Southpaw Technology, a leading developer of production asset management (PAM) technology for digital content creation companies, announced today that Toonbox Entertainment (Toonbox) is deploying 100 seats of TACTIC to manage all of the assets and data for its first feature-length production, The Nut Job.
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The Bakery, the 3D computer graphics software company, will be showcasing their game-changing lighting, shading and rendering solution, Bakery Relight at this year’s SIGGRAPH show, which takes place at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
Tweak Software will be previewing the newest features for its RV image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists at SIGGRAPH 2011.
Blue Sky's ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT has added a host of new talent to its voice cast, reports Variety.
Even though the first film in the SPIDER-MAN reboot series doesn't arrive until next summer, Sony has picked a release date for the sequel, writes Heat Vision.
Nelvana Enterprises’ new animated comedy series, Scaredy Squirrel, will debut in the U.S. on Cartoon Network on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 7 p.m. ET/PT, airing weekly in the same time slot.
Brian Kirk (HBO's GAME OF THRONES) is in discussions to take the helm of Marvel Studios and Disney's THOR 2, reports Show Blitz.
With summer in full swing, The Hub television network, a destination for kids and their families, will present a special “Dog Days of Summer” programming event August 8-14 featuring a week of dog-themed movies, culminating in the return of all-new episodes of one of the network’s most popular series, the animated “Pound Puppies.”
GK Films' Graham King and Infinitum Nihil's Johnny Depp are set to produce an adaptation of Sam Sarkar's comic miniseries THE VAULT, reports ComingSoon.net.
Producers David Heyman (HARRY POTTER) and Roy Lee (OLDBOY remake) are setting up an adaptation of the Image comic miniseries NONPLAYER at Warner Bros., reports Heat Vision.
Disney has tapped Robert Ben Garant (NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM) to pen an adaptation of the manga TUXEDO GIN, reports Deadline.com.
Nickelodeon Russia, a unit of Viacom International Media Networks, today announced SpongeBob SquarePants, the iconic character from Nickelodeon's global hit series, is coming to Moscow in a new and glamorous way.
Animation Mentor, the state-of-the-art online animation school founded by animators for animators, announced today that cofounder Carlos Baena will be attending SIGGRAPH 2011.
e-on software, the leader in 3D sky, light and nature technologies, today announced the immediate availability of the highly anticipated trial version of Carbon Scatter for Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya, and Maxon Cinema4D.
Tippett Studio brought their expertise to Columbia Pictures' THE SMURFS. Scott Liedtka, the co-visual effects supervisor, answers some questions about their work.
Add CLUE to the pile of Hasbro board game-inspired film projects that Universal has dropped, reports Deadline.com. After signing a six-year deal with the game maker in 2008, Universal has also dropped MONOPOLY and MAGIC: THE GATHERING. Universal is still making films from the Hasbro-owner properties BATTLESHIP, STRETCH ARMSTRONG, CANDY LAND and OUIJA.
Disney has hired Animal Logic commercials director/vfx artist Michael Gracey to direct its Snow White project THE ORDER OF THE SEVEN, which was formerly titled SNOW AND THE SEVEN, reports Heat Vision.
Benjamin Walker (ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER) is in talks to join the cast of Legendary Pictures' PARADISE LOST, reports Deadline.com.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that the next installment in the popular Final Destination franchise, Final Destination 5, will be the first film in the horror series to open in IMAX.
Render Rocket LLC, an advanced cloud-based rendering services company, and Thinware Media Ltd., the developers of the StudioCAP workflow automation and asset management solution for animation studios, announced today a new strategic partnership and technology integration that will enable animation studios to fully automate the process of rendering in the cloud.