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SIGGRAPH Sets Making-Of Sessions for Films, Games and Beyond

SIGGRAPH 2016 will run its world-leading conference and exhibition at the Anaheim Convention Center in SoCal this July 24-28. Under the banner of “Render the Possibilities,” the ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Vets Launch Cloud-Based Studio Artella

A new global collaboration platform for animated film, videogame and virtual reality content production called Artella has arrived on the scene. Founded by animation veterans Bobby ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Producer Paul Grimshaw Joins Tippett Studio

Two-time Academy Award winner Tippett Studio announces the hiring of Paul Grimshaw as Executive Producer of Commercials and New Media. Grimshaw brings to Tippett extensive experience ... Continue Reading →
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Lucasfilm Taps Rob Bredow as CTO

Lucasfilm has promoted Rob Bredow to the position of Chief Technology Officer, the production company’s General Manager Lynwen Brennan announced today. Bredow joined Lucasfilm’s ... Continue Reading →
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Eric Barba Joins ILM Vancouver as Creative Director

Industrial Light & Magic, a division of Lucasfilm, is adding Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Eric Barba to its Vancouver studio team as Creative Director. In addition ... Continue Reading →
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VES Names 2016 Board, Re-Elects Chair Mike Chambers

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the 2016 officers for its Board of Directors. The officers, who comprise the VES Board Executive Committee, were elected at the January ... Continue Reading →
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Nature Goes Digital

ILM uses movement, choreography to make the bear attack in The Revenant as realistic and harrowing as possible.  Industrial Light & ... Continue Reading →
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ILM London Adds Veteran VFX Supe David Vickery

Industrial Light & Magic has added BAFTA-winning visual effects supervisor David Vickery to its expanding London studio. In addition to supervising effects work, Vickery will also ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference Sets Deep Programming Lineup

The VIEW Conference has announced its lineup of keynote addresses and programming for its 2015 edition, set for Oct. 19-23 in Turin, Italy. The lineup features an impressive array of ... Continue Reading →
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Sam Mercer Named Head of Studio at ILM

Film producer Sam Mercer has joined Industrial Light & Magic as head of ILM Studio, overseeing and coordinating the company’s operations across its studios in San Francisco, ... Continue Reading →