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Jon Landau, the Oscar-winning producer of blockbuster epics such as Avatar and Titanic, will deliver the keynote to this year’s NAB Technology Summit On Cinema on Sunday, April 7 in Las Vegas. The Summit is co-produced by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, the worldwide leader in motion-imaging [...]
Special effects pioneer Petro Vlahos passed away at 96 on February 10. Vlahos, who improved the composite-image process known as the blue-screen effect for the 1959 epic Ben Hur also set new standards in special effects in the memorable Dick Van Dyke dancing with the penguins in Disney’s 1964 feature [...]
Dallas-based animation and live-action studio Reel FX has announced that Aron Warner, the Oscar-winning producer the Shrek features has joined the company as president of animation. In addition to the Shrek trilogy, Warner’s many production credits include Antz, True Lies, Independence Days, Alien Resurrection, Volcano and Titanic. Warner will oversee and [...]
What’s old is new again this week, as hot home video releases re-imagine the classics and take a high-tech trip to prehistoric times. Getting the extended edition treatment is the hit fantasy movie Snow White and the Huntsman (Universal, $29.98 Extended Edition DVD, $34.98 Blu-ray-DVD-Digital Copy Combo Pack). The re-take [...]