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The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is planning a special evening dedicated to the visual effects magic of Ang Lee’s Oscar-winning feature Life of Pi. Hosted by Academy governor Bill Kroyer, the “Deconstructing Pi” event will be held on Monday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy’s [...]
Here’s a pop-quiz for pop culture geeks: what do Jack Benny, Abbott and Costello, and Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, from NPR’s Car Talk, all have in common? Give up? They all started out as radio stars, and at one point or other they were transformed into cartoon form; [...]
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is planning a fantastic event about the development of digital animation for Monday, May 21 at 7:30 PM. Held at the org’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater at 8949 Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills, the event is hosted and produced by animation veteran, historian [...]
Denny Clairmont, John Hora, Bob Lambert and Milt Shefter have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council’s 2011–2012 membership roster to 24. Clairmont, one of the industry’s premier motion picture camera technologists, co-founded Clairmont Camera, a [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will explore “Cinematography in the Digital Age” on Tuesday, May 24, at 8 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Hosted by Short Films and Feature Animation Branch governor Bill Kroyer, the program will include onstage conversations with cinematographers [...]