Category Archives: World News

The Great Fredini!

http://thegreatfredini.com/2013/03/28/about-fred-kahl/

Joseph Brancik and Scott Dunham ran into Fred Kahl, aka the Great Fredini, at the 2014 Theatre Bizarre!
Check out his cool website and his 3D printing endeavors.  It’s inspiring.

According to Fred, he is…
• An Artist
• Former Executive Creative Director at Funny Garbage
• 3D Printing Guru
• Coney Island USA Board of Directors
• Veteran of the Coney Island Circus Sideshow– World’s Worst Magician, Human Blockhead & Sword Swallower
• Founder and Executive Producer of Coney Island USA’s Burlesque at the Beach
• Creator and Wild and Wacky Host of 
America’s Favorite Burlesque Gameshow- This or That!

“As an artist, I have worked in many different media, but fantasy and humor are key to all of my endeavors.”

Imagemover Vets Form New “Atomic Fiction” Studio

Three former employees of defunct ImageMovers Digital have formed Atomic Fiction in Emeryville, California, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Kevin Baillie will serve as president and VFX supervisor. Ryan Tudhope is the creative director and VFX supervisor. Jenn Emberly is the performance capture and animation supervisor.

The full-service studio will provide character work, digital environments, art direction, concept design, stereoscopic 3-D and performance-capture services. Atomic Fiction’s first work can be seen in the upcoming Adam Sandler comedy JUST GO WITH IT. It is also helping Doug Chiang prep his indie flick ROBOTA.

Baillie’s credits include PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD’S END and HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE. Tudhope worked on PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN’S CHEST and SUPERMAN RETURNS. Emberly has credits on PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN DEAD MAN’S CHEST and WAR OF THE WORLDS.