Aliens Faces Uphill Box Office Battle

The studios continue their run of releasing films either packed with animation and VFX or family fare ‘both elements embodied by Fox’s Aliens in the Attic. The goofy family ... Continue Reading →

Academy Remembers Animator Beckett

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will honor animator and visual effects artist Adam Beckett at a special program Aug. 17. The program, titled Infinite Animation: The ... Continue Reading →

Henson Gets Emmy Engineering Honor

The Jim Henson Co. will be honored at the Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced. The honor is in recognition of the Henson Digital ... Continue Reading →

Pioneers ask SIGGRAPH Attendees to Make It Right

With SIGGRAPH set for next week in New Orleans, a group of computer graphics professionals is asking members of the creative community to donate to the Make It Right Foundation, which ... Continue Reading →

StudioGPU Spotlights MachStudio Pro at SIGGRAPH

StudioGPU will be demonstrating the most recent features on its MachStudio Pro 3-D workflow software at AMD Booth #2417 at this year’s SIGGRAPH. The technology in MachStudio Pro ... Continue Reading →

LightWork Design Previews New, Old at SIGGRAPH

LightWork Design will be previewing an easier-to-use product aimed at small to medium sized customers at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference in New Orleans. The company, based in ... Continue Reading →

Paramount Preps New Version of NIMH

The secret is out: The rats of NIMH are returning to the big screen. Paramount is developing a new feature film take on the classic Robert O’Brien children’s book Mrs. Frisby ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks’ Numbers Slips 7% in 2Q Report

DreamWorks Animation beat analysts’ expectations with a 7% drop in revenues and profits for the second quarter. Those results ‘ revenues of $132 million and a profit of ... Continue Reading →

More Astro Boy Updates, Comic-Con Details

The Astro Boy website has been updated with six new images and an interactive timeline from the upcoming CG-animated feature film, due out Oct. 23. The timeline covers the history of ... Continue Reading →

Shotgun, Tweak Integrate Tools

Shotgun Software and Tweak Software are integrating their animation and visual effects as part of a new strategic alliance between the two companies. The integration of the two companies’ ... Continue Reading →