Arc Is on Board HIT’s ‘Thomas & Friends’

HIT Entertainment has signed Toronto-based Arc Productions (formerly Starz) to animate the new season of its CG-animated preschool hit Thomas & Friends. This deal marks the first ... Continue Reading →

Alcon, Arc to Make ‘Ormie’ Movie

Canadian animation studio Arc Prods (formerly known as Starz Animation Toronto) will be co-producing a new feature with Alcon Entertainment, based on the short Ormie, it was announced ... Continue Reading →

‘Walking with Dinosaurs 3D’ to Use Cameron’s 3D System

The upcoming BBC Earth feature Walking with Dinosaurs 3D  will employ Cameron—Pace Group’s Fusion 3D system, according to a joint announcement by the companies. “Walking ... Continue Reading →

Voice Cast Set for ‘Escape From Planet Earth’

The Weinstein Company and Canada’s Rainmaker Entertainment announced today that the voice cast of their 2012 animated movie Escape from Planet Earth will include Brendan Fraser, ... Continue Reading →
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Gnomon Announces New Shane Acker Short, ‘Plus Minus’

Gnomon Studios will release a new animated short film called Plus Minus in late 2011. Here’s a first-look trailer for the film. Plus Minus from Gnomon School of Visual Effects ... Continue Reading →

Acker to Direct Live-Action ‘Thomas the Tank Engine’ Movie

Shane Acker, who directed the animated short and feature film 9, has signed on to directed a live-action Thomas the Tank Engine movie, according to Acker will direct from ... Continue Reading →