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Epic, the new animated adventure from director Chris Wedge and his gifted team at Blue Sky Studios, opens the door to a world inhabited by fantastic creatures hidden from plain sight. Civilized man’s obsession with magical creatures that live in verdant, unexplored regions of nature has inspired numerous works of [...]
Emmy-winning writer Jon Vitti, who has worked on hit toons The Simpsons and King of the Hill in addition to live-action series like The Office, The Larry Sanders Show and Saturday Night Live, has been tapped to pen the script for Rovio Entertainment’s upcoming 3D feature adaptation of its smash [...]
Good grief, Charlie Brown! One of the hot items announced at last week’s CinemaCon event in Las Vegas was that Fox’s upcoming Peanuts feature will definitely be CG-animated and in stereoscopic 3-D. The studio also confirmed that the film will be released in November 2015 to mark the 65th anniversary [...]
Blue Sky Studios co-founder and Oscar-winning animation director Chris Wedge took some time out of his busy schedule to show a few scenes from his upcoming feature Epic to members of the press recently. Best known for helming features such as Ice Age and Robots and voicing the beloved character [...]
Fox has announced new voice cast additions to its upcoming animated feature Rio 2, the sequel to director Carlos Saldanha’s well-received 2011 feature. The pic, which is slated for an April 14, 2014 release will feature the voices of original cast members Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, Jamie Fox and Will.i.am. [...]
Scrat is looking for a few good interns. That’s right, Greenwich, Connecticut-based Blue Sky Studios, the company behind the durable Ice Age movies and this summer’s upcoming Epic feature has announced its 2013 summer internship program. Billed as a fun, exciting and educationally packed 10 weeks, the Blue Sky Studios [...]
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the nominees for its 11th Annual VES Awards, which recognize outstanding visual effects artistry in 24 categories of film, animation, television, commercials and video games. Nominees were selected Saturday, January 5 by VES members at SPY/ a FotoKem Company in the Bay Area [...]
The hottest mobile gaming (and now merchandising/licensing) sensation of late is on track to take movie theaters by storm with the Angry Birds flick set to take flight summer of 2016. The latest step, according to The Hollywood Reporter, has been game developer Rovio Entertainment tapping Despicable Me producer John [...]
Autodesk will kick off 3December, an annual celebration of 3D computer graphics and the artists who create them December 3rd-7th, 2012, with support from HP, AMD and Intel. During this week, artists from around the globe will be able to get an in-depth look at work from some of the [...]
Rio director Carlos Saldanha (also of Ice Age fame) has signed an exclusive five-year production and development deal with 20th Century Fox, which released the Brazilian-flavored CG flick last year, Variety reports. The 3-D film took in a worldwide box office total of about $485 million. The deal will include [...]