Deluxe’s Method Expands Leadership with Key Hires

Deluxe Entertainment’s global visual effects brand Method Studios announced a raft of key new hires that will expand its artistic leadership and animation cred. Joining Method’s ... Continue Reading →

Rising Sun Pics Opens Sydney Production Office

Taking advantage of the steady rise in international film and TV production in Australia, Oscar-nominated visual effect studio Rising Sun Pictures has expanded is Adelaide-based operations ... Continue Reading →

National Amusements Roasts Viacom Management

National Amusements — owned by Sumner Redstone and holder of 80 percent control over Viacom’s voting stock — has released a statement veritably raking Viacom’s senior ... Continue Reading →

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Star Trek Beyond $30M Debut; Lights Out $8.3M; Ice Age Franchise Crosses $3B To Best Shrek; China Loves Skiptrace Concurrently with its domestic release, Paramount launched the new ... Continue Reading →

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Judge Holds Off on Ruling in Sumner Redstone Competency Hearing Viacom and its subsidiaries remain in limbo as Judge George Phelan relends, “Obviously I have a lot of info to digest.” ’Clifford ... Continue Reading →

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Paramount, Disney-Marvel, DreamWorks Animation Tap French Tax Rebates France’s national film commission confirms approval for Sherlock Gnomes, Captain Underpants, and TV series ... Continue Reading →

Jennifer Howell Named Development Head for DreamWorks Animation

After serving as Head of Comedy at Paramount for the last two-and-a-half years, Jennifer Howell has joined DreamWorks Animation as its new Head of Development, Deadline reports. Howell ... Continue Reading →

Animation Vets Launch Cloud-Based Studio Artella

A new global collaboration platform for animated film, videogame and virtual reality content production called Artella has arrived on the scene. Founded by animation veterans Bobby ... Continue Reading →

Comcast in Acquisition Talks with DreamWorks Animation

Reports have surfaced that international mass media giant Comcast Corporation is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation in a deal that The Wall Street Journal says is worth over $3 ... Continue Reading →

VES Bay Area Announces Inaugural Summit

The Bay Area Section of the Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced that Karen Dufilho of Google will be the Keynote Speaker for the organization’s inaugural industry summit, ... Continue Reading →