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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 13 animators, 12 visual effects artists and a total of 178 filmmakers and film industry executives to join its ranks. Animators on the invite list includes such high-profile names as Sylvain Chomet, Tomm Moore, Teddy Newton and Bob Peterson. Visual [...]
There’s one more reason to check out this summer’s hot SIGGRAPH event in Vancouver (August 7-11). The organizers are preparing a one-day event for August 7 featuring industry leaders to address issues facing the global computer animation industry. The Business Think Tank will tackle a wide variety of topics dealing [...]
The new 3-D stereoscopic, CG-animated series Canimals will premiere on Canal+ Family and Télétoon+ in France this October. Produced by BRB Internacional, Aardman and Vooz Club, the show centers on a group of colorful little characters which resemble tin cans and each have their own particular personalities. According to Spain’s [...]
Sony Imageworks vfx supervisor Jim Berney and his team revisit the classic comic book and use real-world references to construct the luminous world of Green Lantern. The summer of 2011 may go down in history as the season of visually spectacular 3-D superhero movies. Following in the footsteps of Marvel [...]
Sony Pictures Animation is looking to make this the Smurfiest summer ever, releasing July 29 a major 3D Smurfs movie and declaring June 25 Global Smurfs Day. Global Smurfs Day celebrates the birthday of Peyo, the Belgian artist who created the Smurfs in 1958 in the pages of the comic [...]
With Father’s Day this weekend, Disney has lent the characters and footage from The Lion King to a public-service announcement for fatherhood.gov, the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse. Take a look: The Lion King is getting converted to stereoscopic 3D and will return to theaters Sept. 16 for a limited theatrical [...]
After years of waiting, Green Lantern arrives in theaters this weekend as Warner Bros. looks to turn DC Comics’ emerald warrior into a major tentpole franchise. Green Lantern is opening wide at more than 3,600 theaters in 2D and stereoscopic 3D formats, making it easily the widest opening of the [...]
Toy Story 3 was presented the Best Licensed Program of the Year Award by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association at the Licensing International Expo 2011 in Las Vegas. The third installment of Disney-Pixar animated comedy-adventure film series, Toy Story 3 also was honored in the entertainment award category. Hello [...]
ParaNorman, the next 3D stop-motion animated feature from Laika and Focus Features, has added composer Jon Brion to its ranks, as well as cast members Tucker Albrizzi, Alex Borstein and Jodelle Ferland. The studio’s follow-up to the 2009 hit Coraline is in production at Laika’s Oregon facility. ParaNorman is directed [...]
Disney has released a teaser poster that offers the first look at John Carter of Mars. Here it is: John Carter of Mars is directed by Pixar’s Andrew Stanton, from a script he wrote with Michael Chabon and Mark Andrews based on the novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The film [...]