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Headline News WGA West Awards McDuffie & Kress

Animation writers Dwayne McDuffie and Earl Kress have been posthumously named co-recipients of the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ (AWC) 14th Annual Animation Writing Award, recognizing their outstanding contributions to the craft of animation writing, as well as their work with the Writers Guild in organizing animation.

Headline News Warners Works Out Wrath of the Titans Title Dispute

Warner Bros. and comicbook publisher Bluewater Prods. have settled their dispute over the title of the CLASH OF THE TITANS sequel WRATH OF THE TITANS, reports Variety.

Headline News Director Kamil Polak Talks Lost Town Of Switez Short

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 11:32am

The short animation film “The Lost Town of Switez” from director Kamil Polak was recently screened at the Los Angeles Academy screenings for short animation films that are qualified for this year’s Oscars race.

Headline News House of Moves Debuts Eye Tracking Animation Process in New Need For Speed

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 11:10am

Leading motion capture and animation service company House of Moves (HOM) put their newly revealed electrooculography (EOG) capture pipeline to work for the first time on EA’s video game Need For Speed: The Run, now available.

Headline News Super 8 Game Hide and Tweet Debuts

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 11:07am

Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) invites fans across the country to enter into the world of mystery and adventure created by director J.J. Abrams in his sensational coming-of-age story SUPER 8 with a unique Twitter promotion.

Headline News MPC Shows How DIRECTV Viewers Can Freeze Time

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 10:53am

We've seen robots fighting in a kitchen, 17th century lovers chasing one another through a woman's home, and a fireman rescue a child as a man casually looks on. Now, DIRECTV's Don't Just Watch TV campaign continues with an incredible man-on-wolf battle raging in a suburban home, the product of a brilliant collaboration between the LA and London offices of MPC and Biscuit Filmworks Director Noam Murro, all working via Grey NY.

Headline News Bent Image Lab Produces Hallmark's Stop-Motion Jingle All the Way

Bent Image Lab, the animation studio behind many successful commercials, music videos, shorts, and visual effects projects is now co-producing long format content for television. “Jingle All the Way”, a stop motion animated show for Hallmark Channel is Bent’s first endeavor into long form animation.