With the unveiling of the Dolby Theater in Hollywood and the release of Pixar's "Brave" tomorrow, pros and the public are getting their first ears-ful of Dolby's new sound format, Atmos.
Like most entertainment reporters -- and, apparently, most of the human race -- I was itching to see "The Avengers" a couple of weeks ago but had not received a screening invitation.
Proponents of a visual effects union got some fresh ammunition recently thanks to a clumsy attempt at humor by Digital Domain Media Group chairman-CEO John Textor.
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Sometime during Sunday's Super Bowl game there will be a close call -- a questionable fumble, an uncertain touchdown -- and to resolve a coach's challenge or a question about the officials' ruling…
It wasn't quite tea and a madeleine, but last week's Entertainment Matters/YouTube keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show conjured remembrances of things past. One thing, anyway.
Zoic Studios has expanded to a new location in Vancouver.
In this brave new digital filmmaking world, there's no shortage of grousing that visual effects have overwhelmed story.