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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: An Unexpected Journey garnering the most nods with nine nominations. Other top contenders are Ang Lee’s Life of Pi and Sam Mendes’ [...]
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 will be voicing a villain in the upcoming Despicable Me spinoff Minions. Disney-Pixar was pleased to announce the return of Albert Brooks [...]
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. From Spider-Man and Batman to Gollum (The Hobbit), Snow White and Iron Man (The Avengers), we’ve [...]
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 Chapman) • Disney’s Frankenweenie (Tim Burton) • LAIKA’s ParaNorman (Sam Fell, Chris Butler) Among the films that didn’t get any BAFTA love were [...]
Last month the fifth edition of SIGGRAPH’s growing Asia event wrapped up in the island city-nation of Singapore after four days of talks, papers, exhibits and industry hobnobbing, furthering its goal of advancing its position as a global platform to showcase the region’s best digital innovations and breakthrough concepts to [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 85th Academy Awards. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: All members of the Visual Effects Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from [...]
Costumes from The Avengers and Catwoman from The Dark Knight Rises are some of the most popular choices for men and women this Halloween, according to a survey conducted by movie ticket site Fandango of more than 1000 filmgoers. The top four for men were Thor at No. 1, Iron [...]
The 2012 SIGGRAPH Asia event, set to take place in Singapore this November 28 thru December 1, will bring together leading names from the animation, graphics, digital art and tech worlds for a series of informative sessions and presentation. The Special Sessions will feature Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Paul Franklin (Double [...]
To limit the grosses of American movies, China Film Group opened Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man on the same day as Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight Rises on Monday (August 17) in China. However, both blockbusters fared OK as Spider-Man grossed $5.46 million while The Dark Knight ended up in the [...]
It was a three-peat for the final episode in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. The Dark Knight Rises topped the box office for the third straight weekend, taking in $36 million domestic for a to-date total gross estimated at $354 million. The international gross edged up slightly higher to a total [...]