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Box office analysts are noting that Disney/Marvel’s early summer blockbuster Iron Man 3 is set to cross the $1 billion mark on Thursday (May 16). According to Box Office Mojo, the film had hit the $294.7 million mark and $685.6 million. It’s also estimated that the pic will finish as [...]
Leading digital visual effects house Cinesite has announced it has appointed Eamonn Butler as animation director to head up its expanding animation division. Butler joins the studio from Double Negative, where he was head of animation and supervised high-profile vfx blockbusters including Iron Man 2, John Carter, Hellboy 2, Paul [...]
Audiences kept the love strong for Disney/Marvel’s The Avengers, during the film’s second weekend at the U.S. box office. The film brought in an estimated $100.4 million Stateside, making its cume a total $373.2 million. James Cameron’s former record holder made $75 million in its second weekend at the box [...]
Indie U.K.-based equity firm Endless LLP has acquired top digital VFX house Cinesite from Kodak for an undisclosed amount. The deal involves Cinesite’s existing management team, supported by its new investment backer. The new deal will give Cinesite the resources and stability to fulfill a long-standing desire to expand the [...]
Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin picked up six Visual Effects Society Award nominations on Monday. The Paramount release was nominated for outstanding vfx in animated feature along with Arthur Christmas, Kung Fu Panda 2, Puss in Boots and Rango. Tintin also picked up noms for the animated character of [...]
The long list of nominees for this year’s Orange British Academy Film Awards were revealed yesterday. The BAFTA Animated Feature category includes The Adventures of Tintin, Arthur Christmas, Gnomeo and Juliet, Puss in Boots and Rango. It’s interesting to note that the Brits opted for Arthur Christmas and Gnomeo and [...]
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the 10 films that remain in the running for nominations in the Visual Effects category at the 84th Oscars this year. The films are, in alphabetical order: All members of the Visual Effects Branch will be invited to view 10-minute [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films have been selected for consideration for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 84th Academy Awards: The films are listed below in alphabetical order, followed by releasing studio in the U.S. In early January, the members of the [...]
Disney’s ultimate fandom expo, taking place August 19 – 21 at the Anaheim Convention Center, has announced its planned sneak peeks and appearances by stars from upcoming films, while promising even more surprises for attendees. Film previews will cover The Muppets, John Carter, Oz the Great and Powerful, Tim Burton’s [...]
Walt Disney Studios has announced a slew of family favorites set to join their slate of 3-D Blu-ray releases this year. The films will be available in DVD/Blu-ray combo packs to provide a variety of viewing experiences, including superior in-home 3-D viewing capabilities. Four of the titles will be available [...]