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Double Negative Opens New TV Branch

VFX company Double Negative has launched Double Negative TV, a new division of Dneg dedicated to visual effects creation for television. Dneg TV will be headed up by 20-year VFX veteran ... Continue Reading →
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BFX Festival Adds Competition for VFX, Animation Students

Brits looking to break into the visual effects industry, take note: The BFX Festival set for this summer in Bournemouth in the south of England has announced a student competition. The ... Continue Reading →
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All the Pretty Digital Pictures

A passing glance at the list of the 10 features which made the vfx Oscar shortlist and will present 10-minute clips at the January 3 Bake-0ff is that many of them are returning champs. ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Asia: CG Platform Attracts Innovation

Last month the fifth edition of SIGGRAPH’s growing Asia event wrapped up in the island city-nation of Singapore after four days of talks, papers, exhibits and industry hobnobbing, ... Continue Reading →
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Cinesite Appoints Eamonn Butler Animation Director

Leading digital visual effects house Cinesite has announced it has appointed Eamonn Butler as animation director to head up its expanding animation division. Butler joins the studio ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Asia Reveals Sessions, Speakers

The 2012 SIGGRAPH Asia event, set to take place in Singapore this November 28 thru December 1, will bring together leading names from the animation, graphics, digital art and tech worlds ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Releases RenderMan Pro Server, Studio Updates

Pixar Animation Studios has announced the simultaneous releases of RenderMan Pro Server 17.0 and RenderMan Studio 4.0, extensively upgrading the Oscar-winning render software widely ... Continue Reading →
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Sony, DWA, Pixar Directors Top VIEW 2012 Slate in Italy

Top animators Genndy Tartakovsky, Eric Darnell and Mark Walsh will take the lead at the VIEW digital technology conference, set for Oct. 16-19 in Turin, Italy. The 13th annual event, ... Continue Reading →
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The World of Philip K. Dick Reimagined

Director Len Wiseman brings a fresh visual kick to the brave new world of Total Recall. When you think of Philip K. Dick’s seminal sci-fi story We Can Remember It for You Wholesale, ... Continue Reading →
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Scaling the VFX Heights of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

The third and final chapter in Chris Nolan’s Batman trilogy delivers plenty of spectacular visuals and mind-boggling vfx scenes that linger in memory long after the final credits ... Continue Reading →