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Big Block Takes Top Car Brands For A Spin With Digital Stunt Driving

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 10:19am

Digital production and visual effects studio Big Block has had a highly prolific year-end, producing innovative digital automotive content and virtual stunt driving for broadcast and interactive projects for MINI, Chrysler, Toyota, Ford and Fiat.

Digital Headline News

Digital Domain Media Group Announces Joint Venture in China

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 1:10pm

Digital Domain Media Group, Inc. (NYSE: DDMG), a leading digital production company focused on visual effects, original content animation and major studio co-productions, today launched its expansion into the high growth China film market with the announcement of the company's first strategic partnership in China.

Stop-motion Headline News

Voice Cast Goes to Hell & Back for R-Rated Stop-Motion Feature

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 1:04pm

ShadowMachine has tapped Nick Swardson (BUCKY LARSON: BORN TO BE A STAR) and TJ Miller (HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON) to head the voice cast for their R-rated stop-motion feature HELL & BACK, reports Deadline.com.

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Comic Writer Tapped to Rework Just Cause Adaptation

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 12:56pm

Producers Adrian Askarieh and Eric Eisner have hired Bryan Edward Hill, who created the Image comic 7 DAYS FROM HELL, to rewrite their adaptation of Square Enix's videogame JUST CAUSE: SCORPION RISING, reports Heat Vision.

Digital Headline News

Digital Domain Institute Announces Licensing by Florida Department of Education

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 12:47pm

Florida is now home to a newly licensed, world-class animation and digital arts institute powered by Digital Domain Media Group (NYSE: DDMG), the parent company of Hollywood visual effects studio, Digital Domain.

Idea Headline News

Big Idea Presents New VeggieTales Live! Show

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 12:45pm

Big Idea Entertainment, a leading studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today they will debut their all-new VeggieTales Live! God Made You Special tour in over 30 major markets nationwide—including Atlanta, Nashville, Jacksonville, Birmingham and more—beginning February 23, 2012.

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Everything’s Rosie Runs Away With HTI

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 12:37pm

Wheeled toys featuring hit pre-school brand Everything’s Rosie will soon be spinning into parks, gardens and playgrounds across the UK thanks to a new agreement between producer V&S Entertainment and HTI - the UK’s largest privately-owned wheeled toy designer and manufacturer.

Brickyard Headline News

Animation Company General Gau Launches in Boston

Renowned character animator Anders Beer has teamed up with Brickyard VFX co-owners Dave Waller and Geoff McAuliffe to launch General Gau, a hybrid animation/production company dedicated to creating custom character-based content.

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Rise of the Planet of Apes Swings Onto Blu-ray & DVD

A single act of both compassion and arrogance leads to a battle unlike any other when RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES makes its worldwide debut on Blu-ray, DVD and digital download on December 13th in North America and starting December 7th Internationally.

Digital Headline News

Digital Domain Creates Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Teaser

Activision Publishing, Inc and High Moon Studios tapped Digital Domain and Mothership Director Neil Huxley to create the unexpected teaser for "TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON" that premiered December 10th during the 2011 Video Game Awards show on Spike TV.

Entertainment Headline News

Detective Dee Released on Blu-ray and DVD

Master genre director, Tusi Hark’s critically acclaimed action adventure masterpiece, DETECTIVE DEE AND THE MYSTERY OF THE PHANTOM FLAME, staring legendary Hong Kong actor, Andy Lau (Infernal Affairs, The House of Flying Daggers), Bingbing Li (Forbidden Kingdom), Carina Lau (2046), and Tony Leung Ka-fai (Bodyguards & Assassins), leaps on to Blu-ray, DVD, Digital and Video on Demand, this December 13 from Indomina Releasing.

Imax Headline News

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Hits 61 IMAX Theatres in China Dec. 15

IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Bona Film Group (Nasdaq: BONA), a leading film distributor in China, today announced that the 3D martial arts motion picture Flying Swords of Dragon Gate will be released in China, in the immersive IMAX 3D format beginning Thursday, December 15.

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