The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that nine scientific and technical achievements have been selected for further awards consideration.
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Noah Oppenheim, former TODAY SHOW producer turned screenwriter, has been tapped to pen MGM's remake of WAR GAMES, reports Deadline.com. Seth Gordon
DreamWorks has picked up the film rights to Karen Marie Moning's five-book DARKFEVER fantasy series, reports Variety.
Leading global media company Legendary Entertainment ("Legendary") and Hong Kong-listed Paul Y. Engineering Group Limited ("PYE") (HKSE stock code: 577), today announced PYE as a potential new investor in Hong Kong-based joint venture, Legendary East Ltd. ("Legendary East").
Animarte 6, the 6th annual Animarte International Animation Festival is receiving submissions until October 15th, 2011.
Disney•Pixar’s fast-action summer hit “Cars 2” comes home on Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D, Movie Download and DVD -- November 1, 2011.
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 39th Annual Annie Awards.
The Hollywood Reporter writes that Shawn Levy has begun looking for a new project now that development has slowed on the remake of FANTASTIC VOYAGE.
Gene Deitch has released the third chapter, "Louis Desser & Gene D," of his blogbook, "Roll the Credits!"
The legacy and creativity of Chuck Jones, one of animation’s pioneering director-producers, will be brought to life with the opening of The Chuck Jones Experience, an interactive exhibit at Circus Circus Las Vegas designed to “Educate, Inspire & Entertain” people of all ages.
Sydney’s Fuel VFX delivered 120 shots in six sequences for the latest Marvel superhero blockbuster CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER.
CONAN THE BARBARIAN director Marcus Nispel has inked a deal with Liquid Comics to create a comic book series titled THE CHOSEN, reports Deadline.com.
Derin Seale has joined the growing roster of directors at Mothership, the hybrid production company of Digital Domain.
Sony Pictures has already received a first draft for THE SMURFS 2 from the original film's writers, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Eden FX has completed the creation of all of the visual effects for the first season of the hit MTV dramatic series “Teen Wolf,” including the finale of that series, which aired August 15th. John Gross, Creative Director, Eden FX, made the announcement.
Warner Bros. and Robert and Susan Downey are teaming up to bring the true-life story of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis to the screen, reports Heat Vision.
Scott Derrickson's new "found footage" horror film has been given a title, reports Shock Till You Drop.
David Hewlett (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) and Robert Picardo (Star Trek: Voyager) confront deadly humanoids, while Battlestar Galactica’s Tahmoh Penikett battles the legendary Jabberwock, in Syfy’s September Saturday Original Movies.
Today, the Parents Television Council released the results of its latest study, “Cartoons Are No Laughing Matter,” documenting shocking levels of adult content on networks with the highest-rated primetime animated cable shows among children ages 12-17, according to Nielsen data.