Bucking rumors that he was leaving the series, showrunner Alan Ball has signed on to a fifth season of HBO's TRUE BLOOD, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
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Trevor Cawood, vfx artist and commercials director, will make his feature directing debut on Warner Bros.' sci-fier THE KARMA COALITION, reports Variety.
CelAction is pleased to announce the completion of “The Itch Of The Golden Nit” by Aardman Animations and Tate.
Pixar's Andrew Gordon and Michal Makerawicz have set up the workshop Animation Collaborative directly across the street from the famed studio.
Kathryn Bigelow's untitled Bin Laden assassination film has received a release date from Columbia Pictures, reports ComingSoon.net.
Summit Ent. has tapped Antoine Fuqua (TRAINING DAY) to helm its adaptation of John Huddy's true-life book STORMING LAS VEGAS: HOW A CUBAN-BORN, SOVIET-TRAINED COMMANDO TOOK DOWN THE STRIP TO THE TUNE OF FIVE WORLD CLASS HOTELS, THREE ARMORED CARS, AND MILLIONS OF DOLLARS, reports Deadline.com.
Kevin Bacon (X-MEN: FIRST CLASS) is in talks to take the bad guy role in Universal's R.I.P.D., reports Variety.
Willem Dafoe is in talks and Rob Kazinsky has signed onto Guillermo del Toro's PACIFIC RIM, reports Variety.
Shotgun Software announced today that international visual effects company Pixomondo has standardized on the Shotgun web-based production management and collaboration system.
The Jim Henson Company, Random House Children’s Books and Paramount Home Entertainment have partnered with Amtrak for a nationwide promotion in August to support the season premiere on PBS KIDS of Dinosaur Train: Dinosaur Big City on August 22 and the DVD release on August 23.
During SIGGRAPH 2011, Autodesk, Inc. will showcase its Digital Entertainment Creation (DEC) technology both in Vancouver (booth #429, West Building), and on AREA at area.autodesk.com/siggraph2011.
EAMprofessional – The European Training Programme for Animation Professionals – will be continued after the successful premiere last year.
TELETOON Canada inc. announced today the five finalists in each of its English and French contests for the TELETOON at Night Pilot Project.
ComingSoon.net has received confirmation from AMC that WALKING DEAD writer/exec producer Glen Mazzara will take over showrunner duties following the surprise departure of show creator Frank Darabont.
NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, announced LightWave 10.1, the latest version of its Emmy Award-winning 3D modeling, animation, visual effects and rendering software, is now available.
Nintendo of America today announced plans to drop the suggested retail price of its portable Nintendo 3DS system to $169.99 in the United States, as new games based on some of the world's most beloved video game franchises head to the system.
In the season premiere episode of FAMILY GUY, “Powerball Fever,” the Griffins gamble and hit the jackpot, so FOX wants fans to get in on the action.