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Game of Thrones Shatters Emmy Record with Most Wins Ever The HBO show’s triumph at the 2016 awards (including winning the Outstanding Drama Series category for a second time) ... Continue Reading →

‘Masha and the Bear’ Season 2 Launches on Netflix

As of August 1, an all-new second season of 26 episodes of hit Russian kids’ series Masha and the Bear launches on Netflix, available to subscribers in the U.S., U.K. and Republic ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: Blackmagic, Faceware, Thinkbox and More

Blackmagic Design has totted up the numbers and announced that over 20 of this summer’s hottest films utilized its cameras and products such as Fusion Studio and DaVinci Resolve. ... Continue Reading →

VFX Supe Eric Gambini, Two More Join FuseFX

FuseFX Vancouver announces the arrival of fresh talent to its ranks, with VFX Supervisor Eric Gambini coming on board along with VFX Producer Graeme Marshall and CG Supervisor Adam ... Continue Reading →

‘Zootopia’ Hits $1B Worldwide

Disney’s animated feature Zootopia crossed the $1 billion mark this weekend, making it the studio’s second billion-dollar release of 2016 (and 11th ever). Zootopia is so ... Continue Reading →

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The Simpsons Get Disney-fied Couch Gage from Animator Eric Goldberg Legendary Disney animator sprinkles some fairydust over the first family of Springfield, inspired by (some of) the ... Continue Reading →

Animation Architects

Industrial Light and Magic has created pure movie wizardry for four decades — and we look back at some of the best animated moments from its vast archive of achievements. It’s been ... Continue Reading →

‘Force’ Still Stuns at Box Office

The New Year could scarcely slow Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ box office rampage, with the movie posting a record domestic gross of $88 million in its third weekend of release. That ... Continue Reading →

Animatrik Licenses Giant, Breaks Mo-Cap Record

Vancouver’s Animatrik performance capture and virtual production house has licensed LEI/Giant technology from film production company Lightstorm Entertainment for use in its work ... Continue Reading →

‘Maleficent’ Director Among Gumby Fest Guests

This year’s Gumby Fest Stop Motion Festival (gumbyfest.net) will be celebrating the iconic claymation character’s 60th birthday with 16 presentations by TV and film professionals ... Continue Reading →