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Clean-up Artists: Once Unsung, Now Unemployed

Since this past week has been one in which a lot of unexpected things happened, let’s go even further. Imagine a time in which, against all present trends, traditional hand-drawn ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Preview Coming to IMAX

Paramount Pictures will be releasing the first 9 minutes from J.J. Abrams’ hotly anticipated Star Trek Into Darkness exclusively in IMAX 3D theaters on December 14—months ahead ... Continue Reading →
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iPi Motion Capture 2 to Showcase at Machinima

Russia’s iPi Soft, developers of advanced markerless motion-capture software technology, are planning a big (virtual) presence at this week’s 2012 Machinima Expo (Nov. 16-18)—the ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Hefferon Named President of Rainmaker Ent.

Vancouver-based Rainmaker Entertainment has appointed veteran feature film and television executive Michael Hefferon as president and executive producer, it was announced by Craig Graham, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Matt Hatter Chronicles’ Finds a Home on TVNZ

New Zealand’s national broadcaster, TVNZ has ordered the first season of the new adventure comedy series Matt Hatter Chronicles for its free commercial channel TV2. The 26 x 30-minute ... Continue Reading →
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Skyreader Launches New Self-Publishing Platform

Skyreader Media, the Toronto-based children’s app developer has introduced Skyreader Studio, its new proprietary self-publishing platform in open beta. The Studio is expected to officially ... Continue Reading →
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KIDO’Z Teams Up With Toon Goggles

Online kids channel Toon Goggles, an innovative entertainment profile that provides viewing data to content producers, has teamed up with KIDO’Z, which develops child-safe digital ... Continue Reading →
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CW Taps Berlanti, Plec for ‘Tomorrow People’ Redo

Greg Berlanti and Julie Plec, who first collaborated on Dawson’s Creek, are teaming up to adapt the ‘70s Brit sci-fi drama The Tomorrow People for the CW, says The Hollywood Reporter. ... Continue Reading →
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Ninja Turtles to Rock Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Nickelodeon has announced that for the first time ever the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will come out of their shells (at least metaphorically) and join in the festivities at the 86th ... Continue Reading →
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Jamie Voris Promoted to CTO at Disney

Disney Chairman Alan Horn announced that Jamie Voris has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer, reporting to studio President Alan Bergman. Voris will oversee the development and ... Continue Reading →