Animation Mentor (AnimationMentor.com), the state-of-the-art online animation school, will be accepting applications from professional animators for their new Animals & Creatures: Master Class on Tuesday, April 12, 2011.
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PipelineFX, makers of Qube!, the leading render farm management software for digital media creation, announced today that the Los Angeles Film School (LAFS) has selected Qube! to manage rendering for their fast-growing graphics and animation program.
HP today expanded its industry-leading Z Workstation family with the highly affordable HP Z210 Workstation, which is available in convertible mini-tower (CMT) or highly compact small form factor (SFF) options for space-constrained environments.
Lightworks, the world's leading supplier of rendering solutions for developers of advanced 3D computer graphics software, is pleased to announce that Arc Technology has integrated Lightworks rendering technology within the latest version of their ARC+ software.
Shotgun Software, the web-based project management and collaboration system, and Thinkbox Software's Deadline render queue management software, today announced their intent to integrate their tools, offering visual effects, animation and digital production studios an out-of-the-box solution that greatly increases the speed of the render and review workflow and provides insights into how studios are using their render resources.
AJA Video Systems opens up myriad workflow possibilities with the launch of FS2, a universal frame synchronizer and converter with two completely independent channels that can be used separately or together, all in a compact 1RU design.
Southpaw Technology, a leading developer of production asset management (PAM) technology for digital entertainment and enterprise companies, announced the immediate availability of TACTIC 3.5.
GenArts, Inc. the premier provider of visual effects software designed for the film, television and digital production communities, announced today that media and entertainment veteran Amir J. Malin has joined the company’s Board of Directors.
HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children’s entertainment, has partnered with Falabella, a leading department store in Latin America, to launch an exclusive Thomas & Friends direct to retail program in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Peru.
Debuting internationally ahead of its U.S. premiere this weekend, RIO flew away with the biggest international opening of the year thus far, writes The Hollywood Reporter. Opening in 72 markets, the animated comedy made approximately $55 million.
VFX vet Tim Miller is set for his directing debut on 20th Century Fox's DEADPOOL, reports ComingSoon.net.
Anthony Horowitz, the writer of the ALEX RIDER YA series, told Richard Bacon’s Radio 5 talk show that he would be writing the second TINTIN film to be directed by Peter Jackson, reports Bleeding Cool.
Cuppa Coffee Studios is taking a big leap into the world of interactive entertainment with Lemon Squeezy Interactive, a branch focused solely on mobile and online content.
NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, will showcase NewTek LightWave 10.1, the latest version of its Emmy Award-winning 3D software, at NAB 2011 in Las Vegas.
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that Michael Shannon will star in the role of General Zod in director Zack Snyder’s new Superman film, titled “Man of Steel.”
Jessica Biel has been offered one of the female leads in Sony Pictures's TOTAL RECALL remake, reports Variety.
Willem Dafoe is in discussions to take the role of Sheriff Wyatt Porter in ODD THOMAS, reports Variety.
Josh Pence, who served as the body double for Armie Hammer's duel role in THE SOCIAL NETWORK, will play a young Ra's Al Ghul in DARK KNIGHT RISES, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Sony Pictures has tapped Dave Franco, the younger brother of Oscar nominee James Franco, to play a baddie in 21 JUMP STREET, reports Deadline.com.
VIZ Media has announced that it will serve as an official distribution partner for Aniplex of America’s domestic debut of the BLUE EXORCIT anime series.