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SIGGRAPH News Bytes: Dynamixyz, Solid Angle, Lightworks

+ Dynamixyz is celebrating its fourth anniversary at SIGGRAPH with the release of a new version of Performer Suite markerless facial performance capture solution. Key improvements include ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Premiering ‘Mr. Pickles’ September 21

New, original animated series Mr. Pickles will join the Adult Swim line-up in a toon comedy double-header on September 21. Debuting at midnight, Mr. Pickles will be followed by the ... Continue Reading →
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Frank Saperstein Joins Tricon Kids as EVP

Tricon Films & Television is continuing the growth trajectory of its Kids & Family division with the appointment of Frank Saperstein as Executive Vice President – Kids, ... Continue Reading →
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DramaFever Brings International Toons to U.S.

DramaFever, an online video destination for international shows and movies, has announced a slat of animated content coming to its DramaFever Kids channel this summer. The family friendly ... Continue Reading →
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London Int’l Animation Fest Returns to Barbican

The London International Animation Festival (LIAF) will return to the city’s Barbican Centre for its 2014 edition, running Friday, October 24 through Sunday, November 2. Including ... Continue Reading →
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Book Supporting 2D Art Launches Funding Appeal

Animation industry vets Tony White and J. Schuh have only logged a year into their 2DLIB.com campaign, which seeks to link traditional animators around the world in an effort to preserve ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH News Bytes: C4D, V-Ray, Mocha

+ MAXON will be presenting the latest Cinema 4D technology to attendees, as well as overviews of recent collaborations with Adobe, Side Effects, Vizrt, Thinkbox and others. A range ... Continue Reading →
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First ‘Five Armies’ Trailer Debuts

Warner Bros. has unveiled the first trailer for Peter Jackson’s final entry in the saga of Middle-earth, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (due out December 17). The climactic ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD, Cartoon Network Re-Up Toons

It’s turning out to be a healthy week for renewal orders in the television animation sphere, with Disney XD ordering second seasons of its Marvel Universe shows, and Cartoon Network ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jinxy Jenkins’ Hits the Web

Ringling College of Art and Design graduates Michael Bidinger and Michelle Kwon have released their award-winning short Jinxy Jenkins, Lucky Lou to Vimeo. The short centers on the chaotically ... Continue Reading →