Taking one step closer to enabling directors to direct digital actors, Paraform Inc., the software developer funded by Paul G. Allen, has begun building a library of digital humans. The company plans…
Pacific Data Images has upped Jane Hartwell to associate producer on "Shrek," the f/x shop's second co-produced computer-animated feature with DreamWorks. The first was "Antz."
After years of talking about producing its own features, special effects giant Digital Domain has chosen the Japan-based romance drama "A Thousand Cranes" as its first pic.
Chris Tragos has been upped to veep of marketing and business development for Paramount Digital Entertainment, the online division of Paramount Pictures.
Designer, art director and f/x compositor Anne White has joined recently launched graphic design boutique 3 Ring Circus as executive producer.
With the growing popularity of the Internet and the flood of affordable computers stealing eyes away from television sets, a new breed of broadcasters is trying to convert the computer monitor into…
FROM THE AMERICAN FILM MARKETThe 19th American Film Market ended Thursday in Santa Monica, mirroring previous markets with mixed reviews and buyers leaving mostly empty-handed.
Just a day after announcing its merger with computer animation house Rhythm & Hues, VIFX has been tapped lead f/x house to create visuals for Beacon Communications' upcoming Arnold Schwarzenegger…
20th Century Fox's departure from the visual-effects business is under way. The studio agreed Wednesday to sell visual f/x house VIFX to computer animation house Rhythm & Hues for about $5 million in…
Suzie Peterson has been upped to executive veep of direct-to-video programming for Universal Family & Home Entertainment Production.
Stan Lee Media, the company created in January by comic-book publishing powerhouse Stan Lee ("The X-Men," "Spider-man") to expand his brand identity on the Internet, has tapped former executives at…