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VFX Supes Christian Cardona & Buddy Gheen Join Picture Shop

Burbank, CA visual post house Picture Shop is propping up its rapidly growing VFX department with the addition of award-winning team Christian Cardona and Buddy Gheen. Cardona joins ... Continue Reading →
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Foundry Launches Nuke and Hiero 11.0

Software developer Foundry has launched the latest major release for its Nuke family of products, with Nuke and Hiero 11.0. The leading high-end compositing tool is back with a slew ... Continue Reading →
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Epic Games Brings Real-Time Innovations to SIGGRAPH

Epic Games will be holding its first SIGGRAPH Unreal Engine User Group (and party!) on July 31 at L.A.’s Orpheum Theatre, from 4:30-9 p.m. (Register for free online.) The User ... Continue Reading →
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Portsmouth Student Wins REACT Award for Refugee Themed ‘Teddy Bear’ Short

University of Portsmouth animation student Ellie Baily-Jones has earned the Best Campaign award from the Refugee Education Across Conflicts Trust (REACT) charity for her film The Teddy ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: ‘LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2′ Official Kang the Conqueror Trailer In the new spot revealed at SDCC, meet the time-travelling Super Villain who has stolen numerous ... Continue Reading →
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‘Puffin Rock’ Flocks to Milkshake! UK

Award-winning animated preschool series Puffin Rock will be feathering a new nest when it migrates this month to Channel 5′s Milkshake! programming block in the UK. Narrated by ... Continue Reading →
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Nordic Toon ‘Gigglebug’ Joins Channel 5 Family

Cologne-based WDR mediagroup has licensed Finnish animated kids’ program Gigglebug to Channel 5 for its popular preschool block, Milkshake! Produced by Gigglebug Entertainment, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Saga,’ ‘Charlie Chan’ Lead 2017 Eisner Winners

The 29th annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards took place Friday night during Comic-Con San Diego, honoring the best in the year’s sequential storytelling arts as well as the ... Continue Reading →
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Crowd Input Guides ‘Smosh Mosh’ Cartoon

Through to July 31, web denizens can head to www.smoshmosh.com to take part in an interesting animation experiment: a crowdsourced cartoon where community votes determine which narrative ... Continue Reading →
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SDCC: ‘Ninjago’ Trailer, Darkwing on ‘DuckTales,’ DC Animation, TBS Toons & More!

Miss anything? Check out previous rundowns here and here. WB Releases Second ‘Ninjago’ Trailer If you’re a fan of brickified animation, awesome robot-piloting ninja ... Continue Reading →