on “Thor” star Chris Hemsworth for the upcoming sci-fi blockbuster, “Robopocalypse."
Cage, an online collaboration tool that provides a secure environment for creative teams to present their work for feedback and approval, launched its public beta.
Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises" enjoyed record-breaking midnight business, but now faces the difficult task of rolling out amid real-life violence that left at least a dozen people dead and many others injured after a man opened fire in a Colorado theater.
Keynote speakers for the European Conference on Visual Media Production, to be held in London December 5-6, 2012, are announced.
Leading children’s and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi is further expanding the reach of its pre-school brand "Poppy Cat," securing new deals in digital and publishing.
Fox Animation Studios President Vanessa Morrison has renewed her deal with Fox Filmed Entertainment.
The 64th Primetime Emmy Award Nominations were announced today by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, with veteran animated series competing against new animated series in the animated categories.
The award-winning post production houses of Company 3, Beast and Method Studios have, for the first time ever, co-located within one facility in Chicago’s historic Tribune Tower.
Character and creature effects company MASTERSFX announced the addition of Jennifer Saeta as its new Vice President of Operations.