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Illusion VFX Celebrate With The Launch Of Their New Ident

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 12:27pm

Illusion Visual Effects today launched their new company ident to mark the launch of the new Illusion VFX website and to celebrate the developments and technological breakthroughs over the past 20 years that allow visual effects artists to have no real limitations to what they can create.

Animated Headline News

Nathan Fillion & Tim Daly Join Voice Cast of Justice League: Doom

By Rick DeMott | Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 12:19pm

Primetime television stars Nathan Fillion and Tim Daly, the reigning voices of Green Lantern and Superman, respectively, join an exciting group of actors reprising their famed cartoon roles in Justice League: Doom, an all-new entry in the popular series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies due in early 2012 from Warner Home Video.

Film Headline News

SPY Creates Integrated Visual Effects and DI Pipeline for Twixt

By Rick DeMott | Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 12:14pm

SPY, a FotoKem company offering visual effects and post services in the Bay Area, recently contributed hundreds of visual effects shots, the digital intermediate, and 3D conversion services to Francis Ford Coppola’s latest feature film, Twixt, which recently screened at the 2011 Toronto Film Festival.

Headline News

Kidscreen Summit 2012 Announces Keynote Speaker, Leadership Expert Simon Sinek

By Rick DeMott | Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 12:13pm

Kidscreen Summit, the year’s biggest gathering of kids entertainment industry executives, is thrilled to announce that popular TEDx presenter and leadership expert Simon Sinek will give a stimulating keynote presentation at the event on the morning of Tuesday, February 7.

Animation Headline News

Image Metrics, IMPD Prods. Partner to Expand Animation Service Offering

By Rick DeMott | Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 12:06pm

Image Metrics, Inc. (OTCBB: IMGX), a leading provider of facial animation technology, and IMPD Productions, Inc., formerly part of Image Metrics but now a wholly-owned independent animation production company, announced today their partnership to serve clients with state-of-the-art production technology and services.

Home Headline News

Cleveland Show Second Season Comes to DVD

The quiet town of Stoolbend, Virginia will never be the same now that Cleveland Brown and his new family have moved in. From Rich Appel, Mike Henry and Family Guy creator, Seth MacFarlane, comes the outrageous Emmy Award nominated comedy, THE CLEVELAND SHOW Season 2 on DVD September 27 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Disney Headline News

Jake And The Never Land Pirates Sails to DVD

A new soundtrack and DVD inspired by Disney Junior's #1 series Jake and the Never Land Pirates, are planned to set sail this September with Walt Disney Records' album release of eighteen hook-filled songs from the series on September 20 and The Walt Disney Studios "Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Yo Ho, Mateys Away!" DVD release featuring seven episodes from the series on September 27.

Producers Headline News

The Help Breakout Joins Kosinski's Sci-Fier

Jessica Chastain, who has become the breakout star of 2011 with great performances in THE TREE OF LIFE, THE HELP and THE DEBT, has landed a plum role in TRON LEGACY director Joseph Kosinski's next film, reports Heat Vision.

Brickyard Headline News

Brickyard VFX Creates Box Set for ESPN

Brickyard VFX recently completed visual effects work for ESPN 2’s “Afternoon Block” campaign via agency Wong, Doody, Crandall, Wiener and director Robert Boocheck of Oil Factory collective Tomorrow’s Brightest Minds.

Games Headline News

Tag Games Uses Autodesk 3ds Max Software for “Funpark Friends” 3D Mobile Game

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), announced that Tag Games used Autodesk 3ds Max modeling, animation and rendering software to create striking 3D environments for “Funpark Friends”, a new build-your-own theme park simulator game for iPhone and iPod Touch mobile digital devices.