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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Last Chance to Submit to KLIK Submissions for the KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival’s international competition close June 1, so hurry up and enter your shorts, ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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Nimble Collective & Chocolate Soop Present “March of Robots” Challenge The industry’s first cloud native animation platform and Dacosta Bayley’s animation studio celebrate ... Continue Reading →
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Ben Hibon Joins Luma as Head Creative Director

Award-winning artist and animation director Ben Hibon has been hired on as Head Creative Director of visual effects house Luma Pictures as the studio prepares to dive into original ... Continue Reading →
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PGA Announces 2017 Feature & Animation Awards Nominees

The Producers Guild of America has announced the live-action and animated motion picture nominations for the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards, taking place Saturday, January 28 at ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kubo,’ ‘Moana’ & ‘Zootopia’ Nominated for ACE Eddie Award

American Cinema Editors (ACE) has announced the nominees for the 67th annual ACE Eddie Awards, recognizing the best editing of the year in film, television and documentaries. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Up in the Air

With Oscar’s picks for VFX in recent years running a wide gaunt, the race for  this year’s trophy is a wide open race with everything from traditional space drama to heartfelt ... Continue Reading →
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Golden Globes Reveals 2017 Nominees

Golden Globe winners Don Cheadle and Laura Dern and Golden Globe nominee Anna Kendrick got up extra early Monday to announce the nominees for the 2017 awards race at L.A.’s Beverly ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Advances 20 VFX Contenders

Things continue to heat up in the races for our favorite Academy Award categories. Having announced a record-setting number of qualifying animated features and announced the 10 short-listed ... Continue Reading →
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Ronen Tanchum Tapped to Head The Artery VR/AR

New York-based art and technology company The Artery is in the process of expanding its talent base by seeking top digital artists worldwide. Its most recent addition: VFX technical ... Continue Reading →