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Jan 11, 2013 at 1:07 PM PDT

HILLSBORO, Ore. – Early Thursday morning, as the Oscar nominations were being announced live, Nelson Lowry was eagerly watching.

Lowry was the production designer on the movie “ParaNorman,” which was produced by Oregon film studio...
Jan 10, 2013 at 5:46 PM PDT
Oregon film studio Laika earned an Academy Award nomination with their animated movie ParaNorman.
Jan 30, 2012 at 2:06 PM PDT
Fantasy industry giants Neil Gaiman and Todd McFarlane finally called a truce in their long-running legal feud over who owns which characters in the Spawn universe, according to court documents.
Jun 15, 2010 at 7:55 AM PDT
An epic battle between comic book titans will be continued as a judge struggles to decide whether artist Todd McFarlane owes author Neil Gaiman for three characters in the classic Spawn series about a murdered CIA agent who becomes a demon.
May 13, 2010 at 8:37 AM PDT
"Avatar" director James Cameron said Thursday that 3-D will replace 2-D as the standard, mainstream format for film, television and online content in less than 25 years.
Apr 23, 2010 at 8:20 AM PDT
Dozens of game developers, business executives and other stereoscopic 3-D gaming advocates converged at a Universal City hotel this week to explore that very conundrum and witness the latest in 3-D games at the first-ever 3-D Gaming Summit.
Mar 9, 2010 at 3:12 PM PDT
PORTLAND, Ore. - Sunday was a huge night for Portland animation studio Laika: It's first film, "Coraline," was nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Best Animated Film. Though an Oscar did go to another animated film with Eugene ties,...
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Feb 22, 2010 at 12:00 PM PDT
Movies in 3-D are becoming such big moneymakers that Hollywood studios are cramming them into the nation's theaters, even though there aren't enough screens available to give each film its fullest possible run.
Feb 2, 2010 at 7:31 AM PDT
The science-fiction sensation "Avatar" and the war-on-terror thriller "The Hurt Locker" lead the Academy Awards with nine nominations each, including best picture and director for former spouses James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow.
Jan 21, 2010 at 7:52 AM PDT
Sandwiched between an L.A. premiere on Tuesday, and a New York premiere on Thursday, Wednesday's premiere of "Extraordinary Measures" at Nike's Beaverton campus marked a moment in history. "This is truly a team effort, and a win for all of us," said...
Jan 3, 2010 at 6:00 PM PDT
It was a blockbuster year for Oregon's film industry in 2009. Meanwhile, local charities can benefit from the efforts of one of those films: "Extraordinary Measures" with Harrison Ford is offering a chance to win $10,000 for charity.
Oct 25, 2009 at 12:19 PM PDT
Fans scrambled to see 3-D movies such as "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" in theaters this year and new 3-D televisions could soon have home viewers feeling as if they're surrounded by a spaghetti hurricane on their couches.
Jul 27, 2009 at 9:19 AM PDT
Thousands of well-educated young adults - called the "young creatives" by local economists - have flocked to Portland and are determined to weather a recession that is testing their affection for the city.
Jul 20, 2009 at 10:42 PM PDT
Phil Knight's LAIKA studios has produced one of the best family films of the year and you can watch it at home in a standard version or in 3-D.