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Academy Invites 683 New Members for 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives “who represent the best in our global ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Eames Named Global Director of Animation for Framestore

Framestore has appointed internationally renowned animator Michael Eames as Global Director of Animation (Film). Eames will be based in London and will oversee Framestore’s diverse ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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VES Award Nominees Announced

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the nominees for the 14th Annual VES Awards, taking place February 2 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Recognizing artistry and innovation ... Continue Reading →
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10 VFX Oscar Contenders Remain

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the ten remaining films in the ongoing race for the Visual Effects category for the 88th Academy Awards, being held in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Force Awakens’ Opening Shatters Multiple Records

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the first new film in the franchise since Disney’s acquisition, has raked in an estimated $57 million from Thursday evening preview screenings. This ... Continue Reading →
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20 VFX Contenders Advance in Oscar Race

The Academy has announced 20 films that will advance to the short-listing round in the Best Visual Effects Oscar race for the 88th Academy Awards. The films are listed below in alphabetical ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference Sets Deep Programming Lineup

The VIEW Conference has announced its lineup of keynote addresses and programming for its 2015 edition, set for Oct. 19-23 in Turin, Italy. The lineup features an impressive array of ... Continue Reading →
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Jorge Gutierrez to Keynote VIEW 2015

The details of the upcoming VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy (Oct. 19-23, viewconference.it) have begun to unspool, with the organizers announcing that Book of Life director Jorge Gutierrez ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Sets Production Sessions

SIGGRAPH has announced the complete lineup for this year’s Production Sessions program for its 42nd annual conference, set for Aug. 9-13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The ... Continue Reading →