Natalie Mendoza, who was suffered a concussion during a preview performance of SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK, has dropped out of the epic Broadway musical, reports Variety.
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NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, releases NewTek LightWave™ 10 — the latest version of its Emmy® Award-winning 3D software.
Cartoonist and animator Michael Jantze is teaching a Master Class on January 8th at the Charles M. Schulz Museum.
Graffiti Spray Can 2 was released for the iPad this weekend with new tools and features requested by users and developed by graffiti artists at Elite Gudz.
International, content creation and brand communications company Gravity has launched a West Coast office to be helmed by Karin Levinson, Vice President of Features and Television.
Winter arrived early this holiday season for Manic as they joined in the spirit by making it snow in a Christmas-themed spot for Smucker's.
i3DTutorials™ announces their latest training product for Unity 3, “Next-Gen Game Development with Unity3D: Volume I".
Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, has promoted Myung Kang-Huneke to Chief of Staff.
Vanguard Animation producer/screenwriter Michael Chase Walker (The Last Unicorn, Catch a Fire: The Bob Marley Story, Circus Galacticus, Rotten island) options and adapts Academy Award winner Jules Feiffer's graphic novel, "Trapped in a Comic Book" as an epic animated live-action feature.
The Hollywood Reporter writes that Asylum VFX founder Nathan McGuinness has took the post of creative director at Double Negative Singapore. Asylum shut its doors last month. Double Negative Singapore hopes to expand to 100 employees in early 2011. McGuinness will be based out of Los Angeles.
9 Story Entertainment has tapped TWO AND A HALF MEN exec producer Jeff Abugov as the showrunner for its Teletoon production FUGGET ABOUT IT, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Consumers will be smitten with A Charlie Brown Valentine, the latest Peanuts primetime television special set for release from Warner Home Video (WHV).
On December 28th Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will unleash the deadly T-virus into homes everywhere when Resident Evil: Afterlife explodes onto Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD.
Stamps will be issued to observe the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the 50th anniversary of America’s first manned spaceflight and a celebration of Disney Pixar movie characters: Lightning McQueen and Mater from Cars; Remy the rat and Linguini from Ratatouille; Buzz Lightyear and two of the green, three-eyed aliens from Toy Story; Carl Fredricksen and Dug from Up; and the robot WALL*E from Wall*E on Send a Hello stamps.
Eight companies that exited from the 2011 Tokyo Anime Fair (TAF) are teaming up for a new event, titled Anime Contents Expo, reports Variety. It will run from March 26-27, while TAF runs from March 24-27.
The Librarian of Congress has named the annual list of 25 motion pictures selected for preservation as part of the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. The Empire Strikes Back, Airplane, The Exorcist, The Pink Panther and McCabe and Mrs. Miller are just a few of the films selected for 2010.
Southpaw Technology, a leading developer of production asset management (PAM) technology for digital entertainment and enterprise companies, announced today that it has closed a licensing deal with Vancouver-based Conversion Works.
Just in time for the holidays, entertainment brand specialist Zinkia Entertainment is releasing its second Pocoyo application, specifically designed for the iPad, “Coloring with Pocoyo and Friends.”
Nomination ballots for the 83rd Academy Awards® were mailed today to the 5,755 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Leading visual effects software house The Foundry begins shipping the new major release of it's compositing applications NUKE and NUKEX 6.2
The Online Film Critics Society today announced their 2010 OFCS Awards nominations, with Toy Story 3 among their list of 6 Best Picture nominees.
Luxology announced support for Pixar's industry-standard Subdivision Surface (SDS) representation in the just-released modo 501.
Scrat, the iconic star of Fox/Blue Sky's ICE AGE franchise, makes his 3-D debut in the new short, SCRAT'S CONTINENTAL CRACK-UP, playing in front of Fox's new Jack Black comedy, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS, which opened Christmas Day (also in 3-D).
Christmas 2010 brought a big lump of U.S. box office coal, with attendance down 44% from last year, the culmination of 7 straight weekend declines compared to 2009. Bad weather and a Friday-night Christmas eve may have played a part, though the lackluster performance of most films just might reflect movie-watcher displeasure with the current slate of films.