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Emmy-winning writer Jon Vitti, who has worked on hit toons The Simpsons and King of the Hill in addition to live-action series like The Office, The Larry Sanders Show and Saturday Night Live, has been tapped to pen the script for Rovio Entertainment’s upcoming 3D feature adaptation of its smash [...]
Rainmaker Entertainment, who earlier this year brought us Escape from Planet Earth, has joined forces with indie production company Blockade Entertainment to produce a stereoscopic CG theatrical feature based on the hit PlayStation videogame franchise, Ratchet and Clank. The games, first released in 2002, are published by Sony Computer Entertainment [...]
Director Cal Brunker stresses strong visuals and iconic imagery in the new, sci-fi comedy movie Escape from Planet Earth. If luck happens when preparation meets opportunity, then director Cal Brunker is one lucky guy. After working as a storyboard artist on Horton Hears A Who!, Ice Age: Continental Drift and [...]
Vancouver-based Rainmaker Entertainment has appointed veteran feature film and television executive Michael Hefferon as president and executive producer, it was announced by Craig Graham, newly appointed chair and CEO of the CGI animation studio. The appointment of Hefferon reflects Rainmaker’s expansion into both areas of client CGI animation services as [...]
The case of writer-director Tony Leech and producer Brian Inerfeld against the Weinstein company over the studio’s handling of the CG-animated movie Escape From Planet Earth seems to keep generating news. According to a story in The Hollywood Reporter, Leech and Inerfeld will get to see the latest version of [...]
Only a couple of days after the departure of president Catherine Winder from Vancouver’s Rainmaker Entertainment, the company was sold to China’s Xing Xing Digital Corp. The assets are being acquired in consideration for the assumption of existing Rainmaker book liabilities in an approximate amount of $7 million and the [...]
Catherine Winder, the president and exec producer at Vancouver’s Rainmaker Entertainment is expected to leave her post on June 30, says The Hollywood Reporter. The former Lucasfilm Animation exec joined the studio in 2009 and headed the company’s original family entertainment division. She plans to pursue other business opportunities. “Catherine [...]
Canadian CG house Rainmaker Entertainment’s short Luna came out on top at the California International Shorts Festival (CISF), picking up its first major festival circuit win with the Best Animated Short honor and is set to screen at CISF this month. Inspired by an original in-house concept from producer Luke [...]
Top Canadian CG animation house Rainmaker Entertainment is joining forces with award-winning producer Jane Startz to develop and produce two new family friendly features. Tiger’s Apprentice, based on Newbury Honor winner Laurence Yep’s young adult novel, and Far Flung Adventures: Fergus Crane, based on the kids’ fantasy tale by author [...]
The Weinstein Company and Canada’s Rainmaker Entertainment announced today that the voice cast of their 2012 animated movie Escape from Planet Earth will include Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Alba, Rob Corddry, James Gandolfini and Craig Robinson. The 3-D CG-animated movie is directed by Cal Brunker, best known for his [...]