Mark Driscoll, President of LOOK Effects, will be participating in “The Business of the Business: The State of the Union in 2011-2012” panel at the SIGGRAPH Business Symposium on Sunday, August 5th.
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Christopher Nolan's “The Dark Knight Rises” crosses the $300 million mark at the worldwide box office in less than a week.
Warner Bros. and director Peter Jackson are seeking to turn the planned two-film “Hobbit” franchise into a trilogy.
David Steinberg has been named Senior Vice President, Production, for Nickelodeon Animation Studios.
KMel Robotics and Marshmallow Laser Feast tap Vicon technology for a spectacular live show for the Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase at the 2012 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
Modus FX announces its successes on major film and TV productions, representation by the prestigious International Creative Management (ICM) agency, the recent opening of its previs division and two award nominations.
Thinkbox Software announces the release of Draft, a lightweight compositing and video processing tool designed to automate typical post-render tasks.
Rubicon Group Holding (RGH) has appointed Ilyssa Goodman to the position of Director of Distribution.
Veteran Toei Animation executive Katsuhiro Takagi has been named President, Toei Animation Co., Ltd., effective immediately.
Ingenuity Engine completed extensive work on the 3D music video for “Wide Awake,” which was written for the 3D “Katy Perry: Part of Me” film.
On September 25, 2012, “G.I. JOE: RENEGADES”: The Complete First Season Blu-ray Collection debuts on home entertainment shelves.
“The Amazing World of Gumball” returns with the premiere of its second season August 14 at 7:00 p.m.
RE:Vision Effects announces the initial release of their ReelSmart Motion Blur and DE:Noise plug-in products for Vegas Pro by Sony Creative Software.
Entertainment One Family continues to bolster the international presence of its children’s properties by inking a series of new broadcast sales in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
Culver City/Vancouver-based visual effects house Zoic Studios promotes rising creative design talent Tony Meister to Art Director.
Ballistic Publishing unleashes EXPOSÉ 10, the latest installment of the Finest Digital Art in the Known Universe.
Fast food chain restaurant Chick-Fil-A pulls Jim Henson's Creature Shop Puppet Kids Meal toys, citing the action as a safety issue.
Actress Ginny Tyler, who did voice work for many Disney cartoons, the animated sequences in the studio's “Mary Poppins” and for “Davey and Goliath” and “The Gumby Show” among other TV series, died July 13 in Seattle.
Following its animated hit "Despicable Me" and a just-opened 3D theme park ride at Universal Studios Orlando, Illumination Entertainment has set an untitled feature spinoff based on The Minions as its fifth feature film with Universal.
Leading motion capture and animation service company House of Moves (HOM) helped bring realism to the soldiers and villains in the recently released third-person shooter “Starhawk” through full body motion capture, which was used as the basis for the title’s in-game animation.