Academy Invites 26 to Join Animation; 23 VFX

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →

Patty Jenkins Takes Over ‘Wonder Woman’ Helm

Just two days after news got out that Breaking Bad and Walking Dead director Michelle MacLaren had ditched the upcoming Wonder Woman film project over “creative differences,” Warner ... Continue Reading →

VES Announces 2015 Board of Directors

The Visual Effects Society announced its 2015 board of directors, with Mike Chambers elected as board chair. The 2015 Officers of the VES Board of Directors are: Chair: Mike Chambers 1st ... Continue Reading →

WB Plans 9 DC Movies With Snyder Set on ‘Justice League’

Warner Bros. is getting serious about catching up with Marvel, with a reported nine DC Comics features in development. The studio confirmed over the weekend that Zack Snyder would follow ... Continue Reading →
Lawrence Kasdan

Lawrence Kasdan to Write New ‘Star Wars’ Script

Even Oscar-winning in-demand writers like Michael Arndt (Toy Story 3, Little Miss Sunshine) can be at the mercy of the whims and changes of studios and projects. It was just announced ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS Announces ‘Wrinkles’ English Dub Cast

Indie U.S. distributor GKIDS has announced that it will release the award-winning Spanish feature Wrinkles in early 2014. The English-language version of the movie, which is based on ... Continue Reading →

‘Hobbit’ Tops Saturn Award Nominees List

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films has revealed the list of nominees for the 39th annual Saturn Awards, with Peter Jackson’s vfx blockbuster The Hobbit: ... Continue Reading →

Bullock, Brooks & Neeson Sign to Toon Projects

It’s a busy week for voice star announcements as a few studios have revealed key names for their upcoming projects. From Universal/Illumination comes the news that Sandra Bullock ... Continue Reading →

All the Pretty Digital Pictures

A passing glance at the list of the 10 features which made the vfx Oscar shortlist and will present 10-minute clips at the January 3 Bake-0ff is that many of them are returning champs. ... Continue Reading →

Three Animated Pics Get BAFTA Noms

Three animated features received BAFTA nominations today. The three titles up for the Best Animated Feature of 2012 are: • Disney/Pixar’s Brave (directed by Mark Andrews, Brenda ... Continue Reading →