Weta Buys Nuke License

Weta Digital has bought a site license for Nuke, the compositing software application created by The Foundry, and will incorporate it into the company’s in-house pipeline. The ... Continue Reading →

Voice-O-Matic for 3ds Max Gets Upgrade

Montreal-based animation software maker Di-O-Matic has upgraded Voice-O-Matic, its lip-synching plug-in tool for 3ds Max. The new version of the software, version 3, is set to ship ... Continue Reading →

Classic Peanuts Collection Comes Home

Fans of Charles Schulz and animator Bill Melendez would have to be real blockheads to not pick up the Peanuts 1960s Collection, out this week on DVD. The two-disc set (Warner Bros., ... Continue Reading →

Anime Expo Draws More Than 40,000

Anime Expo 2009 is reporting strong attendance at the four-day event, which wrapped up Sunday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. More than 40,000 unique attendees reportedly have ... Continue Reading →

Ice Age, Transformers Tie It Up at Box Office

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen have emerged from the July Fourth weekend locked in a rare tie for the box office crown. Both films grossed an ... Continue Reading →

Weinstein Co.’s Escape Delayed

The Weinstein Co.’s 3-D animated feature film Escape From Planet Earth has been delayed, with production shut down until August and its release pushed back to January 2011 at ... Continue Reading →

Losses Bump Gonzo Stock Listing

Japanese animation company Gonzo’s ongoing financial issues have forced it to delist from the Mothers section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, effective July 30. The decision was ... Continue Reading →

Transfomers Edges Out Ice Age in Final Tally

It came down to the wire, but Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen beat out the 3-D animated feature Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. The final tally for the weekend’s box office ... Continue Reading →

Green Lantern Premiere to Light Up Comic-Con

Green Lantern: First Flight, an original animated DVD feature movie, will have its world premiere at Comic-Con International in San Diego on July 23. The film, the most recent in Warner ... Continue Reading →

Aniboom, History to Let People Speak in Contest

Aniboom and History Channel have teamed up to solicit unique animated interpretations of A-list talent doing 10 readings and musical performances. The best entries will have a chance ... Continue Reading →