Emily Mortimer (SHUTTER ISLAND) and Michael Stuhlbarg (A SERIOUS MAN) have been tapped for Martin Scorsese's HUGO CABRET, reports HEAT VISION.
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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.
In the latest move in their on-going war for the control of the company, Lionsgate watered down activist investor Carl Icahn's share in the firm from 37.9% to 33.5%, reports VARIETY.
Disney animator Priscillano "Pres" Romanillos died from complications due to leukemia on July 17th at his home in Tujunga, reports the LA TIMES.
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has acquired Illuminate Labs, a privately held maker of lighting technology for game development.
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.
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.
Sam Raimi is set to direct and produce an adaptation of the graphic novel EARP: SAINTS FOR SINNERS, reports VARIETY.
Mark Protosevich (THOR) is set to adapt a feature version of the comic series FREAKSHOW, reports VARIETY.
Michael Bay's The Institute is set to make a live-action, 3-D version of HANSEL AND GRETEL, reports ComingSoon.net.
Richard Hollander has left Pixar after four years to rejoin the ranks at Rhythm & Hues Studios, reports VARIETY.
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.
After a 10-day ceasefire in their on-going battle for control of the company, shareholder Carl Icahn has launched another tender offer bid to take over Lionsgate, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
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.
Simon Ratigan has directed McDonald’s latest spot, a celebration of Britain’s weather highlighting the all-important role of local farms. ‘Weather’ was produced by Claire Taylor at Leo Burnett and Lisa Trnovski at HLA.
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.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
Troika , a multidisciplinary brand strategy and design agency, announces the addition of Executive Producer Connor Swegle.
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.
Christopher Nolan's INCEPTION dreamed of the top of the U.S. box office and made it a reality for the weekend of July 16-18, 2010.