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SIGGRAPH Sessions Include ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2,’ ‘Missing Link, ‘Incredibles 2’

SIGGRAPH’s 2018 conference on all things CG and interactive is right around the corner, with new announcements for its Production Sessions program. Covering a 10 high-profile animated ... Continue Reading →
Saturn Awards

‘Coco,’ ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Pick Up Saturn Awards

Pixar’s Coco and Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels were the big animation winners at the Saturn Awards on Thursday. Disney/Marvel’s Black Panther was the evening’s mightiest champ, ... Continue Reading →
2018 Student Academy Awards

Academy Invites 928 New Members for 2018

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced the film industry individuals who have been invited by one or more branches to join in 2018. The list comes to 928 new ... Continue Reading →
Jenn McCarron

Atomic Chief Jennifer Twiner McCarron Upped to Thunderbird CEO

Jennifer Twiner McCarron has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Thunderbird Entertainment, effective immediately, and will continue as CEO of subsidiary Atomic Cartoons. The ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Grrl Powered Guild, Diane Nelson Departs DC, ‘WANDS’ Maker Raises Millions, & More

How Women Artists Used Their Union to Punish an Alleged Sexual Harasser Following the game-changing Animation Guild ruling against Chris Savino, BuzzFeed News’ Ariane Lange discusses ... Continue Reading →
Magic Leap

Framestore Teams with Tech Pioneers at Magic Leap

Award-winning visual effects studio Framestore announced a strategic partnership with Magic Leap – technology innovators building the next spatial computing platform, powering mixed ... Continue Reading →
Blade Runner 2049

State of the Art: How CityEngine Helps Users Plan Real and Imagined Spaces

Blade Runner 2049, Zootopia, Cars and Guardians of the Galaxy are all hit Hollywood films that have something in common: They all used CityEngine, a procedural modeling software, ... Continue Reading →
Major

Mill Film to Open New Studio in Montreal

Technicolor’s vfx studio, Mill Film, will open a new facility in Montréal, Québec with operations starting in the summer of 2018. The announcement follows the launch of Mill ... Continue Reading →
Blade Runner 2049

Effects MTL Talks ‘Avengers,’ ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Shape of Water’ in Montreal

The fourth edition of Effects MTL will gather the VFX and animation community together once more in the Palais des Congres in Montreal, June 5-6, for a lineup of sessions covering the ... Continue Reading →
FMX 2018

Stuttgart: Successful FMX and 12th APD Come to a Close

The 23rd FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media wrapped up Friday having provided some 4,000 attendees to a varied, well-balanced program featuring 264 speakers ... Continue Reading →