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Blogs Oscar Tour 2012 LA Day 1: Paramount Studios

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 8:29am

Paramount Studios is one of the oldest and most venerable of the big Hollywood studios. While the studio has been distributing animated films for some time through its relationship with DreamWorks, only announced last July it announced it was getting back into the animation production business. Our group spent the entire day on the lot and were not disappointed.

Headline News Autodesk to Unveil New Versions of Gameware Products at GDC 2012

Autodesk plans to unveil new versions of its gameware products, including an enhanced solution for mobile game development and an expanded artificial intelligence (AI) toolset, at GDC 2012.

Headline News New Pac-Man Series Coming to Disney XD

Namco Bandai Games, Arad Productions and 41 Entertainment LLC (“41e”) announced that they have granted the U.S. television rights to Disney XD for the brand new animated action comedy series tentatively entitled “PAC-MAN - The Adventure Begins” in time for a fall 2013 airing.

Headline News Pixeldust Creates Compelling Web Video for FHSSA

Washington, D.C.-based Pixeldust Studios created a three-minute web video for the Foundation for Hospices in Sub-Saharan Africa (FHSSA) to reach out to U.S. hospices with the message about the need for additional partners.

Headline News Independent Releases Making-of Video for Sony Vita ‘The World Is In Play’

Ed Sayers, director at production company Independent Films, has made a documentary film of the "The World Is in Play," the new campaign for the European launch of the new Sony PS Vita console.

Headline News Sesame Workshop Promotes Robert Knežević & June Lee

Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind “Sesame Street,” has promoted Robert Knežević to Vice President, International Project Manager and Dr. June Lee to Assistant Vice President of Research in the Global Education department.

Blogs Oscar Tour 2012 LA Day 2: 20th Century Fox

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 27, 2012 at 5:09pm

Wednesday afternoon found the Oscar shorts nominees at 20th Century Fox's sprawling backlot, located in the heart of Century City. After checking in at the Little Theater, used by the studio for on-site screenings, it was off for some behind-the-scenes looks at one of television's biggest studios.

Headline News DreamWorks Animation Gets Racing with 'Turbo'

Actor Ryan Reynolds has been tapped to lead an all-star cast for DreamWorks Animation’s new feature film Turbo, which is set to reach theaters on July 19, 2013.

Blogs Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 28

Special Guest: OIAF Animators' Picnic 2011 - Part 1


Joel and Alan bother legends of international animation as they try to eat, drink, and be wary at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011.

Blogs Oscar Tour NoCal: Final Night with ASIFA San Francisco

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 27, 2012 at 10:42am

Dolby Digital in San Francisco and Karl Cohen hosted the last Bay Area Oscar Tour screening for ASIFA San Francisco members. The filmmakers greeted ASIFA members in the lobby and talk about their films before the screening began. Marcy Page, producer of Wild Life, joined us for the evening.

Headline News Tool’s Richardson Wins Third Oscar for 'Hugo'

Tool Director/DP Robert Richardson took home the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for Martin Scorsese's 3-D film “Hugo” at last night's 84th annual Academy Awards.

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