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2013-05-30 08:24:30

BRUSSELS and SINGAPORE, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- nWave Pictures Distribution is pleased to announce it will launch a new 4D/3D attraction film named "The Good, The Bad and A Horse" next week at IAAPA's Asian Attractions Expo. Directed by Ben Smith, the film tells the story of a brave young sheriff and his horse as they track down the meanest, baddest and stinkiest bandit in the whole wide Wild West. The 11-minute 4D experience is available for distribution exclusively from nWave and will...

2013-03-14 16:24:52

BRUSSELS and BURBANK, Calif., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- nWave Pictures Distribution is pleased to announce the appointment of Julien Bollee as its Senior Vice-President, Strategy & Sales. In this role, Bollee will be responsible for expanding the company's distribution business at major US and international institutional and location-based entertainment venues as well as for identifying new distribution opportunities. Bollee has also been named Chief Marketing Officer and, in this...

2013-02-28 12:26:27

Written and narrated by David Attenborough, this must-see 3D film of the epic journey of an amazing penguin launches Memorial Day weekend. LONDON, BRUSSELS and BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- nWave Pictures, an nWave Studios company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of worldwide distribution rights to "Penguins 3D" (working title) from the award-winning British company, Atlantic Productions, creators of the BAFTA-winning "Flying Monsters 3D." Written and...

2008-10-03 18:00:05

FLY ME TO THE MOON (U, 84 mins) Family/Comedy. Featuring the voices of Trevor Gagnon, David Gore, Philip Daniel Bolden, Kelly Ripa ***** SPACE, the final frontier.These are the voyages of the Musca domestica (the common housefly to you and me). Their mission: To blandly go where three chimps went just two months ago in the first computer-animated feature film designed, created and produced exclusively for 3D projection. Fly Me To The Moon re-imagines one of the proudest moments...

2008-09-05 21:00:14

By RENE RODRIGUEZ "Fly Me to the Moon" is the first feature-length computer- animated 'toon made specifically for 3-D. This is a good thing, because the movie would be unwatchable without it. Director Ben Stassen, a veteran of various 3-D IMAX movies, knows what he's doing when it comes to technological trickery that expands the depth of field. He's not quite as adept, however, at enlivening Domonic Paris' pedestrian screenplay with visual wit or humor. This story about three young...

2008-07-15 15:00:00

By STEPHEN BECKER, MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS 3-D is having a moment. Of course, it's had other moments, from the golden age of the early 1950s to one-off sensations such as 1983's "Jaws 3-D." But 2008 has already seen perhaps the world's biggest band release a concert film in 3-D ("U2 3D"), while another 3-D film opened at No. 1 ("Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour"). And in the next few weeks, two more such films will hit screens: "Journey to the Center of the...

2008-07-15 00:00:23

By Stephen Becker DALLAS -- 3-D is having a moment. Of course, it's had other moments, from the golden age of the early 1950s to one-off sensations such as 1983's "Jaws 3-D." But 2008 already has seen perhaps the world's biggest band release a concert film in 3-D ("U2 3D"), while another 3-D film opened at No. 1 ("Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour"). And in the next few weeks, two more such films will be hitting screens: "Journey to the Center of the Earth,"...

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2008-07-11 15:10:00

3-D is having a moment. Of course, it's had other moments, from the golden age of the early 1950s to one-off sensations such as 1983's Jaws 3-D. But 2008 has already seen perhaps the world's biggest band release a concert film in 3-D (U2 3D), while another 3-D film opened at No. 1 (Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour). And in the next few weeks, two more such films will be hitting screens: Journey to the Center of the Earth, which opens today, and the animated Fly Me...

2008-07-11 03:00:23

DALLAS _ 3-D is having a moment. Of course, it's had other moments, from the golden age of the early 1950s to one-off sensations such as 1983's "Jaws 3-D." But 2008 has already seen perhaps the world's biggest band release a concert film in 3-D ("U2 3D"), while another 3-D film opened at No. 1 ("Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour"). And in the next few weeks, two more such films will be hitting screens: "Journey to the Center of the Earth," which opens today, and...

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2008-07-09 09:00:00

NVIDIA today announced that NVISION(R) 08 attendees are in for a special experience: an exclusive screening of "Fly Me to the Moon," a brand-new digital 3D animated feature that will open in August in the U.S. In addition, NVIDIA is delighted to welcome the second man to walk on the moon, former Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, in a special guest appearance, addressing the NVISION audience at the beginning of the film screening. In the film, Mr. Aldrin plays himself in a live-action cameo....