Studio 108 has signed Tyler Snidow as head of client services and business development for the hybrid production, visual effect, editorial and audio company.
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TOY STORY 3 director Lee Unkrich talked about his grandmother and taking a well-deserved vacation before starting a new feature with producer Darla Anderson; THE LOST THING co-director Shaun Tan admitted they went a little crazy on his short about going unnoticed; INCEPTION visual effects supervisor Paul Franklin said he considers the folding Paris as recognizable a character as any of the most recent character-centric Oscar winners; and ALICE IN WONDERLAND production designer Rob Stromberg conceded that his vfx background was indispensible on the Tim Burton blockbuster.
Commercial production company Motion Theory announces that filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will be helming commercials as the newest director on the Motion Theory roster.
Paramount has entered talks with Jon Chu (JUSTIN BIEBER: NEVER SAY NEVER) to take the helm of G.I. JOE 2, reports HEAT VISION.
Viggo Mortensen is the top choice of director Zack Snyder and producer Christopher Nolan for General Zod in SUPERMAN, reports HEAT VISION.
Cookie Jar Entertainment, global supplier of nearly 6,000 half hours of the world’s favourite television series including Johnny Test, Caillou, Mona the Vampire and more, reveals at MIP its first older demographic live action/CGI animation production: MUDPIT.
Tobe Hooper, the director of the legendary horror film THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, will tackle an Arabian horror flick titled DJINN, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Joel McHale (THE SOUP) is in talks to join Seth McFarlane’s TED, reports Deadline.com. He would join Mark Walhberg, Mila Kunis and Giovanni Ribisi.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences handed out their coveted Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011.
DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg told analysts on Thursday that the company would "play it by ear" on its previously announced plan to release five features every two years, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Ewan McGregor is in talks to join the cast of Bryan Singer's JACK THE GIANT KILLER, reports ComingSoon.net.
In a conversation with Daily Mail Online, Ridley Scott revealed more cast members for his PROMETHEUS.
Nancy Kanter has been named General Manager, Disney Junior Worldwide, adding to her current title of Senior Vice President, Original Programming, it was announced today by Carolina Lightcap, President, Disney Channels Worldwide.
Deadline.com has uncovered a list of the actors that have met with writer/director Tony Gilroy over the BOURNE IDENTITY spinoff lead.
Jimmi Simpson (DATE NIGHT) has been cast as the president's right hand man in ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER, reports Variety.
Emmy-nominated Animation Domination staple AMERICAN DAD has been renewed for a seventh season, bringing the series through the 2012-2013 season, it was announced today by Kevin Reilly, President of Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company.
The Animation Picture Company has bought the script ZOMBIE PET SHOP from writer E.L. Katz, reports Variety.
Wolfgang Petersen has been tapped for Paramount Pictures' adaptation of John Scalzi's sci-fi novel OLD MAN'S WAR, reports Deadline.com.
Christopher Columbus is lining up his next directing gig — a remake of the Korean flick HELLO GHOST, reports Deadline.com.
In its premiere week, Disney Junior delivered Disney Channel’s best ratings ever in the daypart among Kids 2-5 (474,000/2.8 rating) and Boys 2-5 (262,000/3.0 rating), and posted the second-best weekly ratings ever among Girls 2-5 (212,000/2.6 rating).
Peter Stormare has been tapped for Paramount's HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS, reports Deadline.com.
Image Metrics Inc. (OTC: IMGX) today announced the availability of FACEWARE 3.0, its revolutionary video performance and artist-driven facial animation software for the videogame, film, visual effects, commercial, and television industries.
This week marks the debut of The Last Unicorn on Blu-ray from Lionsgate Home Ent. The 1982 animated classic from Rankin/Bass has never looked or sounded better and we took the opportunity to speak with author-screenwriter Peter Beagle.
Bill Desowitz: First of all, have you seen the new Blu-ray? What do you think?
Dwayne McDuffie, who wrote for comics and animated superhero series such as JUSTICE LEAGUE, has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter.