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  • International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society Names Officers and Board

    The Intl. 3D & Advanced Imaging Society has announced its 2014-15 officers and board of governors. Mike DeValue, director of advanced technology at the Walt Disney Studios, and Tom Cosgrove, CEO of 3net Studios, will serve as co-chairs. Kappei...
  • Helmer Jeunet Slams Hollywood's Approach to 3D at London Creative Summit

    French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet pulled no punches at the 2014 3D Creative Summit in London March 12 as he criticized Hollywood's approach to 3D and bemoaned poor-quality exhibition. "I think Hollywood is killing 3D," Jeunet told the assembled...
  • Despite Auds' Dedication to Hand-Drawn Animation, CG Is Slowly Making Inroads in Japan

    The Japanese market loves homegrown hand-drawn animation: In 2013, six of the 10 top-earning domestic films were toons, with Hayao Miyazaki's "The Wind Rises," at $120 million, topping the list. And while the local biz has maintained its traditional...
  • Who will succeed Disney CEO Robert Iger in 2016?

    Who will succeed Disney CEO Robert Iger in 2016?
    It's one of Hollywood's longest-running guessing games: Who will succeed Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger? And it just got a little more interesting. Anne Sweeney's announcement this week that she will step down as head of...
  • Disney Launches Movie Streaming Service

    Walt Disney Studios is finally launching its long-awaited digital movie service, ending nearly three years of speculation as to whether Disney would join the six other major studios in supporting UltraViolet or go it alone. Disney Movies Anywhere...
  • Eli Wallach, 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' Star, Dies at 98

    Tony- and Emmy-winning actor Eli Wallach, a major proponent of "the Method" style of acting best known for his starring role in Elia Kazan's film "Baby Doll" and for his role as villain Tuco in iconic spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,"...
  • George Lucas has ties to UIC

    George Lucas may not realize that the computer-generated imagery for his 1977 "Star Wars" movie was created at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In 1976, California artist Larry Cuba was hired to create a computer model of the Death Star that is used...
  • Netflix Stock Hits All-Time High on Upbeat Analyst Estimates

    Netflix shares closed up 7.4% Tuesday to an all-time high of $473.10 after a Goldman Sachs analyst upgraded the stock, citing the company's long-term international growth prospects and its stepped-up investments in kids' programming. In a research note,...
  • 'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight

    'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight
    I remember first stumbling upon one of John Hubley's animated films when his Oscar-winning 1959 short "Moonbird" screened here last year. It returns this weekend in a retrospective featuring seven other Hubley shorts at the Siskel Film Center, which is...
  • World Cup 2014: Spike Lee, Fernando Meirelles get their game on

    World Cup 2014: Spike Lee, Fernando Meirelles get their game on
    The World Cup tends to see plenty of artistry on the pitch. But this is also that quadrennial time when Madison Avenue reaches beyond its usual precincts and ensures we’re likely to see some dazzling creativity during commercial breaks too. Four...
  • Father's Day: 15 greatest Disney dads

    Father's Day: 15 greatest Disney dads
    The role of a strong fatherly character is essential in many Disney animated films. For films like "The Little Mermaid," "Pocahontas" and "Finding Nemo," this is due to one simple fact -- all the moms are dead. Or, at least, nonexistent. On that...