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PipelineFX to Exhibit at Siggraph ASIA 2011

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 11:29am

PipelineFX, makers of Qube! - the leading render farm management software for digital media creation, announced today their presence at Siggraph ASIA 2011 in Hong Kong December 13-15, 2011 in booth # D14.

Syfy Headline News

Warehouse 13 Wraps Season 3 With Two-Hour Finale

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 12:49pm

Throughout its thrilling third season, Syfy’s Warehouse 13 – posting its highest delivery ever among Adults 18-49 this year – has taken viewers on surprising twists and turns, from the return of Myka (Joanne Kelly), the introduction of new Agent Steve Jinks (Aaron Ashmore) and guest stars such as Jeri Ryan, Jaime Murray, Lindsay Wagner and Kate Mulgrew to nefarious villains like Anthony Michael Hall and Sasha Roiz threatening the survival of the Warehouse – and the world.

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VIEW Conference Lands First Tintin Presentation

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 12:44pm

Wayne Stables, visual effects supervisor at Weta Digital for Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin has chosen to give the world’s first presentation of that studio’s work on the film at the VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy.

Mipjunior Headline News

Over 1,000 Participants For MIPJunior 2011

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 12:42pm

Numbers of participants, buyers, programmes and projects have risen significantly for the 2011 edition of MIPJunior, the international showcase for children and youth programmes, which runs in Cannes on 1-2 October 2011, ahead of MIPCOM.

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Everything’s Rosie Cuddles Up With Canal Panda

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 12:33pm

Everything’s Rosie, the animated pre-school hit produced by one of the UK’s leading children’s media companies V&S Entertainment, has been acquired by Dreamia TV’s Canal Panda in Portugal, it was announced today by V&S Entertainment Managing Director Vickie Corner.

Digital Headline News

Mother, MPC Digital Create the Echo Temple for the Virgin Mobile FreeFest

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 12:31pm

MPC Digital launches in the US with an Interactive Sound Installation that allowed users to play virtual musical instruments by moving their bodies in front of motion-tracking cameras.

Animation Headline News

Artistic Image Creates 3D Animation For Stone Mountain Park’s New Lasershow

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 12:28pm

An Atlanta favorite seen by more than 25 million people for almost 30 years the Lasershow at Stone Mountain Park is a tradition at the landmark site. Artistic Image (AI) created 3D animation and 40-minute video enhancements for Full Spectrum LLC’s new Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision, which has dazzled visitors since its debut.

Visual Headline News

Illusion VFX Celebrate With The Launch Of Their New Ident

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 12:27pm

Illusion Visual Effects today launched their new company ident to mark the launch of the new Illusion VFX website and to celebrate the developments and technological breakthroughs over the past 20 years that allow visual effects artists to have no real limitations to what they can create.

Animated Headline News

Nathan Fillion & Tim Daly Join Voice Cast of Justice League: Doom

By Rick DeMott | Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 12:19pm

Primetime television stars Nathan Fillion and Tim Daly, the reigning voices of Green Lantern and Superman, respectively, join an exciting group of actors reprising their famed cartoon roles in Justice League: Doom, an all-new entry in the popular series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies due in early 2012 from Warner Home Video.

Film Headline News

SPY Creates Integrated Visual Effects and DI Pipeline for Twixt

By Rick DeMott | Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 12:14pm

SPY, a FotoKem company offering visual effects and post services in the Bay Area, recently contributed hundreds of visual effects shots, the digital intermediate, and 3D conversion services to Francis Ford Coppola’s latest feature film, Twixt, which recently screened at the 2011 Toronto Film Festival.

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Kidscreen Summit 2012 Announces Keynote Speaker, Leadership Expert Simon Sinek

By Rick DeMott | Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 12:13pm

Kidscreen Summit, the year’s biggest gathering of kids entertainment industry executives, is thrilled to announce that popular TEDx presenter and leadership expert Simon Sinek will give a stimulating keynote presentation at the event on the morning of Tuesday, February 7.

Animation Headline News

Image Metrics, IMPD Prods. Partner to Expand Animation Service Offering

By Rick DeMott | Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 12:06pm

Image Metrics, Inc. (OTCBB: IMGX), a leading provider of facial animation technology, and IMPD Productions, Inc., formerly part of Image Metrics but now a wholly-owned independent animation production company, announced today their partnership to serve clients with state-of-the-art production technology and services.