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Headline News Back to the Future Trilogy Racing to Blu-ray

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Academy Award-winning cinematic franchise that generated nearly one billion dollars worldwide, the Back to the Future 25th Anniversary Trilogy will debut on Blu-ray on October 26, 2010 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Headline News Telltale Developing Back to the Future & Jurassic Park Games

Telltale Games, the leading independent digital publisher and developer of episodic interactive entertainment, today announced a multi-year, two-title video game development deal with Universal Partnerships & Licensing.

Blogs Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 09

On a Full Forum Super-Seven-Student Panelpalooza, Joel and Alan survey animation students who study animation at Boston's extra-prestigious School of the Museum of Fine Arts about their likes, dislikes, and the future of future animation futures. During the course of the discourse, many fundamental life questions are questioned; what's the best way to animate glitter raining down on a stripping cat?, would you really give up your right pinky for the abilities of a changeling?, how can one take a shower in the classroom?, and most importantly, can Hamburger Helper help you to help yourself?

Headline News SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies: Breakthroughs in Haptics, Robotics and Gaming

Press Release from ACM SIGGRAPH

(Chicago, IL) - SIGGRAPH 2009's Emerging Technologies presents innovative technologies and applications in many fields including alternative displays, robotics, input interfaces, gaming, audio, haptics/VR, and experimental sensory experiences.

Presented in a combination of curated demonstrations and juried interactive installations, a minimum of 29 of the more than 100 international juried submissions were selected and will be on display and available for interaction with attendees in New Orleans this summer.

Headline News Tomorrowland Coming Soon to a Theater Near You

THE HANGOVER writers Jon Lucas and Scott Moore have been tapped to turn Disney's themed amusement park land Tomorrowland into a feature film, according to ComingSoon.net. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is set to star as test pilot Rip, who gets transported to the future. Lucas and Moore will take a non-retro look at the future for what they describe as "PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN in space."

Headline News KidsCo Secures First Run Deals for The Future Is Wild And DinoSquad

KidsCo, the international children's channel owned by media companies NBC Universal, Cookie Jar Group and Corus Ent. has secured the broadcast rights to two animated series: DINOSQUAD and THE FUTURE IS WILD. The agreement will see these shows airing on KidsCo for the first time ever.

KidsCo's agreement with Cookie Jar for the broadcast rights to the action-adventure series DINOSQUAD, will see the channel airing the 26 x 22 minute series across all its global feeds on an exclusive basis (excluding Turkey, South Africa and Bulgaria).

Headline News Wallace & Gromit, Back to the Future Return, Plus More DVD/Blu-ray Releases

The BACK TO THE FUTURE trilogy and the three WALLACE & GROMIT shorts are now available separately on DVD, with the Blu-ray release of DONNIE DARKO and the DVD/Blu-ray release of MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA, plus DRAGON BALL Z and DEATH NOTE DVDs and more.

ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE MYSTERY OF THE EASTER CHIPMUNK on DVD

Headline News 3D Entertainment Summit Wraps Up

The inaugural 3D Entertainment Summit wrapped up Wednesday, concluding two days of industry expert commentary, panel discussions defining business models and creative technique, 3D presentations of trailers, videogames and never-before-seen sneak previews of test footage and technology demonstrations.

Headline News New Terminator Flick Starts Shooting Up New Mexico

Principal photography for TERMINATOR SALVATION: THE FUTURE BEGINS, starring Sam Worthington and Christian Bale, is now underway in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

TERMINATOR SALVATION: THE FUTURE BEGINS is directed by McG from a script by Michael Ferris and John Brancato. It is a Halcyon Company film from Mortiz Borman Production and a McG Film.

McG will write a production blog on the movie's official site: http://rss.warnerbros.com/terminatorsalvation/.

Headline News 5 Centimeters Measures Up at Future Fest

Makoto Shinkai's BYOUSOKU 5 CENTIMETERS ("5 Centimeters per Second: A Chain of Short Stories about their Distance") has won the Lancia Platinum Grand Prize at the 2008 Future Film Festivasl in Bologna, Italy. In selecting the film, the judges cited its "ability of combininig poetry, art and technical skills with animation and new technologies, a touching and deep-rooted story and a model direction. Every element of the movie, from the screenplay to the editing, is realized with great professionalism and inspiration".

Headline News Future Film Fest Deadline Nears

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at 12:00am

Future Film Festival 2008Bologna, ItalyJan. 15-20, 2008Deadline: Nov. 15, 2007

The Future Film Festival, now in its 10th edition, is the first and most important Italian event dedicated to the latest digital technologies applied to cinema, television and the Net. The program includes homages, premieres and meetings with special effects production companies from all over the world. For more information, visit www.futurefilmfestival.org.

Headline News The Future is Wild in Discovery Kids' New Evolutionary Series

Discovery Kids has announced the upcoming launch of THE FUTURE IS WILD, a new animated series inspired by Animal Planet's CGI documentary specials of the same name. The cutting-edge show turns natural history on its head with scientifically valid predictions for new life forms that seem out of this world, but could really exist millions of years from now.

Headline News AKQA Presents Future Lions Global Student Competition

In collaboration with the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, AKQA has organized the second annual "Future Lions Competition" for advertising students from around the world. The 2007 winners of the global student competition will be announced Friday, June 22, 2007, at the Debussy Theater.

Headline News eDward Travels in Time for 2006 Young Filmmaker’s Award

For the seventh year running the eDIT Filmmakers Festival is holding its international competition for up-and-coming filmmakers under 30. The organizers are looking for films that sum up the subject of time travel in only 30 seconds, the length of a classic advertising spot.

Nobody knows the future, and nobody knows what the past was really like. How would it be if we could travel into the past and intervene in the course of history? Or look into the future and find out if todays decisions were the right ones?

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