Hot on the heels of the surprising success of the original SMURFS, Sony is making plans for a sequel, reports ComingSoon.net.
Autodesk, Inc., has announced Subscription Advantage Packs for its Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suites 2012, as well as most of its portfolio of Digital Entertainment Creation (DEC) toolsets.
Fox’s RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES climbed to the top of the U.S. box office for the weekend of Aug. 5-7, 2011.
Southpaw Technology, a leading developer of production asset management (PAM) technology for digital content creation companies, announced today that Toonbox Entertainment (Toonbox) is deploying 100 seats of TACTIC to manage all of the assets and data for its first feature-length production, The Nut Job.
Blue Sky's ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT has added a host of new talent to its voice cast, reports Variety.
Even though the first film in the SPIDER-MAN reboot series doesn't arrive until next summer, Sony has picked a release date for the sequel, writes Heat Vision.
Brian Kirk (HBO's GAME OF THRONES) is in discussions to take the helm of Marvel Studios and Disney's THOR 2, reports Show Blitz.
Bill Desowitz reports back from Weta in New Zealand, where he viewed exclusive Tintin footage and spoke with Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson.
Tippett Studio brought their expertise to Columbia Pictures' THE SMURFS. Scott Liedtka, the co-visual effects supervisor, answers some questions about their work.
Add CLUE to the pile of Hasbro board game-inspired film projects that Universal has dropped, reports Deadline.com. After signing a six-year deal with the game maker in 2008, Universal has also dropped MONOPOLY and MAGIC: THE GATHERING. Universal is still making films from the Hasbro-owner properties BATTLESHIP, STRETCH ARMSTRONG, CANDY LAND and OUIJA.
Disney has hired Animal Logic commercials director/vfx artist Michael Gracey to direct its Snow White project THE ORDER OF THE SEVEN, which was formerly titled SNOW AND THE SEVEN, reports Heat Vision.
Benjamin Walker (ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER) is in talks to join the cast of Legendary Pictures' PARADISE LOST, reports Deadline.com.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that the next installment in the popular Final Destination franchise, Final Destination 5, will be the first film in the horror series to open in IMAX.
Rich Hoover of Sony Pictures Imageworks tells how they translated the beloved blue characters into CG.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2: An IMAX 3D Experience, the final installment of the blockbuster film series based on the beloved books by J.K. Rowling, will be released nationwide in China, including on 26 IMAX screens, day-and-date on Thursday, August 4.
The partnership between DreamWorks Animation and Paramount Pictures has further deteriorated, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
The Weinstein Company (TWC) and Rainmaker Entertainment announced today the all-star voice cast for ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH which includes Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Alba, Rob Corddry, James Gandolfini and Craig Robinson.
With the final numbers coming in, Universal's COWBOYS AND ALIENS was declared the winner of the U.S. box office for the weekend of July 29-31, 2011.
MAXON Computer, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, today announced the company’s exhibitor participation at SIGGRAPH 2011 – the leading convention for computer graphics and interactive technology professionals, taking place August 7th to 11th at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC.