Search form

AWN Headline News

Headline News

American Zoetrope Taps AJA Hi5-3D for Stereo Previews of Coppola’s Twixt

AJA Video Systems announced that production company American Zoetrope used the AJA Hi5-3D Mini-Converter to enable convenient, cost-effective post-production reviews of stereo 3D sequences for Twixt, the 2011 thriller from Director Francis Ford Coppola that premiered at the Toronto Film Festival earlier this month.

Headline News

OptiTex's Dynamic Clothing Engine for DAZ 3D Comes to Mac OS

2D/3D CAD software leader OptiTex, and DAZ 3D, a leading developer of professional quality 3D models and software, are pleased to announce a new Dynamic Cloth Engine plug-in for Mac OS and a coinciding upgrade to the OptiTex Windows plug-in, which now enables it to support 64-bit architecture.

Animation Headline News

Women in Animation Announces You & Your Career Workshop

Is inspiration lacking in your life? Do you feel like you’re in a career rut? Drinking Jolt not doing it for you? We at Women In Animation International know how you’re feeling — and have the antidote!

Headline News

Kinetic Data Launches Enterprise Resource Scheduling Tool

Kinetic Data (, provider of third-party business service management (BSM) tools built on the BMC Remedy Action Request (AR) System platform, announced the availability of Kinetic Schedule, its new enterprise resource scheduling tool.

Imax Headline News

Cineplex Ent. to Add Two New IMAX Digital Systems

IMAX Corporation (TSX:IMX) (NYSE:IMAX) and Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX) today announced an agreement to install two new digital IMAX theatre systems, to be located in London, Ontario, at SilverCity London Cinemas, and in Victoria, British Columbia, at SilverCity Victoria Cinemas.

Charlie Headline News

New Ice Age, Charlie Brown Specials from for Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, FOX dishes out extra helpings of family fun with two all-new animated holiday specials, ICE AGE: A MAMMOTH CHRISTMAS and HAPPINESS IS A WARM BLANKET, CHARLIE BROWN, premiering Thursday, Nov. 24.

Headline News

Sorcerer’s Apprentice To Bring Jekyll & Hyde To Small Screen

ABC is developing a TV version of JEKYLL & HYDE with ABC Studios and Mark Gordon Co. producing and THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE scribe Matt Lopez writing, reports

Film Headline News

Trip to the Moon in Color, VFX & Animation Speakers at Palo Alto Fest

The color version of Georges Méliès' masterpiece, A Trip to the Moon (1902), was presented at the Cannes Film Festival during the Opening evening, on May 11, 2011.

Motion Headline News

Framestore Integrates IKinema into its Motion Capture Pipeline

Bringing a new age of motion capture processing to the industry, IKinema LTD announced today that the leading VFX house in London, Framestore, has incorporated IKinema technology into its motion capture production pipeline.

Brickyard Headline News

Brickyard VFX Helps Reveal 2012 Toyota Camry Online

Artist owned and operated bi-coastal effects boutique Brickyard VFX recently completed a series of spots for Toyota's "2012 Camry Reveal" web campaign that launched on August 23.

Media Headline News

WGA Calls for Submissions To New Media Writing Awards

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) today announced a joint call for submissions for the second annual WGA New Media Writing Awards.

Entertainment Headline News

Postman Pat Feature Coming To Cinemas Spring 2013

Classic Media, a media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, and RGH Entertainment, the animation development and production unit of Rubicon Group Holding (RGH), are proud to announce that Postman Pat will be making his big screen debut in ‘Postman Pat: The Movie – You Know You’re the One’.

Movie Headline News

Pokemon: White-Victini and Zekrom To Get One-Weekend Theatrical Release

Pokémon fans across America will be marking their calendars for a special limited engagement theatrical event this holiday season. The newest full-length Pokémon feature film, Pokémon the Movie: White--Victini and Zekrom, is coming to movie theater screens across the U.S. for one weekend only: December 3rd and 4th, 2011!