According to a report in Variety, famed director Terry Gilliam has joined the production team of the animated 1884 as a creative adviser.
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Tweak Software, makers of RV, the next generation image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists, and The Foundry, a leading visual effects software developer, announced the release of RV/Nuke integration. The new package brings high-performance RV playback to Nuke and enables a seamless workflow that takes advantage of the best features of both Nuke and RV.
The Department of Justice announced today that it has reached a settlement with Lucasfilm Ltd. that prevents it from entering into agreements restraining employee recruitment. The department said that the agreement between Lucasfilm and Pixar eliminated important forms of competition to attract highly skilled employees and, overall, significantly diminished competition to the detriment of affected employees who were likely deprived of information and access to better job opportunities. The settlement preserves competition for digital animation employees.
TELETOON Canada inc. is pleased to announce that Fugget About It, an animated comedy originally developed for the TELETOON at Night Pilot Project, has been greenlit for production into a 13-part series in English and French.
Nickelodeon has named three new participants for its 11th annual Fellowship for Diverse Writers, it was announced today by Karen Kirkland, Executive Director, Nickelodeon Fellowship for Diverse Writers.
DreamWorks Animation has picked up the rights to Oni Press' comic book MAINTENANCE from Warner Bros. via turnaround, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
James Caan is providing voice for a talking jalapeno on OpenFilm.com's THE ANNOYING ORANGE, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
McG and Breck Eisner are the latest directors to pitch their visions of the OUIJA feature to Universal, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, releases NewTek LightWave 10—the latest version of its Emmy Award-winning 3D software.
John Henderson (TV's THE BORROWERS) is set to adapt British TV and book series CATWEAZLE into a feature film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Wild Bunch has obtained the theatrical and home entertainment rights to ASTERIX AND OBELIX: GOD SAVE BRITANNIA, reports Variety.
Paul Yanover, evp and managing director of Disney Online, will be exiting the company in January, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The late Director, George Hickenlooper, and Producers Gary Howsam and Bill Marks, engaged INVISIBLE PICTURES to take political lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his DC sidekicks around the globe.
Global visual entertainment services group Prime Focus has contributed over 120 visual effects shots to the much-anticipated Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures stereoscopic release “TRON: Legacy”.
VICON House of Moves (HOM), a leading animation and motion capture company, was hired by Grid Productions to complete seven days of motion capture prior to the release of "TRON: Legacy."
The Senate Visual Effects has completed 215 shots for the Fox 2000 Pictures/Walden Media holiday motion picture “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.”
Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie (Best Supporting Actress, Girl, Interrupted, 1999) stars as a CIA agent on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy in the international box-office action-packed event SALT.
As 2010 comes to a close, there are several holiday Blu-ray/DVD releases worth purchasing to bolster your collection or as Christmas presents: As far as animation, there's LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS: THE OWLS OF GA'HOOLE (Warner Home Video) on Blu-Ray/DVD; SHREK:THE WHOLE STORY (Paramount Home Ent.) on Blu-Ray; and three Disney docs on DVD: WAKING SLEEPING BEAUTY, WALT & EL GRUPO and THE BOYS: THE SHERMAN BROTHERS' STORY (Walt Disney Studios Home Ent.). And on the VFX side, there's INCEPTION (Warner Home Video) on Blu-ray/DVD.
Mothership director David Rosenbaum has teamed up with ad agency TBWA\Chiat\Day, Los Angeles on a cinematic two-spot effort for Infiniti.
This holiday season pet lovers have an opportunity to immortalize their furry family members in an animated family portrait that stylistically nods to the classic animated holiday specials we all know and love.
TOKYOPOP, the country's leading independent manga media company, Baker & Taylor Inc., the world's largest distributor of physical and digital books and entertainment products, and e-commerce solution leader MashON, today announced the launch of the new TOKYOPOP Shop at www.TOKYOPOP.com.