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Virtual Reality Toons Steal the Spotlight at SIGGRAPH

“Working in VR is like jumping out of a plane,” said acclaimed animation director Jorge Gutierrez (The Book of Life, El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera). “Then, when ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Electronic Theater & New VR Program Revealed

SIGGRAPH’s prestigious Computer Animation Festival has slated its Electronic Theater screenings for the 2017 event, taking place in Los Angeles from July 30-August 3. This year, the ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Sallis, Voice of Aardman’s ‘Wallace,’ Dies Age 96

British actor Peter Sallis, a prolific performer who provided the voice of Wallace for Aardman Animations’ popular Wallace & Gromit franchise, died in his home at Denville ... Continue Reading →
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Encounters Fest 2017 Gets Immersive with VR Track

Bristol, UK’s Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is calling for submissions from cutting-edge filmmakers for its virtual reality program: VRgins. Entries must be received ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shaun the Sheep’ Flocks to Trixie Pet Products with WDRmg

Leading European pet supplies company Trixie and WDR mediagroup have further expanded their cooperation, with new additions to the line of Shaun the Sheep-inspired pet products flocking ... Continue Reading →
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FMX Adds ‘Valerian,’ ‘Rogue One’ to VFX Track; Plus ‘LEGO Batman,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘Smurfs’

The audiovisual confab FMX is rapidly approaching, with the organizers announcing even more cutting edge additions to its informative tracks on animation, effects, VR, games and more. ... Continue Reading →
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Cardiff Animation Nights Unveils 2017 CIFF Selection

Cardiff Animation Nights is returning to the Welsh capital with a second dedicated animation strand during Cardiff Independent Film Festival, running May 5-7 at the Chapter arts hub ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shaun the Sheep: Animal Antics’ Comes Home June 13

He’s baa-aack! Aardman Animations beloved bit of woolly bother Shaun the Sheep and his farmyard friends return in a new collection of adventures, Shaun the Sheep: Animal Antics. The ... Continue Reading →
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2017 International Emmy Kids Winners Revealed at MIPTV

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the 5th International Emmy Kids Awards at a lively ceremony held Tuesday night at MIPTV in Cannes, ... Continue Reading →