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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 [...]
Since the new season of Futurama will kick off with two new episodes on Thursday, June 23, on Comedy Central, we thought it would be a good idea to catch up with the show’s brilliant exec producer and co-creator David X. Cohen to get the lowdown on what’s in store [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revised its rules for animated features, visual effects and best picture for the 84th annual Oscars ceremony. In the animated feature film category, the need for the Board of Governors to vote to “activate” the category each year was eliminated, though [...]
Red Giant’s Trapcode Particular Usually creating particle systems requires a 3D package with an fx geek behind the controls spinning spinners on turbulence, wind, gravity, etc. to get cool looking stuff. Trapcode Particular from Red Giant Software brought those controls into the 2D world of After Effects, and back not [...]