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SIGGRAPH: Facial Animation Advances, Fabric Engine & the French Contingent

Adobe Research has built on its Project StyLit experiments to develop a new project called “Stylized Facial Animation” — a tool for automating rotoscopy which can apply any ... Continue Reading →
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Mireille Soria Named President of Paramount Animation

Roughly eight months after stepping away from DreamWorks Animation, industry vet Mireille Soria is taking on a new role in the feature toon business as President of Paramount Animation. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: KEPYR Keeps Trucking, AX ‘17 Recap, ‘Sgt. Stubby’ & More!

KEPYR Campaign Extended Kids Entertainment Professionals for Young Refugees — founded by industry vet Grant Moran — has raised over $19K for UNICEF, and decided to extend ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: ‘DanTDM Created a Big Scene’ Official Trailer Live action/animation hybrid comedy starring on of YouTube’s most popular gaming personalities launches its first six-episode ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Loehr to Keynote 2016 VES Summit

The Visual Effects Society announced that Peter Loehr, acclaimed producer and CEO of Legendary Pictures’ China joint venture, Legendary East, will be the Keynote Speaker at the 8th ... Continue Reading →
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Rocket Teams Up with Mikros for ‘Sherlock Gnomes’

London-based Rocket Pictures has tapped award-winning studio Mikros Image (a Technicolor company) to lead digital animation work for Paramount Animation and MGM Pictures’ Sherlock ... Continue Reading →
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A Potent Story, Revealed

The Little Prince Director Mark Osborne uses the beloved novella to demonstrate the power such tales have on people’s lives. Few books are as beloved ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Little Prince’ Opens Strong in China

The new animated adaptation of the famed tale of The Little Prince has opened strongly in China, posting $10.9 million in ticket sales. That’s good enough for third place at the ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor to Acquire Mikros Image

Technicolor has entered an exclusive agreement with Mediacontech to acquire French production and postproduction company Mikros Image, which has studios in Paris and Montreal, Canada. ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH News Bytes: RealFlow, French Pavilion, MSI

+ Next Limit Technologies will be showcasing the latest updates to RealFlow 2014 with a RealFlow / Cinema 4D Presentation on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the the MAXON booth (#1422) with ... Continue Reading →