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EXCLUSIVE: Anderson Dishes on ‘Pompeii’ VFX

Great disasters have long been popular settings for moviemaker looking to tell human and even intimate stories, and Pompeii certainly follows in that tradition. The film, released today ... Continue Reading →
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Ubisoft Montreal Adopts OpenStage 2 Markerless Mo-Cap

Video game studio Ubisoft Montreal is going markerless, striking a deal with Organic Motion to use its OpenStage 2 motion-capture system. OpenStage 2 is designed to reduce costs and ... Continue Reading →
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MPC Opts for OptiTrack Mo-Cap

International vfx studio The Moving Picture Company (MPC), which recently lent movie magic to World War Z and Man of Steel, has revealed its reliance on its 18-camera OptiTrack motion-capture ... Continue Reading →
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The Foundry Launches Collectives Packages

U.K.-based software developer The Foundry is now offering Creation and Production Collectives — two packages of award-winning applications offering open, future-proof workflows ... Continue Reading →
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Meet the Shiny Future of Law Enforcement

VFX supe Jamie ... Continue Reading →
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MPC Breaks Down Winning ‘Ranger’ Effects

London-based MPC has released a breakdown showing the visual effects work on The Lone Ranger that won it a VES Award for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture. Here’s ... Continue Reading →
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ILM Plans to Open Central London Office

Industrial Light & Magic plans to open a new visual effects facility in central London, according to a report in The Hollywood Reporter. The effects house, a subsidiary of Disney-owned ... Continue Reading →
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WME to Represent, Advise Digital Domain 3.0

The William Morris Endeavor agency has signed as a new client Digital Domain 3.0, the post-bankruptcy version of the famed visual effects company. The agency will advise the company, ... Continue Reading →
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Imageworks to Shutter India Facility

Sony Pictures Imageworks has announced plans to close its operation in India, according to a report in Variety. The trade reports that Sony will not renew its lease on its facility ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Celebrates 20th with Giveaways

Two-time Emmy Award recipient Toon Boom Animation will celebrate its 20th anniversary year by giving away free software and other prizes every month throughout 2014 on a surprise date. Here ... Continue Reading →