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Despite lower expectations, Fox’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes managed to bring in close to $54 million this past weekend, thanks to positive reviews and good word of mouth. The prequel also made a cool $23.4 million in 25 territories overseas. Directed by Rupert Wyatt, Rise of the [...]
A look at which studios are looking to hire at the big CG confab. SIGGRAPH may be the preeminent annual meeting of international computer graphics cognoscenti, but they typically need to travel to a U.S. city to attend. This year’s choice of Vancouver, British Columbia seems particularly fitting, however, given [...]
Damian Nenow’s Paths of Hate receives this year’s Jury Prize at SIGGRAPH. Damian Nenow’s lifelong obsession with flight and objects that traverse the sky has finally paid off in a big way in 2011. The 28-year-old Polish animator’s powerful short Paths of Hate, which showcases an astounding aerial dogfight scene, [...]
A timely SIGGRAPH panel examines the pros and cons of distributed production. SIGGRAPH is always a showcase for whiz-bag images of digital destruction, virtual flames and flowing, photo-real hair. This year, a less obvious but profound development in modern image making is also receiving attention at a panel discussion entitled [...]
There are probably hundreds of good reasons why you should check out this year’s SIGGRAPH Expo in Vancouver (Aug. 7-11), but we want to make sure you don’t miss out on some of the big highlights. So, here’s a little list that you can tear out of the mag and [...]
Argentine website Cine1.com.ar has unveiled a new international poster for Paramount’s eagerly anticipated movie The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn. The colorful poster certainly provides more detail about the rest of the characters featured in the movie and is brighter and more family friendly than the previously [...]
We’ve been covering the making of Nelvana’s fun animated comedy series Scaredy Squirrel for the past two year, and we’re happy to report that the show will finally make its U.S. debut on Cartoon Network this Tuesday (August 9) at 7 p.m. Scaredy Squirrel is based on the popular book [...]
If you are in Los Angeles next weekend and looking for a fun toon-related activity, you should check out Paley Museum of Broadcasting’s special screenings, panels and autograph sessions focusing on Disney Channel’s Phineas and Ferb and Fish Hooks on Saturday, August 13 and Cartoon Network’s Ben 10: Ultimate Alien [...]
Animation corporate executives have not always been highly regarded by the artists who work for them, particularly during the Golden Age. One exception to that trend was Leon Schlesinger, who until 1944 served as the producer of all of the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons released by Warner Bros. (after [...]
The Toronto International Film Festival (running September 8 – 18) has announced the line up for this year’s TIFF Kids program (formerly the Sprockets Family Zone). Showcasing selections from around the world, the family film block offers a few special treats for animation lovers: From France, Bibo Bergeron’s (Shark Tale, [...]