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How two of this season’s biggest blockbusters Iron Man 3 and Star Trek: Into Darkness delivered their spectacular CG visuals. Time was the biggest challenge facing two of 2013′s most anticipated summer visual- effects-driven sequels: Marvel Studios’ Iron Man 3 and Paramount’s Star Trek: Into Darkness. Both films feature a [...]
Relativity and Reel FX announced today that Hispanic radio personality Eddie ‘Piolin’ Sotelo (Ice Age: Continental Drift), drummer for the world-renowned rock band Tool Danny Carey and Australian actor Josh Lawson (The Campaign) have joined the voice cast of Free Birds, directed by Jimmy Hayward (Horton Hears A Who!). The [...]
Here is a wonderful new comic-book venture we can all get behind. Over the weekend, we got word that San Diego-based IDW Publishing will be launching a new series featuring Jay Ward’s beloved characters Rocky and Bullwinkle, in conjunction with DreamWorks Classics and Bullwinkle Studios. The new venture will feature [...]
Focus Features and Oregon-based animation house LAIKA, the companies behind the Oscar-nomninated stop-motion film ParaNorman, have announced their third collaborative project is set to begin with the kick off of production on The Boxtrolls. The new movie will be released nationwide by Focus on October 17, 2014, Focus CEO James [...]
While the news was leaked on Thursday, Lucasfilm and Disney both confirmed that J.J. Abrams (Lost, Star Trek) will direct the next episode of the beloved sci-fi franchise Star Wars: Episode VII. Star Wars creator George Lucas, who is retiring and passing the franchise on, released a statement endorsing the [...]
Sony Home Ent. will release Triggerfish Animation Studios’ Annie Award-nominated feature Adventures in Zambezia in the U.S. on March 26. The CG-animated series centers on a young, high-spirited falcon that journeys to the famed bird city of Zambezia. The movie features an all-star cast led by Abigail Breslin (Little Miss [...]
Paramount Pictures will be releasing the first 9 minutes from J.J. Abrams’ hotly anticipated Star Trek Into Darkness exclusively in IMAX 3D theaters on December 14—months ahead of the film’s release on May 17, 2013. The sequel to Abrams’ 2009 revamp of Star Trek will mark the first time exclusive [...]
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 poster that unleashed an overwhelmingly positive response around the world. The poster features Gandalf the Wizard (Sir Ian McKellan) walking along a [...]
Pixar alum Andrew Stanton’s first live-action feature John Carter delivers a stunning blend of cutting-edge CG visual effects and gritty images that are grounded in the real world. Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Mars novels have long been an inspiration for animators. In 1935, Bob Clampett famously tried to turn A Princess [...]
Leading 3D animation and tech tool manufacturer NewTek will host a special tribute to Emmy-winning LightWave vfx artists on Nov. 10 at the Academy of TV Arts and Sciences. Actress Jeri Ryan (Star Trek: Voyager) and special guest Dick Van Dyke will be on hand to celebrate the visual achievements [...]