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A Beloved Furry Friend Returns in ‘Paddington 2’

This weekend, a friendly Peruvian bear named Paddington is back in the spotlight. The loveable ursine hero of Michael Bond and Peggy Fortnum’s 1958 book has returned to the big screen ... Continue Reading →
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‘In a Heartbeat,’ ‘Afterwork’ & ‘Less Than Human’ Win Animago Awards

The winners of the 2017 Animago Awards (www.animago.com) were announced Thursday night at a special ceremony in Munich, a highlight of the two-day Animago Award & Conference confab ... Continue Reading →
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2017 animago AWARDS Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2017 animago AWARDS have been announced, with nearly a thousand submissions from 58 countries narrowed down to 33 contenders in 11 categories. The awards will be ... Continue Reading →
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CG Supe Gabriel Portnof, Ad Creative Director Jordi Bares Join Framestore

Framestore has announced a couple key appointments to two of its internationally dispersed offices this week. Joining the New York facility as CG Supervisor is DreamWorks veteran Gabriel ... Continue Reading →
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Kate Phillips Joins Framestore Montreal as Head of Production

Framestore has appointed Kate Phillips as Head of Production, Montreal, charged with supporting the studio’s talent in creating top-notch VFX for feature films, and managing overall ... Continue Reading →
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WB’s Anne Kolbe Bringing ‘King Arthur’ to FMX

FMX, the International Conference on Animation, Effects, VR, Games and Transmedia (Stuttgart, May 2-5) has announced that Warner Bros. Pictures SVP of Visual Effects Anne Kolbe will ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

So many fun videos and clips, so little time… Would you like to see a regular video roundup feature separate from our Daily News Bytes? Drop me a line at [email protected] ... Continue Reading →
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DI4D Receives £900k Growth Investment

Scotland-based animation and VFX studio DI4D has secured £900,000 (about $1.1 million USD) in investment funds from Percipient Capital and its shareholders, which will go towards strengthening ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kubo,’ ‘Jungle Book’ Take Animation & VFX BAFTAs

The UK’s most prestigious film honors took place Sunday as the 2017 BAFTA Awards were held at London’s Royal Albert Hall, hosted once again by comedian and actor Stephen ... Continue Reading →
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WB Sets Super-Heroic Lineup for Toy Fair 2017

Warner Bros. Consumer Products will unleash a DC Super Hero takeover with its roster of global licensees and partners during the Toy Fair 2017 season — including Toy Fair Nuremberg ... Continue Reading →