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Headline News modo Training Now Available on lynda.com

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 8:05am

A new video-based course structured for beginning modo 501 users is now available through lynda.com, offering a quick on-ramp to proficiency with modo's modeling tools, Shader Tree and ultra-intuitive workflow.

Headline News Disney Channels Celebrate Halloween Throughout October

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 8:01am

Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior will celebrate the year's spookiest holiday with all-new Halloween-themed episodes, popular guest stars and special performances beginning FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7.

Headline News Avatar Invades Disney Theme Parks

By Rick DeMott | Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 11:48am

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide, James Cameron's Lightstorm Ent. and 20th Century Fox have made a deal to create AVATAR rides at Disney theme parks, reports Variety.

Headline News 9 Story Ent. Becomes Co-Producer, Distributor of Arthur

By Rick DeMott | Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 10:02am

Vince Commisso, President and CEO of 9 Story Entertainment, is pleased to announce a new co-venture with WGBH Boston to produce the popular multiple award-winning children’s series ARTHUR (20x30’), beginning with its 16th season, now in production.

Headline News Warner to Unveil Catwoman Animated Short, Justice League: Doom Peek at NY Comic Con

Warner Home Video, Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation proudly present an action-packed hour of first looks at DC Universe Animated Original Movies properties on Friday, October 14 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. at New York Comic Con.

Headline News Wild Kratts Receives Second Season from PBS KIDS GO!

Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Entertainment have received a second season order from PBS KIDS GO! in the U.S. and TVOntario in Canada for an addition 26 x 22’ episodes of the hit animated comedy adventure series Wild Kratts.

Headline News Sony Creative Software Releases Vegas Movie Studio Visual Effects Suite

Sony Creative Software, a leading global provider of professional editing and authoring applications, today announced the availability of Vegas Movie Studio Visual Effects Suite.

Headline News Shorts International Acquires Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest

The Holocaust has been treated by almost every medium, but rarely animation—and never by a child animator—until now. Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest, animated by 10-year-old filmmaker and award-winning critic Perry Chen, has been acquired for worldwide distribution by Shorts International, the distributor of Academy Award-nominated shorts tours for the last 6 years in theaters, inDemand!, and on iTunes and ShortsHD TV in over 100 markets.

Headline News SpongeBob’s Runaway Roadtrip Pulls Onto DVD

Join SpongeBob and Patrick for a never-before-seen hilarious and adventurous vacation in the DVD debut of SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob’s Runaway Roadtrip, which arrives on store shelves before its on-air premiere in November 2011.

Headline News Winning Animators Announced For The TELETOON At Night Pilot Project

TELETOON at Night fans have spoken! The votes are in and Vancouver, BC’s Sheryl Vedamani and Lemoyne, QC’s Philippe Ramsay Gaudreau have 10,000 reasons to gloat today as their animated films have been named the winners of the TELETOON at Night Pilot Project and TÉLÉTOON la Nuit Projet Pilote contests, respectively.

Headline News High Quality & Diversity of European Animated Series Energized Cartoon Forum 2011

European animation for television has a promising future ahead, with strong quality projects sparking the interest of broadcasters and investors as well as audiences.

Headline News HUSH Creates Immersive Experience For Major University

After building addictive interactive installations for high-flying brands like Infiniti, Showtime and Nokia, the Brooklyn-based techoculturalists at HUSH decided to go back to school. University of Dayton, to be specific.

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