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Headline News IMAX Signs Deal With Russian Exhibitor for Up to 14 IMAX Theatres

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Cinema Park, the exhibition chain owned by Russia's largest media holding company, Profmedia, today announced an agreement to install up to 14 IMAX theatre systems throughout Russia, beginning in 2010.

Headline News Novel Entertainment’s Horrid Henry Scores Online

Novel Entertainment’s dedicated website for the hit children’s property Horrid Henry is going from strength to strength, having just completed a hugely successful eight week campaign to coincide with the football World Cup.

Headline News Xsens releases UWB RF-Based Position Aiding Technology

At SIGGRAPH 2010, Xsens releases MotionGridTM, a breakthrough motion capture technology for previs, virtual moviemaking, game development and training & simulation

Headline News Fairly OddParents Gets Live-Action TV Movie

Nickelodeon has greenlit a live-action television movie adaptation of one of its most popular animated series, The Fairly OddParents, it was announced today by Marjorie Cohn, President, Original Programming and Development, Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group.

Headline News Linda Hamilton To Play Chuck’s Mom

“Chuck” creators/executive producers Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak thrilled fans at Comic Con: International: San Diego 2010 today with the announcement that sci-fi icon Linda Hamilton (the “Terminator” films) will join the series as a recurring guest star in season four, playing the role of Mary Bartowski, the long-missing mother of Chuck (series star Zachary Levi) and Ellie (series star Sarah Lancaster).

Headline News Imagineer Systems To Demonstrate mocha Planar Tracking Solutions at SIGGRAPH 2010

Attendees to See Firsthand Benefits of mocha’s Planar Tracking, Seamless Export to Nuke, Innovative 2D-to-3D Conversion Workflows, Significant Performance Gains While Working with Multi-Layer Film Resolution Projects

Headline News OptiTrack Demonstrates the Future of Virtual Filmmaking at SIGGRAPH 2010

Showcases How to Produce an Affordable Virtual Production Workflow; Offers Hands-on Experience with a Virtual Camera System

Headline News PhaseSpace Joins the Studio at SIGGRAPH 2010

PhaseSpace Inc. is inviting SIGGRAPH attendees to step into the shoes of filmmaking luminaries such as James Cameron and Robert Zemeckis, directing actors and guiding the action through a virtual camera using state-of-the-art optical motion- capture technology.

Headline News MAXON to Showcase 3D Animation Software Innovation at SIGGRAPH 2010

Guest Presenters to Reveal 3D Artistry and Workflow Advantages Using CINEMA 4D and BodyPaint 3D on High-End Film, Television, and Design Projects

Headline News Shotgun Coming out of Beta at SIGGRAPH 2010 With Over 170 Clients Worldwide

Shotgun Highlights Integration Partners, Launches Open Source Initiative for Developers/Studios, Hosts a Developer User Group and Previews Forthcoming Version 2.1

Headline News Green Lantern: Rise Of The Manhunters Game Announced

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters an action-adventure title that will be available in conjunction with Warner Bros. Pictures’ epic superhero feature film Green Lantern scheduled for release Summer 2011.

Headline News Eco-Toon Raccoons Coming to iTunes

Skywriter Media and Entertainment Group has finalized a deal with E1 Entertainment to launch The Raccoons, Season One on Apple's iTunes US, it was announced today by Kevin Gillis, CEO of Skywriter.

Headline News Visit PNY Technologies® at SIGGRAPH 2010 to Experience NVIDIA® Quadro®

PNY and partners to demonstrate NVIDIA Quadro by PNY graphics solutions for large-scale visualization, film and video, and digital content creation

Headline News Disney & Del Toro Developing Haunted Mansion

Guillermo del Toro surprised the 6,500 fans gathered today at Comic-Con with the announcement that he is currently developing a new film for The Walt Disney Studios based on the classic Disney theme park attraction, The Haunted Mansion.

Headline News iCarly's Jerry Trainor Stars in Nicktoon T.U.F.F. Puppy

Jerry Trainor, best known as the hilarious big brother and guardian to Carly Shay in Nickelodeon’s number one live-action hit series iCarly, brings his comedic talents to the network’s newest animated series T.U.F.F. Puppy, bowing this fall on Nickelodeon, the largest producer of television animation in the world.

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