William McDonald has been appointed the new Chair of the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media (FTVDM) at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (TFT), effective July 1, 2012.
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Pukeko Pictures signed an agreement deal with the Animation School of the Beijing Film Academy and Grand Entertainment Ltd. (GZ) to establish the “International Animation Technology Joint Research Centre” to actively promote the development of animated projects and open up the expanding international, Chinese and film and television markets.
Ron Meyer, Universal Studios President and COO, will be the 2012 Commencement Speaker for this year’s UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s (TFT) commencement ceremony.
cebas Visual Technology announced that its thinkingParticles tool was heavily relied on in some of the feature scenes for “Snow White and The Huntsman.”
Los Angeles filmmaker Travis Betz recreated the film trailer for Ridley Scott’s "Prometheus" entirely from paper.
CBS Interactive Games extends its reach into eSports and live gaming with new partnerships with own3D and the North American Star League.
Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered spacescapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Marvel Animation release “BLADE ANIME” and “WOLVERINE ANIME” on DVD July 31st.
Mind Candy and Activision announce the upcoming release of “Moshi Monsters: Moshlings Theme Park,” their follow-up to the online interactive game hit, “Moshi Monsters.”
Digital production company Digital Domain Media Group announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with CORE Media Group to jointly develop, produce and own a series of "virtual" Elvis Presley likenesses for a range of entertainment projects.
Lorenzo Fonda teams up with New York-based studio UVPHACTORY for the new Scissor Sisters video, “Baby Come Home.”
SMC Entertainment Group has finalized licensing agreements in the U.S. for the new high definition television series, The Jungle Book, scheduled to debut on June 11, 2012 on Disney XD.
OptiTrack’s Insight VCS gives Nvizage some perspective on “Snow White and the Huntsman’s” fairy tale battleground.
Emmy Award-winning digital animation and visual design company Pixeldust Studios has produced original animations for National Geographic Channel’s upcoming mini-series event “Untamed Americas.”
Paramount Pictures and video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America gave fans the first look at the key villain to be featured in the upcoming “Star Trek” video game.
Children’s and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi appoints two new agents for its hit property, Poppy Cat, extending the brand further into France and Korea.
DIVE delivered 145 shots as lead VFX house and provided DI services for director Brad Parker’s “Chernobyl Diaries,” which premiered nationally on Friday, May 25.
NaturalPoint, makers of OptiTrack motion capture and tracking technology, announced the addition of industry veteran Brian Nilles to the executive team as Chief Strategy Officer.
“Hellraiser” creator and prolific horror and fantasy writer Clive Barker will rewrite the action horror project “Zombies vs. Gladiators” for Amazon Studios.
Starting in Summer 2012, Ankama and Cartoon Network will be broadcasting popular series “WAKEFU” on Cartoon Network and BOING in France, Spain, and Italy.