After opening over the weekend in India, THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN had the largest opening weekend for an animated feature in the country's history, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
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AMC has purchased the UFO drama THUNDERSTRUCK from writing/directing team Paul Boardman and Scott Derrickson and BATTLESTAR GALACTICA exec producer David Eick, reports Deadline.com.
Oscar-winning visual effects house, Framestore, is embarking on a joint enterprise with Arts University College Bournemouth (AUCB) to create a regional outpost for visual effects preparatory work.
After 25 years of design and creative professionals anticipating a workstation that simultaneously performs complex analysis and visualization, NVIDIA announced today its arrival, with the introduction of NVIDIA Maximus technology.
Yesterday, the Motion Picture Academy screened 45 qualified animated short films for short list voting in a program from which the eventual 2011 Oscar winner will be chosen.
Thinkbox Software reports that studios are saving significant electricity and related costs by using the Power Management feature in its Deadline render management system.
The Walt Disney Studios proudly announces the addition of LADY AND THE TRAMP and CINDERELLA to its coveted, cutting-edge Blu-ray Diamond Collection line-up of animated classics.
TRAFFIC writer Stephen Gaghan has finished rewrites on M. Night Shyamalan's ONE THOUSAND A.E., reports Variety.
Reel FX [www.reelfx.com] reveals details of its stereoscopic CG animation for “Humbugged: Rockettes to the Rescue” – a unique scene within the 2011 Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring the world-famous Radio City Rockettes –“The Rockettes Magical Journey” which opens Friday, November 11th, 2011.
Max Irons (RED RIDING HOOD) has been cast as the second male lead in the big screen adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's THE HOST, reports EW.
Sacha Baron Cohen is in talks to join the impressive cast of Quentin Tarantino's DJANGO UNCHAINED, reports Variety.
Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years, The West Wing) and Olympic speed skating champion Apolo Ohno will take on a deadly mythical beast in the new Syfy Saturday Original Movie Tasmanian Devil, which will begin production in British Columbia this month.
NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, today announced NewTek LightWave™ 11, a powerful new version of its Emmy® Award-winning, professional 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software.
Nick Jr., Nickelodeon’s award winning pre-school channel, today announces that Hope Nursery School in Belfast will receive £20,000 funding, as they drew the greatest number of public votes in the channel’s nationwide social responsibility campaign Help Dora Help.
The American Cinematheque presents an evening of madcap Animated Entertainment with Animator BILL KOPP and Voice Talent Brad Garrett, Tom Kenny, Jess Harnell, Jeff DeGrandis & Margaret Loesch In Person!
Students around the world attending an accredited school are encouraged to submit a maximum of two minutes of a media project — visual effects sequences, short films and more — created Jan. 1, 2011, through Nov. 30, 2011.
Zinkia, a Spanish company specializing in entertainment brand production and management and creator of the multi award-winning property Pocoyo, has received authorization from the US securities market regulator, SEC (the Securities Exchange Commission), for an issue of Level-1 ADRs (American Depositary Receipts) on Zinkia shares earmarked for placement among US investors.
Bil Keane, the creator of the one-panel comic FAMILY CIRCUS, passed away from congestive heart failure on Nov. 8, 2011 at his home Paradise Valley, Arizona (via The Huffington Post).
Legendary Pictures has hired Max Borenstein to pen the latest draft of GODZILLA, reports Heat Vision.
Evan Spiliotopoulos, the writer of SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN and BATTLE FOR TERRA, has been tapped to pen Universal's adaptation of '70s videogame classic ASTEROIDS, reports Heat Vision.
Imira Entertainment, Spain’s leading production and distribution company specialising in youth programming, has signed Latin American and Iberian sales for timeless animated series The Smurfs (256x26’) from distributor IMPS, including a deal with Cartoon Network in Spain which has acquired 104 episodes of the series for Free and Pay TV.
A&E Network has launched an online narrative prequel, 'Dark Score Stories,' to "Stephen King's Bag of Bones," a four-hour epic miniseries based on The New York Times #1 bestselling novel, and featuring Pierce Brosnan's return to television.
It’s time to laugh as if you had a belly full of jelly and cuddle up in a blanket and enjoy that warm, fuzzy holiday feeling when Cartoon Network kicks off its holiday programming on Monday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. (ET, PT) with the premiere of all new holiday specials from Monday night original series Johnny Test, Adventure Time and MAD.