LAIKA, Inc., the Portland-based animation studio whose first feature film, Coraline, has been a critical and box office success, has appointed Gary Raksis to the post of Chief Financial Officer of the company.
Rick DeMott talks with Fanboy and Chum Chum creator Eric Robles about his first series and his 15 years in the animation business.
One of the bonus features on the UP DVD and Blu-ray, which street today from Walt Disney Home Entertainment, is the fascinating documentary, "Adventure is Out There," which details the research trip Pete Docter and his fellow Pixar animators made to Venezuela with award-winning biologist/wild life photographer Adrian Warren.
A film based on the World War II hero from DC Comics, SGT. ROCK, will be directed by Francis Lawrence (I AM LEGEND, CONSTANTINE) from a script written by Chad St. John (THE DAYS BEFORE), HEAT VISION reports.
20th Century Fox has bought an untitled project going by the name NOCTURNE about the end of the world, with Len Wiseman in talks to direct and produce, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Cecile de France has signed up to star opposite Matt Damon in HEREAFTER, a supernatural drama helmed by Clint Eastwood, VARIETY reports.
The Los Angeles Professional Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH and the Visual Effects Society present “Battlestar Galactica – Then and Now”.
Visual effects company Ntropic is excited to announce that Creative Director/VFX Supervisor Simon Mowbray has joined the company. Formerly the co-founder of Radium, Mowbray freelanced at Ntropic on projects for Sprint, Coinstar and Oracle before making it his official home.
Day 3 of the View Conference was a fantastic day for me, highlighted by presentations from Isaac Kerlow, Glenn Entis, Roger Guyett and Michael Giacchino.
Hideo Nakata, director of the horror classic RINGU, will helm the supernatural thriller, VOICE FROM THE STONE, reports VARIETY.
TWILIGHT actress Ashley Greene is in negotiations to star in Dark Castle's THE APPARITION, according to VARIETY.
Zach Galifianakis, the breakout star of THE HANGOVER, is in talks to lend his voice to Humpty Dumpty in DreamWorks' PUSS IN BOOTS, reports VARIETY.
Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin will serve as co-hosts of the 82nd Academy Awards, Oscar telecast producers Bill Mechanic and Adam Shankman announced today.
Fox's adaptation of the Great Dane MARMADUKE will see Owen Wilson voicing the character from the long-running comic strip, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Kelley Avery has been tapped to head up distribution of DreamWorks' franchises across numerous platforms, VARIETY reports.
David Lindsay-Abair, a Pulitzer Prize-winning playright, has been tapped to write the adaption of THE GUARDIANS for DreamWorks, VARIETY reports.
COMINGSOON.NET reports that Mark Millar will be directing a superhero movie. The comic book creator behind WANTED and KICK-ASS posted details of his plan on his official forums.
TRON LEGACY writers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz have been hired to write the adaptation of the board game OUIJA for Universal, HEAT VISION reports.
Today Allan McKay announces a new 3D Studio Max Training Series Creature FX, aimed for FX animators and Technical Directors involved in Feature Film Visual FX, Game Development & TV Post Production to expand their knowledge of CGI, especially in the area of visual effects.
Kevin Gamble has been named Vice President, Development, Disney Television Animation, it was announced today by Eric Coleman, Senior Vice President, Original Series, Disney Television Animation, to whom he will report.
BLAIR WITCH PROJECT co-creator Eduardo Sanchez tells the TORONTO STAR that he and Daniel Myrick are seriously considering making a sequel to their hit film.
In an interview with EMPIRE (picked up by COVENTRY TELEGRAPH)GREEN LANTERN director Martin Campbell details some of the work his team has ahead as it aims to bring the comic book to life.
Filmmakers Scott McGehee and Dave Siegel (THE DEEP END, BEE SEASON) are working on an adaptation of THE ALCHEMIST for the Weinstein Company, COMINGSOON.NET reports.