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Colorfront Headline News

Colorfront Team Wins Academy Award

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 18, 2010 at 7:33am

Colorfront, one of the worlds most advanced digital intermediate (DI) and post production facilities, based in Budapest, Hungary, has announced that its software development team is to be honoured with a Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Digital Headline News

Academy Hands Out Sci-Tech Honors

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 scientific and technical achievements represented by 46 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation at The Beverly Wilshire on Saturday, February 20, 2010.

Motion Headline News

An Animated Academy Salute to UPA

By Matt Kapko | Monday, December 7, 2009 at 7:42am

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ “Monday Nights with Oscar” series will present eight rarely seen United Productions of America (UPA) shorts, including Academy Award winners “Gerald McBoing-Boing” (1950) and “Mister Magoo’s Puddle Jumper” (1956) on Monday, December 14, at 7 p.m. at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International in New York City. The program has been selected by and will be hosted by Oscar-winning animator, animation historian and author John Canemaker.

Motion Headline News

Organic Motion Unveil's Multiple-Person Tracking System

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 2:16am

Organic Motion, a leading computer vision company, today unveiled the world’s first multiple person motion tracking platform that does not require participants to wear any attached devices, tags or sensors.

Imax Headline News

Disney's A Christmas Carol Continues Strong Performance During Second Weekend in IMAX Theatres

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 7:27am

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.

Imax Headline News

IMAX Generates 14% of A Christmas Carol's Opening Weekend

By Matt Kapko | Monday, November 9, 2009 at 9:56am

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.

Motion Headline News

Organic Motion and iDMAa Launch Student Animation Contest

By Matt Kapko | Monday, November 9, 2009 at 7:50am

Organic Motion, the leading innovator of computer vision and advanced motion capture systems, in cooperation with the International Digital Media & Arts Association (iDMAa), today announce a new Student Animation Competition for iDMAa member programs.

Motion Events

onedotzero_adventures in motion 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: September 9, 2009

Fresh from its global travels pioneering festival onedotzero_adventures in motion returns to London's BFI Southbank to present international moving image work from beyond the frontiers of innovation to inspire, provoke and entertain. Now in its 13th year, this year's festival presents a dynamic compilation of leading edge cinematic expressions in the form of short films, promos, interactive experiences and feature films.

Motion Headline News

D-BOX's Motion Seats Captivate Audiences with Terminator Salvation

Press Release from D-BOX Technologies Inc.

LONGUEUIL, QC, May 12 -- D-BOX Technologies Inc. (DBO.A on the TSX Venture Exchange), a leader in innovative motion technology for the Entertainment industry, is proud to announce that thrill-seekers and moviegoers alike can live the action-packed adventure of Warner Bros. Pictures' new feature film, TERMINATOR SALVATION from their very own motion-activated D-BOX MFX seating on May 21 in selected theatres.

Motion Events

Blue Room's Gargani, Aumueller to Present Motion Design And Logo Development Lecture

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 21, 2009

Blue Room NYC President/CEO Chris Gargani and his partner Creative Director Brian Aumueller, will address New York University motion graphics and 3D students from the undergraduate and graduate divisions on the subject of "Motion Design and Logo Development," from 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, April 21,at the CADA Center at 11 West 42nd Street, 10th floor.

Motion Headline News

onedotzero_adventures in motion 2009/2010 Call for Submissions

onedotzero_adventures in motion 2009/2010 Call for SubmissionsDeadline: May 29, 2009

onedotzero_adventures in motion has opened this year's call for submissions for this year's festival of innovative moving image and digital creativity.

The festival will premiere at the BFI Southbank, London on September 9-13, 2009, before an extensive U.K. and international tour.

Motion Headline News

RE:Vision Effects Releases ReelSmart Motion Blur v. 3.3.0 for Softimage

RE:Vision Effects has released version 3.3.0 of ReelSmart Motion Blur for Softimage animation software. ReelSmart Motion Blur (RSMB) automatically tracks every pixel in a sequence and blurs based on calculated motion. RSMB is fully integrated with your 3D scene, so it also works from Motion Vectors generated by shaders and user-supplied points (for example, tracker positions). RSMB gives Softimage artists an extremely fast, intelligent 2D motion blur for 3D renders, dramatically speeding up the rendering pipeline.

Motion Headline News

Student-Athletes Mix Careers, Sport in New Campaign

Most NCAA student- athletes end up having careers in something other than sports. Motion Theory director Grady Hall teamed with Y&R San Francisco to dramatically illustrate this fact in a two-spot campaign launched during March Madness.

Blu-ray Headline News

Watchmen Motion Comic, Black Freighter & Under the Hood Hit DVD/Blu-ray Soon

Re-live the acclaimed graphic novel WATCHMEN in a whole new way or experience it for the first time prior to the highly-anticipated film's theatrical opening when Warner Premiere's WATCHMEN: THE COMPLETE MOTION COMIC arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on March 3 from Warner Home Video.

Motion Headline News

First iPhone/iTouch Motion Comic Debuts

SPARKS, the first motion comic created specifically for the iPhone and iTouch is now out from Catastrophic Comics. The SPARKS Application, which includes original artwork in addition to the original motion comic, can be downloaded for 99 cents at the iTunes Store (keywords: "Sparks Part 1" or "Catastrophic Comics").

A superhero noir-thriller that was published as a comic book series in 2008, SPARKS bridges the gap between the printed page and full-fledged animation.

Motion Headline News

WALL-E, Bolt, Kung Fu Panda Earn Golden Globe Nods

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association released their nominations for the best in film and television Thursday morning in Los Angeles. WALL-E, BOLT and KUNG FU PANDA were chosen as the three Best Animated Feature Film nominees, and WALTZ WITH BASHIR got a nod for Best Foreign Film.

Below is a complete list of the nominees; winners will be announced January 11, 2009.


1. THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTONWarner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures