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Method Studios Create Epic ‘Cloud Atlas’ FX

Method Studios combined efforts of three of its locations—Los Angeles, Vancouver and London—to complete a total of 398 shots for, and was the main visual effects vender on, Warner ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Implements New Paper Policy

The Mouse House is being commended by the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) for making a commitment to change its policy on sourcing paper products in an effort to eliminate the use of ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Storyboard Pro Scores Emmy

Toon Boom’s flagship storyboarding software Storyboard Pro has been awarded a Primetime Engineering Emmy by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the tech house announced ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Releases RenderMan Pro Server, Studio Updates

Pixar Animation Studios has announced the simultaneous releases of RenderMan Pro Server 17.0 and RenderMan Studio 4.0, extensively upgrading the Oscar-winning render software widely ... Continue Reading →
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Animal Logic Rekindles Fuel VFX

Australian animation and vfx house Animal Logic has announced the finalization of a deal to buy the assets of Sydney-based Fuel VFX, which recently went into voluntary administration ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom & Bento Box Introduce New Pipeline

Toon Boom Animation and Bento Box Entertainment have created an exclusive and state-of-the-art digital animation production pipeline uniquely designed for Bento Box’s production on ... Continue Reading →
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Visual Effects Society Inducts Seven New Fellows

The Visual Effects Society announced today that it has inducted seven Fellows based on their contributions to the art and science of visual effects. The new Fellows include visual effects ... Continue Reading →
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‘Looper’ Director Chats About Film’s Mind-Bending VFX

We sat down with Rian Johnson, the director of the time-travel film Looper, to discuss his use of visual effects in the movie and their importance to the science fiction genre. The ... Continue Reading →
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Blender’s ‘Tears of Steel’ Debuts Online

Blender Foundation’s CG-animated short film Tears of Steel will have its live premiere at a special screening hosted by ASIFA-Hollywood today (Wednesday, Sept. 26) at Woodbury University ... Continue Reading →
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The Foundry and Luxology Team Up

U.K.’s leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry has today announced a merger with US- based technology company, Luxology LLC for an undisclosed sum. The combined portfolio ... Continue Reading →