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Colin and Greg Strause came to Hollywood to become visual effects artists. They did that — they’ve contributed VFX to a long list of movies including The Book of Eli, Avatar, 2012  and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. They founded their own visual effects house, Hydraulx, in Santa Monica. And, in 2007, they directed AVPR: Alien vs. Predator — Requiem.The directing bug took; the brothers most recently directed and produced Skyline and have more projects on the way.

IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I, which opened number one at the box office this weekend, generating an overall domestic gross of $125.1 million, grossed a record $16.1 million globally in IMAX theatres, beating previous opening records for an IMAX DMR title.

The wizard has cast a spell on British film. But he vanishes soon

To audiences, Harry Potter films are rip-roaring fantasy adventures that come along every one or two years. Kids and adults alike are always keen to climb aboard the Hogwarts express. Even critics are generally fairly well-disposed to the films, which combine cracking storylines, highly inventive special effects and vivid character performances.

Ascent Media Corporation (“Ascent Media” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: ASCMA) today announced the execution of a definitive agreement to sell the Creative Services and Media Services businesses of Ascent Media Group (“AMG”) to Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. (“Deluxe”) for aggregate cash consideration to Ascent Media of approximately $68 million (after the assumption of certain indebtedness). The purchase price has been allocated as follows: 79% to the U.S. businesses and 21% to the U.K. businesses. Deluxe is a leading provider of a broad range of entertainment industry services and technologies to major Hollywood Studios and an international client base.

Starting from MAAC, Wilson Louis has come a long way. His first film HO SAKTA HAI established him as a director in the horror genre. Wanting to get into mainstream cinema, Louis did MALLIKA that failed. But his third, film KAALO has been bagging plaudits for him. Recently the film won the best feature film award at the South African Horrofest held at Cape Town. Louis in a freewheeling interview with

You must be feeling great with your film having won the best feature film award at the SA horror fest.