Carl Rosendahl, founder and former CEO of animation and f/x studio PDI ("Shrek"), has joined Internet video developer iVast as chairman of the Santa Clara -based company's board of directors.
Movie Magic Technologies, formerly known as Creative Planet, has launched Movie Magic ScriptLog, a software package that manages script submissions.
French vidgame maker Ubi Soft Entertainment has inked an exclusive deal to create several gaming titles based on CBS' popular drama "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation."
Telecommunications giant NorthStar Communications is readying to roll out a key piece of the puzzle that it says digital cinema's biggest cheerleaders have thus far not developed -- a secure way to…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences handed Edmund DiGiulio an Oscar statuette Saturday night at its Scientific & Technical Achievement Award ceremony, honoring the industry vet for a…
Kodak is expected to lay its digital-cinema cards out on the table at the ShoWest confab in Las Vegas today.
Former IFilm exec Dan Baker has joined Absinthe Pictures as prexy and partner of the Los Angeles-based broadcast design and marketing company.
“A.I. Artificial Intelligence,” Warner Bros. F/x supervisors: Dennis Muren, Scott Farrar, Stan Winston, Michael Lantieri F/x houses: Industrial Light & Magic, Stan Winston Studios, PDI/DreamWorks…
It's toon time for effects studios. Hollywood's latest obsession with computer-animated pics is about to open the doors for a new crop of players looking to compete with powerhouses such as Pixar…
Long overshadowed by the creators of computer-generated visuals, Hollywood's physical f/x community made a strong comeback in 2001.