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  • 01 Jan 2010

    3D – the continuing evolution of HDTV

    There is no doubt that stereoscopic 3D is the next step that many in the movie industry and manufacturers of consumer electronics alike see as the evolution to delivering quality content to the home theatre market. Just how close...... Read More

  • 01 Jan 2010

    Opening Pandora’s Box breakthrough technology in the making of Avatar

    James Cameron’s Avatar achieves several milestones in filmmaking technology. Cameron wrote his first treatment for the movie in 1995 with the intention of pushing the boundaries of what was possible with cinematic digital effects. In his view, making Avatar...... Read More

  • 01 Jan 2010

    Australian film industry looks forward to growth

    When the acclaimed Australian movie Samson & Delilah won the top honour of Best Feature Film at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), it was a signal that good things were around the corner for Australia made film. Adding...... Read More

  • 01 Jan 2010

    Creating a delicious destruction pipeline

    When it comes to creating disaster movies for the big screen, Sony Pictures Imageworks has a wealth of experience to draw from. In Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, this experience is put to the test as rockets, thunderstorms...... Read More

  • 17 Dec 2009

    One Piece Film Strong World makes muscular showing in box office

    Tokyo ‐ Toei Animation’s One Piece Film Strong World was launched in Japan and bowed to a strong 1.038 billion yen (approximately US$ 11.7 million) in two‐days weekend opening. The 10th One Piece animated film in the long-running hit...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2009

    Interactive digital media industry grows

    The Singapore government has identified the interactive digital media industry as a key economic growth area, one it hopes will create 10,000 new, well-paying jobs by 2015. The republic’s good telecommunications infrastructure, strong intellectual property regime and government support...... Read More

  • 01 Sep 2009

    Geng the animation adventure begins

    Geng: Pengembaraan Bermula, the first feature length animation to hit the silver screen in Malaysia raked in the second highest ticket collection in the history of Malaysian film. The film is notable as it is the first 3D animated...... Read More

  • 01 Sep 2009

    Going virtual in a 3D world

    While audiences are finding alternatives for their entertainment through the internet, gaming and home cinema, filmmakers have woken up to the fact that there is more revenue to be had from stereoscopic 3D films. A more cynical view is...... Read More

  • 31 Aug 2009

    Ani Asia! takes a leap for Asian animation features

    Nine animated feature films will be presented at this year’s Ani Asia! as part of the Pusan International Film Festival. Sub-titled A Leap of Asian Feature Animation, the fourth edition of Ani Asia! will feature animations from Malaysia, Thailand,...... Read More

  • 30 Jul 2009

    Korea-Malaysia animation collaboration announced at SICAF 2009

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Korean media content producer ToonZip and Malaysian animation production company Centraline Animation Sdn Bhd (Centraline) announced joint-production of a 3D adventure comedy animation series at the Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival Promotion Plan (SPP)....... Read More

  • 30 Jul 2009

    Malaysian animation project takes Best Planning award at Korean cartoon confab

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Alamaya: Garden of Beautiful Creatures created by Malaysia’s Shock3D! Sdn Bhd took the award for Best Planning at the 8th Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival Promotion Plan Competition (SPP). Shock3D! was the only non-Korean...... Read More

  • 01 May 2009

    Re:Naissance reanimates classics

    A new animation technique dubbed Re:Naissance plans to invert the adaptation process by taking existing live-action films and faithfully reproducing them in animation. The first live-action feature to be adapted with this new technique Re:Naissance is George Romero’s cult...... Read More

  • 01 May 2009

    HP PLAYS role in 3D Monsters vs. Aliens

    Hewlett-Packard and DreamWorks Animation SKG worked closely to create the 3D movie Monsters vs. Aliens. Monsters vs. Aliens is the first full-length production from the team in 3D. DreamWorks’ 3D movies depend heavily on workstation technology from HP, said...... Read More

  • 05 Jan 2009

    DAZ 3D boosts performance with Carrara 7.0

    As the demand for an efficient, feature-rich and cost-effective 3D toolset expands, DAZ 3D responds with the release of Carrara 7.0, the latest version of its popular all-in-one 3D modeling, animation and rendering solution. Carrara 7.0 boasts a broad...... Read More

  • 01 Jan 2009

    Dogstar has its day

    On the voyage from Old Earth to New Earth in 2347, a freak accident causes the Dogstar, a giant space ark containing all of the world’s dogs, to become lost to mankind. Borrowing Dad’s spaceship, the Clark kids go...... Read More

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