The AMPAS Board of Governors has voted the Gordon E. Sawyer Award to Douglas Trumbull, a visionary filmmaker who has worked as a designer, director, inventor and entrepreneur, for his lifetime of technical contributions and leadership in the motion picture industry.
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Carmen Electra is back on the beach with Charlie O’Connell and Brooke Hogan, as they swim for their lives in 2-Headed Shark Attack, debuting on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital January 31st from The Asylum.
GKIDS is bringing a 20-year retrospective of films from Japan’s renowned Studio Ghibli to Los Angeles.
Syfy has named Robyn Lattaker-Johnson, Wayne Sampson and Colin Whelan as Vice Presidents, Alternative Programming, it was announced by Tim Krubsack, SVP, Alternative Programming, to whom they will report.
Musical group They Might Be Giants celebrate the announcement of their 2012 US tour with a dramatic video set to their track "When Will You Die?"
Yowza announced its collaboration with Canadian publisher OwlKids and CBC Television for development of the preschool television series Chirp.
Team Detroit took this year's Ford Mustang Customizer to the next level, creating an interactive experience that not only invites users to help design their dream muscle car.
The Easter Bunny’s hare apparent leaves his ancestral home on Easter Island to pursue pop superstardom in the hilarious comedy Hop, coming to Blu-ray and DVD on March 23, 2012, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
Powered by its biggest yearly ratings ever, Disney XD will premiere more original content with Lab Rats, a comedy series about a teenager and his newfound "siblings," a trio of super-human teens, who together must navigate typical high school and -- not so typical -- bionic glitches.
Twentieth Century Fox’s first-ever animated film, created by renowned director Ralph Bakshi, Wizards appears in a 35th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray + book release on March 13 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Red 5 Studios announces it has cast Lee “Hawk” Reherman to take on the role of Firefall’s hardened war hero, Typhon, at future events.
Valve announced the 2011 growth data for Steam, a leading platform for PC & Mac games and digital entertainment.
Toei Animation has closed a master licensing and merchandising agreement in Brazil with Abr-Art Bag Rio Comercio Importacao e Exportacao for Dragon Ball Z.
ourWorld.com, an online virtual world designed for kids and teens that blends casual games, social networking and self expression, will give fans of Cartoon Network’s smash-hit comedy series,
France's Studiocanal has taken a majority stake in boutique TV production/sales operation Tandem Communications, the Munich-based outfit behind the Emmy-nominated miniseries The Pillars of the Earth and its upcoming sequel World Without End.
Absolute is following the addition of VFX heavyweight Dan Dixon to its staff with the hiring of two additional grade-A talents: Senior Producer Melissa Stephano and Senior CG Artist/Lighter Kevin Couture.
Paramount Pictures and Cirque du Soleil jointly announced that the studio has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the Cirque du Soleil 3D feature film entitled Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away.
Denmark’s Egmont International Holdings has bought the half of Norwegian network TV2 it didn’t already own for US$350M.
International television and cross-media animation festival Cartoons on the Bay has extended the deadline for submissions for its Pulcinella Awards to February 1, 2012.
Presented by The 5D | Institute and the USC School of Cinematic Arts,FLUX: Digital Design and Worldbuilding for Narrative Media is a three-part exploration into design as the backbone of digital narrative media.
Guillaume Schiffman, AFC (The Artist), Jeff Cronenweth, ASC (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Robert Richardson, ASC (Hugo), Hoyte van Hoytema, FSF, NSC (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), and Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC (The Tree of Life) have been nominated in the feature film category of the 26th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Outstanding Achievement Awards.
Disney XD will launch Marvel Universe, a dedicated Marvel programming block, with the new series Ultimate Spider-Man as its centerpiece, on Sunday, April 1.
NewTek announced that Carter Holland has joined the company as executive vice president of worldwide marketing, with responsibility for NewTek’s global brand image and integrated marketing efforts.