With THE THING remake hitting theaters on Oct. 14, it seems a little late to be getting a co-financing partner, but that's what Universal has done.
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Tennis is in full swing, and thanks to design/production studio nailgun* so is a new animated USTA show open/show package that can be seen on numerous networks like ESPN, CBS, ABC and the Tennis Channel during US Open Series events.
The Walt Disney Company President and CEO Robert A. Iger announced today Robert Chapek, President of Distribution for The Walt Disney Studios, has been promoted to President of Disney Consumer Products, reporting to Iger.
Andy Whitfield, the original star of Starz's SPARTACUS: BLOOD AND SAND, has died of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Creata Ltd, organisers of the Licensing New Europe Show & Conference, has announced that representatives of Disney Consumer Products (DCP) will be attending this year’s event.
Boris Continuum Complete 8 AE delivers the most comprehensive VFX plug-in suite ever created for Macintosh and Windows versions of Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro CS5.5, CS5, CS4, and CS3.
Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve for Microsoft Windows which will allow customers to use a wide range of hardware for building color correction systems with the advantage of a wider selection of GPU processing options with support for up to a massive 16 GPU’s per system.
DOCartoon, the first festival in the world to be primarily dedicated to animated documentaries and non-fiction comics, will take place from September 24-30.
Alcon Entertainment has gone hog wild, closing a deal with Canadian animation studio Arc Prods. to develop the latter's short "Ormie" into a feature film with Arc co-producing.
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced at the IBC 2011 Conference and Exhibition that it has acquired certain assets of privately held IRIDAS, a leader in high-performance tools for digital color grading and enhancement of professional film and video content, including stereoscopic technology.
Ron Howard is set to direct 364, a superpower drama from writer David Guggenheim (SAFE HOUSE), reports Deadline.com.
Warner Bros. is backing a film version of Jewish warrior Judah Maccabee that will have BASIC INSTINCT writer Joe Eszterhas and Mel Gibson collaborating on the script, reports Deadline.com.
Animation Alliance UK has today written to Lord Chris Smith, Panel chair of the independent review of Government film policy, to raise its concerns about the lack of public policy, strategy and support for independent animation.
After being pushed out of showrunner role on the series, Frank Darabont will remain on as an exec producer of THE WALKING DEAD, the hit series he created, reports Deadline.com.
THE SIMPSONS writer-producer Matt Warburton, via Chernin Ent., has sold a comedy script to FOX, reports Variety.
The VIEW Conference, Italy’s largest computer graphics conference, is proud to announce three outstanding keynote speakers: Multiple Academy-Award winning director of sound design for Skywalker Sound Randy Thom and Pixar Director of photography Sharon Calahan and Cory Doctorow, science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist.
Red Giant today announced it will debut Magic Bullet Looks 2 for Sony Vegas™ Pro in the Sony stand (#12.A10) at IBC 2011, Sept. 9-13, in Amsterdam.
GenArts Inc., the global leader in visual effects (VFX) software for the media and advertising industries, will showcase its new visual effects solution designed to help editors and videographers of all levels create more engaging content in less time and under constrained budgets.
NVIDIA introduced today NVIDIA GPUDirect for Video, a technology that enables application developers to deliver higher quality, more realistic on-air graphics – or take faster advantage of the parallel processing power of the GPU for image processing – by permitting industry-standard video I/O devices to communicate directly with NVIDIA professional Quadro and Tesla graphics processing units (GPUs) at ultra-low latency.
At IBC 2011, AJA Video Systems is announcing the release of AJA Control Room, a unified cross-platform application for controlling selected AJA KONA and Io products to enable capture, conversion, playback, VTR control and output.
The Pixel Farm Ltd (www.thepixelfarm.co.uk), developer of innovative image-processing systems for VFX, DI and restoration, today announced a radical new approach to film restoration with the launch of PFMill, a ‘restoration-factory-in-a-box’.
LAIKA has picked up the rights to WILDWOOD, the illustrated fantasy novel from Decemberists lead singer Colin Meloy and his illustrator wife Carson Ellis, reports Variety.
Fox will partner with DreamWorks to finance Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson's novel ROBOPOCALYPSE, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
The epic story begun in the Academy Award nominated worldwide box office hit "How To Train Your Dragon" continues with the groundbreaking new DREAMWORKS DRAGONS Double DVD and Video Game, taking flight November 15, 2011.