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Headline News Sandler To Voice, Tartakovsky to Direct Hotel Transylvania

Adam Sandler will voice the lead role of Dracula in Sony Pictures Animation’s 3D family comedy Hotel Transylvania, it was announced today by Bob Osher, president, Sony Pictures Digital Productions, and Michelle Raimo-Kouyate, president of production, Sony Pictures Animation.

Headline News VFS Takes School of the Year for the Second Year

Vancouver Film School (VFS), Canada’s premier post-secondary entertainment arts institution and one of the most respected in the world, has been named School of the Year for the second year in a row in cgCoach’s Computer Graphics Student Awards (CGSA).

Headline News BRB Joins Launch Of Voddler In Spain As Content Partner

BRB Internacional will join the launch in Spain of Voddler, Europe's leading online movie downloading service, which opens for pilot testers this month in our country.

Headline News Blind Brings on Three Legged Legs, Matthew Encina

The deep roster of talent represented by Blind is about to get even better with the signing of Three Legged Legs and CD Matthew Encina, both protégés of Blind founder/ECD Chris Do.

Headline News Warner Releases Tom And Jerry: Fur Flying Adventures Volume 2

Warner Home Video (WHV) brings consumers another exciting set of animated antics starring popular cat and mouse duo Tom and Jerry with the release of Tom and Jerry: Fur Flying Adventures V2.

Headline News IMAX Posts Record Worldwide Opening With Transformers 3

IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Paramount Pictures announced today that Transformers: Dark of the Moon 3D, the third film in the blockbuster Transformers franchise, posted a record opening in IMAX theatres, generating $23.1 million globally since launch.

Headline News CRASH+SUES’ Creates Animated Campaign For Best Buy

Ever wonder what comes with that tech device that you are about to purchase, and what accessories you’ll discover you need once you take your new gadget home?Best Buy's new “What’s In The Box” in-store campaign provides the national retailer’s customers with the answer to just that question in a trio of stop motion animated spots brought to life by the talents of CRASH+SUES animators Sean Hall and Cari Merryman.

Headline News Gyroscopik Studios Opens Largest Vicon Motion Capture Stage in Latin America

Vicon, developer of motion capture systems for the entertainment, life science and engineering industries, announced that Gyroscopik Studios, one of Mexico’s largest 3D animation and VFX facilities, is opening Latin America’s largest Vicon motion capture stage at the new Chapala Media Park near their headquarters in Guadalajara, Mexico – the region’s filmmaking hub.

Headline News Eurocom Launches NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M GPU In Line of Notebooks

Eurocom Corporation (, a leading developer of long lifespan, fully upgradable notebooks, high performance mobile workstations and mobile servers is adding the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M graphics processing unit (GPU) to the available GPU options in Eurocom Notebooks.

Headline News Big Idea & Wacky Wallscapes Sign Exclusive License Agreement

Big Idea Entertainment, a leading studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today that they have signed an exclusive licensing deal with Wacky Wallscapes, an industry leader in high quality custom children's wall coverings, to bring the popular VeggieTales characters to a wall near you beginning early this fall.

Headline News First Ever Angelina Ballerina Jewellery Collection from Molly Brown

HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading independent children’s entertainment producers and rights owners, has joined forces with designer jewellery label Molly Brown to create the first ever Angelina Ballerina collection.

Headline News VIZ Media Announces Neuro Anime Series Finale

VIZ Media has announced that the exciting concluding episode of the anime series NEURO: SUPERNATURAL DETECTIVE will stream beginning Friday, July 1st on (, the company’s own premier website for free anime, as well as the streaming content provider HULU (

Headline News Breakthrough Ent.’s Crash Canyon To Land On MTV’s International Channels

The International broadcast rights for Crash Canyon, the all-new original prime time animated series developed by The Simpson’s co-executive producer Joel Cohen, and produced by Breakthrough Entertainment in association with Shaw Rocket Fund and TELETOON Canada, have been secured by MTV’s international channels (excluding North America) for debut in 2012.