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News Bytes: ‘gen:LOCK’ Nabs Fanning, Snoopy Café Lands in Brazil, and Twomey Goes to VIEW

Fanning, Yamadera Join gen:LOCK Voice Cast Dakota Fanning and Koichi Yamadera (The Alienist) have joined the voice cast of Rooster Teeth’s upcoming animated series gen:LOCK. Michael ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Keynote Rob Bredow: “Everything We Do Is Creative”

SIGGRAPH 2018 Keynote Rob Bredow (SVP, Executive Creative Director, and Head of Industrial Light & Magic) will take the stage at SIGGRAPH in Vancouver this August to share how ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Adds ‘Incredibles’ Creatives, VFX Supes, Parks Pro to Speaker Line-Up

Italy’s VIEW Conference for animation, visual effects, games, AR/VR and immersive storytelling — taking place in Turin Oct. 22-26 — has announced an impressive roster ... Continue Reading →
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ILM’s Rob Bredow Tapped to Deliver SIGGRAPH Keynote

ILM, a Lucasfilm company based in San Francisco, recently announced the promotion of industry veteran and longtime SIGGRAPH conference contributor Bredow to senior VP, exec creative ... Continue Reading →
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‘Solo’ VFX Supe Rob Bredow to Keynote VIEW Conference 2018

The VIEW Conference has announced that Rob Bredow, visual effects supervisor and co-producer for Lucasfilm’s brand-new Solo: A Star Wars Story, will deliver a keynote address at the ... Continue Reading →
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Rob Bredow to Lead ILM; Gretchen Libby Upped to VP Marketing & Production

Industrial Light & Magic (a Lucasfilm company) has appointed respected industry veteran Rob Bredow to Senior Vice President, Executive Creative Director & Head of ILM. The acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Confirms ‘Trolls,’ ‘Captain America’ Talks and More

Following last week’s programming announcement, Italy’s VIEW Conference has locked in its 2016 event schedule, confirming talks on upcoming animated musical-comedy Trolls and the ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference ‘16 Full Program Revealed

Organizers of the 17th VIEW Conference, taking place October 24-28 in Turin, Italy, have unveiled the full lineup of speakers, presentations, workshops and more. This year’s edition, ... Continue Reading →
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Lucasfilm Taps Rob Bredow as CTO

Lucasfilm has promoted Rob Bredow to the position of Chief Technology Officer, the production company’s General Manager Lynwen Brennan announced today. Bredow joined Lucasfilm’s ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Imageworks Moving to Vancouver

Sony has revealed plans to move the headquarters for its Sony Pictures Imageworks visual-effects division from Culver City to Vancouver, Canada. The company plans to move into a new ... Continue Reading →