Further to Ken Perlin and Bill Buxton, SIGGRAPH Asia has announced that Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Raymond Zibach will complement the Featured Speakers program at SIGGRAPH Asia 2011.
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Various new records are being announced by the organizers of the 54th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, which is now coming to a conclusion. The record attendance is particularly impressive.
Cortoons, International Animated Film Festival, is opening registrations for its ninth edition, that will be held next March 2012 (14-18th) at Palladium Theatre in Rome (Italy).
Tweak Software announces that digital production studio Digital Domain has standardized on Tweak’s RV and RV-SDI software to enable a common collaborative viewing experience from desktops to screening rooms for image, sequence and 2K stereo dailies review throughout its studios.
Leading animation technology company Image Metrics Inc. (OTCBB: IMGX) and multimedia entertainment developer Funrika today announced the integration of Image Metrics' PortableYou 3D personal avatar creation platform in Funrika's first gaming platform, iStar.
Nickelodeon Consumer Products, a division of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), announced today at Brand Licensing Europe that they have signed an agreement that will see Russian multi-media production, licensing, event and publishing organisation, Riki Group, exclusively represent Nickelodeon Consumer Products in the Russia and CIS market.
The German brand management and media company m4e AG extends its pre-school section with the merchandising rights for the hit pre-school property “Little Princess” (65 x 11’).
Leading children’s and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi is working with Whiteleys Shopping Centre in London to open the world’s first pop-up shop dedicated to the classic favourites Bagpuss and Clangers.
Image Metrics, a leading provider of facial animation technology for the entertainment industry, will be presenting at the upcoming Animago Conference.
Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire HIT Entertainment for $680 million in cash from a consortium led by Apax Partners funds.
Paramount's PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 3 had a frightening haul at the U.S. box office for the weekend of Oct. 21-23, 2011.
MTV is launching an all-new animated comedy block this Thursday, October 27, with the premieres of Mike Judge’s “Beavis and Butt-Head” at 10:00 p.m., followed by new series from creator David Gordon Green, “Good Vibes” at 10:30 p.m., featuring the voice talent of Adam Brody, Josh Gad, Danny McBride and Debi Mazar, among others.
Former high-level Scientologist Marty Rathbun revealed on his blog that the Church of Scientology launched an investigation into SOUTH PARK creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, via The Hollywood Reporter.
Warner Bros. has tapped Ben Affleck to direct their feature version of Stephen King’s THE STAND, reports Deadline.com.
Warner Bros. has hired Drew Pearce, the creator of the superhero spoof comedy TV series NO HEROICS, to write SHERLOCK HOLMES 3, reports Heat Vision.
Universal is in talks with Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer (DOCTOR STRANGE) to adapt Mark Millar and Tony Harris comic WAR HEROES, reports Heat Vision.
Warner Bros. has frontrunners for the leads in the modern King Arthur tale ARTHUR & LANCELOT, reports Heat Vision.
Red Giant announced today the release of Guru Suite, a package of 17 Guru Presets that provides motion designers and filmmakers with a professional, fully customizable starting point for their creative work.
Bryan Barber (IDLEWILD) has secured the film, merchandise and videogame rights to '60s anime GIGANTOR, reports Deadline.com.
John Orloff (LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS: THE OWLS OF GA'HOOLE) is in talks to pen Bryan Singer's feature remake of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, reports Deadline.com.
Mark Stetson, Academy Award-winning Creative Director for the Feature Films VFX division at Zoic Studios, will receive the Visual Effects Society Founders Award on Thursday, October 20 at the VES Annual Membership Meeting 2011.