Base FX, the Beijing-based company that provided visual effects for "The Force Awakens," has sold a share stake to China Media Capital.
Relativity Media and Base FX are the first companies to back a new film school being developed outside Beijing as Hollywood expands its presence in the region. The companies will help design the…
Paramount Pictures has announced it will be eliminating 110 positions on its lot and internationally, slicing 5% of its workforce of 2,200. Paramount COO Frederick Huntsberry said in a memo to…
China has yet to establish much of a visual effects industry built on quality of work. Indeed most Chinese filmmakers tend to use Thai or Korean shops, as their graphics are better than those from…
At the recent Siggraph conference in Anaheim, there were not one but two panels on the state of the vfx industry. Word on the street was that feature effects production is dead in L.A.
LucasFilm topper Kathleen Kennedy revealed that Disney had pledged $1 million to the relief fund for Saturday's devastating Sichuan earthquake.
Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic has signed an expanded co-operation deal with Base FX that secures the exclusive use of the Beijing-based shingle's services for all ILM's Hollywood pics.
“Glee” wades into the gun-control debate on Thursday night, and by now, nobody should be surprised by the show’s politics. That said, there’s a moment in what’s otherwise a rather taut “very special…
The hope is that by spinning off a new network, FXX, News Corp. can extend the company's reach into the younger part of the demographic most coveted by advertisers.
With two sales agreements announced on Wednesday, Universal Music Group finally completed the long, European Commission-mandated divestment process following its acquisition of EMI's recorded music…
Spaniard Enrique Gato will direct 3D "Capture the Flag," the biggest animated feature coming out of Spain this year, reuniting producers and talent from toon hit "Tad, the Lost Explorer," Gato's…