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Paramount’s Star Trek Into Darkness landed on top of the domestic box office this weekend, with an estimated $84 million. The J.J. Abrams-directed sequel to the rebooted franchise made over $35.5 on Thursday and Friday. Industry watchers were predicting a possible $100 million opener, but the actual numbers were actually [...]
The Disney/Marvel tentpole Iron Man 3 proved its mettle this weekend by opening to $175.3 million in North America, and becoming the second highest debut of all time right behind Marvel’s The Avengers ($207.4 million) in 2012. Meanwhile in foreign territories, the film hit the $175.9 million in its second [...]
FMX, Europe’s most influential conference on digital entertainment successfully concluded last Friday (April 26) drawing an international audience of professionals, innovative talents and students from 46 countries. “Thanks to its interdisciplinary focus, FMX 2013 constituted an ideal platform to bring industry, education and research together,” commented FMX managing director Niels [...]
A special session focusing on the art and technology of DreamWorks’ The Croods and upcoming feature Turbo will be held on May 3 as part of the inaugural Production Pipeline Expo at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Also on tap is a vfx session on Universal’s sci-fi pic Oblivion, presented by [...]
The adventures of the rambunctious Croods family will continue in a brand new sequel at DreamWorks. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a sequel to The Croods has been greenlit at DreamWorks Animation. Original co-writers and co-directors Kirk De Micco and Chris Sanders are returning for the project. The studio is [...]
DreamWorks Animation is seeking to redefine volumetric storage and processing with the release of a new open source framework developed by studio engineers for sparse volume data, OpenVDB 1. Initially released in beta last August, the tool delivers a complete API for application developers, a suite of tools that implement [...]
RealD is showing off the next wave in theatrical screen technology at the CinemaCon event in Vegas this week, revealing what gave extra oomph to the world premiere of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit at Wellington, NZ’s Embassy Theatre and a screening of The Croods at DreamWorks Animation’s Campanile Theater earlier [...]
Those Angry Birds have must have less stress in their lives now that Finnish videogame developer Rovio has posted a 57% growth in net profits to $71 million in 2012, with revenues doubling last year to $195 million. According Rovio, Angry Birds games attracted over 263 million active players in [...]
Hasbro’s durable action figure, first introduced to consumers in 1964, proved to be force to reckon with this Easter weekend. The new feature G.I. Joe: Retaliation made an estimated $51.7 million at the U.S. box office. The Paramount release was the number one release of the week and also made [...]
After months of anticipation, DreamWorks watchers can sigh in relief this weekend as the studio’s first animated feature of 2013 proved to be a solid moneymaker at the box office. Directed by Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco, the caveman family comedy brought in an estimated $44.7 million weekend. After the [...]