For years Hollywood's f/x community had proclaimed that it was only a matter of time before computer-generated characters played larger roles in major studio productions.
MGM's year started out with a whimper, but ended with a roar. A string of $90 million flameouts -- "Rollerball," "Hart's War" and "Windtalkers" -- cast a bleak and costly shadow over the studio…
Dan Adler is ankling his post as head of new media at Creative Artists Agency to join recently formed media and entertainment venture the Convex Group as its chief strategic officer.
New Line didn't have the only ring that ruled at the box office altar in 2002. Auds were also eager to accept DreamWorks' horror thriller "The Ring" at the end of the year, scaring up a surprising…
Joel Silver is a producer who likes to think and talk big. But even he finds himself marveling at the action surrounding Warner Bros.' "Matrix" franchise.
Former Miramax exec and indie producer Amy Israel has been named head of production at the Orphanage, the post-production outfit founded by a trio of former f/x artists at Industrial Light & Magic.
Digital Domain has tapped Brad Call as prexy of the f/x facility, as topper Scott Ross focuses his attention on developing and producing the company's own original slate of film projects.
DreamWorks Pictures has picked up FilmEngine action thriller "Wish You Were Here" as a starring vehicle for Josh Hartnett.
Revolution Studios and Columbia Pictures hope that scaring Internet users for the next three days will help sell tix for their upcoming horror pic "Darkness Falls."
MGM will distribute Mandalay Pictures' offbeat romantic comedy "Centerfold," the first project Joel Zwick is set to direct since "My Big Fat Greek Wedding."