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Daily News Bytes

Cannes: White Fang Animation Gets Int’l Sales Deal SC Films picks up Jack London adaptation from French animation studio Superprod and production partners Bidibul and Big Beach. Bloomberg ... Continue Reading →
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FMX Animation Highlights Include Kung Fu Panda 3

FMX 2016 kicks off in Stuttgart next week, running April 26-29, and program announcements are still rolling in from the organizers. Just days ago, Anne Kolbe, the Executive Vice President ... Continue Reading →
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Down and Dirty

VFX houses get hard and messy creating effects for the stars of Fox’s R-rated Marvel superhero hit Deadpool. Deadpool was the perfect vehicle for ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Supervisor Dan Akers Joins Blur Studio

Academy Award and Emmy-nominated animation, VFX and design house Blur Studio has hired on Dan Akers as Visual Effects Supervisor. With nearly 15 years of experience in VFX, Akers has ... Continue Reading →
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Rodeo FX Unmasks an Antihero for ‘Deadpool’

Montreal’s Rodeo FX completed nearly 230 vfx shots for just-released blockbuster Deadpool — which just blew away the competition by posting a $150 million four-day opening. ... Continue Reading →
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Serious Assembly Required

ILM and Trixter spearhead the complex mo-cap, animation and effects wizardry that required 19 facilities to make Marvel’s Avengers: ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: VFX Companies to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of VFX companies to watch. They are: Animal Logic VFX Atomic Fiction BlueBolt Blur Studio capital ... Continue Reading →
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Greg Talmage Joins Blur as EP

Animation, VFX and design company Blur Studio has hired on Greg Talmage as Executive Producer. An entrepreneur with over 15 years experience in creative services, Talmage joins the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Man of Steel’s’ VFX: Building a Better Son of Krypton

The vfx gurus behind Man of Steel reveal some of the the behind-the-scenes secrets of this summer’s spectacular Superman blockbuster. Superman certainly doesn’t look his ... Continue Reading →
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Fincher Launches ‘Goon’ Kickstarter Campaign

Oscar-winning director David Fincher (Social Network) has launched a new Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a new animated feature based on Blur/Dark Horse Studios’ The Goon. ... Continue Reading →