SMPTE is making 3-D a main focus at its annual conference on Oct. 27-29 at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood, Calif.
Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX: IMX) today announced that Where the Wild Things Are, directed by Spike Jonze (Adaptation, Being John Malkovich) and produced by Playtone (Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman), opened with strong box office results, generating approximately $3.1 million from 145 IMAX(R) theatres domestically during the opening weekend from Friday, October 16, 2009 through Sunday, October 18.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) comes to an end with the highly anticipated closing ceremonies held this evening at the Museum of Civilization in Gatineau. Organizers announced the winners of the official competition during the ceremonies.
Coraline director Henry Selick and the annual Animator Picnic / Pumpkin Carving Contest highlight Day 3 at the Ottawa Animation Festival.
Regardless of possible complaints, this film will introduce Astro Boy to a new generation of fans. That is a good thing! And if they ultimately seek out and connect with Tezuka’s original creation, i.e. the original manga and anime, even better.
Although work is still underway on his current project, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, Tim Burton is talking about his next feature-length project: a stop-motion version of his 1984 short, Frankenweenie, ComingSoon.net reports.
Everyone's favorite preschool scientist, Sid, star of SID THE SCIENCE KID, is hearing a lot of talk this fall about how to stay healthy, which leads him to ask lots of questions about what can make a person sick and what he can do to keep from getting sick.
Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the leading next generation studio, announced today that it has acquired worldwide distribution rights to BURST 3D, a horror/thriller to be produced by Ghost House Pictures.
Kambu and Suckers, two of BRB International‘s new series, were awarded two Kids’ Jury Prizes yesterday in Cannes by a panel of young viewers. During the closing ceremonies at MIPJUNIOR, 18 children of different ages from the International School of Nice chose the three best cartoon series set for release soon in their target-audience categories – from 3 to 14 years old.
SPECIAL AGENT PRODUCTIONS has opened a new boutique animation studio in San Francisco offering a host of streamlined services to meet the production demands of the new economy and the digital age.
Leading rendering solutions provider ArtVPS has announced the immediate availability of version 0.3 of Shaderlight, its flagship interactive rendering plug-in for 3ds Max.
Whether a lover of all things Naruto, or simply a cybernetic pugilist, Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Destiny 2 will satisfy your gaming fix.
Marc Schwartz, Managing Partner at Fluid NYC, the New York-based editorial, original music and visual effects studio, announced today that Piranha Design is partnering with Fluid to provide further design and 3D.
NVIDIA Corporation, the inventor of the graphics processing unit (GPU), announced today that Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI) utilized NVIDIA® Quadro® processors to accelerate animation and visual effects production of their latest hit film "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs".
Prime Focus, one of the world’s largest visual entertainment services groups, today announced the transformation of its global facilities - Prime Focus London, blue and Machine (UK), Post Logic and Frantic Films VFX (USA) and Prime Focus Group in India - into a single global company under a new Prime Focus brand.
Danielle Harris, who starred in Halloween II, has been cast as Barbara in Night of the Living Dead: Origins, ShockTilYouDrop.com reports.
“Does it have a beak of a thousand colors? Are its ears enormous? Does it only eat rinds? What creature is hiding in the box? Guess and say ZOO-KA-BOO!” That is the narrative essence of the new series being prepared by BRB Internacional, set to become the first series to use 3D Stereoscopic technology -- visual effects through special glasses – for broadcast on TV, Low-Demand Internet Video and BluRay.
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), a leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, and Parallels, a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software, announced that they have signed an agreement to make Parallels Desktop for Mac Autodesk's preferred Mac virtualization software.
Blue Sky and director Chris Wedge have announced their next project — an adaptation of William Joyce's LEAF MEN, reports VARIETY.
Producers James Young, Ford Oelman and Mark Costa have filed a lawsuit in L.A. against St. Louis-based World Events and Kickstart Prods. alleging that they illegally worked out VOLTRON deals during their exclusive rights window, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER is saying that James Cameron's Lightstorm Ent. has been conducting 3-D transfer tests for its older films.
This week (9/22/09) offers the DVD/Blu-ray release of BATTLE FOR TERRA (Lionsgate, $12.99 and $19.99); THE HAUNTED WORLD OF EL SUPERBEASTO (Anchor Bay, $12.99 and $19.99); HOT FUZZ (Universal Home Ent., $18.99); SCOOBY-DOO! THE MYSTERY BEGINS (Warner Home Video, $19.99, $24.99); TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES -- THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON (Warner Home Video,$36.49, $44.99); and WALLACE & GROMIT: A MATTER OF LOAF AND DEATH (Lionsgate, $9.99) and WALLACE & GROMIT: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION (Lionsgate/HIT, $21.99, 19.99).