Planetside’s Terragen 2

The last time I used Terragen was around a million years ago to create a matte painting background to be the stand in for Oahu. I recently discovered that the Planetside software has ... Continue Reading →

FotoKem Buys Spy Post, Starts VFX Unit

FotoKem, one of the top post-production facility in Hollywood for more than four decades, has bought Spy Post, a San Francisco-based commercials and movie post production company. The ... Continue Reading →

Goldsmith Gets Original for Canada’s Family, Disney Playhouse

Michael Goldsmith has been named the new director of original programming for Family Channel and Playhouse Disney Canada by parent company Astral Television Networks, according to Cynopsis. Goldsmith ... Continue Reading →

Montreal Fest Premieres 2 NFB Shorts

The animated short films Vive la Rose and Land of the Heads ‘ both produced by the National Film Board of Canada ‘ will premiere at the Montreal World Film Festival. Bruce ... Continue Reading →

LEGO Movie Clicks at Warner Bros.

With toys becoming the latest option craze at Hollywood studios, it should surprise no one that Warner Bros. has signed a deal to develop a LEGO movie. According to Variety, the movie ... Continue Reading →

Spielberg in Talks to Produce Halo Movie

A movie adaptation of the popular video game Halo may be back on track as reports that Steven Spielberg is in talks to develop the game into a feature. The Oscar-winning director ... Continue Reading →

Hummel Named CEO at Post Logic

Rob Hummel has left his position as president of digital cinema at Dalsa to join DI and film restoration company Post Logic Studios as CEO. Hummel is succeeding Larry Birstock, who ... Continue Reading →

Vintage Superheroes, Scooby on Home Video

It’s all about the animated classics in this week’s home video releases, with vintage superhero and Scooby-Doo releases leading the way. Up first is Super Friends: The Lost ... Continue Reading →

Up Comes Home; Monsters, Inc. Gets Blu-ray Upgrade

Disney Home Entertainment will release the Pixar movie Up on DVD and Blu-ray on Nov. 10 ‘ the same day the studio will release for the first time on Blu-ray its 2001 hit Monsters, ... Continue Reading →

Anifest India Postponed by Swine Flu

A deadly outbreak of the H1N1 ‘swine flu’ virus has forced organizers to postpone Anifest India, the nation’s largest animation festival. In a statement, The Animation ... Continue Reading →