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In a Hollywood Reporter cover story, Seth MacFarlane says he wouldn’t mind ending his long-running Fox animated series Family Guy. “Part of me thinks that Family Guy should have already ended. I think seven seasons is about the right lifespan for a TV series. I talk to the fans and [...]
Filmmaker Junction and entertainment communications agency Hype have joined forces to present an evening of visual effects info for indie filmmakers. The Westside VFX Panel made up of industry veterans will explore how indie films are successfully integrating visual effects into their lower budget productions, covering topics like how to [...]
Fans were treated to a new trailer and poster for Red Tails, director Anthony Hemingway’s much-anticipated feature about the Tuskegee Airman, today via MTV.com. Starring Terrence Howard, Bryan Cranston, Cuba Gooding Jr., Ne-Yo and Nate Parker, the movie tells the true story of the brave segregated black pilots who were [...]
Skywriter Media and Entertainment Group and Roddenberry Entertainment are developing an animated children’s comedy series called Gene’s Journal, based on the web comic created by Trevor Roth and illustrated by cartoonist David Reddick. A chronicle of legendary science-fiction icon and Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s adolescent years, Gene’s Journal will [...]
Michael Bay’s shiny Transformers are back for their third big-screen outing, but this time they require a lot more vfx magic in 3-D. Here’s the thing about revisiting a big, shiny summer franchise for the third time: You’d better be ready to up the ante and make audiences fall in [...]
Grant McCune, a pioneer in model-making for visual effects who won an Oscar for his work on the original Star Wars, has died at the age of 67. McCune crafted models for many of the big feature films of the late 1970s and 1980s, as well as on television projects [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences turns its attention to the art of previs, using last year’s Oscar-nominated film Star Trek as a case study. The academy will present Visualize This: Previs in the Making of Star Trek, featuring a panel of crew members from the film, on [...]