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Headline News Real Steel to Open in at Least 370 IMAX Theatres Worldwide

IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), DreamWorks Studios and The Walt Disney Studios today announced that the action drama Real Steel will open in 270 domestic IMAX theatres Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, simultaneous with its North American wide release.

Headline News Gnomon Reveals 2011 Student Compilation Reel

The Gnomon School of Visual Effects, a world-class entertainment art school nestled in the heart of Hollywood, has released its 2011 Student Work Compilation reel.

Headline News Bill Plympton to Have First New York Gallery Exhibition

Ellen Sragow, curator/owner of Sragow Gallery, is pleased to announce: “Bill Plympton: “The King of Indie Animation" Exhibit and Sale of his Hand Drawn Works from the 1980’s to the present.”

Headline News Johns Hopkins Joins 12 Other Institutions as NVIDIA CUDA Center of Excellence

NVIDIA today announced that it has named The Johns Hopkins University a CUDA Center of Excellence, recognizing its ground-breaking work leveraging NVIDIA GPUs and NVIDIA CUDA technology to drive education and research programs across a range of scientific disciplines.

Headline News Pixomondo Relies on LightWave to Bring Dinosaurs to Life in Terra Nova

The two-hour premiere of Steven Spielberg’s highly anticipated "Terra Nova" television series, which aired Monday September 26, 2011 on Fox Television, brings visually astounding science-fiction to prime time television once again—and NewTek LightWave software played a key role in the delivery.

Headline News Atomic Cartoons' Pirate Express Sets Sail for MIPCOM

Atomic Cartoons is pleased to announce that they will be debuting Pirate Express, currently at the development stage with Teletoon Canada, at Mipcom in Cannes, France, on October 3rd.

Headline News HIT Ent. Appoints Bonnier Group as Publishing Partner for Angelina Ballerina

HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading independent children’s entertainment producers and rights owner, today announced it has appointed The Bonnier Publishing Group, the UK based subsidiary of Bonnier Books, a division of the Swedish media giant Bonnier AB, as the first UK and Australia CGI publishing partner for popular pre-school brand, ‘Angelina Ballerina’.

Headline News SIGGRAPH Asia Releases Sneak Preview of 2011 Event

At SIGGRAPH Asia, our programs are platforms for presenting the most innovative research and applications in graphics and interactive techniques, technologically-mediated artwork, new technologies, computer-generated animation, and visual effects.

Headline News Classic Media To Unveil New Hallmark Seasonal Content At MIPCOM

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 11:43am

Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, today announced its new relationship with Hallmark and the first of the hilarious hoops&yoyo entertainment offerings with the Christmas special: hoops&yoyo Ruin Christmas (1x30).

Headline News Nelvana's Scaredy Squirrel Picked Up By Disney In Europe & Beyond

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 11:39am

Nelvana heads to MIPCOM this year celebrating its 40th Anniversary and, as part of the festivities, Nelvana Enterprises is announcing an agreement that will see its animated comedy series Scaredy Squirrel broadcast on Disney Channel and Disney XD in Europe and beyond.

Headline News PipelineFX to Exhibit at Siggraph ASIA 2011

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 11:29am

PipelineFX, makers of Qube! - the leading render farm management software for digital media creation, announced today their presence at Siggraph ASIA 2011 in Hong Kong December 13-15, 2011 in booth # D14.

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