AWN Headline News
Legendary East is lining up its first production, THE GREAT WALL, with Ed Zwick as director (THE LAST SAMURAI), reports Deadline.com.
Kate Mulgrew (Star Trek: Voyager) will join Syfy’s hit series Warehouse 13 for a four-episode guest star arc beginning Monday, August 29, at 9PM (ET/PT).
Students at Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute are getting hands-on packaging design experience with a multimillion-dollar, state of the art computer lab equipped with the industry’s most innovative tools, including Luxology’s modo and its Package Design and Construction Kit (PACK).
Families can bring home Disney Channel’s original movie, Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Across The 2nd Dimension, in the 2-Disc “Ultimate Fan Pack” DVD Set on August 23, 2011.
Oh spoot! Two angry beavers will run wild on August 23, 2011, when Shout! Factory releases Angry Beavers: Season One & Two.
Walt Disney Studios invites audiences to once again fall in love with the adorable, beloved forest friends – Bambi, Thumper, Owl, Flower and Faline – in this magnificent Bambi II Special Edition, the heartwarming story of a son's courage and a father's love.
Damien Chazelle (GUY AND MADELINE ON A PARK BENCH) has been hired to write a sequel to THE LAST EXORCISM, reports Heat Vision.
FilmNation Ent., in a bidding war, has won the rights to Mike Jones' spec script IN THE EVENT OF A MOON DISASTER, reports Deadline.com.
ABC has snagged a modern day twist on JEKYLL & HYDE from UP IN THE AIR scribe Sheldon Turner, reports Live Feed.
Tiny Island Productions, Singapore’s leading Stereoscopic 3D CG animation production company, today announced that they are working with renowned American director Victor Cook and Silas Hickey, Creative Director for Animation, Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc., on the production of both non-stereoscopic and stereoscopic-3D versions of Ben 10: Destroy All Aliens, a 66 minute television movie written by Marty Isenberg, slated for premiere in 2012 on Cartoon Network globally.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Paramount Pictures announced today that Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the third film in the blockbuster Transformers franchise, is returning to 246 IMAX domestic locations for an extended two-week run from Friday, Aug. 26 through Thursday, Sept. 8.
Introducing two notable academic and industry heavyweights as our Featured Speakers at the SIGGRAPH Asia 2011 conference in Hong Kong – Ken Perlin, Professor in the Department of Computer Science at New York University, and Bill Buxton, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research - both of whom will share their expertise with the conference attendees.
Aniboom Virtual Studio (aniboom.com), the world’s first virtual animation studio, has released a new service – The Aniboom Animation Marketplace.
As one of Toon Boom’s flagship studios in Québec, Oasis Animation today announced that in view of its upcoming project Lucky Fred, a 52 episode eleven-minute series for 6-12 year olds to be aired on Disney Channel in Spain, France, Italy, Germany, India & Australia, the studio will double its workforce and space.
Djimon Hounsou has been cast as Abdiel, the angel of death, Legendary Pictures' PARADISE LOST, reports Variety.
Caleb Landry Jones, who played Banshee in X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, has been cast in the male lead of Neil Jordan's BYZANTIUM, reports Variety.
Dusty, the small-town crop-duster from DisneyToon Studios' upcoming feature “Planes,” has found his voice: Emmy Award-winning actor Jon Cryer, lands the role of the daring dreamer who takes on the most notoriously grueling air race in history, and in the process gives a spellbound world the inspiration to soar. “Planes,” an all-new, CG-animated comedy action adventure, flies into homes on Blu-ray and DVD in Spring 2013.
Charlex is well known for its superior visual effects work and imaginative concepts. You can find all of those elements on display in their entertaining new :60 spot for AT&T, Dancing Through DSL.
Mercury Filmworks announces former Teletoon production executive Travis Williams as the new head of its development team.
After a seven-year run supporting some of the top hi-tech, film, TV and advertising production companies, Boaz Livny is exiting the freelance life to take a seat at Nice Shoes as the Head of CG.