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SIGGRAPH: Shotgun Announces Pipeline Award Winners

Shotgun Software announced the winners of the third annual Pipeline Awards at SIGGRAPH in Anaheim on Tuesday. The Pipeline Awards recognize tools and individuals exhibiting excellence ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: IKinema’s INTiMATE Delivers Voice-Activated Animation

U.K.-based real-time inverse kinematics leader IKinema presented a technology demo at SIGGRAPH on Tuesday, showing virtual characters responding in real time to voice commands. The ... Continue Reading →
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HollyShorts Details Animated Shorts Selections

Organizers of the 12th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival, sponsored by BITPIX, have announced the official selections for the 2016 event. HollyShorts will present 400 films from around ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Reveals ‘Moana’ Characters and Voice Talent

Walt Disney Animation Studios has revealed the characters who will be joining its newest feature film heroine Moana and her demigod companion Maui — and the voice cast members ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Autodesk Showcases Design Animation Features

Autodesk is on hand at SIGGRAPH to present the latest design animation solutions for Maya 2017 and an update to 3ds Max. Maya 2017 features integrated rendering with Arnold, new motion ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: AMD Unveils Radeon Pro WX, ProRender & Transformative SSG Tech

AMD introduced SIGGRAPH 2016 attendees to several new technologies at its “Capsaicin” press conference Monday night. The new Radeon Pro WX Series made its debut, and AMD ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Massive Unleashes AI-Controlled Crowd for 3ds Max

Tuesday at SIGGRAPH, Massive released its eponymous 3D crowd simulation solution for Autodesk’s 3ds Max. Max users can now utilize the Academy Award-winning software to create ... Continue Reading →
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New Documentary Follows ‘Curious George’ Creators

In celebration of one of the world’s most popular primates — who turns 75 this year — filmmaker Ema Ryan Yamazaki announces the first ever mixed-media documentary ... Continue Reading →
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ACMI X Names Studio Co-Workers

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has announced the foundation members of ACMI X — the first co-workers to join Australia’s first collaborative working space ... Continue Reading →
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KLIK! Plans 6 Days of Animated Festivities in Amsterdam

The 2016 KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival is set to run October 25-30 at the city’s EYE Filmmuseum, with six days of programming celebrating the full variety of animation, from ... Continue Reading →
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Batman: The Killing Joke – Watch an Exclusive Clip and Own It Today Warner Bros. Home Entertainment unleashes its first R-rated DC animated movie on Digital today. Adobe Research, ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM Announces Keynotes, Sony’s Hirai to Open

MIPCOM has announced the keynote speakers for its 2016 event, taking place October 17-20 in Cannes. The opening keynote speech will be delivered by Kazuo Hirai, President and CEO of ... Continue Reading →
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DHX and Amazon Ink U.S. Exclusive for ‘Looped’

DHX Media has licensed season one of its new animated comedy series Looped exclusively to Amazon for its Prime members in the U.S. to stream or download via the multi-platform Amazon ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: NVIDIA Reveals Pascal Enhancements

Monday at the SIGGRAPH 2016 conference in Anaheim, California, NVIDIA announces new Pascal enhancements for its Quadro platform, created with artists, designers and animators in mind. ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Partners with Tubi TV, Joins Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

VIZ Media made two breaking announcements following its participation at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend. The leading manga and anime distributor in North America has inked a deal ... Continue Reading →
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‘Charlie Brown’s All Stars’ Deluxe 50th Anniversary DVD Dated

This year marks the golden anniversary of beloved Peanuts television special Charlie Brown’s All Stars, which was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards after it premiered on ... Continue Reading →
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Pop Star Sia Joines ‘My Little Pony’ Movie Cast

Mysterious wig-wearing music star Sia has signed on to the voice case of Hasbro and Lionsgate’s My Little Pony: The Movie, playing a pony pop star named Songbird Serenade in the ... Continue Reading →
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Gunnar Wille Named Guest of Honor for Fredrikstad Animation Fest

The 2016 Fredrisktad Animation Festival, taking place November 10-13 outside of Oslo, has announced this year’s guest of honor to be multiple-discipline artist, author and animation ... Continue Reading →
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Star Trek TV Reboot Title & Teaser Unveiled at Comic-Con; New Series “Won’t Be Episodic,” Bryan Fuller Says Star Trek Discovery will debut in January on CBS All ... Continue Reading →
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MAXON Announces Cinema 4D R18

MAXON announces Cinema 4D Release 18, the next generation of its industry-leading 3D animation, VFX, graphics, visualization and rendering software application. The upcoming release ... Continue Reading →