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Blind Sends Tantalizing Message: The Darkness II is Coming

The Darkness II, the sequel to 2K Games' popular videogame The Darkness won't hit stores until October 4 in North America, but gamers will be clamoring for the new title once they view the haunting teaser trailer that the game's agency g-NET produced in collaboration with Blind.

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BIGSMACK Promos A&E's The Glades

Murder is back in season on A&E and at BIGSMACK, the full-service creative/production/design studio led by Creative Director Andy Hann, thanks to 'The Glades,' the hit crime drama that returns for season two next month.

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yU+co Sets Sail With Titles for Pirates 4

Combining subtle elements from the story such as tear drops, mermaids, a handwritten codebook and a strange symbol, multi-disciplined creative design/visual effects studio yU+co and Creative Director Garson Yu has re-teamed with Academy Award-winning director Rob Marshall and producer Jerry Bruckheimer to create the mysteriously elegant main title sequence and the dramatic main-on-end titles that bookend ‘’Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,’’ the fourth chapter in the blockbuster Disney franchise in 3D.

Studios Headline News

Deluxe Visual Effects Facilities Standardize on Shotgun

Shotgun Software, developers of the Shotgun web-based production tracking and collaboration system, announced today that the visual effects units of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group have purchased a multi-site Shotgun license to seamlessly connect its global facilities, which include Method Studios in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York and London; Postmodern in Sydney, and Rushes in London.

Events Headline News

NVIDIA Announces GPU Technology Conference 2012

NVIDIA announced today that the third annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC), the world's most important event showcasing breakthroughs in computational science with the GPU (graphics processing unit), will be held at San Jose's McEnery Convention Center from May 14-17, 2012.

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Tracey Farrar Joins Render Rocket as VP of Business Development

Render Rocket LLC, the leading provider of cloud-based, self-service rendering solutions for digital content creation companies, today announced the hiring of Tracey Farrar, a highly experienced sales veteran formally of GPL Technologies and PipelineFX, as Vice President of Business Development.

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IMAX Corporation Enters Into New $110 Million Credit Facility

IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that it has entered into a new credit facility for up to $110 million with Wells Fargo Capital Finance Corporation Canada, part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFOC), with the participation of Export Development Canada (EDC) for $55 million of the new facility.

Media Headline News

VIZ Media Announces Product License For Tiger & Bunny

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, has announced it has been named the exclusive U.S. product licensor for the new animated crime-fighting action series TIGER & BUNNY.

Film Headline News

Columbia Options Big Man Japan

Columbia Pictures has optioned remake and sequel rights to Big Man Japan, which will be developed and produced into a new feature film by Neal H. Moritz through his Original Film banner, it was announced today by Hannah Minghella, president of production for Columbia Pictures.

Disney Headline News

D23 Expo To Host Exclusive Advance Screening Of The Lion King In 3D

Fans attending Disney’s D23 Expo (August 19-21, 2011) will have access to an exclusive advance screening of “The Lion King” in Disney Digital 3D, ahead of the film’s highly anticipated theatrical and home entertainment releases, The Walt Disney Studios announced today.

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