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There are probably hundreds of good reasons why you should check out this year’s SIGGRAPH Expo in Vancouver (Aug. 7-11), but we want to make sure you don’t miss out on some of the big highlights. So, here’s a little list that you can tear out of the mag and [...]
The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival has announced its interactive sessions spotlighting some of the most innovative talent and projects in animation and visual effects. “Once again, the content in the Computer Animation Festival offers something of interest to just about everyone – from industry newbies to veterans,” said Joshua Grow, [...]
We might need to roll out a new definition for blockbuster and call it Transformers: Dark of the Moon. The movie, based on the Hasbro toys and classic 1980s animated TV series, had an incredible debut at the box office, taking in $116 million in domestic ticket sales over the [...]
Disney-Pixar’s Cars 2 raced to a strong finish in its opening weekend with $68 million in ticket sales, handily beating out its predecesor. The opening weekend gross for the film handily beat out the $60 million opening weekend take for 2006′s Cars, as well as the openings for fellow Pixar [...]
After years of waiting, Green Lantern arrives in theaters this weekend as Warner Bros. looks to turn DC Comics’ emerald warrior into a major tentpole franchise. Green Lantern is opening wide at more than 3,600 theaters in 2D and stereoscopic 3D formats, making it easily the widest opening of the [...]
Super 8 posted decent numbers at the domestic box office this weekend — good enough for the top spot — while the foreign returns continued to give a boost to such animated fare as Kung Fu Panda 2. The J.J. Abrams-directed film earned an estimated $37 million in its opening [...]
The VFX-driven superhero film X-Men: First Class handily outclassed the competition at the box office this weekend, thanks to strong reviews and good word of mouth, while DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 2 crossed the $100 million mark. A Fox release, X-Men: First Class sold an estimated $56 million worth [...]
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group is merging two visual effects studios, absorbing CIS Visual Effects into its recently acquired Method Studios. The merge is intended to create a single studio that can offer a broad range of services for feature films, TV and commercials with an integrated workflow across mulitple locations. [...]
The Memorial Day weekend box office totals set a record by selling a massive $280 million worth of tickets, but the numbers fell just short of expectations for Kung Fu Panda 2. Driving the big results was The Hangover Part II. The Warner Bros. comedy was the No. 1 grosser [...]
Po is back and ready to turn up the heat at the box office for the Memorial Day weekend. DreamWorks Animation is unveiling its most-recent stereoscopic 3D animated feature film, Kung Fu Panda 2, starting Thursday at some 3,900 theaters, making it the biggest release going into the holiday weekend. [...]