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Visual Effects Society (VES) Announces Nominees for 10th Annual VES Awards

The Visual Effects Society (VES) today announced the nominees for its 10th Annual VES Awards; Tintin leads with most feature nominations; Boardwalk Empire for broadcast.

Time Headline News

Warner Bros. Doubles DVD Rental Window to 56 Days

As part of Hollywood studios’ efforts to support DVD sales, Time Warner’s Warner Bros. is doubling the window for rental providers Netflix, Redbox and Dish Network-owned Blockbuster to get access to new DVD releases to 56 days. The change is part of Warner's and other Hollywood studios' continuing effort to support profitable DVD sales, which have been weakening.

Technology Headline News

Vicon Technologies Give USC Students Hands-On Motion Capture Experience

Vicon recently collaborated with the Robert Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts at the USC School of Cinematic Arts to upgrade their motion capture system.

Idea Headline News

Big Idea Entertainment to Release New DVD Title: VeggieTales: Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry Men

From Big Idea Entertainment press release:

FRANKLIN, TN -- Big Idea Entertainment announced they will release a brand-new DVD title, VeggieTales®: Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry Men,on March 3 and March 6, 2012 in Christian and general market stores respectively, just in time for the Easter holiday.

Netflix Headline News

Netflix to premiere all eight episodes of Lilyhammer simultaneously

As Netflix debuts its first original series, Lilyhammer, on February 6, the video subscription service has announced that it will make every episode available to viewers all at once.

Films Headline News

10 Contenders Remain in VFX Oscar Race

From the AMPAS press release:

Beverly Hills, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 84th Academy Awards.

The films are listed below in alphabetical order:

Cartoon Headline News

Cartoon Network Enterprises Expands Licensing Portfolio in APAC

Cartoon Network Enterprises has kicked off the new year with the expansion of its Asia Pacific licensing portfolio featuring the launch of popular comedy properties.

Cartoons Headline News

Slap Happy Cartoons Announces Development Deal with YTV for Animated Series Nerds and Monsters

Vancouver-based animation studio Slap Happy Cartoons Inc. has signed a development deal with Corus Entertainment’s YTV for the animated series Nerds and Monsters.

Entertainment Headline News

Students Learn to Tell Compelling Visual Stories at Broadview Entertainment Arts University (BEAU)

BEAU to offer BFA in Comic and Sequential Art for students who want to create cartoons, comic books, storyboards, graphic novels and animated features.

Disney Headline News

Disney and Comcast Announce Long-Term, Comprehensive Distribution Agreement

Disney and Comcast Announce Long-Term, Comprehensive Distribution Agreement; Deal provides Xfinity TV customers broad access to top sports, news and entertainment content across multiple screens in and out of the home.

Syfy Headline News

Colliding Planets and Killer Volcanos Spark January Syfy Saturday Original Movies

Syfy kicks off the New Year with the Saturday Original Movies Swamp Volcano, starring Rachel Hunter and Brad Dourif, and Collision Earth, starring Kirk Acevedo and Diane Farr.

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