Shotgun Software To Host SIGGRAPH 2009 Event

Shotgun Software ‘ maker of the pipeline management tool Shotgun ‘ is teaming up with visual effects houses Digital Domain and Zoic Studios for a user group presentation ... Continue Reading →

Fox Drops Abortion Episode of Family Guy

The Fox television network has announced it will not air a planned Family Guy episode that deals with abortion. Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane mentioned the episode ‘ titled ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon To Unveil New Logo in Fall

Children’s network Nickelodeon has announced it will celebrate its 30th anniversary and fall rebranding of its networks with a new logo. The current orange splatter logo, which ... Continue Reading →

Glenn Martin DDS To Premiere Aug. 17 on Nick

Glenn Martin DDS ‘the first TV series from former Disney chief Michael Eisner’s new Tornante Animation company ‘will premiere Aug. 17 at 8 p.m. on Nick at Nite. The ... Continue Reading →

Feature Set for Seuss’ The Lorax

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have set directors and writers to work on a 3-D CG-animated adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. Set for release in March 2, ... Continue Reading →

Monsters vs. Aliens on Sequel Bubble

DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg says it’s a tossup right now over whether there will be a sequel to its 3-D animated feature film Monsters vs. Aliens. Katzenberg addressed ... Continue Reading →

Four Pics on Tap From American Original, Titmouse

American Original ‘ the new production company formed by producer, comic book writer and former studio executive Jeff Katz ‘ has signed a deal with Titmouse Animation to ... Continue Reading →

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 →