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Manchester Animation Fest Gets Buzzing Nov. 14

Having released a rundown of programming highlights for the 2017 edition back in September, organizers of the Manchester Animation Festival are putting on the finishing touches ahead ... Continue Reading →
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Mixed Media

Patrick Osborne and Felix Massie test the limits of animation in the burgeoning field of VR with the Google Spotlight Stories Pearl and Rain or Shine. Patrick Osborne’s follow ... Continue Reading →
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Google Spotlight Stories Launches ‘Rain or Shine’

Google Spotlight Stories and Nexus Studios have debuted their new 360, interactive animated story, Rain or Shine — available now on YouTube 360 and the Google Spotlight Stories ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference 2016 Details Revealed

Italy’s largest computer graphics and digital media conference, VIEW, will take place in Turin October 24-28 this year. The 2016 edition promises the largest and most diverse ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

’Finding Dory’ Sets Animation Film Record with $9.2 Million Thursday Preview Pixar’s hotly anticipated sequel scores highest Thursday night preview take of all time, and might ... Continue Reading →
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Google Trailers ‘Rain or Shine’ from Nexus

Google Spotlight Stories has released a trailer for their newest, most interactive short yet: Rain or Shine, directed by Felix Massie and produced with Nexus Animation Studio. As with ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Details Trio of VR Events

The Annecy International Animation Festival is welcoming some next-gen gate crashers at this year’s edition, with three special virtual reality events schedule for the 2016 program. ... 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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Google Spotlight Stories Comes to iOS

Google Spotlight Stories — including such animated apps as Jan Pinkava’s Windy Day and Glen Keane’s Duet, is now available on iOS devices. All four of the Google Spotlight ... Continue Reading →