Three new appointments complete the restructure of the Consumer Products business announced earlier this year and bolsters the division’s brand management team.
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Shout! Factory debutes the U.S. trailer for ‘Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart,’ arriving in select theaters in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Scottsdale, Denver, Atlanta, Detroit, Miami, Houston, Orlando and Tampa beginning September 24, 2014.
Cloud graphics company unveils a holographic video pipeline for content creators, including the world’s first portable 360 holographic capture system and a cloud-based pipeline for creating and deploying holographic media to virtual reality and, in 2015, holographic light field displays.
Thinkbox Software previews Deadline 7 at SIGGRAPH 2014 with built-in Virtual Machine Extension for comprehensive cloud support.
Cinesite completes visual effects for a major battle sequence in MGM/Paramount Pictures’ latest release, ‘Hercules.’
Leading visualization house provides extensive previs and postvis services to the new Marvel Studios motion picture ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’
PES, the creator of the 2012 Oscar-nominated stop motion short film, ‘Fresh Guacamole,’ unboxes the first Nikon D810 Animator’s Kit.
Mercenaries Engineering brings a new version of professional rendering, look development and lighting solution Guerilla Render to SIGGRPH 2014.
New Fuse-Kinect for Windows v2 workflow allows users to get 3D models into Mixamo’s character creator software, Fuse.
Summer Whitley, Will Andeer and Tina Ghezzi join the Dallas, TX-based digital studio currently at work on 20th Century Fox's animated feature 'The Book of Life.'
DreamWorks Animation details architectural and performance improvements to Pixar Animation Studio’s OpenSubdiv project, significantly accelerating both general CPU processing and GPU pre-processing.
Twentieth Century Fox releases the second trailer for director Jorge R. Gutierrez and producer Guillermo del Toro’s animated feature, ‘The Book of Life.’
Studio plans demonstrations and insights into Pixar’s next-generation RIS rendering architecture, scheduled for release in the fall of 2014.
Free on-demand kids TV network partners with VHX to offer new digital storefront website where kids can own episodes of their favorite Kabillion titles.
Hollywood-based VFX house becomes a first-time MTV Video Music Award nominee for the company’s visual effects work for Eminem’s “Rap God” music video.
In advance of SIGGRAPH 2014, DreamWorks Animation details the studio’s contribution of its patented, production-quality Lossy Compression Codec to the OpenEXR standard developed by ILM.
Render farm management software increases efficiency, maximizes throughput and promotes easy integration with key pipeline components; See Qube! 6.6 at SIGGRAPH 2014.
The National Film Board of Canada presents a diverse lineup of stellar titles at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, including Oscar winner Torill Kove’s latest short film, ‘Me and My Moulton.’
Twentieth Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation release a new trailer for ‘The Penguins of Madagascar.’
Major update adds professional nonlinear online editing features, revolutionary new ColorMatch, new photographer-friendly color correction tools, on-set media management and much more.
Operating income at the media conglomerate's film studio more than doubles to $411 million as ‘Frozen’ outperforms internationally and in home entertainment.