Fox has announced the latest release dates for two of upcoming DreamWorks...
While the East Coast is still reeling from the wreckage caused by Hurricane Sandy’s, Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph still managed to post impressive numbers during its first weekend at the box-office. The well-reviewed pic, directed by Rich Moore, climbed to the number one spot at the domestic box office with $49.1 [...]
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 [...]
The annual animation and vfx show Paris FX will highlight the French and British post-production artists behind Skyfall, Cloud Atlas and Asterix & Obelix: God Save Britannia, Variety reports. The event is hosted by the Ile de France Film Commission and Lariviere Org. in partnership with Film London each year, and [...]
After directing this summer’s sleeper hit Ted (and voicing everyone’s favorite foul-mouthed teddy-bear), Seth MacFarlane will host the 38th season opener of the late night TV show Saturday Night Live on Sept. 15. Fans expect the man behind Fox-TV’s killer primetime toons Family Guy, American Dad and The Cleveland Show of [...]
Damian Perea, director of the ANIMAYO International Festivals, does not entertain the idea that something may be too difficult to accomplish: He dwells in the world of the possible. Against the backdrop of festivals around Spain and the world struggling or closing their doors, he has continued to build the [...]
We’re happy to note that former Animag editor Bill Desowitz has penned a fantastic new book about the 50-year evolution of James Bond. The book, which is titled James Bond Unmasked features interviews with all six actors who have portrayed Ian Fleming’s famous character—Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy [...]
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 [...]