The studio options the 22-volume book series from the estate of American-Irish author Anne McCaffrey, who died in 2011.
Following director Christopher Nolan’s surprise appearance at last week’s Comic-Con International, Warner Bros. and Paramount Pictures release the latest trailer for sci-fi epic ‘Interstellar’ onto the web.
‘Tangram Jam,’ developed and produced as part of the Cogswell Game Design & Development program, will be presented at the 2014 SIGGRAPH Conference’s “Appy Hour” showcase in Vancouver.
Encore VFX helps realize a fictional Middle Eastern nation for FX’s new drama with exotic set extensions, extravagant CG palaces and city skylines, subtle environmental work and crowd duplication.
Disney releases the first teaser and a dozen new images for ‘Into the Woods,’ arriving in theaters on Christmas Day.
Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Movies release the first trailer for the animated/live action hybrid, ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.’
With director Bong Joon-ho’s Snowpiercer still in theaters, the sci-fi feature racks up an impressive $3.8 million over its first two weeks on VOD.
Students rely on Xsens MVN for flexible motion capture on-set for short film recently screened at Comic-Con International.
London-based production company and animation studio announces the appointment of Judy Hill as Executive Producer in charge of New Business.
Leading visual effects post production studio specializing in high-end commercial finishing appoints Kira Karlstrom as Business Development Executive.
Minneapolis-based creative studio expands its visual effects department with the new hire of VFX artist Patricio Fernandez.
Update includes PluralEyes 3.5 upgrade, Denoiser II, Instant 4K, BulletProof 1.2, Frames and LUT Buddy.
ILM, Method Studios, and Digital Domain among featured presenters; Real-Time Live event to showcase rendering advancements for independent filmmaking.
Award-winning integrated creative company announces the addition of Nellie Chung as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development.
ZEUS:Scout is a one-stop app enabling users to travel through a “virtual set” while on location, providing a powerful suite of navigation, creative and technical tools.
SIGGRAPH 2014 teams up with Media Indie Exchange to bring the first-ever SIGGRAPH indie game showcase to its Exhibition, August12-14, at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, BC.
Visit Imagineer Systems at booth 817 for demos of the newly released mocha Pro 4 with advanced support for native stereo 3D workflows, Python scripting and more improved features.
Montreal-based VFX studio completes more than 160 visual effects shots for key sequences of Luc Besson’s ‘Lucy,’ including a breathtaking car chase through the busy streets of Paris.
Despite the weekend’s new offerings, North American revenue is once again down, this time by nearly 12 percent from the same weekend a year ago (the summer continues to be down by more than 20 percent).
UPDATE: Textor makes a statement regarding the Florida lawsuit, which he claims is politically motivated. The state of Florida files a lawsuit against former executives of Digital Domain Media Group Inc., saying the visual effects company was essentially a Ponzi scheme that defrauded the state out of more than $80 million in job-creation grants.
Boutique visual effects, animation and digital production studio is tapped by 180LA for a two-spot campaign for Boost Mobile featuring NBA star Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans.