Star Wars Force Friday II

Global Star Wars AR Event ‘Find the Force’ Blasts Off Sept. 1

Building on the success of 2015’s inaugural Force Friday, Disney and Lucasfilm have announced Find the Force, a global augmented reality event rolling out on Force Friday II (September ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Massive Announces Prime 9.0, AI Horse & Rider Agent

Massive, makers of the Academy Award-winning crowd simulation software Massive Prime, have announced the upcoming release of Version 9.0 of its flagship product, as well as its brand-new ... Continue Reading →
LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures

Clip: ‘The Freemaker Adventures’ Returns Monday

The stakes are high for young hero-in-training Rowan in this clip from the season 2 premiere of LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, as he faces down a terrifying hunter droid ... Continue Reading →
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Lucasfilm & ILM Launch Open Source MaterialX Library

Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic announced the inaugural open source release of MaterialX Library, a CG tool developed by Lucasfilm’s Advanced Development Group and ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Clips & Trailers

League of Legends “God Fist Lee Sin” Cinematic by director Golden Wolf and Blacklist studio for Riot Games. My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea: Clip #1, Clip #2, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Greenlights ‘LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures’ Season 2

A second season of galactic adventure is coming this summer as LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures returns to Disney XD. “The series creators expertly deliver an equal amount ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 4 Coming This Fall to Disney XD

The Lucasfilm crew are hard at work on the fourth season of critically-acclaimed animated series Star Wars Rebels, set to premiere on Disney XD later this year and continue the thrilling ... Continue Reading →
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Bay Area Kid Film Fest Celebrates ‘Women Breaking the Mold’

The Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival (BAICFF) is coming up on is 9th annual edition, set for March 10-12 at Chabot Space & Science Center. In celebration of ... Continue Reading →
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‘BoJack Horseman’ Takes TV Animation WGA Award

On Sunday night, Patton Oswalt hosted the 69th annual WGA Awards — with honors presented by the Writers Guild of America at dual ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles. The animated ... Continue Reading →
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Wage-Fixing Suit Draws to Close with $100M Disney Settlement

The end is in sight for the class-action lawsuit that shook up the animation industry. Holdout defendants Disney, Pixar and Lucasfilm (all under The Walt Disney Company umbrella) have ... Continue Reading →