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Blade Runner 2049: Return to the Planet of the Replicants

John Nelson Oscar-winning vfx supervisor John Nelson discusses the complex task of creating ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Cloud Rendering, Real-Time, MoCap & VR Developments

Conductor Technologies launched its Conductor cloud rendering platform for VFX, VR and animation studios. The first enterprise-grade rendering service of its kind, Conductor is able ... Continue Reading →
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Marc Chu Joins Atomic Fiction as Animation Department Supervisor

Atomic Fiction has hired animation guru Marc Chu to lead the studio’s animation efforts across its Oakland and Montreal locations. Chu joins Atomic Fiction from ILM, where he ... 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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SIGGRAPH: Emerging Tech

+ SIGGRAPH continues to reveal programming highlights for the July 24-28 event in Anaheim, CA. On Wednesday, check out the Emerging Technologies “Best of Show” presentation, ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: VFX Companies to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of VFX companies to watch. They are: Animal Logic VFX Atomic Fiction BlueBolt Blur Studio capital ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Watch: Best Visual Effects Contenders

The short list of visual effects films that will head to the annual bake-off won’t be known until early in December, but the race is still a hot one that’s proving more ... Continue Reading →
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Atomic Fiction Opens Montreal Studio

Award-winning visual effects studio Atomic Fiction has announced the opening of a new flagship facility in Montreal. The location’s first project is Robert Zemeckis’ The ... Continue Reading →
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Lights! Camera! Summer Eye Candy!

How two of this season’s biggest blockbusters Iron Man 3 and Star Trek: Into Darkness delivered their spectacular CG visuals. Time was the biggest challenge facing two of 2013′s ... Continue Reading →
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Peters Named to VES Board for Northern California

Jon V. Peters, CEO and founder of Athena Studios, has been named to the board of directors for the Visual Effects Society’s Northern California chapter. I am thrilled to play a more ... Continue Reading →