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Tapping in to The Grid

Disney XD puts a fresh spin on a sci-fi classic with the new series TRON: Uprising. You can’t keep a good franchise down: Two years after the theatrical reception of Disney’s TRON: ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Mentor Hosts Seminar With Pixar, DWA, Tippett Pros

Online school Animation Mentor is teaming up with Autodesk and animation professionals from Pixar, DreamWorks and Tippett Studio to host an all-day animation workshop called “Breaking ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Spotlight

Animation Block Party (www.animationblock.com) is the premier animation festival of the East Coast. In this interview series, the founder of ABP, Casey Safron will be introducing Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Luxology releases modo 601

Luxology has announced the immediate availability of the latest release version of its 3D content creation, modo 601. The new release includes includes character animation, built-in ... Continue Reading →
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Kickstand Kickstarts Open-Source 3D Software Campaign

Kickstand, creators of the StretchMesh plug-in for Autodesk Maya software, has launched a campaign to evolve StretchMesh Surface Deformation software into Open Source technology. ... Continue Reading →
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A High-Tech, Dysfunctional Santa’s Coming to Town

How the wizards at Aardman joined forces with Sony Animation to deliver the poignant and funny CG-animated holiday adventure, Arthur Christmas. Santa Claus and animation have enjoyed ... Continue Reading →
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Kung Fu Panda Proves His Chops on Nick

Po and his warrior pals get ready to fight the good fight on an awesome new weekly show. 2011 has been quite a year for Po, the eager warrior of DreamWorks’ 2008 Oscar-nominated ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Strives for Flippin’ Good TV

Fox TV’s new animation lineup sees the awkward teens of Napoleon Dynamite get a toon makeover, and Jonah Hill as a sophisticated schoolboy in Allen Gregory. In the next few months, ... Continue Reading →
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Building the Perfect Beasts of ‘Dinosaur Revolution’

If you enjoy your Discovery Channel programs packed with dramatic illustrations and eye-popping vfx, then this week’s four-hour Dinosaur Revolution should be on your must-watch list. ... Continue Reading →
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Smurfs and the City – ‘The Smurfs’ in 3D

Peyo’s beloved little blue creatures come to CG life in Sony’s Smurfalicious 3-D hybrid extravaganza. It’s been 53 years since Belgian artist Pierre “Peyo” Culliford came ... Continue Reading →