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Headline News ARRI and Tweak Software announce High-End VFX support for ALEXA and ARRIRAW

Tweak Software, makers of RV, the next generation image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists, and ARRI, makers of the ALEXA digital camera, today announced their collaboration to integrate high dynamic range, uncompromised color support for ALEXA into Tweak's tools for playback, dailies and transcoding.

Headline News 28 Weeks Later Helmer Flies to The Crow

Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 WEEK LATER) has inked a deal to direct Relativity Media and Apaches Ent.'s remake of THE CROW, reports Variety. Based on James O'Barr's comics, Fresnadillo will work with a yet-to-be-hired writer on the script.

The story follows Eric Draven, who returns from the dead to hunt down the men who murder him and his wife.

Headline News GenArts & USC Form Broad Visual Effects Collaboration

GenArts, Inc. and the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts (USC SCA) announced today a broad collaboration designed to provide USC students and faculty access to GenArts visual effects (VFX) tools.

Headline News 4Kids Files For Bankruptcy

4Kids Entertainment, Inc., the global children's entertainment and merchandise licensing company, announced today that it has filed a petition in bankruptcy for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Headline News EA, FUNimation Announce Mass Effect Anime Movie Deal

BioWare, a division of leading video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) and FUNimation Entertainment, the leading distributor of Japanese animation in North America, announced today an agreement to create an anime feature film adapted from one of the video game industry’s most revered franchises, Mass Effect.

Headline News Green Lantern Special Effects Worker Sued Warner Bros.

Special effects worker John Franco has filed suit against Warner Bros. and numerous other companies over injuries he claims he suffered on the set of GREEN LANTERN, writes The Hollywood Reporter.

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