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2017 AEAF Awards Winners Announced in Sydney

The 2017 Animation Effects Awards Festival (AEAF) was held August 16 in Sydney, Australia, with a full day of top visual effects and animation industry speakers — hailing from ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Facial Animation Advances, Fabric Engine & the French Contingent

Adobe Research has built on its Project StyLit experiments to develop a new project called “Stylized Facial Animation” — a tool for automating rotoscopy which can apply any ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference Names First 2017 Speakers

Registration is now open for the 2017 VIEW Conference (www.viewconference.it) — Italy’s premiere computer graphics, digital media and games confab. The 18th edition will ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Miike Takashi to Present the World Premiere of ‘JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure’ at the NIFFF 2017 Neuchâtel Int’l Fantastic Film Festival attendees will be among ... 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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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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Imagine Ent. & Animal Logic Plan Six Flicks in Joint Venture

Imagine Entertainment, the film and TV production company founded by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, has teamed up with LEGO Movie studio Animal Logic to create a slate of animated and ... Continue Reading →
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Animayo 2017 Will Be Dedicated to Women

The 12th Summit, Conferences and International Film Festival Animayo will be held on the paradisiacal island of Gran Canaria from May 2 to 6 this year, and has announced a program entirely ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Ninjago’ Trailer Is Big on Mecha, Humor & Family Drama

Warner Bros. Pictures has unleashed a new trailer for The LEGO Ninjago Movie, coming to theaters September 22, and the spot promises all the hallmarks of action, innovative animation ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Mitchell Is Directing ‘LEGO Movie’ Sequel

Trolls and Shrek Forever After helmer Mike Mitchell has signed on as Master Builder for Warner Animation Group’s The LEGO Movie sequel, replacing formerly attached director Rob ... Continue Reading →