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Entity FX Soars With 'Smallville' Finale Visual Effects

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 8:53am

Entity FX has created visual effects for the series finale of Smallville. The work, which included nearly 80 visual effects to help bring the program's characters and story arc to a close, caps off Entity FX's nine consecutive years of developing and delivering all visual effects for the popular teen Superman-themed show.

Series Headline News

Fox Releases Trailer for Upcoming 'Napoleon Dynamite' Animated Series

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 10:11am

Fox has released a teaser trailer for their midseason 2012 animated series Napoleon Dynamite. The series, based on the 2004 cult classic film of the same name, teams the original cast behind the lineup of odd-duck characters.

Software Headline News

Crater Software Releases CTP V2.0 Cartoon Animation Software for Windows

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 9:52am

CTP is software specifically designed for broadcast and film quality animated series production. To run the CTP just a standard Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 computer, a simple scanner and a graphics tablet are needed to produce animated series in broadcast-, high-definition- or film resolutions.

Films Headline News

Aardman’s 'Arthur Christmas' Highlights Annecy’s Work In Progress Program

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 9:36am

The upcoming Annecy animation festival has slated a series of meetings that will dig into heart of feature film production. Over four days, June 7-10, two daily meetings each will focus on a new, upcoming animated feature film production.

Black Headline News

Mirada Collaborates with Director Chris Milk to Create '3 Dreams of Black'

Mirada has teamed up with @radical.media director Chris Milk on an interactive music video experience called "3 Dreams of Black" for Danger Mouse and composer Daniele Luppi's Spaghetti Western-inspired concept album ROME.

Show Headline News

Allen Gregory Gets Slotted on FOX

FOX has added the new animated series ALLEN GREGORY to its fall lineup, reports Variety. The trade pub says the 20th Century Fox Television and Chernin Entertainment production will take the 8:30 pm slot in the Animation Domination Sunday schedule. The move will likely push the debut of the second season of BOB'S BURGERS to midseason.

Music Headline News

Cars 2 Locks Star Musicians From U.S., U.K., France & Japan

Fully loaded with global locales, fast-paced racing, international espionage and a touching tale of friendship, “Cars 2” also features an amped up score by Oscar and GRAMMY-winning composer Michael Giacchino, plus music from alternative rock legends Weezer, country music hitmaker Brad Paisley, bestselling British singer/songwriter Robbie Williams, French superstar Bénabar and the power pop Japanese girl band Perfume.

Online Headline News

Primal Screen Conjures Transmedia Experience For Sesame’s Electric Company

Further building Atlanta-based Primal Screen’s (www.primalscreen.com) portfolio of dynamic, multiplatform media for the children’s broadcast market, the creative studio announced it completed another integrated entertainment and education program – this time for The Electric Company’s math-literacy segment Prankster Planet, involving on-air animation paired with online learning games and a printed activity workbook.

Headline News

Absolute Adds Testosterone to SNY Campaign

In keeping with its brash New York sensibility, SportsNet New York (SNY) is launching a new series of ads under the banner "More Sports. More Testosterone," conceived by Ogilvy & Mather New York to promote the networks extensive coverage of the total New York sports scene.

Cartoon Headline News

Cartoon Network Takes Augmented Reality with Gen Rex App Across Asia

Cartoon Network is giving kids an unprecedented chance to check if their bodies are hosting nanites – microscopic machines – via a new augmented reality (AR) application created for its awesome new series, Generator Rex.

Coolabi Headline News

Coolabi Expands Poppy Cat And Scarlett & Crimson Licensing Programmes

Leading entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi has signed several more agreements for two of its key properties, Poppy Cat and Scarlett & Crimson, further expanding the licensing programmes for both.

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