Before it became the most admired brand in showbiz, even before “Toy Story,” Pixar’s first commercial triumph was a software app: Renderman. In the years since, Renderman has remained one of the…
In an unusual example of corporate matchmaking, two leading software makers for visual effects have agreed to merge following a suggestion from Industrial Light & Magic.
After middlebrow romance "Cairo Time," Canadian helmer-writer Ruba Nadda returns to a Middle Eastern setting to try her hand at political thriller "Inescapable"; the results do not impress.
Universal Pictures has won a seven-figure bidding war for Susan Spencer-Wendel's upcoming memoir "Breathe Deeply," which follows the author on a life-affirming adventure upon receiving devastating…
If companies like Sony Imageworks, Weta Digital and Framestore are the creative divas of the effects world, Los Angeles and London-based outfit the Foundry is fast becoming the conductor.
Veteran producer Lloyd Levin, aiming to generate properties that can be turned into movies, is launching Foundry Comics in partnership with Stranger Comics.
Vfx software maker The Foundry has launched Storm, a new RED Digital Cinema workflow product designed to address the growing complexity of shooting digitally with a single intuitive solution.
Following Walt Disney Animation Studio's groundbreaking deal to license Nuke compositing software from The Foundry, the two companies have struck a more far-reaching agreement that marks the first…
Annie Baker and her two plays from the 2009-10 season were recurring themes at the 55th annual Obie Awards.
Hello, Stein residence? Is Gertrude available? In her new play, poet Ariana Reines channels the dramatic voice of the influential writer, but to call "Telephone" a pastiche or homage would be to do…