Industry veteran brings 20+ years’ experience as an animation director and supervisor at leading VFX studios; his appointment further broadens the company’s global animation team.
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Beijing-based VFX house provided visual effects for Chinese box office hits ‘Monster Hunt’ and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’
Framestore announces the arrival of two new hires in Montreal, animation supervisor Kyle Dunlevy and visual effects supervisor Richard Hoover.
Highlights of the 2014 VIEW Conference include presentations of the Disney short ‘Feast’ by director Patrick Osborne, Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Smurfs’ by art director Marcelo Vignali, and ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ by VFX supervisor Stefen Fangmeier.
Full lineup announced for the 15th annual VIEW Conference, including presentations of Disney’s new short ‘Feast,’ Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and Paramount and Nickelodeon’s ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’
In another victory for Marvel Studios, James Gunn's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ opens to a record-breaking $94.3 million in North America, the top August debut of all time.
Despite the weekend’s new offerings, North American revenue is once again down, this time by nearly 12 percent from the same weekend a year ago (the summer continues to be down by more than 20 percent).
Fox's ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ remains at number one in its second weekend, bringing in $36 million for a domestic total of $139 million; Disney's animated family feature ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ comes in third with an $18 million debut.
Even with box office revenue down from last year, the debut of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ pushes Fox to become the first major Hollywood studio to cross the $1 billion mark in 2014 domestic ticket sales.
Paramount’s holdover ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ easily holds on to first place at the box office over a slow Fourth of July weekend, topping the Wednesday-Sunday holiday stretch with $53.8 million for a domestic total of $174.7 million.
India-headquartered creative powerhouse enhances 3D visual experience of ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’
Paramount's ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ debuts to $100 million in North America and $201.3 million overseas, including a stunning $90 million opening in China.
Beijing Pangu Investments, Ltd. and Paramount Pictures resolve the accusation that the studio breached its promise to feature the distinctive Pangu Plaza in the ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ film set to premiere Friday, June 27.