MachStudio Pro Adds Support for Pixar RenderMan

StudioGPU announced today its MachStudio Pro non-linear real-time 3D workflow and rendering software will soon offer support for Pixar RenderMan. StudioGPU is working closely with ... Continue Reading →

Wallace & Gromit to Guest on The Simpsons

One of the big scoops of The Simpsons panel at Comic-Con this past weekend was that Aardman favorites Wallace & Gromit will be paying Springfield a visit during the long-running ... Continue Reading →

Nick Preps Live-Action Fairly OddParents Movie

Butch Hartman’s hit animated series The Fairly OddParents will be getting the live-action/CG hybrid movie treatment on Nickelodeon. The pic which will star Drake Bell as a grown-up ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con Highlight: Disney’s Tangled Team on Holiday Pic’s Design & Story

Although there’s still some work to be done on Disney’s 50th animated feature film Tangled, Comic-Con attendees got a sneak peek at some of the early character designs and ... Continue Reading →

Skywriter Media and E1 Launch Raccoons on iTunes

Fans of the classic toon The Raccoons can now catch the Canadian show on Apple’s iTunes. Skywriter Media and E1 Ent. Group have finalized a deal with E1 Entertainment to launch ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con First Look: Megamind with Ferrell, Fey and McGrath

With comedic stars Will Ferrell, Tina Fey and Jonah Hill and their Megamind director Tom McGrath (Madagascar movies, Penguins of Madagascar) in attendance, Comic-Con got off to a very ... Continue Reading →

Tron: Legacy Panel Electrifies Comic-Con Fans

If your Comic-Con panel generates unbelievable fan response, it’s a no-brainer to bring it back again. That’s why for the third year in a row, Disney brought the house down ... Continue Reading →

Del Toro to Direct Disney’s Haunted Mansion

One of the most exciting news items coming out of Comic-Con this year was that Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro will direct a live-action feature based on Disneyland’s ... Continue Reading →

Stan Winston’s Family and Gnomon Launch New School

The family of the late artist and effects visionary Stan Winston and Hollywood-based Gnomon School of Visual Effects have launched the Stan Winston School of Character Arts. The new ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Acquires Illuminate Labs

Autodesk Acquires Illuminate Labs Just in time for SIGGRAPH, Autodesk announced today that it has acquired Illuminate Labs, a Swedish privately held maker of lighting technology for ... Continue Reading →