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Animation Architects

Industrial Light and Magic has created pure movie wizardry for four decades — and we look back at some of the best animated moments from its vast archive of achievements. It’s been ... Continue Reading →
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VES Award Nominees Announced

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the nominees for the 14th Annual VES Awards, taking place February 2 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Recognizing artistry and innovation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Force Awakens’ Rockets Past $1 Billion in Record Time

J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens continued to blast through box-office records at warp speed over the Christmas holiday, hitting the $1 billion milestone faster than ... Continue Reading →
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10 VFX Oscar Contenders Remain

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the ten remaining films in the ongoing race for the Visual Effects category for the 88th Academy Awards, being held in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars’ is Top Domestic B.O. Opening with $238M

So, the Force is definitely with the bottom line for Disney. Star Wars: The Force Awakens shattered plenty of box office openings in posting a $238 million domestic gross in its opening ... Continue Reading →
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112 Original Scores Advance Towards Oscar Nominations

The Academy has announced that 112 feature scores are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the upcoming 88th Academy Awards, taking place in Hollywood February ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mad Max,’ ‘Inside Out’ Top Critics’ Toon and VFX Choices

The nominees have been set for an extensive range of categories in the 21st annual Critics’ Choice Awards. On the movie side, Pixar’s Inside Out was the top animated feature ... Continue Reading →
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20 VFX Contenders Advance in Oscar Race

The Academy has announced 20 films that will advance to the short-listing round in the Best Visual Effects Oscar race for the 88th Academy Awards. The films are listed below in alphabetical ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Giacchino Composing for Disney’s ‘Zootopia’

Award-winning composer Michael Giacchino is embarking on his first-ever collaboration with Walt Disney Animation Studios to produce the score for the upcoming CG feature Zootopia, out ... 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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