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SIGGRAPH News Bytes

+ Autodesk has announced the launch of FBX Review for Microsoft Windows 7 and 8 enabled devises. The app gives artists and animators a powerful, lightweight tool to conduct detailed ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Keynote Selick Talks Studio Challenges

During Monday’s keynote panel at SIGGRAPH, which featured top Toon Town vets from major studios, acclaimed stop-motion film director Henry Selick (Coraline, The Nightmare Before ... Continue Reading →
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Shotgun Pipeline Kit Released at Siggraph

Shotgun Software today released the Shotgun Pipeline Toolkit at the SIGGRAPH event in Anaheim, CA. The kit provides studios with a set of out-of-the-box pipeline tools tailored for ... Continue Reading →
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Seoul Promotion Plan Reveals Finalists

South Korean international animation market Seoul Promotion Plan (SPP) being held this week has announced the 20 projects which will be competing for a $10,000 prize in three categories: ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Panel Is a Huge Hit at Comic-Con

The folks at DreamWorks Animation put on a terrific show on the first day of Comic-Con on Thursday (July 18). Studio chief creative officer Bill Damaschke, directors David Soren (Turbo), ... Continue Reading →
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Stan Lee’s World of Heroes Appears at Comic-Con

Vuguru and POW! Entertainment are celebrating the one-year anniversary of Stan Lee’s World of Heroes (SLWOH) YouTube Channel. On Friday, (July 19) the iconic comic-book legend ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Perspective: Roll Call

I’ve been fortunate to have a strong team in support of Animation Block Party. My West Coast compadre, Jonathan Mazer, helped manage early events, even traveling to Austin to emcee ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon D’Or Nominations Are Announced

Six animated shorts have been nominated for the Cartoon d’Or 2013 Awards, which are given out at the Cartoon Forum event in Toulouse on Thursday September 19. The six finalists ... Continue Reading →
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And the Nominees for 65th Primetime Emmys Are…

The nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced on Thursday morning. The telecast will air live on Sunday, Sept. 22nd on CBS from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. Here ... Continue Reading →
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Sprite and OLM Digital Discuss ‘Pac-Man’ at SIGGRAPH

Los Angeles-based Sprite Animation Studio, the boutique CGI-animation house known for its creative and innovative animation style, and Japan’s OLM Digital will offer an informative ... Continue Reading →