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Double Negative, Primes Focus World Merge

Prime Focus Limited has announced the merger of its creative services arm Prime Focus World with acclaimed feature film vfx house Double Negative to create a major effects, animation ... Continue Reading →
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Lawrence Kasdan to Write New ‘Star Wars’ Script

Even Oscar-winning in-demand writers like Michael Arndt (Toy Story 3, Little Miss Sunshine) can be at the mercy of the whims and changes of studios and projects. It was just announced ... Continue Reading →
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Scaling the VFX Heights of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

The third and final chapter in Chris Nolan’s Batman trilogy delivers plenty of spectacular visuals and mind-boggling vfx scenes that linger in memory long after the final credits ... Continue Reading →
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VES Announces Dates for 2012 Awards

The 10th Annual VES Awards Show has been scheduled for February 7, 2012 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The Annual Awards show will honor the best in 23 visual effects ... Continue Reading →
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Academy’s Digital Panel Features ‘Dragon’ Directors

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will explore “Cinematography in the Digital Age” on Tuesday, May 24, at 8 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly ... Continue Reading →
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WB Streams ‘Yogi,’ ‘Inception,’ ‘Potter’ on Facebook

Warner Bros. is expanding its experimental Facebook rental program to include five new movies including the hybrid animated feature Yogi Bear. The studio’s digital distribution ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story 3′ Wins Best Animated Feature Oscar; ‘Lost Thing’ Wins Short

Toy Story 3 won the Best Animated Feature at the 83rd annual Academy Awards. Lee Unkrich accepted the award, thanking John Lasseter, Steve Jobs and the film’s producer, Darla ... Continue Reading →
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BAFTA Awards Honor ‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘Inception’

Toy Story 3 took home yet another major honor, earning the Best Animated Feature prize at the BAFTA Awards. The British film group also nominated DreamWorks Animation’s How To ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inception,’ ‘Dragon’ Top VES Awards

Christopher Nolan’s Inception was the big winner at last night’s Visual Effects Society Awards, taking home four honors, including Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story 3′ Up for Three BAFTA Awards

Toy Story 3 has been nominated for three BAFTA Awards: best animated feature. best adapted screenplay and best visual effects. In the best animated screenplay, the Disney-Pixar film ... Continue Reading →