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2014-03-31 23:02:54

“We all know that Robert Zemeckis is one of our industry’s finest Directors,” said Mark Wolper, President & Executive Producer of The Wolper Organization at Warner Bros. and Chair of the Endeavor Awards Host Committee, to which Mr. Zemeckis has been named. “What his fans and even friends might not know is that Zemeckis is also a compassionate supporter of Public Benefit Aviation.” Santa Monica, California (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Robert Zemeckis, who is a licensed pilot,...

2012-07-25 11:10:21

The truth behind some of the world's most famous historical myths, including Homer's epic, the Iliad, has been bolstered by two researchers who have analyzed the relationships between the myths' characters and compared them to real-life social networks. In a study published online today, 25 July, in the journal EPL (Europhysics Letters), Pádraig Mac Carron and Ralph Kenna from Coventry University performed detailed text analyses of the Iliad, the English poem, Beowulf, and...

2012-02-14 08:00:00

SiXiTS, a new-media production company, today announced their partnership with Doug Chiang Studio and Academy Award® Winner Doug Chiang as well as their first project together. The creative team will work together to develop a mobile game for portable platforms entitled ROBOTA: Vengeance as the first step in a partnership that looks to bring the ROBOTA universe to the world. The initial game will be funded with the help of a Kickstarter campaign that is looking to raise $100,000 by March...

2011-07-19 05:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Buena Vista Records releases the original motion picture soundtrack for Captain America: The First Avenger on July 19, 2011. The soundtrack features the original score composed and conducted by Alan Silvestri and the original song "Star Spangled Man" written by Alan Menken and David Zippel, performed by The Metro Voices. Alan Silvestri is an Oscar®-nominated and Grammy-winning composer who has written music for an...

2009-11-17 07:25:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Clustercorp today announced the immediate availability of Rocks+ on HP High Performance Computers and Clouds as part of HP's Unified Cluster Portfolio. Rocks+, based on the leading open source Linux cluster distribution, is a complete cluster operating environment suitable for data centers of all shapes and sizes. Clustercorp is working with HP to make managing clusters and clouds a simple, effective experience. (Logo:...

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2009-08-20 13:31:38

Filmmaker Robert Zemeckis is in talks to direct a remake of the 1968 animated Beatles movie musical, Yellow Submarine, The Hollywood Reporter said. The original film's soundtrack includes hits like Eleanor Rigby, Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds, When I'm Sixty-Four and With a Little Help From My Friends. The entertainment industry trade newspaper said Disney is shepherding the 3D, performance capture remake of Submarine and is in the midst of acquiring the rights to the music. Zemeckis' film...

2008-12-16 11:53:32

Roger Avary, the man who co-wrote Pulp Fiction, has been charged with gross vehicular manslaughter in a Jan. 13 car crash in Ojai, Calif. The 43-year-old screenwriter, who also penned the film Beowulf, is accused of driving drunk when he crashed his Mercedes sedan into a telephone pole, seriously injuring his wife Gretchen and killing his 34-year-old passenger Andreas Zini, an Italian newlywed who was visiting the Avarys with his bride while on their honeymoon. Zini's wife Maria was not in...

2008-10-28 12:00:27

InterSense Incorporated, a market leader in precision motion technology, announced today that The Third Floor, a premier digital studio that offers previsualization for commercials, feature films and video game cinematics, has expanded its IS-900 virtual camera motion tracking system to broaden its real-time previsualization capabilities. To date, the company has used an IS-900 system for two Robert Zemeckis animated films, "Beowulf" (2007) and "A Christmas Carol" (2009), as well as in the...

2008-07-13 12:00:32

By Soren Andersen, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. Jul. 13--We're living in a new golden age of 3-D movies. So far this year, three 3-D features have opened: the concert pictures, "U2 3D" and "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour" and the live-action adventure "Journey to the Center of the Earth." Two more 3-D films, both animated, are due before the end of the year: "Fly Me to the Moon" on Aug. 8 and "Bolt" set for November. Next year, at least nine 3-D movies are...

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2007-11-19 15:05:00

LOS ANGELES -- The animated telling of "Beowulf," who rids a Danish kingdom of the feared beast Grendel, slew the box office over the weekend, giving a huge boost to 3-D films in the process. The Paramount Pictures release earned $28.1 million in its opening weekend - 40 percent of which came from special 3-D showings in regular theaters and on Imax screens. The film did $8 million in ticket sales on 638 screens equipped with technology from RealD, which uses a special reflective screen and...