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Ingenuity Engine Transforms Chris Brown in 'I Can Transform Ya' Music Video

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 9:11am

Boutique visual effects studio Ingenuity Engine has collaborated once again with director Joseph Kahn on a futuristic new music video for R&B singer Chris Brown's track "I Can Transform Ya," the first single off his forthcoming album Graffiti (due Dec. 8).

Effects Headline News

Entity FX Creates Visual Effects For Michael Jackson's This Is It

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 8:10am

Film, television and commercial visual effects company Entity FX congratulates the makers of Michael Jackson's This Is It on the film's powerful worldwide debut.

Effects Headline News

I.E. Effects Delivers VFX for Michael Jackson’s This Is It

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 8:07am

I.E. Effects completed key visual effects sequences for the highly-anticipated Michael Jackson concert film “This Is It.” While the theatrical release will be a standard 2D presentation, the Culver City-based postproduction facility delivered all of its VFX work in full stereoscopic 3D, opening the door for a stereoscopic version of the film in the future.

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7thSense in Rhythm with Chicago Museum of Science and Industry Giant Heart

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 5:21am

Creative design house 7thSense, the specialist in AV media serving for visitor attractions, 3D theatres, planetariums and digital signage, has supplied four of its Delta media servers to the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago for the new Giant Heart within the YOU! The Experience exhibit, which opened Oct. 8, 2009.

Animation Headline News

Mary and Max Wins Ottawa

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.

Entertainment Headline News

David Bowie to be Featured in LEGO Rock Band

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 10:00am

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and MTV Games today revealed that LEGO® Rock Band™ will feature the likeness of David Bowie, pop music icon and best-selling music artist, as a LEGO minifigure. Fans can play as Bowie while singing his song “Let’s Dance,” which will be included in the play list.

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Numb Robot Details Work On New Music Video From Ludacris

VFX/Post House Numb Robot ( has set an inferno in legendary hip-hop artist Ludacris' eyes. Famed music video director Taj and producer Andrew Listerman asked Numb robot to work on their latest music video for Ludacris’ "Addicted to Money."


Richard and Robert Sherman Documentary Caps a Fantastic Week

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 4:39pm

A wonderful surprise waited for me Saturday morning, when I went seeing the boys. Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman had been with me through my entire life. I listened to their songs, from Winnie the Pooh and Jungle Book, from Mary Poppins through to Aristocats.


Pictoplasma NYC Delivers

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 12, 2008 at 9:48pm

My first Pictoplasma was an eye-opening affair set in the avant-garde city of Berlin.Combining a day-long “character walk” of installations set in fascinating locations, with screenings and lectures featuring the artist/creators themselves, it was a revelation of what a festival could be.