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FMX Adds ‘Valerian,’ ‘Rogue One’ to VFX Track; Plus ‘LEGO Batman,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘Smurfs’

The audiovisual confab FMX is rapidly approaching, with the organizers announcing even more cutting edge additions to its informative tracks on animation, effects, VR, games and more. ... Continue Reading →
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Hybride Speaks in Alien Effects for ‘Arrival’

Quebec-based Hybride, a division of Ubisoft, took to alien dialects to translate the vision of local filmmaker Denis Villeneuve through visual effects in his new sci-fi drama, Arrival, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Baobab Studios’ ‘Invasion!’ Arrives on Daydream Award-winning VR animation lands as a launch title on Google’s Daydream platform for high-quality mobile VR — catch Invasion! ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100 Inks Czech and Finnish Deals

Studio 100 Media has cinched a new deal with Czech network Ceska Televize for FTA rights to roughly 200 half-hours of kids’ programming. Included in the package is the CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100 Celebrates Big 2-0 at BLE

Studio 100 is hitting its 20-year anniversary this year, and part of its celebration of two decades of success will be the presentation of an array of new and classic properties at ... Continue Reading →
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Eric Barba Joins ILM Vancouver as Creative Director

Industrial Light & Magic, a division of Lucasfilm, is adding Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Eric Barba to its Vancouver studio team as Creative Director. In addition ... Continue Reading →
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Market Showcase: Studio 100 Media GmbH

Company name: Studio 100 Media GmbH MIPCOM Stand Number: R7.C1 Hall: Riviera 7 Names and titles of executives attending MIPCOM 2017: Hans Bourlon Managing Director Hans Ulrich Stoef CEO Martin ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lucy’ Hands ‘Hercules’ Box Office Defeat

The Scarlett Johansson starrer Lucy blew away the Herculean competition at the box office this weekend with a $44 million opening. The thriller, directed by Luc Besson, won the weekend ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Winds Up ‘Cuckoo-Clock Heart’ for U.S.

Shout! Factory, The Film Collective, Dada Films and Brainstorm Media have formed a strategic collaboration to bring the highly anticipated French CG film Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! to Release Besson’s ‘Adele Blanc-Sec’ in Aug.

Shout Factory will release Luc Besson’s fantasy adventure The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec on DVD and a special two-disc Blu-ray combo pack on August 13. The EuropaCorp ... Continue Reading →