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Hive Media, Discovery Announce Deadliest Catch Facebook Game

Hive Media, Inc. and Discovery Communications, Inc. announce a new way for fans to engage with their favorite captains and boats with the launch of Deadliest Catch The Social Game, which was released on Facebook on February 14, 2011.

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General Submissions and SIGGRAPH Dailies! Deadline Tomorrow

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 10:40am

Deadlines are quickly approaching to submit your work to SIGGRAPH 2011, the 38th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 7 - 11 August 2011 in Vancouver.

Animation Headline News

Image Metrics Acquires Big Stage, Expands into Consumer Market

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 10:37am

Image Metrics Inc. (OTC BB: IMGX), a leading provider of facial animation technology for the entertainment industry, has acquired Big Stage's premier platform for consumer avatar creation services.

Black Headline News

Best Worst Movie Director To Destroy Vampires

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 10:34am

Michael Stephenson, who starred in TROLL 2, which inspired his documentary BEST WORST MOVIE about the cult film, is directing the black comedy DESTROY, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In a world where vampires do not exist, an amateur vampire hunter leaves the bodies of innocent old men behind him across Bavaria.

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I Am Number Four Lands in IMAX Theatres This Friday

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 10:30am

IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and DreamWorks Studios announced today that the suspense thriller, I Am Number Four, from director D.J. Caruso, will be released in the immersive IMAX format on Friday, February 18.

Film Headline News

Guy Richie to Direct Xerxes?

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 2:23pm

Vulture is reporting that Warner Bros. has approached Guy Ritchie to direct XERXES, based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, which is seen as a sequel to 300. Zack Snyder had been developing the script before moving onto the new SUPERMAN film.