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Imageworks Transfers L.A. Staff to Vancouver

Sony Pictures Imageworks is moving some of its staff from its Los Angeles studio to Vancouver in a cost-cutting move. According to a report in Variety, employees at both studio locations ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Products Turn Japanese with HeARTBIT

Montreal-based Toon Boom Animation has signed a deal with HeARTBIT Digital Creation to localize and distribute its Storyboard Pro and Harmony software applications in Japan. HeARTBIT ... Continue Reading →
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Blackmagic Updates Resolve, Enables Sundance Short

Blackmagic Design has updated its DaVinci Resolve color correction software and announced its technology backs the Sundance-screening live-action short film Me+Her. The software update, ... Continue Reading →
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Facilities Form VFX Association of Ireland

Four of Ireland’s largest visual effects houses have agreed to form the VFX Association of Ireland. The founding houses are Windmill Lane, Screen Scene, Egg Post Production and ... Continue Reading →
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There Be a Cunning Dragon!

Joe ... Continue Reading →
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Poser Flies with NORAD’s Popular Santa Tracker

The popular NORAD Santa Tracker is back in business. The popular digital site which follows the jolly gift-giving fellow across the globe on Christmas Eve is now live at www.noradsanta.org. Smith ... Continue Reading →
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Apple Names ‘Disney Animated’ iPad App of 2013

The folks at Disney Interactive have something to crow about today as Apple has selected Disney Animated as its Best iPad App of 2013. Disney nabbed the honor for the first time ever ... Continue Reading →
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Thinkbox Software Announces Krakatoa for MAXON CINEMA 4D

Thinkbox Software has acquired code to bring its particle renderer, Krakatoa, into MAXON’s CINEMA 4D modeling and animation software. Initial efforts to link the plug-in with ... Continue Reading →
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Chaos Group Releases V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino

Chaos Group has released the new V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino, the newest update for its high-performance rendering engine for designers. With up to 30x faster V-Ray RT performance, V-Ray Express ... Continue Reading →
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10 Flicks Make VFX Oscar Shortlist

Most of the attention in this year’s race for the Outstanding Visual Effects Oscar is centered on the groundbreaking work of Gravity. And while the Alfonso Cuaron-directed pic ... Continue Reading →