NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, releases NewTek LightWave™ 10 — the latest version of its Emmy® Award-winning 3D software.
Rick DeMott looks at how the standard of heart and humor plays into which films might receive Oscar nominations.
On December 28th Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will unleash the deadly T-virus into homes everywhere when Resident Evil: Afterlife explodes onto Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD.
Christmas 2010 brought a big lump of U.S. box office coal, with attendance down 44% from last year, the culmination of 7 straight weekend declines compared to 2009. Bad weather and a Friday-night Christmas eve may have played a part, though the lackluster performance of most films just might reflect movie-watcher displeasure with the current slate of films.
Blackmagic Design announced today a major update to DaVinci Resolve, the world’s most popular high-end color grading system on Mac OS X and Linux.
VICON House of Moves (HOM), a leading animation and motion capture company, was hired by Grid Productions to complete seven days of motion capture prior to the release of "TRON: Legacy."
We chatted with Joseph Kosinski, the director of the highly anticipated TRON: LEGACY, which opens today from Disney.
Bill Desowitz reports back from Toronto and London with an exclusive preview of the first animated feature from Elton John's Rocket Pictures.
I haven’t been this disappointed by a Walt Disney sci-fi movie since The Black Hole. Maybe I walked in with unrealistic expectations of seeing something as groundbreaking, and visually thrilling as the 1982 original. The trailer looked tremendous and the idea of revisiting a ‘visionary’ film (the first Tron does indeed deserve that now-overused adjective) with 21st century effects – and with the same actors playing the same characters they did in the original, only middle-aged – seemed irresistible.
Two producers discuss the theatrical Road Runner/Wile E. Coyote shorts and the upcoming Looney Tunes Show.
The world's funniest evil genius saw his plans for world domination come true when Despicable Me made off with first-day sales on Blu-ray, DVD and digital download of nearly $25 million on December 14.
It has been nearly thirty years since the original TRON made waves with its then groundbreaking visual effects. Visual effects have caught up with the visionary ideas of the digital world of the original, making the sequel a visual treat. Unfortunately, the story is less compelling.
Oscar nominated screenwriter David Reynolds (Finding Nemo) has been hired to write an untitled animated feature film based on an original story by animation veteran Stephan Franck (Iron Giant, Despicable Me) who will also direct.
In touting his Golden Globe nomination for DreamWorks' HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, director Chris Sanders told AWN that he is most excited about the fact that "people have been treating it like a movie. Animators or not, people are talking about it in terms of the lighting and the acting, which is really thrilling because animation has come into its own."
Read about the latest VFX magic conjured for a Narnia voyage at sea with MPC, Framestore, Cinesite, The Senate and The Mill.
Michael Apted has directed the latest installment of The Chronicles of Narnia, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, produced by Twentieth Century Fox and Walden Media.
Despite a soft opening, Fox-Walden's THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER bested Columbia's THE TOURIST in their opening weekend at the U.S. box office for Dec. 10-12, 2010.
Prime Focus, the global visual entertainment services company, has completed the full 3D conversion of the eagerly-awaited Christmas blockbuster The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader, which was released in the UK on Friday 10 December.
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that it will bring Me and My Shadow, an original project, to the big screen in March of 2013.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and The Walt Disney Studios announced today that the IMAX release of TRON: Legacy, a 3D high-tech adventure about a father and son who embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually stunning cyber universe, features more than 43 minutes of footage specifically designed to take advantage of the premium IMAX Experience.