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Box Office Report: 'Think Like a Man' Topples 'Hunger Games'

Ensemble comedy “Think Like a Man,” adapted from Steve Harvey's best-selling advice book “Act Like a Lady”, gets bragging rights to being the film to topple Lionsgate's blockbuster “The Hunger Games,” which has now grossed $357 million domestically.

Disney Headline News

Rich Ross Steps Down as Disney Chair

Rich Ross resigned as chairman of Walt Disney Studios on Friday, his surprise exit bookended between the company's recent $200 million loss from “John Carter” and the forthcoming box office and other ancillary earnings from Marvel's “The Avengers.”

Animation Headline News

Ottawa Animation Fest Unveils 2012 Lineup

Organizers of the Ottawa International Animation Festival have unveiled the lineup for the 2012 edition of the festival, along with poster art from Koji Yamamura, winner of the 2007 grand prize for his film “A Country Doctor.”

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Stoopid Monkey Releases Mobile App

Stoopid Monkey, founded by Emmy-winning Robot Chicken creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, and Bare Tree Media have teamed up to create the first branded mobile app for internet sensation Stoopid Monkey.

Artists Headline News

VFX Artists to Hold Culver City Union Meeting

In a campaign to change working conditions for VFX artists at Sony Pictures Imageworks, a group calling itself SpiUnion will hold a lunchtime meeting in Culver City on Friday with officials from the Animation Guild and its union parent IATSE.

Foundry Headline News

Foundry Announces HIERO for Windows

Visual effects software developer The Foundry announced a new Beta version of HIERO, which allows users to download and trial the software on the Windows operating system.

Creative Headline News

Fusion ioFX Accelerates Adobe CS6 Production Premium

Fusion-io announced that the upcoming release of Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium, Adobe’s powerful new generation of post-production software, is optimized to work with Fusion’s new ioFX workstation products.

Technology Headline News

Rob Legato & Steve Wozniak Talk Technology at NAB 2012

Academy Award winner Rob Legato and Fusion-io Chief Scientist Steve Wozniak discuss technology and creativity at the Post Production World Conference keynote at NAB 2012. Steve Forde of Adobe and Vincent Brisebois of Fusion-io kick off the talk by revealing that Adobe Creative Suite 6 is the first software application to be optimized for the Fusion ioFX.

Show Headline News

Calabash to Create New 'Dora the Explorer' Show Open

Dora The Explorer, Nickelodeon’s popular children’s show, has a bit more to explore thanks to Calabash Animation who partnered with the network to create the new minute-long show open.

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