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A cool new CG-augmented short titled Gumdrop premieres today (Nov. 19) on WIGS, the #1 YouTube channel for scripted drama. The short stars Gumdrop, a 27 year old Bulgarian actress who loves the Charleston, has a gift for vacuuming, has starred in films with Charlie Chaplin and Fred Astaire…and is [...]
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 of can’t-miss confab events. Electronic Theater: Enjoy the year’s most impressive CG feats in short films, commercials, music videos and more [...]
The 17th FMX event, the international conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia to be held May 8-11 in Stuttgart, Germany, has announced highlights of its special virtual production and visual effects programming—including looks at Avatar, Tintin and The Lorax as well as chats with ILM, Weta and more top [...]
Deadline.com reports that Sony Pictures has plans to give Sabrina the Teenage Witch a live-action superhero revamp. The magically inclined teen heroine designed by artist Dan DeCarlo for Archie Comics in the 1960s will appear in a new film in the vein of recent popular vfx-laden comic-book flicks, focusing on [...]
Europe’s top conference on the creation, production and distribution of digital entertainment has announced the lineup for its 17th edition (May 8-11). Among the many world-renowned vfx visionaries at the event this year are Doug Trumbull, who just received an Honorary Oscar for his lifetime achievement and worked as Effects [...]
Immersive design consortium 5D | Institute will hold a world-building design discussion series in Los Angeles March 13-15 with 5D | Flux, presented in association with Autodesk and the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. The event will consist of three 120-minute interactive sessions aimed at encouraging conversations [...]
The nominees for the 84th annual Oscars were announced Tuesday morning, with the best animated feature race falling to A Cat in Paris Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli (GKids) Chico & Rita Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal (GKids) Kung Fu Panda 2 Jennifer Yuh Nelson (DreamWorks) Puss In Boots Chris [...]
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the 10 films that remain in the running for nominations in the Visual Effects category at the 84th Oscars this year. The films are, in alphabetical order: All members of the Visual Effects Branch will be invited to view 10-minute [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films have been selected for consideration for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 84th Academy Awards: The films are listed below in alphabetical order, followed by releasing studio in the U.S. In early January, the members of the [...]
Two toons won the two different box office races this weekend, with DreamWorks Animation’s Puss in Boots topping the domestic rankings and breaking a Halloween weekend record, while The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn was the top film in the rest of the world. Puss in Boots [...]