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Disney Headline News

Walt Disney Studios Names Sean Bailey President of Production

Rich Ross, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios (TWDS), announced today that Sean Bailey has been named President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production as the segment continues to restructure its operation.

Animation Headline News

37th Annual Annie Award Nominations Announced

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 9:24am

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 37th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year's best animated features, television productions, commercials, short subjects and outstanding individual achievements in the field of animation.

Technology Headline News

Troublemaker Studios Transforms Imagination into Reality on the Big Screen with AMD Technology

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 9:09am

AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced that Troublemaker Studios is using Six-Core AMD Opteron processors and ATI FirePro graphics accelerators to create animations and special effects for its films, including “Shorts,” now available on Blu-ray and DVD.

Film Headline News

Raising the Bar on Bringing Animated Characters to Life

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 9:03am

Ben 10: Alien Swarm is the second live-action film from Cartoon Network based on their immensely popular animated series franchise Ben 10. This time around the network wanted to push the limits and deliver an intense thrill ride for the audience.

Studios Headline News

Erik Press Named Executive Producer at Zoic Studios

By Matt Kapko | Monday, November 16, 2009 at 7:52am

Award-winning visual effects and digital production house Zoic Studios has named Erik Press to the strategic role of Executive Producer. At Zoic, Press leads artists and creative directors to produce effects-driven content with a holistic approach, uniting broadcast, advertising, theatrical and web content that engages audiences and enriches brands.

Studios Headline News

Zoic's Andrew Orloff to Speak at Motion09

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 9:18am

Press Release from motion09

At this year's motion09 (www.motionconference.com) held October 11-14, 2009, Zoic Studios' Executive Creative Director/VFX Supervisor Andrew Orloff will present "Standing on the Shoulders of Giants." An entertaining examination of present-day creative and past inspiration, "Giants" is part of a weekend-long event that unites professionals and students from the design and effects community.

Studios Headline News

Platinum Teams with Waverly Place Star for Weapon Film

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 10:27am

Platinum Studios, Inc. (OTCBB: PDOS) has partnered with Disney Channel star David Henrie to star in the theatrical adaptation of the Platinum Studios' comic book "The Weapon."

Post Headline News

Post Logic NY announces New Hires

Press Release by Post Logic

New York, NY (August 17, 2009) -- Leading post-production facility Post Logic Studios, a division of Prime Focus Group, announced today two new hires, Kevin Wilson as audio engineer and Mick O'Connor as manager, new business. Both will be based out of Post Logic Studios' New York facility.

Studios Headline News

Zoic Studios Adds to District 9 Success

Press Release by Zoic Studios

Vancouver, BC - (August 17, 2009) -- Zoic Studios' BC office is proud to have contributed visual effects to the massively anticipated Sony Pictures/TriStar feature DISTRICT 9 which opened this weekend topping US box office charts.

Directed by Neill Blomkamp and presented by Peter Jackson, DISTRICT 9 is a powerful Sci-Fi thriller set in the near future in Johannesburg, S.A., where one million Alien refugees have set up camp.

Studios Headline News

New Head for Hasbro Studios

Stephen J. Davis is new President of Hasbro TV Show Studios. Variety reports the former Granada America leader will seek outside creators and oversee shows based on key Hasbro brands including TRIVIAL PURSUIT and MY LITTLE PONY. The new channel, a joint effort with Discovery Communications will launch in fall 2010.

Studios Headline News

ICM Signs Comic Book Icon

Comic book legend, Neal Adams, is taking his Continuity Studios to ICM for representation, says today’s HollywoodReporter.

Adams plans to take his creations across all forms of media while he makes the artistic transition to film writing and directing. Adams’ realistically modern imagery has received great acclaim as displayed in the 1960s and 1970s comics “Uncanny X-Men," "Green Lantern and Green Arrow" and "Batman.”

Animation Headline News

Calypso Animation to Open Offices in Bangalore and Chennai

Press Release from Calypso Animation Studios

Calypso Animation Studios (CAS) is pleased to announce the opening of a satellite offices in Bangalore and Chennai, India, headed by Project Manager Muthu A. Muthu is an expert at animation and project management and has over 10 years experience in the Indian animation market specializes in outsourced animation. The CAS Bangalore team will help orchestrate outsourced projects in Central and East Asia.

Studios Headline News

Escape Studios Secures Venture Capital Funding

Press Release from Escape Studios

London, 01 July 2009: Escape Studios, the world's leading school of computer graphics, has secured funding from leading UK Venture Capital Trust, Chrysalis VCT, to accelerate the development of its distance learning services for the computer graphics industries.

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