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Headline News Paul WS Anderson Directs Time-Lapse 3D Spot For Deutsche Telekom

Internationally acclaimed director, Paul WS Anderson, of the Mob, (www.mobfilm.com) has brought the full force of his world-renowned 3D expertise to bear on the breathtaking new commercial campaign for Deutsche Telekom.

Headline News Absolute Gets Colorful with Crayola

Mcgarrybowen concepted the campaign. Identity Director Javier Blanco made the spots. That just left Absolute Lead VFX Artist Nathan Kane with the minor task of making the entire galaxy come alive behind the imaginations of a group of 10-year-olds. And did he ever. In a - surprise - colorful four-spot campaign for Crayola, Kane crafted the essential effects to help bring four new products to life.

Headline News Artistic Image Creates Living Art For iily Brand Coffee

It’s the little moments in a day that make up a grand life, but when you stop to think about it, a day is made up of 86,400 moments – and that’s a lot of living to do. Coca-Cola needed a spot that conveyed the message that in this hectic world, illy brand coffee-flavoured energy drink is a great way to get a boost. Artistic Image (AI), the hybrid design, VFX, production and editorial company, took that ‘on the go’ idea and ran with it, creating the a captivating concept and taking it to completion to deliver a commercial with a fast-paced, urban contemporary feel tailored to the product’s target market.

Headline News Jim Henson Company, Sprout, Sixteen South To Co-Produce Pajanimals

World-renowned family entertainment producer and distributor The Jim Henson Company has partnered with 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout and Northern Ireland’s Sixteen South Limited for the co-production of 26 half-hour episodes (52 x 11’) of the new preschool series, PAJANIMALS, which will air exclusively in the U.S. on Sprout.

Headline News VeggieTales To Be Available On Mobile Devices & Channels

Big Idea Entertainment, a leading studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today delivery of mobile-based VeggieTales content to fans and audiences nationwide via a VeggieTales channel on Sprint TV.

Headline News Animation Mentor Launches Animals & Creatures: Master Class

Animation Mentor (AnimationMentor.com), the state-of-the-art online animation school, will be accepting applications from professional animators for their new Animals & Creatures: Master Class on Tuesday, April 12, 2011.

Headline News Los Angeles Film School Takes Rendering to the Next Level With Qube!

PipelineFX, makers of Qube!, the leading render farm management software for digital media creation, announced today that the Los Angeles Film School (LAFS) has selected Qube! to manage rendering for their fast-growing graphics and animation program.

Headline News Lightworks Integrated Into ARC+ Software

Lightworks, the world's leading supplier of rendering solutions for developers of advanced 3D computer graphics software, is pleased to announce that Arc Technology has integrated Lightworks rendering technology within the latest version of their ARC+ software.

Headline News Shotgun, Thinkbox Offer Integrated Production Tracking & Deadline Render Queue Management

Shotgun Software, the web-based project management and collaboration system, and Thinkbox Software's Deadline render queue management software, today announced their intent to integrate their tools, offering visual effects, animation and digital production studios an out-of-the-box solution that greatly increases the speed of the render and review workflow and provides insights into how studios are using their render resources.

Headline News AJA Announces FS2 Dual Channel Universal Frame Synchronizer and Converter

AJA Video Systems opens up myriad workflow possibilities with the launch of FS2, a universal frame synchronizer and converter with two completely independent channels that can be used separately or together, all in a compact 1RU design.

Headline News GenArts Names Amir J. Malin to Board Of Directors

GenArts, Inc. the premier provider of visual effects software designed for the film, television and digital production communities, announced today that media and entertainment veteran Amir J. Malin has joined the company’s Board of Directors.

Headline News HIT Ent. Partners With Falabella Stores For New Thomas & Friends

HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children’s entertainment, has partnered with Falabella, a leading department store in Latin America, to launch an exclusive Thomas & Friends direct to retail program in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Peru.

Headline News Rio Scores Big in International Debut

Debuting internationally ahead of its U.S. premiere this weekend, RIO flew away with the biggest international opening of the year thus far, writes The Hollywood Reporter. Opening in 72 markets, the animated comedy made approximately $55 million.

Headline News Alex Rider Writer Penning Tintin Sequel

Anthony Horowitz, the writer of the ALEX RIDER YA series, told Richard Bacon’s Radio 5 talk show that he would be writing the second TINTIN film to be directed by Peter Jackson, reports Bleeding Cool.

Headline News Cuppa Coffee Launches Interactive Division

Cuppa Coffee Studios is taking a big leap into the world of interactive entertainment with Lemon Squeezy Interactive, a branch focused solely on mobile and online content.

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