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Oscars: The VFX Bake-Off Offerings

Last month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences selected 10 titles to move forward in the visual effects category for the 90th Academy Awards. These films will participated ... Continue Reading →
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The Animation Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide

FULLY BOOKED The Art of Ferdinand (Titan Books, $40) puts the colorful world of Blue Sky’s latest release into your hooves, with 160 pages of behind-the-scenes art and insights. Author ... Continue Reading →
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Joe Letteri Named 2018 VES George Melies Award Recipient

Following the announcement of its first Hall of Fame inductees, the Visual Effects Society has named Senior Visual Effects Supervisor Joe Letteri as the next recipient of the VES Georges ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Courts Director Joachim Ronning for ‘Maleficent 2’

Norwegian writer/director Joachim Rønning is about to become a very busy man now that he’s established in Hollywood. And it’s good news for those in the mood for more live-action ... Continue Reading →
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Forging a New European Toon Powerhouse

Hans Ulrich Stoef, CEO of Studio 100 Media and m4e AG, discusses the recently merged companies’ priorities and market strategies for MIPCOM and 2018. Animag: Can you tell us what ... Continue Reading →
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The VFX of ‘Valerian’

Luc Besson’s long-term plan for Valerian and The City of a Thousand Planets enabled top VFX ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Trailering ‘Rick and Morty’ S3, ‘Star Wars: Forces of Destiny’ & More

VIDEO: ‘Rick and Morty’ Season 3 Trailer Wubba lubba dub dub! The long wait is almost over, with all new completely insane episodes coming to Adult Swim starting July 30 at 11:30 ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference Adds Joe Letteri & VFX Stars to Speakers

Italy’s VIEW Conference on VFX, computer graphics, digital media, games and VR has further padded its speakers lineup for the 18th annual edition, taking place October 23-27 in Turin. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Clips for ‘Valerian,’ ‘Ferdinand’ & More

‘Ferdinand’ Trailer 2 The new spot for Fox/Blue Sky’s Dec. 15 release gets us better acquainted with the animal compadres helping the misunderstood bull on his homeward ... Continue Reading →
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FMX Adds ‘Valerian,’ ‘Rogue One’ to VFX Track; Plus ‘LEGO Batman,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘Smurfs’

The audiovisual confab FMX is rapidly approaching, with the organizers announcing even more cutting edge additions to its informative tracks on animation, effects, VR, games and more. ... Continue Reading →