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Headline News VES Extends Contract for Exec Director Eric Roth

The Visual Effects Society (VES), the organization that represents the finest artists and technologists in visual effects worldwide, recently extended by two years the contract for Executive Director, Eric Roth.

Headline News I'VE SEEN FILMS Announces the 2011 Call for Entries!

After the very successful 2010 Edition, I'VE SEEN FILMS International Film Festival announced, along with its founder, international artist Rutger Hauer, that the Festival’s 4th Edition will be held from October 5 to 14, 2011 in Milan, Italy.

Headline News Universal Finally Making Zamperini Tale

After more than 50 years, Universal Pictures will finally be bringing the true-life story of Louis Zamperini to the big screen after buying the rights to Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling book UNBROKEN: A WORLD WAR II STORY OF SURVIVAL, RESILIENCE, AND REDEMPTION, reports

Headline News Weinstein Co. Buys 25% Stake in Starz Media

In a significant strategic partnership within the ever-changing home/digital entertainment market, Starz, LLC has agreed to sell The Weinstein Company (TWC) a 25% stake in Starz Media, LLC, a programming production, home entertainment and international TV distribution company which includes Anchor Bay Entertainment and other TV/home entertainment assets.

Headline News Motion Theory Leads Viewers on Darwinian Pursuit for Audi

Motion Theory director Mathew Cullen teams with Venables Bell & Partners to create a heart-pounding pursuit across time for Audi that proves progress is more than a philosophy – it’s a force of nature.

Headline News Legend3D Converts First Three Shreks in 3-D

Legend3D, the leading innovator in 2D-to-3D catalog film and motion picture conversion technology, today announced that it completed the 2D-to-3D conversion of the most successful animated film franchise of all time—DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: DWA) Shrek, Shrek 2, and Shrek the Third.

Headline News Hasbro & Mediaset Reach Deal On Brand-Based Animated Series

Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS), has concluded an overall programming agreement with Mediaset, Italy’s leading media group, to broadcast Transformers Prime, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, G.I. Joe Renegades, The Adventures of Chuck and Friends and Pound Puppies on its multiple channels, it was announced today.

Headline News Lion King, Beauty and the Beast Coming to Blu-ray 3-D

Continuing its leadership in the advancement of 3D entertainment and marking the most significant title commitment to the growing Blu-ray 3D market, The Walt Disney Studios has announced plans to release at least 15 of its films for in-home viewing on Blu-ray 3D in 2011.