Marvel’s lawyers have been busy: Just after winning a victory to dismiss a copyright suit over the rights to iconic superheroes Spider-Man, The Avengers, Iron Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four and…
Software giant Autodesk is shifting to pay-as-you-go “rental” licenses for much of its most popular software for visual effects, animation and content creation. The new plans permit customers to buy…
UPDATED 1:15 p.m. PDT: Eastman Kodak officially emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy Tuesday and is counting the motion picture film business as one of its mainstays going forward. While exhibition has…
Producing six telenovelas a year requires the coordination of a not-so-small army of actors, writers, producers, directors and crew members to turn out episodes at a pace that even English-lingo soap…
In the latest in a series of prominent TV-news hires, Al-Jazeera America said Monday it had enlisted Sheila MacVicar, a veteran foreign correspondent most recently with CBS News, to contribute to…
While the visual-effects industry has been jolted by two high-profile bankruptcies and infighting over unionization, some houses have been steadily sending in shots — and making a living at the same…
Production on Digital Domain Media Group's animated feature "The Legend of Tembo" shut down when DDMG declared bankruptcy last September, and many of its freelance artists lost not only an important…
Starz is developing "Power," an hourlong drama with Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson attached to exec produce.
Despite runaway production, Hollywood still generated $47 billion in economic output in Los Angeles County in 2011 -- or 8.4% of the county's total output.
Fusio-io has released the Fusion ioFX, a card that dramatically increases memory and processing speed for visual effects artists, even while working with high-resolution stereoscopic content.
Times are sour in the visual effects business. Companies are folding, artists are getting stiffed, and workers are split over unionization.