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Andy Serkis to Direct Mo-Cap ‘Animal Farm’

Everyone’s favorite motion-capture thespian Andy Serkis (aka Gollum) will be going behind the camera for a new adaptation of George Orwell’s classic political fable Animal Farm. ... Continue Reading →
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LightWave 3D Offers Real-Time Virtual Production Tools

NewTek’s LightWave 3D Group announced today it is making virtual production available to everyone with LightWave 11.5’s Virtual Studio Tools, which offer real-time performance capture ... Continue Reading →
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Rob Powers Promoted to LightWave 3D Group President

NewTek announced today the creation of the LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., based in Burbank, Calif. The new division will focus on delivering visualization and 3D products ... Continue Reading →
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Jackson Confirms Third ‘Hobbit’ Feature

It’s official: Peter Jackson has confirmed that he will be expanding his two-part adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit into a trilogy. Warner Bros. is probably thrilled to ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con Fan Frenzy Builds for Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit’

Peter Jackson’s holiday epic The Hobbit continues to generate huge fan interest among fanboys and web audiences. This past weekend, the Warner Bros. movie released a special Comic-Con ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tintin’ and ‘Happy Feet Two’ Dance Onto Home Video

The world’s most famous boy reporter and the return of the light-footed penguins headline a strong week for animated home video releases. Steven Spielberg directs and Peter Jackson ... Continue Reading →
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David Stainton Leaves Paramount Animation

David Stainton has resigned from his post as president of Paramount Animation, for personal reasons. Paramount hired Stainton, head of Disney Animation from 2003 to 2006, last October ... Continue Reading →
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Tintin to Land on DVD/Blu-ray on March 13

Paramount Home Ent. will release Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson’s The Adventures of Tintin on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD, On Demand and Digital Download on March 13. Winner of ... Continue Reading →
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Producers Guild Reveals Five Animated Movie Nominees

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has announced the five titles nominated in the Best Animated Feature Award category. In what many awards watchers say may be a foreshadowing for ... Continue Reading →
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A Grand Adventure

Global sensation Tintin finally arrives in America, thanks to a spectacular movie directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson. Spielberg, Jackson, Tintin. Those three ... Continue Reading →