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Jeffrey Okun Re-Elected as VES Board Chair

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the 2012 Board of Director officers who were elected at the January 18, 2012 board meeting. The list of officials includes Jeffrey A. ... Continue Reading →
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New Updates on ‘Pinocchio’ and ‘Maleficent’

It’s been a heavy news period regarding Warner’s upcoming live-action adaptation of Pinocchio and Disney’s Sleeping Beauty. First up, director Tim Burton has expressed ... Continue Reading →
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A Grand Adventure

Global sensation Tintin finally arrives in America, thanks to a spectacular movie directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson. Spielberg, Jackson, Tintin. Those three ... Continue Reading →
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Critics Not Impressed by Fox’s ‘Allen Gregory’

Fox’s new animated series Allen Gregory has the luxury of being part of the cabler’s successful Sunday night lineup, but critics don’t see a long future for the primetime toon. ... Continue Reading →
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Fans Flock to ‘Tintin’ in France and Belgium

Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin is doing fantastique business in France and Belgium, bringing in $4.7 million in ticket sales since its Wednesday opening in theaters. ... Continue Reading →
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NewTek to Toast VFX Artists at the TV Academy

Leading 3D animation and tech tool manufacturer NewTek will host a special tribute to Emmy-winning LightWave vfx artists on Nov. 10 at the Academy of TV Arts and Sciences. Actress Jeri ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lion King’ Makes Top Grossing Films List

The stereoscopic 3-D re-release of Disney’s The Lion King has launched the well loved toon to No. 10 on the list of all-time top grossing films at the domestic box office. It joins ... Continue Reading →
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Italy’s VIEW Confab Offers ‘Tintin’ Sneak Peek

Turin’s VIEW Conference, the Italian digital and computer animation event (Oct. 25-28) has added a special program devoted to the art and technology of Steven Spielberg’s highly ... Continue Reading →
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Giordano and Breton to Shine at Illumination

Illumination Entertainment, the company behind last year’s underdog hit Despicable Me and 2013’s The Lorax, has tapped Brooke Braton to be the senior production executive and Kit ... Continue Reading →
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‘Blinky Bill’ 3D Feature Adds Director, Line Producer

Australia-based Flying Bark Productions has announced a Blinky Bill 3D feature film will commence production this year with animation veterans Alex Weight on board to direct and Marie-Cecile ... Continue Reading →