Paramount’s holdover ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ easily holds on to first place at the box office over a slow Fourth of July weekend, topping the Wednesday-Sunday holiday stretch with $53.8 million for a domestic total of $174.7 million.
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Twentieth Century Fox releases three short films documenting events during the 10 years that have passed between the ‘Rise’ and ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ storylines.
Beijing-based Xing Xing Digital and Los Angeles production company Pelagius Entertainment are to partner on the feature animation ‘Smart.’
International transmedia group Ankama introduces its award-winning animated series, ‘WAKFU,’ to the U.S market at this year’s Anime Expo.
India-headquartered creative powerhouse enhances 3D visual experience of ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’
SIGGRAPH 2014 announces the selection of Elliot Kotek, co-founder of Not Impossible Labs, as the keynote speaker at SIGGRAPH 2014, the 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 10-14 August 2014 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
Studio brings 15 series to Comic-Con from top producers including Greg Berlanti, Bruno Heller, Greg Plageman, Julie Plec, Rob Thomas & Diane Ruggiero-Wright, Kevin Williamson and many more.
Tool recreates the fictional Colorado town of South Park in 3D, allowing anyone with an Oculus headset to explore its scrapbook streets, interact with characters and find hidden Easter eggs.
Rick Van Brimmer is elected Chairman of the Board of the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association; James Slifer is elected to the post of Vice-Chairman and Pete Yoder is voted to the Executive Committee as the Liaison to the Board of Directors.
Relativity’s PG summer movie ‘Earth to Echo’ opens today, blending 80s nostalgia with current-day mobile technology in a found-footage adventure made for family audiences.
New industry standard platform to improve interoperability and streamline work of VFX software vendors and studios.
Pixel Magic completes over 100 visual effects shots for Sony Pictures Entertainment's feature ‘22 Jump Street,’ including a CG gantry crane and CG netting, CG octopus tentacles, and thousands of CG beach goers.
‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ is TV’s number-one animated program with kids; Nick sweeps preschool with top six series, led by ‘PAW Patrol.’
SIGGRAPH 2014 announces the 41st annual Computer Animation Festival award recipients for Best in Show, Jury Award, Best Student Project, Best Animated Short, and Best Visual Effects, among others.
The California Film Commission has vetted and approved 11 feature films, 13 television series and two made-for-television movies to receive $100 million in tax credits for the next fiscal year.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces category submission deadlines for 87th Academy Awards consideration.
Shout! Factory, Screenvision and Nerd Corps Entertainment team up to bring a new feature-length original movie ‘Slugterra: Return of the Elementals’ to cinemas across the U.S beginning August 2, 2014.
Independent producer Novel Entertainment secures a deal with SVOD powerhouse Netflix for popular animated children’s series ‘Horrid Henry.’
Oishii Creative is tapped by PromaxBDA to create all of its branding and video opens for the 2014 PromaxBDA conference and awards show.
New performance heights reached with GPU compute, real-time rendering, and enhanced character tools.
MarVista Entertainment launches a new division, MarVista Digital Entertainment, which will license its original and acquired content across digital platforms.
Click 3X announces the addition of Animation Director Noella Borie, who will design and direct animation using traditional frame-by-frame techniques.