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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Fourth Season Debuts Friday

The heroic Jedi Knights and the clone army continue the fight to preserve order, and defeat the Separatist forces. As the battle escalates, the scope and scale of Star Wars: The Clone Wars continues to grow - with exotic adventures and enhanced animation strengthening ties to the Star Wars Saga.

Film Headline News

Quay Brothers choose DIVE on First Film Produced in U.S.

Renowned filmmakers Timothy and Stephen Quay chose DIVE to manage color correction, titles, and audio mix on their film Through the Weeping Glass: On the Consolations of Life Everlasting (Limbos & Afterbreezes in the Mütter Museum).

Media Headline News

Scholastic Media’s Maya & Miguel Debuts On Univision’s “Planeta U” Block

Scholastic Media announced today its popular and award-winning animated show Maya & Miguel premieres on Univision Network’s “Planeta U” children’s programming block this month.

Imax Headline News

Sony to Release Men in Black 3 in IMAX 3D

IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX - News) (TSX:IMX.TO - News) and Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that the action comedy Men in Black 3 will be released to IMAX theatres simultaneously with the film's worldwide release on May 25, 2012.

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nailgun* Serves Up Animated Show Open/Packaging for U.S. Tennis Association

Tennis is in full swing, and thanks to design/production studio nailgun* so is a new animated USTA show open/show package that can be seen on numerous networks like ESPN, CBS, ABC and the Tennis Channel during US Open Series events.

Disney Headline News

Robert Chapek to Head Disney Consumer Products

The Walt Disney Company President and CEO Robert A. Iger announced today Robert Chapek, President of Distribution for The Walt Disney Studios, has been promoted to President of Disney Consumer Products, reporting to Iger.

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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve for Microsoft Windows

Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve for Microsoft Windows which will allow customers to use a wide range of hardware for building color correction systems with the advantage of a wider selection of GPU processing options with support for up to a massive 16 GPU’s per system.

Color Headline News

Adobe Acquires IRIDAS Technology

Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced at the IBC 2011 Conference and Exhibition that it has acquired certain assets of privately held IRIDAS, a leader in high-performance tools for digital color grading and enhancement of professional film and video content, including stereoscopic technology.

Animation Headline News

Animation Alliance Calls For Urgent Support Of Indie Animation In U.K.

Animation Alliance UK has today written to Lord Chris Smith, Panel chair of the independent review of Government film policy, to raise its concerns about the lack of public policy, strategy and support for independent animation.

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VIEW Conference Announces Speakers

The VIEW Conference, Italy’s largest computer graphics conference, is proud to announce three outstanding keynote speakers: Multiple Academy-Award winning director of sound design for Skywalker Sound Randy Thom and Pixar Director of photography Sharon Calahan and Cory Doctorow, science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist.