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2017 animago AWARDS Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2017 animago AWARDS have been announced, with nearly a thousand submissions from 58 countries narrowed down to 33 contenders in 11 categories. The awards will be ... Continue Reading →
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Lucasfilm & ILM Launch Open Source MaterialX Library

Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic announced the inaugural open source release of MaterialX Library, a CG tool developed by Lucasfilm’s Advanced Development Group and ... Continue Reading →
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Q&A: Hilmar Koch Joins Autodesk as Director of R&D

Hilmar Koch, former tech head of advanced development at ILMxLAB, has joined Autodesk as its first Director of Research & Development, The Future of Storytelling. The newly established ... Continue Reading →
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Andrew Anagnost Named Autodesk President and CEO

Autodesk announced June 19 that its board of directors has appointed Andrew Anagnost, current interim co-chief executive officer and chief marketing officer, as the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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NAB Show ‘17 Animation Highlights

The NAB confab (www.nabshow.com) is underway in Las Vegas this week. Amid all the crazy new broadcasting tech on display, there’s always a few animation & VFX gems to catch the ... Continue Reading →
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FICCI’s BAF Awards 2017 Winners Revealed

The 18th edition of FICCI Frames took place last week in Mumbai, at the luxe moderne Renaissance hotel, capped by the presentation of the Best Animated Frames Awards. The BAFs celebrate ... Continue Reading →
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Cape Town Int’l Animation Fest Offers Something for Everyone

The sixth edition of Cape Town International Animation Festival, presented by Animation SA, is gearing up for its March 3-5 run at the city’s River Club in Observatory. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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2017 VES Awards Nominations Announced

The Visual Effects Society has announced the nominees for its 15th Annual VES Awards, with the winners to be revealed at a ceremony Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton. ... Continue Reading →
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RSC’s ‘Tempest’ Goes 21st Century with Real-Time Digital Character

For the first time in its four-century history, William Shakespeare’s stormy fantasy The Tempest will be presented with all the wonder and magic that the playwright could only ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference 2016 Details Revealed

Italy’s largest computer graphics and digital media conference, VIEW, will take place in Turin October 24-28 this year. The 2016 edition promises the largest and most diverse ... Continue Reading →