Animation Alliance UK has today written to Lord Chris Smith, Panel chair of the independent review of Government film policy, to raise its concerns about the lack of public policy, strategy and support for independent animation.
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After being pushed out of showrunner role on the series, Frank Darabont will remain on as an exec producer of THE WALKING DEAD, the hit series he created, reports Deadline.com.
THE SIMPSONS writer-producer Matt Warburton, via Chernin Ent., has sold a comedy script to FOX, reports Variety.
The VIEW Conference, Italy’s largest computer graphics conference, is proud to announce three outstanding keynote speakers: Multiple Academy-Award winning director of sound design for Skywalker Sound Randy Thom and Pixar Director of photography Sharon Calahan and Cory Doctorow, science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist.
Red Giant today announced it will debut Magic Bullet Looks 2 for Sony Vegas™ Pro in the Sony stand (#12.A10) at IBC 2011, Sept. 9-13, in Amsterdam.
GenArts Inc., the global leader in visual effects (VFX) software for the media and advertising industries, will showcase its new visual effects solution designed to help editors and videographers of all levels create more engaging content in less time and under constrained budgets.
NVIDIA introduced today NVIDIA GPUDirect for Video, a technology that enables application developers to deliver higher quality, more realistic on-air graphics – or take faster advantage of the parallel processing power of the GPU for image processing – by permitting industry-standard video I/O devices to communicate directly with NVIDIA professional Quadro and Tesla graphics processing units (GPUs) at ultra-low latency.
At IBC 2011, AJA Video Systems is announcing the release of AJA Control Room, a unified cross-platform application for controlling selected AJA KONA and Io products to enable capture, conversion, playback, VTR control and output.
The Pixel Farm Ltd (www.thepixelfarm.co.uk), developer of innovative image-processing systems for VFX, DI and restoration, today announced a radical new approach to film restoration with the launch of PFMill, a ‘restoration-factory-in-a-box’.
LAIKA has picked up the rights to WILDWOOD, the illustrated fantasy novel from Decemberists lead singer Colin Meloy and his illustrator wife Carson Ellis, reports Variety.
Fox will partner with DreamWorks to finance Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson's novel ROBOPOCALYPSE, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
The epic story begun in the Academy Award nominated worldwide box office hit "How To Train Your Dragon" continues with the groundbreaking new DREAMWORKS DRAGONS Double DVD and Video Game, taking flight November 15, 2011.
Ari Folman has received funding from Paris-based bank Coficine-Natixis for his WALTZ WITH BASHIR follow-up THE CONGRESS, reports Variety.
StarvingEyes, an advergames company, has released a new first-person shooter titled TEA PARTY ZOMBIES MUST DIE!
Syfy’s new super-powered original drama series Alphas, featuring a team of superhuman investigators, will be returning for a second season, it was announced today by Mark Stern, President, Original Content, Syfy, and Co-Head, Original Content, Universal Cable Productions.
“My Little Pony Friendship is Magic,” the animated TV series with an ultra “buzz factor” among audiences of all ages, returns for its second-season premiere Saturday, September 17 (9 a.m. ET) on The Hub TV Network, a destination for kids and their families.
MR. X INC. today announced a company restructuring and consolidation plan intended to help the company achieve its goal of emerging as one of the world’s top players in visual effects and animation.
Brendan Fraser will re-team with his JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH director Eric Brevig for Arclight Films' WILLIAM TELL, reports ComingSoon.net.
Moonscoop has announced a host of sales for its pre-school animated series SAM SAM, reports Variety.
BBC Earth Films, Evergreen Films and Reliance Pictures have decided to go with The Cameron | Pace Fusion 3D camera system for their theatrical rendition of the popular TV series and stage show WALKING WITH DINOSAURS, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
John Malkovich is in talks to take the villain role in Summit's adaptation of Isaac Marion's WARM BODIES, reports Heat Vision.
Today, we're proud to announce that Max Payne 3 - the new dark, gritty action experience that continues the tale of former New York City detective Max Payne and is sure to satisfy both newcomers and veterans to the historic franchise alike - is expected to launch on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC in March 2012 in North America and Europe.
Willie Nelson, Coldplay, the US restaurant chain Chipotle and Nexus animation director Johnny Kelly have made a creative alliance to create BACK TO THE START, a short animated film highlighting the issue of sustainable farming.