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‘Abominable’ Voice Cast Announced by DreamWorks and Pearl

Albert Tsai, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, and Tsai Chin have joined Chloe Bennett in the voice cast of the upcoming animated feature Abominable, which will be released by Universal Pictures ... Continue Reading →
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Pearl & DreamWorks’ ‘Everest’ Retitled ‘Abominable’

Recently redubbed Pearl Studio and production partner DreamWorks Animation announced that the upcoming animated Yeti feature Everest has been retitld, and will now release as Abominable. ... Continue Reading →
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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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Tom Sito Joins Academy Board; Edlund Returns to VFX Branch

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the new electees to its 2017-18 Board of Governors. Among these esteemed industry veterans, animator, historian and educator ... Continue Reading →
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Animator-Historian Tom Sito to Receive Dusty Alumni Award

School of Visual Arts BFA Film and BFA Animation chair Reeves Lehmann and Annie Flocco, producer-director of SVA’s 27th Dusty Awards, have announced this year’s recipients of the ... Continue Reading →
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GDC 2016: The New World of Audio for VR

VR audio started with military simulations such as DARPA’s SIMNET, the $240 million project in the 1990s that pioneered VR and massively multiplayer online games. At a time when graphics ... Continue Reading →
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GDC 2016: Creating Films and Content for VR

In addition to pure single- or multiplayer games in virtual reality, several studios are also producing movies and “experiences” for this new medium. One of the most promising ... Continue Reading →
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‘Home’ BD Clip: Learn to Draw Oh!

DreamWorks Animation’s unlikely road trip buddy comedy Home can come home with you when it hits Blu-ray and DVD shelves on July 28. Until then, you can check out this exclusive ... Continue Reading →
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Feathered Weapons

  The Penguin of Madagascar The Penguin of Madagascar The Penguin of Madagascar The ... Continue Reading →
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First Impressions of DreamWorks’ ‘Home’

It’s still got about five or six weeks before wrapping animation, but that didn’t stop director Tim Johnson and DreamWorks Animation from screening for the first time some ... Continue Reading →