‘The Avengers’ Shatters Domestic B.O. Debut Records

As many had predicted, Disney/Marvel’s much-awaited The Avengers set an all-time industry record by grossing $200.3 million domestically (May4-6), shattering the previous record set ... Continue Reading →

Evil Eye Contributes 200 VFX Shots to ‘The Avengers’

San Francisco-based vfx house Evil Eye Pictures has contributed nearly 200 visual effects shots for the Marvel’s The Avengers directed by Joss Whedon, which opens this Friday. Weta ... Continue Reading →

FMX ’12 to Highlight VFX, Virtual Production

The 17th FMX event, the international conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia to be held May 8-11 in Stuttgart, Germany, has announced highlights of its special virtual ... Continue Reading →

Weekend Brings Nice B.O. Booty for ‘The Pirates!’

Sony/Aardman Animations’ stop-motion extravaganza The Pirates! Band of Misfits made a decent box office splash this weekend, landing in at No. 2 (after the urban comedy Think Like ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Fever Hits Home Entertainment Market

In anticipation of the May 4 release The Avengers movie at the box office, Lions Gate Home Ent. is releasing a special three-movie package featuring Planet Hulk (2010), The Invincible ... Continue Reading →

New Animated Band PusherJones Makes Some Noise

Mover over, Gorillaz. There is a new animated rock band in town. reports that Velvet Revolver guitarist Dave Kushner has launched an “animated” rock band ... Continue Reading →

Nick, Playmates Introduce New TMNT Toys

Dude, if you dig the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, you’ll have to find a way to check out this year’s Toy Fair in New York (Feb. 12-15). That’s where Nickelodeon and Playmates ... Continue Reading →

Winnie the Pooh, Tom & Jerry New on DVD

A tasty selection of home entertainment treats are available for sampling today, including Disney’s new animated Winnie the Pooh adventure and Volume One of the Tom and Jerry Golden ... Continue Reading →

Stan Lee to Receive VES Lifetime Achievement Award

Entrepreneurial comic-book legend Stan Lee has been selected by the Visual Effects Society’s board of directors as the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Lee will be honored ... Continue Reading →

New ‘Avengers’ Promo Art Surfaces

It seems that fans can’t get enough of Joss Whedon’s 2012 features adaptation of The Avengers. Today’s big buzzy item was the web release of a promo art for the superhero-packed ... Continue Reading →