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Paramount Pictures and Cirque du Soleil jointly announced that the studio has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the Cirque du Soleil 3D feature film entitled Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away.
Denmark’s Egmont International Holdings has bought the half of Norwegian network TV2 it didn’t already own for US$350M.
International television and cross-media animation festival Cartoons on the Bay has extended the deadline for submissions for its Pulcinella Awards to February 1, 2012.
Presented by The 5D | Institute and the USC School of Cinematic Arts,FLUX: Digital Design and Worldbuilding for Narrative Media is a three-part exploration into design as the backbone of digital narrative media.
Guillaume Schiffman, AFC (The Artist), Jeff Cronenweth, ASC (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Robert Richardson, ASC (Hugo), Hoyte van Hoytema, FSF, NSC (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), and Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC (The Tree of Life) have been nominated in the feature film category of the 26th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Outstanding Achievement Awards.
Disney XD will launch Marvel Universe, a dedicated Marvel programming block, with the new series Ultimate Spider-Man as its centerpiece, on Sunday, April 1.
NewTek announced that Carter Holland has joined the company as executive vice president of worldwide marketing, with responsibility for NewTek’s global brand image and integrated marketing efforts.
Disney Junior, a 24-hour basic cable/satellite channel expressly for kids age 2-7 and their parents/caregivers, will launch Friday, March 23 in the U.S., joining 28 other Disney Junior channels around the world.
Blur Studio was tapped by director David Fincher to create the opening title sequence for his highly-anticipated film, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.
Universal will mark its 100th anniversary in 2012, and will commemorate its centennial with a yearlong celebration including major film restorations, a new logo unveiling, home entertainment offerings, theme park celebrations, signature events and a sweeping social media campaign.
Yahoo! has joined forces with with Playtone and Reliance Entertainment to bring Tom Hanks' multi-dimensional animated series Electric City to Yahoo! in 2012.
Blackmagic Design today announced Intensity Shuttle, a revolutionary new video capture and playback solution that uses Intel’s groundbreaking Thunderbolt technology.
The date for the 12th Japanese Film Festival Nippon Connection in Frankfurt am Main is set: From May 2-6, 2012, the biggest festival for Japanese cinema worldwide will once more present more than 100 of the latest Japanese short and feature films.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced the Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition, a content-rich version of 2011’s award-winning Mortal Kombat videogame.
What happens when a spacecraft crash lands in a small-town junkyard and the owners offer a cash prize to whoever can eliminate their alien pest?
Disney Channel and Disney XD Present Phineas And Ferb – Time Shift Weekend Beginning Friday, January 13.
University of Creative Arts graduate Chloe Rodham won the Open/Drawn category of the inaugural Red Bull Canimation contest.
LipSync Productions announced production of the forthcoming vampire thriller Byzantium, a co-production between Stephen Woolley’s Number 9 Films and Parallel Films, with LipSync Post to complete all post work for the film.
Image Metrics Inc. announced the availability of Zombie Wars, an iPad® exclusive free digital comic app that lets users insert their images into a tale of a zombie outbreak and become the main characters.
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, announced that it is now accepting applications for its highly successful annual internship program, Inspire.