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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s … Comic-Con International!

Before you snap your spine picking up the official event guide for San Diego’s massive comics, animation and pop-culture event, take a quick glance at what the 41st edition has to ... Continue Reading →
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The Robots Invade a New Dimension

Michael Bay’s shiny Transformers are back for their third big-screen outing, but this time they require a lot more vfx magic in 3-D. Here’s the thing about revisiting a big, shiny ... Continue Reading →
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First-day Take of $37M for ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’

The visual-effects extravaganza Transformers: Dark of the Moon debuted Wednesday to about $37 million in ticket sales, marking the best debut of the year for any film. Based on the ... Continue Reading →
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Abrams’ ‘Super 8′ Enters Crowded Box Office Race

The box office is looking to continue its summer rebound with the unknown quantity of Super 8 going up against kid flick Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer — and both looking to ... Continue Reading →
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES

New Images, Trailer for Fourth ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’

With Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides set to sail into theaters May 20, Disney has released two new images and a new trailer for the film. First, the images: And now the ... Continue Reading →
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Aliens Among Us

Veteran supe Greg McMurry reveals some of the clever ways he and the artists at ILM,   and Hammerhead delivered the visual magic for I Am Number Four. Tell a visual effects artist ... Continue Reading →
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Emmy Winner Cellucci Joins Kerner as VFX Executive Producer

Emmy-winning visual effects producer Camille Cellucci has joined Kerner as an executive producer. Cellucci produced effects for such recent films as The Green Hornet and was nominated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Phantom Menace’ Kicks Off 3D ‘Star Wars’ Re-releases on Feb. 10, 2012

Get ready to experience a new dimension of The Force. Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox have announced a Feb. 10, 2012, release date for the stereoscopic 3D version of Star Wars: Episode ... Continue Reading →
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Filmmakers React to Oscar Nominations

It’s always a good day when it starts off with being nominated for an Academy Award. Here’s what the filmmakers nominated for the best animated feature Oscar had to say ... Continue Reading →
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ILM, MPC Invest in Foundry’s Ocula Toolset

The Foundry has signed up a pair of VFX heavyweights to use its Ocula toolset. Both Industrial Light & Magic and The Moving Picture Co. have invested in the software, which has ... Continue Reading →