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The Top 12 Tech Tools of 2012

Our in-the-know visual effects expert and critic picks his favorite releases of the year (in no particular order!):       Continue Reading →
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Pixologic Releases ZBrush 4R5

Pixologic has released the latest version of its ZBrush line, the 4R5, which includes usability upgrades such as Dynamic Brush Size control, Mouse Wheel support and Quick/Auto Save ... Continue Reading →
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A Bill Melendez Christmas

What would the holidays be without A Charlie Brown Christmas, which, believe it or not, premiered 47 years ago? And what would any Charlie Brown special be without the late, great Bill ... Continue Reading →
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‘Thunderbirds’ Creator Gerry Anderson Dies at 83

British puppetry pioneer Gerry Anderson died peacefully at a nursing home near Oxfordshire, England this Wednesday (December 25). The creator of the sci-fi hit Thunderbirds died at ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Planes’ to Take Off in Theaters in August

Disney has announced that it will release Planes, a new CG-animated feature “inspired by” the world of Pixar’s Cars in theaters on August 9, 2013. Produced by DisneyToon Studios, ... Continue Reading →
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New Quay Brothers Movie to Screen at MoMA

The latest animated feature by the Quay Brothers, titled The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka will screen at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City on January 6 and 7. The closing event ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Plans New Year’s Day ‘SpongeBob’ Marathon

Nickelodeon has planned an awesome New Year’s Day SpongeBob SquarePants marathon this year. On Jan. 1, Nick will air back-to-back episodes of the popular animated series from 2 p.m. ... Continue Reading →
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eyeon Software Releases New Generation AM System

Toronto’s eyeon has released its visual effects and post production workflow management system known as Generation AM. “Our creative experience with the VFX and post production ... Continue Reading →
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One ‘Hobbit’ to Rule the Box Office

Warner Bros. had another great weekend with its tentpole pic The Hobbit sitting on top of the charts, with another $36.7 million at the U.S. box office. Peter Jackson’s return to ... Continue Reading →
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FX and Danny McBride Develop New Toon Pilot

FX has placed a new pilot order for the animated comedy Chosen, from Danny McBride and his partners Jody Hill and David Gordon Green, reports Deadline.com. Chosen was written by Grant ... Continue Reading →