THE WRESTLER director Darren Aronofsky is in works on a heist flick based on the 2006 robbery of the Securitas Depot in Tonbridge, England, reports VARIETY.
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An artsy Ghost? David Jones tells how The Time Traveler's Wife adds a new visual twist to the genre.
We offer some highlights from "The Marc Davis Celebration of Animation: Hayao Miyazaki" last month at The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Press Release from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
BURBANK, Calif., July 21 -- Legendary comic book creator Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment, together with Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, today announced the release of an all new original digital motion comic series, Time Jumper, available exclusively on the iTunes store (www.iTunes.com), beginning July 24, 2009.
In her latest column, Nancy Cartwright catches up with former Simpsons' colleague turned animation auteur Brad Bird.
Press Release from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
LOS ANGELES, June 19 -- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures has confirmed Mike Mitchell (upcoming SHREK FOREVER AFTER) will direct the live-action adventure-fantasy ONCE UPON A TIME.
ONCE UPON A TIME Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty married their handsome Princes -- the Charming brothers and planned to live happily ever after. But when the Charming brothers go missing, the sister-in-laws must set out to save their husbands and the fairy tale kingdom.
Press Release from Aardman Rights
Bristol, 17 June 2009. Leading independent distributor Aardman Rights is delighted to announce the hugely successful debut of its preschool property TIMMY TIME on CBeebies.
Time Warner will spin AOL off into an independent company, according to CNN, after merging in January 2001.
In a statement, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes said, "We believe that a separation will be the best outcome for both Time Warner and AOL."
The merger eight years ago was seen as a laudable attempt to merge old and new media, but Time Warner's stock has plummeted around 80 percent in the time since. It owns 95 percent of AOL, and will buy the remaining stake from Google.
Press Release from AlphaDogs
BURBANK, CA, May 27, 2009 -- "Extreme high-speed filming techniques present certain challenges in post, but we also get to work with really great footage that we would never see otherwise," says editor Herrianne Cayabyab of leading post house AlphaDogs, which is now on its second season of the Discovery Channel series TIME WARP.
Press Release from Aardman Rights
Bristol, 20 May 2009. Leading independent distributor Aardman Rights has concluded a number of new licensing deals for its brand new preschool series TIMMY TIME, which has made a hugely successful debut on CBeebies in the UK.
In Central and Eastern Europe, Regio is on board as toy partner for TIMMY TIME in Hungary where Minimax has the broadcast rights. Also One 2 Play is managing all rights to the property in ex-Yugoslavia.
THE NEW YORK TIMES has a brief Q&A with KING OF THE HILL co-creator Mike Judge just prior to the series' finale in May.
"I actually think it’s probably a good time to stop," he said. "Then again, I kind of wanted to stop six or seven years ago, and I felt like it got really good after that. At the same time I would prefer to quit while we’re ahead rather than run it into the ground."
Press Release from ROKKAN
A new website for Time Warner Global Media Group was designed with an ambitious goal: to demonstrate what the company calls "The Art of the Possible." With that in mind, full-service digital agency ROKKAN, in partnership with Time Warner, created a one-of-kind, 3-D site that's rich with video and interactivity.
At this year's KidScreen in New York, Heather Kenyon surveyed the participants on how they're surviving the recession and what we all should do to keep the animation industry afloat.
Peter Gabriel has just pulled out of performing at the Academy Awards. His "Down to Earth" from WALL-E is one of three songs nominated for Original Song, along with "Jai Ho" and "O Saya" from SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE (Per Nikki Finke's DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD DAILY).
The show's producers, Larry Mark and Bill Condon, have plans to reduce the song segment further this year by putting together a medley of the three songs, reportedly giving each song 90 seconds sung by its original singer.
Time Warner reported its financial results for its full year and fourth quarter (ending Dec. 31, 2008) on Wednesday, with an operating loss on the year of $16 billion. That figure reflected a decline of $24.9 billion compared to 2007's operating income of $8.9 billion, due mainly to a $24.2 billion noncash impairment to reduce the carrying value of goodwill and intangible assets.
Andrew Farago catches up with Frederator Studios' Fred Seibert and four of the creators of the studio's Random! Cartoons venture with Nickelodeon.
Aardman Rights has secured a number of key new licensing partners for its new preschool property TIMMY TIME. Currently in production, the 52x10 stop-motion animated series has been pre-bought by CBeebies in the U.K. for debut in 2009 and it has been picked up by Disney Channels worldwide, including the U.S.
Time Warner Cable and Viacom jointly announced January 1 that they have reached an agreement in principle to renew carriage for Viacom's MTV Networks. The companies expect to finalize the details of the agreement over the next several days.
Glenn Britt, President and CEO of Time Warner Cable said in a statement, "We are pleased that our customers will continue to be able to watch the programming they enjoy on MTV Networks. We are sorry they had to endure a day of public disagreement as we worked through this negotiation."
Via THE ASSOCIATED PRESS:
SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS may be getting squeezed off of Time Warner Cable.
Media giant Viacom Inc. said its Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central and 16 other channels will go dark for 13 million subscribers at 12:01 a.m. Thursday if a new carriage fee deal with Time Warner Cable is not agreed upon by then.
When it comes to the Madagascar sequel, Directors Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath and Effects Supervisor Scott Peterson "move it, move it."
Production Designer Alex McDowell took time out yesterday during his 5D: The Future of Immersive Design conference in Long Beach to discuss WATCHMEN with VFXWORLD. Last week McDowell got a glimpse of 25 minutes during a private screening. McDowell subsequently offered the first public viewing of an extended trailer during his Design in Flux panel that concluded 5D.