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Vision Quests: Google Spotlight Stories ‘Son of Jaguar’ & ‘Sonaria’

In 2016, when Google Spotlight Stories’ Pearl became the first VR piece to land an Oscar ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dear Basketball’: An All-Star Team-Up

NBA legend Kobe Bryant taps animation icon Glen Keane to animate him for the short Dear Basketball, which turned out to be an eye-opening ... Continue Reading →
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Kobe Bryant, Glen Keane Set for ‘Dear Basketball’ Panel at World Animation & VFX Summit

The World Animation and VFX Summit will have a little extra sparkle this year thanks to some star power from the sports world as retired NBA great Kobe Bryant and Annie Award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Spark Animation Fest Sets ‘Breadwinner’ as Opener, Glen Keane to Be Honored

Spark Computer Graphics Society, presenting Spark Animation 2017 in Vancouver, BC from Oct. 26-29, has set up a delectable variety of films and fare from around the world for this year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Mixed Media

Patrick Osborne and Felix Massie test the limits of animation in the burgeoning field of VR with the Google Spotlight Stories Pearl and Rain or Shine. Patrick Osborne’s follow ... Continue Reading →
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Next from Google Spotlight Stories: Jorge Gutierrez’s ‘Son of Jaguar’

The Google Spotlight Stories crew has revealed that work has begun on the initiative’s next immersive animated short, Son of Jaguar from director and artist Jorge Gutierrez (The ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 683 New Members for 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives “who represent the best in our global ... Continue Reading →
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VES Bay Area Announces Inaugural Summit

The Bay Area Section of the Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced that Karen Dufilho of Google will be the Keynote Speaker for the organization’s inaugural industry summit, ... Continue Reading →
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A New Dimension of Drawing

Disney Legend Glen Keane demonstrates the power of VR by drawing his most-famous characters in 3D using an app called Tilt ... Continue Reading →
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Glen Keane Demos VR Drawing for Future Summit

The annual Future of Storytelling Summit is always a fascinating event for the insights it offers into the evolving technology and art of storytelling. And this year, animation legend ... Continue Reading →