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Five New Members Added to Academy’s Tech Council

Wendy Aylsworth, Rob Bredow, Douglas Greenfield, Rob Hummel and Bev Pasterczyk have joined the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing ... Continue Reading →
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VES Summit Addresses Vast Changes in Industry

Illumination Entertainment founder Chris Meledandri, former Digital Domain president and Ender’s Game producer Ed Ulbrich, Warner Bros. president of digital production, animation ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. and Tim Burton May Do ‘Beetlejuice 2′

Tim Burton and Warner Bros. are opening the tomb of Beetlejuice again. The Hollywood Reporter says the macabre-loving director is in talks with the studio to direct a sequel to his ... Continue Reading →
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Publisher IDW Launches Entertainment Division

IDW Publishing, publisher of over 300 original comic-book and graphic novel properties, has a launched a new division—IDW Entertainment—to fund and develop new TV properties based ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gravity’s’ Out-of-This-World Visuals

Framestore’s vfx master Tim Webber discusses the ... Continue Reading →
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Boomerang Brings Back Classic Looney Tunes in Oct.

Fans of the old classic Looney Tunes cartoons have a big reason to celebrate the arrival of October. Boomerang is bringing back the famous Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Elmer Fudd ... Continue Reading →
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New DVDs: ‘South Park,’ ‘Family Guy’ ‘Geronimo Stilton’

The animation DVD elves must be in town this week, because there are plenty of animated releases begging for our collective attention. Don’t they know the new TV fall season has ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tron: Uprising’s’ Bean to Direct ‘Ninjago’ Movie

Tron: Uprising director Charlie Bean is moving up to the big screen, having been hired to direct Warner Bros.’ toy adaptation feature film Ninjago. Based on the popular Lego toy ... Continue Reading →
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2013 VES Summit Sets Speakers, Content

The Visual Effects Society has confirmed featured sessions for the fifth annual VES Summit, with the theme “A New Reality: Content Creation and Distribution.” The daylong ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Domain Expands Vancouver Studio With Leadership, Creative Talent

Digital Domain 3.0 is expanding its Vancouver studio with new leadership and creative talent. The company announced it has promoted veteran visual effects producer Kelly L’Estrange ... Continue Reading →