Ridley Scott Earns VES Lifetime Achievement Honor

The Visual Effects Society will honor multiple award-winning director-producer Sir Ridley Scott with the VES Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his enormous contributions ... Continue Reading →

TIFF Plans Major Stop-Motion Retrospective

The Toronto International Film Festival ( will be presenting a pan-genre retrospective on the art of stop-motion animation at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto, running ... Continue Reading →

Hometown Hero

Animex steps up to show what Mexican animation can do with the CG feature ... Continue Reading →

Dates Juggled for Disney’s ‘Jungle Book,’ ‘Avatar’ Sequels

Release schedules are being juggled this morning, with moves in place for Disney’s The Jungle Book and James Cameron’s first Avatar sequel. Disney pushed back the release of The ... Continue Reading →

‘South Park’ Vinyl Set for Record Store Day

Collectors, take note: Comedy Central Records and South Park are teaming up to release a limited-edition 7-inch vinyl picture disc in honor of Record Store Day, set for Black Friday, ... Continue Reading →

Bending Time and Space

Veteran ... Continue Reading →
Jon Landau

FMX: Jon Landau Talks ‘Avatar’ Sequels

Producer Jon Landau gave a sneak peek behind the tech of the upcoming Avatar sequels on Wednesday at FMX 2014 in Stuttgart, Germany. James Cameron is working with three teams of writers ... Continue Reading →

‘Heavy Metal’ Under New Ownership

Heavy Metal has a new owner that’s looking to expand the classic adult comics magazine into features, TV and other genres. According to a report in Variety, digital and music ... Continue Reading →

Greg Coote and Leon Tan Launch Malaysian Studio DragonSlate

Veteran Hollywood producer-financier and former Village Roadshow Pictures CEO Greg Coote has launched a new joint-venture company with Malaysian producer Leon Tan titled DragonSlate ... Continue Reading →

PGA to Honor Jackson, Letteri and Weta Digital

Director Peter Jackson (Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit), vfx legend Joe Letteri (The Hobbit, Man of Steel, Star Wars) and Weta Digital (Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit) will receive the ... Continue Reading →