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A pair of visual-effects-heavy battle movies from completely different ends of the spectrum take on Mark Wahlberg’s Contraband and the 3D release of Beauty and the Beast at the box office this weekend. Sony’s Underworld: Awakening, the fourth film in the vampires vs. werewolves series, has the week’s biggest opening. [...]
5 Years Still Loco for Toons It seems like just yesterday that we began hearing whisperings of the Latin American animation market’s emerging promise, and a certain Gothic-inspired CG animated feature out of Mexico that was stirring antennas in the Toon Town hive. It’s hard to believe that’s it has [...]
Iconic comic-book and animation creator Stan Lee will be receiving the Producers Guild’s 2012 Vanguard Award this January. The award is designed to recognized achievements in new media, an area which Lee has continued to explore over the years. Previous recipients include George Lucas, John Lasseter and last year’s recipient [...]
Entrepreneurial comic-book legend Stan Lee has been selected by the Visual Effects Society’s board of directors as the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Lee will be honored at the 10th Annual VES Awards to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on February 7, 2012. The Award [...]
A look at which studios are looking to hire at the big CG confab. SIGGRAPH may be the preeminent annual meeting of international computer graphics cognoscenti, but they typically need to travel to a U.S. city to attend. This year’s choice of Vancouver, British Columbia seems particularly fitting, however, given [...]
There are probably hundreds of good reasons why you should check out this year’s SIGGRAPH Expo in Vancouver (Aug. 7-11), but we want to make sure you don’t miss out on some of the big highlights. So, here’s a little list that you can tear out of the mag and [...]
The Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg Center for Animation at USC was dedicated last week at a ceremony attended by George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Jack Black. The new facility is now open for student use in the School of Cinematic Arts Complex, where it takes up two floors dedicated to [...]
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away … visual effects were really cheesy and dull. That is, until George Lucas came along and created a group of experts known as Industrial Light & Magic to pull off a little movie called Star Wars. It’s now been 35 [...]