CG Today - Motion Graphics News

Kyle Cooper is one of the most sought-after men in Hollywood. But he’s not an actor or a director, and he doesn’t bankroll big-budget movies. Cooper’s genius is making two-minute masterpieces on film: he designs the title sequences and credits that open and close a movie.

Since the 1990s, Cooper’s visually stunning breakthrough work has transformed film titles from a routine exercise in rolling credits to a form of experimental high art. His groundbreaking title sequence for the 1995 film Se7en, whose jittery editing and scrawled typography sent viewers straight into the mind of a serial killer, has been called one of the most important design innovations of the 1990s.

Space fuses art, creativity and technology, immersing visitors in the future of marketing

Ogilvy & Mather China today announced the expansion of its Ogilvy Digital Lab and the opening of a new “Painting Meets Pixels” exhibition at O Gallery, the creative agency’s purpose-built art gallery. Ogilvy’s revamped space and digital showroom in Beijing blend art, commerce and technology, inspiring clients and staff to discover new and inventive ways to connect with consumers.

“It’s been said that advertising is the astonishing blend of art and commerce. And today it is a fusion of both of these and technology. So our simultaneous launch of the O Gallery exhibit and new Ogilvy Digital Lab is very special because it is symbolic of how Ogilvy views the future of advertising and marketing communications,” said Shenan Chuang, CEO of Ogilvy & Mather Greater China.

Pennebaker Fifth Ring (Pennebaker), the award-winning branding and corporate communications firm, was named ‘Agency of the Year’ at the Business Marketing Association (BMA) Houston’s 2010 Lantern Awards of Texas. Pennebaker was also awarded with two Lantern Awards and two Awards of Excellence. The event was held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Tuesday, November 16, 2010.

The Lantern Awards of Texas competition is designed solely for marketers and producers of business-to-business communications. Entries include a statement of objectives, strategy, target audience, and results that are then judged by a BMA panel to determine how well each entry generates attention, interest, desire, and action from a targeted business audience.

Arxan continues to contribute software application security expertise to the digital media marketplace.

Arxan Technologies Joins Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) to Offer Additional Security Benefits to UltraViolet™

Arxan Technologies®, a leading provider of software security solutions that protect applications from attack in distributed or un-trusted environments, today announced it has joined the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem LLC (DECE LLC). DECE is a consortium of nearly 60 companies working across industries to launch UltraViolet™ which will make it easier for consumers to purchase and watch digital movies and entertainment how, when and where they want.

Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the worldwide launch of projector-equipped digital camera COOLPIX S1100pj/S1000pj website, "COOL PROJECTION" on November 11, 2010.


COOLPIX S1100pj is an advanced model of COOLPIX S1000pj, the world's first digital camera with a built-in projector released in 2009. The new COOLPIX S1100pj responds even better to the needs of users of projector-equipped cameras.