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VFX Vets Christian Irles, Joern Grosshans Join Image Engine

Oscar-nominated visual effects studio Image Engine has added visual effects supervisors Christian Irles and Joern Grosshans to its Vancouver headquarters roster. The new appointments ... Continue Reading →
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Steve Garrad Named Vancouver Studio Head for Method & Encore

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group has named Steve Garrad head of its Vancouver studio, where he will oversee day-to-day operations for global visual effects company Method Studios ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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Cinesite Acquires Vancouver Animation Studio Nitrogen

Cinesite Studios has acquired full-service animation facility Nitrogen Studios Canada, Inc., based in Vancouver. The studio employs 70 creative and production staff, and is best known ... Continue Reading →
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Goodbye Kansas VFX Group Opens UK Studio

Stockholm-based Goodbye Kansas Entertainment group announces the launch of its new UK studio which will serve as a strategic base to deliver their Scandinavian smorgasbord of services ... Continue Reading →
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Image Engine Hires Bolster Artistic Leadership

Oscar-nominated visual effects studio Image Engine is expanding its talent base with the hiring of three additional senior staff at its Vancouver headquarters: Visual Effects Supervisor ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

South Park: Season 20 Premiere Trailers and Images Released The ever-topical animated series will lampoon the Colin Kaepernick controversy, election season, and lord knows what in its ... Continue Reading →
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Cinesite, Image Engine Announce Merger

Cinesite and Image Engine have announced a merger of their two companies, which now employ a combined staff of over 525 artists worldwide, with capacity for 675 at their studios in ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Sets Production Sessions

SIGGRAPH has announced the complete lineup for this year’s Production Sessions program for its 42nd annual conference, set for Aug. 9-13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: VFX Companies to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of VFX companies to watch. They are: Animal Logic VFX Atomic Fiction BlueBolt Blur Studio capital ... Continue Reading →