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MarVista Snags Exclusive International Distribution for ‘Dream Street’

Film and TV producer-distributor MarVista Entertainment has been named the exclusive international distributor for Dream Street — a charming vehicle-themed, BAFTA-nominated preschool ... Continue Reading →
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VES Summit ‘17 to Honor Carstensen, Finance, Burns

The Visual Effects Society has announced its special honorees to be recognized at the 9th Annual VES Summit, set for Saturday, October 28. Venerated VFX producer and founding VES member ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Autodesk’s Next, Virtual Studios, VR & Moving to Mars

See previous re-caps and announcements here. — Autodesk as ever has taken the opportunity of SIGGRAPH to highlight the next generation of its storytelling and collaboration tools. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

’DreamWorks Dragons: Race to the Edge’ Season 4 Clip “Insomnia Insanity” The fate of Hiccup and the Dragon Riders is left in the hands of the mysterious Mala and the Defenders ... Continue Reading →
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Ridley Scott to Receive VES Lifetime Award

The Visual Effects Society has named multi-award winning director and producer Ridley Scott as its 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, in recognition of his enormous contributions ... Continue Reading →
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Rare Rambaldi ‘E.T.’ Painting Up for Auction

An original painting of the titular alien from Steven Spielberg’s classic E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial by the character’s designer, Carlo Rambaldi, is up for auction with ... Continue Reading →
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‘Alien’ Artist H.R. Giger Dies at 74

Swiss surrealist artist Hans Ruedi Giger, better known as H.R. Giger, died at age 74 Monday after being hospitalized for a fall down the stairs in his Zurich home. Working primarily ... Continue Reading →
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Italian VFX Artist Carlo Rambaldi Dies at 86

We were saddened by the recent death of Italian special effects wizard Carlo Rambaldi, who is best known for this work on Steven Spielberg’s E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, Ridley Scott’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Madagascar 3' Rules the Box Office Again

The traveling Zoosters of DreamWorks’ Madagascar 3 showed some excellent staying power this weekend, landing at the No. 1 spot for the second week in a row. The third outing for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Madagascar 3' Zoosters Roar with $60.4 Mil. Weekend

The third time was a charm for the lovable animals of DreamWorks’ Madagascar franchise as the movie scored an impressive $60.4 million at the U.S. box office (June 8-10) and landed ... Continue Reading →