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TEAK and BSSP Take on 'Priceline Negotiator'

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 9:41am

TEAK VFX Artist Mark Everson, working with Director Steve Miller via Butler, Shine, Stern and Partners, handled the post and FX for the latest in Priceline's well-regarded faux-superhero Priceline Negotiator campaign.

Animation Headline News

'The New Adventures of Peter Pan' Coming to TV in 3D

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 10:00am

As reported on CGTantra, DQ Entertainment, a global animation, gaming and live action entertainment production and distribution company announced a deal to make 26 half hour episodes of The New Adventures of Peter Pan in animated 3D.


$500 Just Doesn’t Buy Much VFX These Days

A friend of mine once showed me a little blue book he owned that contained the hand-written visual effects budget for a film his grandfather made in the 1930’s. . The overall budget for the particular film that he showed me was under five hundred dollars all in. If grandpa could only see us now.

Dreamworks Headline News

Discovery Channel, Speilberg Team On Animated Miniseries

Discovery Channel announced today that it is working to develop a new mini-series project with Academy(R) Award-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Television and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) entitled FUTURE EARTH (wt).

Headline News

Comic-Con Closer to Staying in San Diego

Every year fans and industry insiders alike wonder whether Comic-Con’s days in San Diego are numbered. VARIETY reports that San Diego has made a big move to keep the Con right where it is.

Effects Headline News

GenArts Unveils Monsters GT for Adobe After Effects and More

The ever-expanding GenArts announced its latest product line on the eve of NAB in Las Vegas next week and compatible with Adobe's new CS5, which launches on Monday: Monsters GT for Adobe After Effects, Sapphire 5 for Adobe After Effects and Sapphire for Autodesk Smoke on Mac (also based on version 5).


Movie Review & Director Interview – The Secret of Kells: Illuminating Tale of Creativity

“The Secret of Kells” is an “illuminating” tale about friendship, wisdom, overcoming fear, and discovering your own creativity. It has splendid visual, haunting music, and amazing storyline built upon historical facts.

Series Headline News

Bolts And Blip Launches This Spring With New Broadcast Partners

Ahead of the upcoming MIPTV market, CJ Entertainment Inc. & ToonBox Entertainment have secured deals with international broadcasters to air RedRover Co. & ToonBox’s animated comedy series BOLTS AND BLIP.

Autodesk Headline News

VES Student Winner Uses Autodesk Software to Bring Inspiration Alive

In an effort to inspire and equip students to create film projects that exceed their goals, Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, sponsored the Visual Effects Society (VES) Second annual award for "Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project".

Headline News

Lord of the Rings Trilogy Comes to Blu-ray

The good news is that THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE MOTION PICTURE TRILOGY is finally available on Blu-ray today (4/6/10) from Warner Home Video/New Line, showing off Weta Digital's Oscar-winning VFX along with all of the other brilliant technical attributes (

Animation Headline News

Technicolor's Paprikaas Animation Awarded Kung Fu Panda Series

Technicolor (Euronext Paris 18453; NYSE: TCH) today announced that Nickelodeon, part of MTV Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: KDE), has awarded Technicolor's Bangalore-based animation studio, Paprikaas, the Kung Fu Panda TV series, which will be produced as an animated series for the worldwide broadcast market, initially comprising 26 episodes.