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Warner Bros. is reportedly set to meet with actor/director Ben Affleck to discuss him possibly directing the studio’s planned Justice League superhero epic. According to a report in Variety, the studio and Affleck are set to meet in the next few days to discuss the project, which would unite on [...]
Avengers is turning out to be a gift to Disney shareholders — one that looks to keep on giving. The studio announced that Joss Whedon will return to write and direct the sequel to the Marvel superhero blockbuster — by far the biggest-grossing movie of the year with $1.4 billion [...]
Autodesk has partnered with Lightstorm Entertainment and Weta Digital to develop the next generation of virtual production technology. The three companies have been working to further expand the virtual production workflows and technologies that were first developed for “Avatar.” Some of the tools and enhancements resulting from the collaboration have [...]
The LightWave 3D Group announced today LightWave 11.5, the most-recent version of its Emmy-winning 3D modeling, animation and rendering software. A complete 3D pipeline, LightWave 11.5 adds features to streamline productivity, including a new Genoma character animation and rigging system for Modeler, predator and prey flocking, Instancing, soft-body Bullet Dynamics, [...]
BOXX Technologies announced that its newly redesigned renderPRO and upgraded renderBOXX will debut at SIGGRAPH 2012. “We understand the applications our customers employ to create, test, and modify their ideas,” said Shoaib Mohammad, BOXX VP of marketing and business development. “So our optimized configurations, using the latest Intel processors and [...]
International visual effects company Pixomondo today announced the opening of a new studio in Detroit, bringing its global network total to thirteen facilities spanning three continents. The new studio, formed through the acquisition of boutique VFX company, With A Twist, now dubbed Pixomondo DTW, will focus on feature film, television [...]
It took a vintage comic book movie franchise to topple the Avengers from its box office throne. Men in Black 3 — arriving a decade after the previous film in the series and originally adapted from an indie comic book for its 1997 movie debut — topped the weekend with [...]
Marvel fans, mark your calendars for April 4, 2014 — that’s when the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger is due to arrive in theaters. Disney announced the release date as well as a slight tease, saying that Cap 2 “will pick-up where the highly anticipated Marvel’s The Avengers [...]
The Digital Domain Institute, an animation and digital arts institute powered by Digital Domain Media Group and the Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts, opened its doors to its inaugural class of students today in West Palm Beach. The institute, a public-private collaboration, seeks to blend creative and [...]
A group of former employees of ILM and Kerner Optical have announced the launch of a new visual effects company, 32TEN Studios,which will be based at the former site of ILM in San Rafael, Calif. The new venture is employee-owned and will be headed by industry veterans Tim Partridge, who [...]