Thinkbox Software announced the updated version of the company's popular render farm management solution for Windows, Linux and Mac OSX-based render farms, Deadline 6.0.
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At SIGGRAPH next month in Los Angeles, Shotgun Software will announce Shotgun 4.0 and an upgrade to the pre-release version of Revolver, currently in private beta.
“Defiance” will commence series production in Toronto, ON starting July 24, having completed shooting on the pilot episode this past spring (for a total of 12 episodes/13 hours).
HIT Entertainment and P2 Games announce the launch of "Bob the Builder’s Playtime Fun" for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.
Union VFX announces its collaboration with artistic director Danny Boyle and the BBC to create short films to be featured in the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony.
In the wake of the Colorado shootings, "The Dark Knight Rises" took in $160.9 million in its opening weekend at the domestic box office, the best debut ever for a 2D movie, and the third best debut of all time.
The San Francisco chapter of the International Animated Film Association announces the winners of the first-ever ASIFA-SF Spring Festival.
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.