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TVKids Special Report: Kids’ Comedies Top entertainment execs talk the surprisingly difficult task of making kids laugh and the benefits of animation. Disney Exec Joins WBCP as ... Continue Reading →
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Patrick Osborne’s ‘Pearl’ Launches for Spotlight Stories

Google Spotlight Story Pearl, directed by Academy Award winner Patrick Osborne (Feast), officially launched at Google I/O on Friday. The 360 interactive, animated short has also premiered ... 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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Director Sean McClintock Joins Aardman Nathan Love

Aardman Nathan Love has added Sean McClintock to its directorial roster. The Brooklyn-based artist brings nearly 20 years of experience in a variety of creative enterprises, including ... Continue Reading →
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+ OptiTrack will show off the large scale, high precision capabilities of its mocap system with a wide area, interactive VR basketball experience. Participants will don head-mounted ... Continue Reading →
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Patrick Osborne’s ‘Pearl’ for Spotlight Debuting at TFF

Oscar-winning Feast director Patrick Osborne’s latest project, a 360-degree animated experience for Google Spotlight Stories titled Pearl, will have its world premiere at the Tribeca ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Tops Global Ranking of the Most Powerful Brands in 2016 The house that Mickey built is joined by LEGO, Nike and Google on Brand Finance’s Top 10. New Star Wars Rebels clip: ... Continue Reading →
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Boy & The World Directing Team on Discouraging Current Trends in Animation Alê Abreu and AD Priscilla Kellen weigh in on the state of the artform, the film’s blended techniques ... Continue Reading →
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Kaleidoscope VR Filmmaking Tour Announced

Virtual reality creators’ community Kaleidoscope announces the 2016 Kaleidoscope World Tour — a multi-city international tour showcasing the best in virtual reality film, art ... Continue Reading →
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Zero VFX Opens LA Office

Visual effects and creative studio Zero VFX has opened a new West Coast post in Venice Beach, California. The new 5,000 square foot office expands on Zero’s Boston headquarters and ... Continue Reading →