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Pixar is ready to race back into theaters this weekend with the release of its long-awaited sequel, Cars 2. The feature, directed by Pixar and Disney Animation creative chief John Lasseter, is set to roar into more than 4,100 cinemas — many of them in stereoscopic 3D and 3D IMAX. [...]
The International 3D Society has chosen its board of governors and executive committee for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. Jim Mainard, head of production development at DreamWorks Animation, was named chairman; and Tom Cosgrove, president and CEO at 3net will serve as chairman-elect for the society. Others named to the executive [...]
Digital Domain has hired Jeff Barnes, co-founder and former CEO of The Computer Cafe Group, to lead its In-Three stereo conversion business. Barnes will assume the title of VP and general manager of stereo visual-effects production and work with filmmakers to optimize stereo 3D digital production . Digital Domain’s parent company, Digital Domain Media Group, [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 13 animators, 12 visual effects artists and a total of 178 filmmakers and film industry executives to join its ranks. Animators on the invite list includes such high-profile names as Sylvain Chomet, Tomm Moore, Teddy Newton and Bob Peterson. Visual [...]
After years of waiting, Green Lantern arrives in theaters this weekend as Warner Bros. looks to turn DC Comics’ emerald warrior into a major tentpole franchise. Green Lantern is opening wide at more than 3,600 theaters in 2D and stereoscopic 3D formats, making it easily the widest opening of the [...]
Disney has released a teaser poster that offers the first look at John Carter of Mars. Here it is: John Carter of Mars is directed by Pixar’s Andrew Stanton, from a script he wrote with Michael Chabon and Mark Andrews based on the novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The film [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revised its rules for animated features, visual effects and best picture for the 84th annual Oscars ceremony. In the animated feature film category, the need for the Board of Governors to vote to “activate” the category each year was eliminated, though [...]
The box office is looking to continue its summer rebound with the unknown quantity of Super 8 going up against kid flick Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer — and both looking to topple mutants, bachelors and animated pandas. Super 8 is the third film directed by J.J. Abrams, [...]
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group is merging two visual effects studios, absorbing CIS Visual Effects into its recently acquired Method Studios. The merge is intended to create a single studio that can offer a broad range of services for feature films, TV and commercials with an integrated workflow across mulitple locations. [...]
The cinematic return to Middle Earth that is The Hobbit has set both dates and titles for the two-part adaptation. The first film will be titled The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and will open Dec. 14, 2012. The second part will follow Dec. 13, 2013, under the moniker The Hobbit: [...]