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The Life Cycle of DNA

Don’t worry, there isn’t going to be a science quiz at the end of this week’s blog. The “DNA” in question is the great, and unfortunately late, Texas-based animation studio ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Preps ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Movie for 2015

Following in the footsteps of Wallace and Gromit, another popular Aardman character is getting ready for its big movie adventure. The Bristol-based animation studio announced today ... Continue Reading →
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Buscemi, Noni Rose Join ‘Khumba’s’ Voice Cast

South Africa’s Triggerfish Animation Studios announced this week that Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire) and Anika Noni Rose (The Princess and the Frog) have joined the voice cast of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Oggy & the Cockroaches’ Movie to Debut at Annecy

Ever since its debut in 1999, French studio Xilam’s high-energy animated series Oggy and the Cockroaches has been an audience favorite in many regions of the world. This year, the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Muppets’ Pay Disney’s ‘Charlie’ a Visit

Disney Channel’s live-action sitcom Good Luck Charlie will have some unusual guests drop by for its season four premiere as Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and more Muppet pals pay a ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Tech Papers Preview

The organizers of the SIGGRAPH 2013 Technical Papers program have revealed details of what those looking for the latest in scholarly work related to computer graphics and interactive ... Continue Reading →
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Double Negative Opens New TV Branch

VFX company Double Negative has launched Double Negative TV, a new division of Dneg dedicated to visual effects creation for television. Dneg TV will be headed up by 20-year VFX veteran ... Continue Reading →
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FMX Opening Day: Funke, Pixar and R&H

Not even a Lufthansa airlines strike could keep FMX 2013, the renowned conference on animation, vfx, games and transmedia, from starting Tuesday (April 23) in Stuttgart, Germany. An ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Plans ‘Life of Pi’ VFX Event

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is planning a special evening dedicated to the visual effects magic of Ang Lee’s Oscar-winning feature Life of Pi. Hosted by Academy ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Announces Animated Feature Lineup

Nine animated features from around the world will be competing for the prestigious Cristal Award at the Annecy Animation Festival this June. The features, as reported by Variety today ... Continue Reading →