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Headline News Dark Horse's Hyde Becomes Big Screen Anti-Hero

David Ellison's Skydance Prods., Dark Horse Ent. and producer Mark Gordon are working on a big screen adaptation of the forthcoming Dark Horse comic THE STRANGE CASE OF HYDE, reports HEAT VISION.

Headline News Stan Winston Family & Gnomon Establish Stan Winston School Of Character Arts

Gnomon School of Visual Effects, the industry leader in professional training for artists in the entertainment and design field, today revealed that it is partnering with the family of the late character creator and effects visionary, Stan Winston, to establish the Stan Winston School of Character Arts.

Headline News Animal Goes BiCoastal, Launches New Venice Studio

East Coast commercial visual effects studio Animal has gone bicoastal with the launch of a West Coast studio to serve its growing roster of national and international agency clientele.

Headline News Avatar Veteran VFX Producer Joins Legend3D Team

Legend3D, the leading innovator in 2D-to-3D motion picture conversion technology, today announced the addition of Toni Pace Carstensen to the Legend3D team as Senior Visual Effects (VFX) Producer.

Headline News Pixologic Unveils ZBrush Version 4.0 at SIGGRAPH 2010

Pixologic, Inc., makers of the award winning ZBrush is pleased to announce that it will be unveiling the latest software in the Pixologic line - ZBrush Version 4.0 (for Win and Mac) at Siggraph 2010 in Los Angeles Convention Center from 27th-29th July 2010 at booth #709.

Headline News Brickyard VFX Creates Fantasy Worlds for Yahoo!

Artist owned-and-operated bi-coastal effects boutique Brickyard VFX has just completed work on the new "Yahoo! Lip Sync" campaign via ad agency Goodby, Silverstein & Partners and Hungry Man director Bryan Buckley.

Headline News Bigsmack Boosts Science Channel's New Show 'Large Dangerous Rocket Ships'

Nothing says ‘guy-fun’ like rocket science and the possibility of things blowing up. Those two elements are conveniently combined in Science Channel’s new show 'Large, Dangerous Rocket Ships.'

Headline News Academy to Celebrate Tech Pioneer Petro Vlahos

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pay tribute to the life and career accomplishments of special effects inventor and engineer Petro Vlahos on Thursday, July 29, at 8 p.m. at the Academy’s Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.

Headline News Ryan Adams Named Vice President At Cartoon Network and Adult Swim

Ryan Adams has been promoted to the newly-created position of vice president, program and schedule operations at Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, it was announced today by Stacy Isenhower, senior vice president of programming and scheduling for Cartoon Network and Boomerang.

Headline News Jeff Olsen Named Vice President, Adult Swim Digital and Games

Jeff Olsen has been promoted to the newly-created position of vice president, Adult Swim Digital and Games, it was announced today by Paul Condolora, senior vice president, Digital for Turner Broadcasting System Inc.'s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media Group.

Headline News MTV Games and Harmonix Announce Rock Band 3 Pre-Order Campaigns

MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), and Harmonix Music Systems Inc. today announced consumer pre-order opportunities with major North American retailers GameStop, Wal-Mart and Amazon for the highly anticipated Rock Band 3.

Headline News New Gene Deitch Essay "Animators Belong To The Ages. Where We Fit In" Arrives Online

Famed Oscar-winning animation director, graphic artist, cartoonist and creative force Gene Deitch has once again updated his online book “How To Succeed In Animation” with a brand new essay that captures his feelings on the role of the animation director in any animated project.

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