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2012 SIGGRAPH Must-Sees

With the 39th annual conference and exhibit running August 5-9 in the Los Angeles Convention Center, there’s plenty for CG fanatics and technophiles to check out. Here’s our list ... Continue Reading →
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A Hot VFX Summer Sampler

We focus on some of the innovative digital effects of three of the season’s early blockbusters. Men In Black III (Sony) VFX Supervisor: Ken Ralston It’s been 10 years since Agents ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cat in Paris’ Stakes Limited Release; ‘Snow’ Hunts Wide

A live-action Snow White makes a big push at the box office this weekend, while an Oscar-nominated animated feature from France gets a limited release. Universal’s Snow White ... Continue Reading →
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Pixomondo Adds New Facility in Detroit

International visual effects company Pixomondo today announced the opening of a new studio in Detroit, bringing its global network total to thirteen facilities spanning three continents. The ... Continue Reading →
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FMX to Spotlight VFX of ‘Hugo,’ ‘Game of Thrones’

Some of the programming highlights for the 17th edition of the FMX conference in Stuttgart, Germany were announced today. The global confab on animation, effects, gaming and transmedia ... Continue Reading →
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Creating the Super-Sized Visuals of ‘Journey 2'

How Journey 2 director Brad Peyton and his vfx team crafted the thrilling visuals of the 3-D fantasy adventure. Though inspired by classic literary adventures, creating a believably ... Continue Reading →
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Laika Studio Opts for Shotgun Software

Portland, Oregon-based animation house Laika has purchased a site license of Shotgun software to manage production and enhance collaboration for stop-motion and vfx work throughout ... Continue Reading →
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‘Underworld,’ ‘Red Tails’ and ‘FMA’ Take on ‘Beauty’

A pair of visual-effects-heavy battle movies from completely different ends of the spectrum take on Mark Wahlberg’s Contraband and the 3D release of Beauty and the Beast at the ... Continue Reading →
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Jurassic Jolts: ‘Terra Nova’

VFX supervisor of Fox’s Terra Nova reveals some of the visual secrets of the hot new fall drama, exec produced by Steven Spielberg. One of the most jaw-dropping moments in movie ... Continue Reading →
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Wild, Wild Life: Creating the VFX of ‘Zookeeper’

They say that love conquers all, and in the latest CG-laced live-action effort from Sony Imageworks, love conquers the very laws of the animal kingdom—thanks to some very convincing ... Continue Reading →