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American Cinema Editors (ACE) will honor veteran editors Joel Cox, A.C.E. and Doug Ibold, A.C.E. with the organization’s prestigious Lifetime Career Achievement Award.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors announced the nominees for the 59th annual Golden Reel Awards in movie and TV categories.
Image Metrics, Inc., a provider of digital facial animation technology and services for the entertainment industry, announced the sale of its industry leading FACEWARE™ product line to a newly formed spin-off company - Faceware Technologies Inc.
Syfy has promoted Chris Regina, who has played a significant role in the channel’s brand and programming growth, to Senior Vice President, Programming.
Warner Bros. has hired P.J. Hogan to direct Bone, a movie based on the comics by Jeff Smith. Patrick Sean Smith, who is best known for creating the ABC Family series Greek, has been hired to write the script.
Kodak, the maker of digital cameras and film for the photo, movie and TV industries will continue to operate its businesses and hopes to emerge from bankruptcy next year after cutting costs and selling some of its patents.
The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 48th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2011.
A group of former employees of ILM and Kerner Optical have announced the launch of a new company, 32TEN Studios, which will be based at the former site of ILM, at 3210 Kerner Boulevard in San Rafael, CA.
The deadline for entries for the 20th edition of the International Animation Festival of Brazil, ANIMA MUNDI 2012, is March 22.
Cut&Paste, the international digital design tournament pitting the best 2D, 3D and motion/animation pros across 12 global cities, announced the addition of Helsinki – the 2012 World Design Capital – to its 2011-12 tour.
The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) has opened up its submission process for animated films for their inaugural event to take place June 22 – 24th, 2012.
Syfy has inked actor Grant Bowler to star in Defiance, a groundbreaking science fiction series that will unite television and massive multiplayer online (MMO) gaming for the very first time.
Commercial production company Motion Theory (MTh) has added Swedish team Mårlind & Stein to their directorial roster.
TeleFutura is expanding its programming lineup with the additions of one of the most successful franchises in television – Family Guy – and bringing it for the first time to Spanish-language television in the U.S.
A retrospective of Syd Mead's work, Progressions, will be on exhibit at the Forest Lawn Museum January 27 through April 15, 2012; artist reception to be held on January 26, 2012.
Paramount Pictures announced that principal photography has commenced in Los Angeles, CA on the sequel to Star Trek from director J.J. Abrams.
A limited number of free tickets are available for the West Coast Premiere of Justice League: Doom at the The Paley Center for Media on February 16.
American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced nominations for the 62nd Annual ACE Eddie Awards recognizing outstanding editing in nine categories of film, television and documentaries.
Animation producer Max Howard will hold a speech at the upcoming graduation event for Character Animators and Computer Graphic Artists at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has netted five nominations at the 32nd annual Genie Awards.
Oscar.com, the official online home of the 84th Academy Awards®, is launching its award-winning Oscar Digital Experience today with a first look at Billy Crystal’s return to Oscar’s stage.
After teaming up with the company for the better part of a year on the vaunted Chevron Digital Experience project, Ryan McGrath has officially joined HUSH's staff as its new Head of Production.