Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has announced that DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) and Sony Pictures Imageworks are integrating Autodesk Mudbox software into their Linux-based production pipelines.
Rick DeMott had a chance to ask CTN Animation Expo organizer Tina Price a few questions about the event so you'll know what to expect.
IMAX Corporation IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures today announced that Disney's A Christmas Carol, the spectacular Disney Digital 3D(TM) holiday release from director Robert Zemeckis and starring Jim Carrey, grossed $2.9 million from 182 IMAX(R) theatres domestically during its second weekend from November 13th through November 15, 2009.
AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, announced that its KONA 3 digital video I/O cards were used by the "Where the Wild Things Are" editorial team to build efficiencies into their digital production and post workflow.
For the first time, a 3D animated series is part of the "Sesame Street" television program. The program's 40th anniversary season debuted today, including computer-generated (CG) segments delivered by SpeakeasyFX and made with Autodesk Softimage software from Autodesk, Inc.
The holiday season means one thing: family. Fortunately Namco Bandai has provided a great coping mechanism. No, not eggnog. With the release of Dragon Ball Revenge of Piccolo and Tekken 6, we've got fighting, fighting, and more fighting!
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures today announced that Disney's A Christmas Carol, the spectacular Disney Digital 3D(TM) holiday release from director Robert Zemeckis and starring Jim Carrey, grossed $4.2 million from 181 IMAX(R) theatres domestically from November 6th through November 8, 2009, registering 14% of the film's total domestic gross of $30 million on approximately 3% of the screens.
The newly released animated film "Astro Boy" brings the iconic Japanese manga character to movie theaters. Filmmaker Imagi International Holdings Limited (HKEx: 585) created "Astro Boy" with Autodesk Maya software from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK).
A massive project is currently underway to replace the eastern portion of the 73-year-old Bay Bridge. But architect and Luxology LLC modo user Ronald Rael sees the bridge as a treasure, envisioning it as a public space with parks, houses and sporting facilities.
Today, Sony Online Entertainment LLC, and Wizards of the Coast LLC announced they are developing Magic: The Gathering – Tactics, an online, 3D turn-based strategy game played within the rich Magic: The Gathering Multiverse.
Brad Clark test drives the new Maya Entertainment Creation Suite featuring Maya, MotionBuilder and Mudbox all in one package with refinements and additions.
Producer Mike Medavoy is teaming up with FremantleMedia Enterprises for a new multiplatform production called DINOSAURS RESURRECTED, reports VARIETY.
Europe's largest digital visual-effects company, Framestore, is working on the upcoming AVATAR from its Iceland branch in Reykjavik, VARIETY reports.
Now that all of the Hollywood majors have signed on with Cinedigm, Overture Films has followed the pack and inked a virtual-print-fee agreement deal of its own with the digital-cinema integrator, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
To coincide with the release of the Ice Age 3 Dawn of the Dinosaurs Blu-ray disc and DVD, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for Tallest Ice Sculpture at the opening of the ice skating rink, ICE at Santa Monica.
The initial VES Production Summit on Saturday at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Marina del Rey, offered plenty of discussion about the changing nature of the industry.
After being the last major distributor to hold out on a pact with Cinedigm Digital Cinema, Warner Bros. has inked a deal to help fund digital screen installations nationwide, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Paris's Method Animation is bringing Antoine de Saint-Exupery's THE LITTLE PRINCE back to television, reports VARIETY.
Oscar-nominee Anne Hathaway (RACHEL GETTING MARRIED, Neil Patrick Harris (TV's HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER) and Rodrigo Santoro (300) are in talks to voice characters in Blue Sky and Fox Animation's next animated feature RIO from director Carlos Saldanha, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
VFXWorld gets a sneak peek at the first VES Production Summit, which takes place Saturday at the Ritz Carlton, Hotel, Marina del Rey.
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.