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Fight the Horde Headline News

Netflix Working on Multiple ‘Gears of War’ Projects

The popular sci-fi Xbox franchise is headed to both a feature film and adult animation series, with more potential adaptations in the future.

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Cinesite Shares ‘Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank’ Breakdown Reel

The studio took over the troubled production that began life as ‘Blazing Samurai,’ and with directors Rob Minkoff (‘The Lion King’) and Mark Koetsier (‘Minions’), working from only an animatic, concept art, and some 3D models, brought the 3DCG film to a rich and colorful completion.

A New Crusade Headline News

‘Indiana Jones’ Series May Be Headed to Disney+

The streamer and Lucasfilm are actively seeking a writer for an ‘Indiana Jones’ TV series, which could be a prequel, spinoff, or set-up for future films in the franchise.

Animated Features to Live-Action Film Oh My! Headline News

A ‘Hercules’ Live-Action Adaptation Inspired by TikTok?

Fans are up in arms after a Variety interview with Joe Russo describes the upcoming musical remake as ‘modernized’ and ‘experimental,’ with possible inspiration by elements of the popular dancing app.

Witcher Alert! Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’ Teaser Trailer

Minnie Driver and Michelle Yeah star in the prequel set 1,200 years prior to the popular ‘The Witcher’ series, when the worlds of monsters, men, and elves merged to become one; the 4-part limited series streams Christmas day.

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Milk Names Steve MacPherson Chief Technology Officer

The former Framestore CTO steps into studio’s newly created role to drive technology strategy and operations including Systems, Pipeline, Editorial, and R&D.

Technology Headline News

Maxon Reveals Updates for Cinema 4D and Other Key Products

New features and workflow improvements across the company’s product line include Cinema 4D’s Pyro for the creation of fire, smoke, and explosions, and an integrated Redshift Camera and Radial Symmetry for modeling; new features for Forger, VFX, and Trapcode were also announced.

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Cast Revealed for Upcoming Disney+ Series ‘Star Wars: The Acolyte’

The Leslye Headland helmed show, which just began production in the U.K., has added Carrie-Anne Moss, Dafne Keen, Rebecca Henderson, Charlie Barnett, and Dean-Charles Chapman to the ensemble cast.

A Simple Twist of Fate? Headline News

Recently Canceled ‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ Nabs CG Animated Series Reboot and Live-Action Film

Creator Iginio Straffi took to Instagram to reassure fans the title will live on in multiple formats, despite Netflix’s surprising cancellation of the show earlier this year.

Something’s Afoot at Naughty Dog Headline News

Sony Building New Studio to Support Naughty Dog on Undisclosed Game

Speculation based on Sony job listings indicates PlayStation will build a development studio to focus on a Naughty Dog AAA action/adventure game, potentially a new installment of the ‘Uncharted’ franchise.

Spice Up Your Life Headline News

Djimon Hounsou, Geri Halliwell-Horner Board Sony's ‘Gran Turismo’

The high-octane film adaptation of Sony’s best-selling racing game welcomes the ’Shazam!’ star, Daniel Puig, Josha Stradowski, Thomas Kretschman, and Miss Ginger Spice herself to the cast.

2023 VES Awards Headline News

Call for Submissions: 21st Annual VES Awards

The submission deadline is November 30; you have less than one month left to submit work for consideration.

Advances in Digital Human Creation Headline News

Wild Capture and Metastage to Demo New Digital Human Creation Tools at VES Event

The two studios are teaming up to showcase new advances in volumetric video tools used to create digital humans as part of the VES’ ‘Creating Lifelike Digital Humans -- Volumetric Video Capture Techniques for VFX Pipelines,’ set for November 12; registration is now open on Eventbrite.

TV Animation Headline News

Bilibili Releasing ‘The Three-Body Problem’ Animated Adaptation

The new series, based on Chinese author Liu Cixin’s Hugo Award-winning sci-fi novels about humanity’s first contact with an alien race, debuts December 3; David Benioff and D.B. Weiss’ live-action version will debut on Netflix next year.  

Big Reveal Headline News

Emilia Clarke Revealed by Mistake as Abigail Brand in ‘Secret Invasion’

The ‘Game of Thrones’ star’s role was accidentally acknowledged when the Marvel and Disney+ series’ official Tenor account tagged the character by name in a gif.

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Academy’s Science and Technology Council Adds New Members

The Council focuses on the science and technology of motion pictures, including preservation of its history, education, and industry standards; new members include industry veterans Paul Cameron, Paul Debevec, Tom Duffield, and Marlon West.

Anime to Live-Action Oh My! Headline News

Carlos López Estrada to Direct and Pen ‘Your Name’ Live-Action Remake

The ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ director has been onboarded by Paramount, Bad Robot, and Toho to adapt the animated romantic fantasy drama, considered a modern Japanese classic.

Technology Headline News

Technicolor Creative Studios Building Virtual Production Stage in LA

In partnership with NantStudios, the company will expand its Culver City-based 60,000 sqft creative hub to include new LED stage and real-time production services, set to open in 2023.

Superpowered VFX Headline News

Marvel Drops ‘She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’ Behind-the-Scenes Breakdown

Visual Effects supervisors Shannon Justison and Dadi Einarsson reveal how the stunning visuals were brought to life on the studio’s first CG character-led series.

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Henry Cavill Exits, Liam Hemsworth Joins ‘The Witcher’

Season 3 of Netflix’s hit fantasy adventure series will be the ‘Man of Steel’ actor’s last, with many attributing his departure to heavy deviations from the original source material; ‘The Hunger Games’ star to don the silver wig for Season 4.

It’s Almost Here! Headline News

New ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Trailer Means the Wait is Almost Over

Director James Cameron’s long awaited follow-up to his Oscar-winning ‘Avatar’ transports viewers back to the world of Pandora in spectacular fashion, finally hitting theaters December 16; 20th Century Studios celebrates tonight with a light show featuring film highlights projected over Niagara Falls.

Cloud-based Production Systems Headline News

Carbon Taps AWS For Streamlined Creative Workflow

Production studio employs an easily scalable cloud-based workflow, using tools like Maya, Cinema 4D, Arnold, Nuke, and Unreal Engine, built around a shared Amazon Web Services storage system on Amazon S3 connecting VFX and finishing artists at various locations.

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