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Aussie VFX & Animation Co. Iloura Merges with Method Studios

After integrating operationally over the past year, Deluxe sister companies Iloura and Method have unified their VFX forces under the Method Studios brand, and launched a new merged ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Robot Chicken’ Xmas Trailer, Inaugural Quirino Awards, ‘Final Fantasy’ Art Show & More

WWE Studios Expands into Scripted Series, Animation and Digital Content “WWE Studios is open for business with this new TV and digital initiative,” said chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, ... Continue Reading →
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Chris deFaria Named CEO of DreamWorks Animation

The post-acquisition restructuring of DreamWorks Animation continues, with the news breaking Tuesday via Deadline that Warner Bros. animation exec Chris deFaria is stepping in as Chief ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 683 New Members for 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives “who represent the best in our global ... Continue Reading →
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‘Watership Down’ Mini-Series Get All-Star Cast

Richard Adams’ beloved novel Watership Down continues to inspire new feats of entertainment, with BBC One and Netflix announcing the classic tale will be reinterpreted into a four-part ... Continue Reading →
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FMX to Feature ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Avengers’ VR and More

Organizers of the 2016 FMX conference, taking place April 26-29 in Stuttgart, have revealed new details of this year’s programming. Attendees can look forward to presentations ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inside Out,’ ‘Bear Story’ & ‘Ex Machina’ Win Oscars Gold

In case you missed out on the live Twitter and Facebook coverage by our intrepid Editor-in-Chief Tom McLean from the Oscars press room, we are pleased to announce and congratulate the ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s ‘TMNT,’ Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Win Golden Reel Awards

On Saturday, the Motion Picture Sound Editors presented the 63rd MPSE Golden Reel Awards at a black-tie ceremony held in the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Recognizing the past year’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inside Out,’ ‘Bear Story,’ ‘Ex Machina’ Win Toon, VFX Oscars

Disney-Pixar’s Inside Out won Best Animated Feature while Bear Story earned the first Oscar for Chile with its win as Best Animated Short Film. “We want to represent our ... Continue Reading →
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VES Awards Honor ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Revenant,’ Pixar, ‘Game of Thrones’

The VES Awards were presented Tuesday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, with the top awards going to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Good Dinosaur, The Revenant, ... Continue Reading →