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MR. X INC. today announced a company restructuring and consolidation plan intended to help the company achieve its goal of emerging as one of the world’s top players in visual effects and animation.
Brendan Fraser will re-team with his JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH director Eric Brevig for Arclight Films' WILLIAM TELL, reports ComingSoon.net.
Moonscoop has announced a host of sales for its pre-school animated series SAM SAM, reports Variety.
BBC Earth Films, Evergreen Films and Reliance Pictures have decided to go with The Cameron | Pace Fusion 3D camera system for their theatrical rendition of the popular TV series and stage show WALKING WITH DINOSAURS, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
John Malkovich is in talks to take the villain role in Summit's adaptation of Isaac Marion's WARM BODIES, reports Heat Vision.
Today, we're proud to announce that Max Payne 3 - the new dark, gritty action experience that continues the tale of former New York City detective Max Payne and is sure to satisfy both newcomers and veterans to the historic franchise alike - is expected to launch on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC in March 2012 in North America and Europe.
Willie Nelson, Coldplay, the US restaurant chain Chipotle and Nexus animation director Johnny Kelly have made a creative alliance to create BACK TO THE START, a short animated film highlighting the issue of sustainable farming.
Zoic Studios, an award-winning visual effects company headquartered in Culver City, CA, has teamed up with Davis Elen Advertising and Contrast Eye in their first collaborative effort to create McDonald’s new “Splash” commercial which gives a fresh take on the new lineup of signature dipping sauces.
Building on the success of their previous outing for Lucky Charms cereal, which found the iconic character Lucky the Leprechaun rendered in CG for the first time, Calabash Animation has expanded Lucky’s CG universe in ‘’Rainbow,’’ a new ad for the General Mills brand.
Harmonix today released their first fully in-house iOS app, VidRhythm, a unique entertainment application that allows you to remix your world and make instantly sharable “video music” starring you and your friends.
Since launching Autodesk Smoke for Mac OS X in December 2009, Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), has seen widespread adoption of this all-in-one editorial finishing solution for Mac-based creative workflows.
This year at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), Sept. 9 to 13, Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), will demonstrate its powerful creative software tools for television, film and post-production, with particular focus on Autodesk Flame Premium software (launched last year at IBC) and Autodesk Flare software (launched here in 2009).
Aniboom Virtual Studio (aniboom.com), the world’s first virtual animation studio, has partnered with leading Communication Artist Gideon Amichay to honor the upcoming 10th anniversary of 9/11by bringing together animators from all over the world.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced the appointment of Jiande Chen as Chief Executive Officer of IMAX China, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IMAX Corporation.
Cut&Paste, the global digital design competition known for its lively onstage battles and reputation-making performances, will return to 12 cities this year, this time with Adobe as the event's Platinum Sponsor.
The University of Arts and Design (HfG) in Karlsruhe has invested in SGO's Mistika for its world-class research centre and state-of-the-art Expanded 3Digital Cinema Laboratory, to equip its students with the industry's leading and innovative technology. Developing creative individuals by providing relevant market-ready skills, applied research, innovation and ambition, the University of Arts and Design will place Mistika at the core of its post production courses.
ASSIMILATE (www.assimilateinc.com), the leading provider of powerful post-production tools for digital workflows, has teamed up with The Bridge Media Training Ltd (www.thebridgetraining.com) in London, UK, to provide in-depth digital cinema and broadcast training courses for its SCRATCH DI finishing and SCRATCH Lab VFX and on-location dailies workflow products.
At IBC 2011, Facilis Technology, a leader in advanced shared storage solutions for post-production and content creation, is unveiling version 5.2 of its TerraBlock SAN.
Following a failed Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorg, Kerner Optical has been forced to shut down, reports Variety.
Hasbro and director Ridley Scott have hired ED WOOD scribes Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski to pen their MONOPOLY adaptation, reports Heat Vision.
As part of a two-year first-look deal with Warner Bros., KatzSmith Prods.' David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith will work on a sequel to Tim Burton's BEETLEJUICE, reports Deadline.com. T