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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has nominated three features for its Best Animated Film Category. Announced Tuesday by actors Daniel Radcliffe and Holliday Grainger with BAFTA chairman Tim Corrie, the nominated films are: The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, directed by Steven Spielberg Arthur Christmas, [...]
The Visual Effects Society has released an Industry Bill of Rights, designed to improve working conditions for artists and bring certainty to the business for effects companies and studios. The document, which enumerates a list of rights and responsibilities for artists, FX houses and studios, was unanimously approved by the [...]
The 10th Annual VES Awards Show has been scheduled for February 7, 2012 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The Annual Awards show will honor the best in 23 visual effects categories in features, TV series, commercials and games. The society has also announced the following related event [...]
Maxon has announced the release of Cinema 4D Version 13, the next generation of its industry-leading 3D motion graphics, visual effects, painting, and rendering software application. The system offers all new character tools, integrated stereographic capabilities, streamlined multi-artist collaboration and physical rendering. “Cinema 4D R13 is supercharged with numerous productivity [...]
Gang of Seven Animation has announced a new $100 million Animation Film Fund in partnership with the Chinese Government. One of the first films slated to be financed through the fund is a reboot of the 1990s popular animated television series Biker Mice from Mars, which ran from 1992-1996 and again [...]
It’s time to get Smurfy, as the little blue forest-dwellers take on the combo of Cowboys & Aliens at the box office. Sony/Columbia’s stereoscopic 3D hybrid take on the classic comic-strip characters and Saturday-morning cartoon stars arrives in theaters this week. The Smurfs is set to open in almost 3,400 [...]
For those who miss the days when visual effects involved “kitbashing” to make physical models to be photographed, Luxology has some good news. The software company has released its new Model Bashing Kit for use with its modo 501 3D modeling, painting and rendering software. “We love spaceships and wanted [...]
Robert Rodriguez is looking to bring Heavy Metal back to the big screen. The filmmaker announced at Comic-Con that he had acquired the film rights to the long-running and iconic sci-fi and fantasy comics magazine and was developing a new animated film. The magazine, which debuted in the United States [...]
Voltron is taking a shot at the big screen, with property owners World Event Productions giving Relativity Media an option for a live-action feature film. The franchise, which debuted in 1984 as the animated series Voltron: Defender of the Universe, has making a big comeback of late, with the classic [...]
On Friday, Spielberg, Jackson and actor Andrew Serkis were all present to treat Hall H audiences with a sneak peak at the December Paramount release and share tidbits about the making of the movie. The panel began with Spielberg being presented with Comic-Con’s Inkpot award for achievement in film, which [...]