Origin Digital Studios opens in Burbank as new collective of veteran visual effects artists, producers and supervisors.
Fox's ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ remains at number one in its second weekend, bringing in $36 million for a domestic total of $139 million; Disney's animated family feature ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ comes in third with an $18 million debut.
Seth MacFarlane, Universal Pictures and Media Rights Capital have been sued for alleged copyright infringement for their hit comedy ‘Ted.’
‘Never Let Me Go’ director is in talks to helm Warner Bros.’ ‘Overlook Hotel,’ a prequel to the Stanley Kubrick classic ‘The Shining.’
First-time governors are Kate Amend, Documentary Branch; Daniel R. Fellman, Executives Branch; Albert Berger, Producers Branch; Bob Rogers, Short Films and Feature Animation Branch; and Mark Mangini, Sound Branch.
‘Skyfall’ star Ben Whishaw steps in to replace Colin Firth as the voice of Paddington Bear in the Weinstein Company's family film ‘Paddington.’
Themed challenges for users of Adobe After Effects CC and Cinema 4D Lite; winners to receive Cinema 4D Broadcast.
Microsoft to discontinue development of original series for its Xbox gaming platform and will close Xbox Entertainment Studios in the coming months.
Stereoscopic technology specialist RealD sees a trio of exec departures: COO and general counsel Craig Gatarz and senior VPs Rick Heineman and Jed Harmsen.
Netflix and The Walt Disney Studios announce a new multi-year licensing agreement that will make Netflix the exclusive Canadian subscription television service for first-run Disney live-action and animated feature films.
Marvel Entertainment reveals that it will be replacing the comic book incarnation of ‘Thor’ with a new, female version; Sam Wilson, formerly the superhero known as The Falcon, will be taking over the role of ‘Captain America.’
MPC’s previs supervisor Duane Floch discusses three different POVs and lots of apes used to create the Colony Attack scene in Matt Reeves’ hit sequel.
Cloud-based production tracking, review, and asset management software for film, TV and games passes a full penetration test by global security auditing firm Bishop Fox.
VFX vendors Rhythm & Hues and Prana Animation Studios join visualization studio The Third Floor to help create an innovative, traveling attraction that affords guests the opportunity to actively participate with dozens of Marvel Entertainment’s iconic Super Heroes.
Ten-year-old Neel Sethi set to play the part of Mowgli in Disney’s live-action/animation hybrid film ‘The Jungle Book.’
Graphics technology developer wins backing from the U.K.’s Technology Strategy Board (TSB) to bring its real-time graphics rendering techniques from the gaming world to the big screen.
The upcoming Power Rangers movie from Lionsgate and rights holder Saban Brands will be scripted by ‘X-Men: First Class’ writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz; Roberto Orci boards the project as executive producer.
Paramount Television inks a first-look deal with Oscar-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis; first project will be a drama series inspired by Nicholson Baker’s bestselling novel 'The Fermata.'
SIGGRAPH 2014 will offer presentations on more than 15 of the biggest current and upcoming studio productions, including ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ ‘Gravity,’ ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ and ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’
Even with box office revenue down from last year, the debut of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ pushes Fox to become the first major Hollywood studio to cross the $1 billion mark in 2014 domestic ticket sales.