AvatarLabs Gets MvA’s B.O.B. In Your iPhone

Online marketing agency AvatarLabs has announced the release of a Monsters vs. Aliens application for iPhone and iPod Touch. The application, based on the DreamWorks Animation movie ... Continue Reading →

Two Editions Set for Shader Tool mental mill

VFX and animation software makers mental images is introducing mental mill, its new application for developing environments and writing shaders, in two editions for visual effects, ... Continue Reading →

Arsenal FX Sets Up Shop in Santa Monica

Veteran visual-effects artist Mark Leiss has announced the launch of Arsenel FX, a Santa Monica-based special effects and finishing boutique whose work ranges from advertising, film ... Continue Reading →

Watchmen: Black Freighter Sails Home

You’ve read the book, you’ve seen the movie, but the Watchmen experience is incomplete without Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter, an original animated featurette that ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive: Bolt Director Talks DVD, Blu-ray

Bolt was more than just another animated feature from Disney ‘ it was the first film to come out of the famous Mouse House since the company teamed up with Pixar and brought in ... Continue Reading →

Wallace & Gromit Bring Cracking Ideas to London Exhibit

Aardman Animations stars Wallace and Gromit are putting on their lab coats and heading in to London to present an exhibition titled A World of Cracking Ideas at the Science Museum. The ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Seeks Best Morph Shorts

Aardman Animations is teaming up with online retailer Firebox.com for an animation contest featuring the company’s original stop-motion star, Morph. The contest, titled Morphmation, ... Continue Reading →

Loaf and Death Tops NYICFF

Aardman Animation’s short film Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death won the grand prize this weekend at the New York International Children’s Film Festival. ... Continue Reading →

Knowing Rises to B.O. Victory

The Nicolas Cage sci-fi thriller Knowing topped the box office, handily beating the week’s other top new releases. Knowing took in $24.8 million in its first three days of release, ... Continue Reading →

Tribune Sues Beatty Over Tracy Rights

Tribune Media Services has filed a lawsuit against Oscar-winning filmmaker Warren Beatty that refutes the actor’s claim to the rights to comic strip character Dick Tracy. The ... Continue Reading →