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Bit Films Enters TV Sphere with ‘The New Pioneers’

Bit Films, an award-winning independent animation studio based in Northampton, Massachusetts, has released an online teaser for its new episodic action-adventure series The New Pioneers. Set ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Supe John Heller Joins FuseFX

Accomplished VFX supervisor John Heller has joined the staff of FuseFX at its Los Angeles studio. His credits include feature films Big Miracle, Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Producer Chad Hudson Joins FuseFX

Accomplished VFX producer Chad Hudson, whose credits include The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones, has joined FuseFX. Based at the studio’s Los Angeles facility, Hudson is diving ... Continue Reading →
Ken Roupenian

Ken Roupenian Named Digital Studio VP at Digital Domain

Academy Award winning studio Digital Domain has hired on 30-year industry veteran Ken Roupenian as its Vice President, Digital Studio. He will be responsible for the company’s creative ... Continue Reading →
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VES Names 2016 Board, Re-Elects Chair Mike Chambers

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the 2016 officers for its Board of Directors. The officers, who comprise the VES Board Executive Committee, were elected at the January ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Considers 20 Sci-Tech Achievements

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 20 scientific and technical achievements, involving 11 distinct ... Continue Reading →
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Judge Dismisses Class-Action Wage Suit Against Animation Studios

A federal class-action lawsuit alleging top animation studios conspired to suppress wages has been dismissed. In a ruling issued April 3, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh cited the statute ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Watch: Best Visual Effects Contenders

The short list of visual effects films that will head to the annual bake-off won’t be known until early in December, but the race is still a hot one that’s proving more ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH 2014: Vancouver, BC

SIGGRAPH 2014: Vancouver, BC – August 10-14, Vancouver Convention Center, s2014.siggraph.org Hey, Big Speakers Keynote: Elliot Kotek, co-founder of Not Impossible Labs Kotek’s ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Libation Studio Announces New Contest

New cloud-based studio Animation Libation Studio has announced a global contest which offers students and recent graduations to work on projects with top animators in the industry. Student ... Continue Reading →