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2011-11-01 21:08:20

New research from the University of Missouri indicates that at 10 months, babies start to understand another person´s thought process, providing new insights on how humans acquire knowledge and how communication develops. “Understanding other people is a key factor in successful communication, and humans start to understand this at a very young age,” said Yuyan Luo, associate professor of developmental psychology in the MU College of Arts and Science. “Our study...

2011-10-31 07:55:00

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- England is aghast. Newspapers are aflame with blazing headlines. And Shakespeare's statue in Stratford has been covered. All because a new movie has claimed Shakespeare was a fraud. "Anonymous," the new film released Friday by Sony Pictures and directed by Roland Emmerich (director of disaster movies like "2012" and "Independence Day") has ordained a controversy the likes of which moviedom hasn't seen in decades. The argument is based...

2011-10-25 07:30:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe nominated actor Ray Liotta ("Goodfellas," "Hannibal"), Golden Globe nominated actor Aaron Eckhart ("The Dark Knight," "Erin Brockovich") and director/writers Mark and Jay Duplass ("Cyrus," "The Puffy Chair") will be honored at the 14th annual Savannah Film Festival, hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design. The festival will take place Oct. 29 to Nov. 5 in historic Savannah. To view the multimedia...

2011-10-21 10:00:00

Introducing a new video from AltaRock Energy, narrator and Emmy-award nominated actor Ed Begley, Jr. explains the process and advantages of Enhanced Geothermal Systems. EGS is technology poised to create a new energy economy in the United States. The video can be viewed at http://www.AltaRockEnergy.com. La Pine, Oregon (PRWEB) October 21, 2011 âœWhat if we could create ideal geothermal conditions almost anywhere? Thatâs exactly what Enhanced Geothermal...

2011-10-12 10:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 15th annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards, presented by Starz Entertainment, have announced that Oscar winner George Clooney will be honored with the "Hollywood Actor Award" for his critically acclaimed performance in Alexander Payne's "The Descendants." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111012/DC84918) Clooney will be recognized at the festival's Hollywood Film Awards Gala Ceremony, which is scheduled to...

2011-09-15 15:22:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When it comes to getting into the modeling and acting industries, everyone will tell you what not to do and what to avoid. Do they ever tell you what you should do or tell you how to actually get started the right way? To be a successful model or actor, you need to be represented by a credible and licensed agency that operates in a major market. If you don't happen to know any agents or agencies first hand, the team of professionals at...

2011-09-08 18:13:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER), in partnership with Broadway Impact, announce additional casting and roles for the highly anticipated one-night only staged reading of "8," a new play chronicling the historic trial in the federal legal challenge to California's Proposition 8. The play is written by AFER Founding Board Member and Academy Award-winning writer Dustin Lance Black and will be directed by two-time Tony Award-winning...

2011-09-07 13:25:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fantastic Fest is excited to announce its final wave of feature film programming including the world premiere of THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE 2: FULL SEQUENCE on opening night courtesy of IFC Midnight and COMIC-CON EPISODE IV: A FAN'S HOPE on closing night. THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE became a cultural sensation after its premiere at Fantastic Fest in 2009 where it won Best Horror Film and Best Actor. The festival is excited to welcome back director Tom Six...

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2011-08-09 07:06:59

Traditional motion capture techniques use cameras to meticulously record the movements of actors inside studios, enabling those movements to be translated into digital models. But by turning the cameras around "” mounting almost two dozen, outward-facing cameras on the actors themselves "” scientists at Disney Research, Pittsburgh (DRP), and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have shown that motion capture can occur almost anywhere "” in natural environments, over large areas...

2011-08-08 14:44:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditional motion capture techniques use cameras to meticulously record the movements of actors inside studios, enabling those movements to be translated into digital models. But by turning the cameras around -- mounting almost two dozen, outward-facing cameras on the actors themselves -- scientists at Disney Research, Pittsburgh (DRP), and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have shown that motion capture can occur almost anywhere -- in natural...