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‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Apes,’ ‘DM3′ Lead VES Awards Noms

The Visual Effects Society has announced the nominees for the 16th Annual VES Awards, taking place Feb. 13 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to honor the year’s best VFX artistry and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wands’ VR Studio Cortopia Raises $2+ Million Financing

Swedish game developer Cortopia has followed up the successful release of its award-winning title Wands by raising $2.48 million (21M SEK) together with strategic partner Init Invest ... Continue Reading →
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Ingrid Nilsen, Elizabeth Banks Star in Baobab’s ‘ASTEROIDS!’

Leading immersive animation shop Baobab Studios today debuted its highly anticipated VR film ASTEROIDS! The short features Ingrid Nilsen as the voice of Peas in her first VR endeavor, ... Continue Reading →
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CES 2017: The Consumer Tech Takeaway

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show has come to a close in Las Vegas, having unleashed a flurry of innovations that could prove the next major shakeup of modern life. Some of the key ... Continue Reading →
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‘Foxed’ Filmmaker James Stewart Signs to APA

Toronto-based director, producer and animator James Stewart — founder of Geneva Film Co. — has signed on with APA, Deadline reports. Stewart is currently working on a feature-length ... Continue Reading →
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Kid Genius Cartoon Channel Expands to 42M US Homes

Genius Brands International has partnered with multi-platform video distribution company Future Today, Inc. to deliver the Kids Genius Cartoon Channel to an additional 20 million homes, ... Continue Reading →
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Stop-Mo Director Anthony Farquhar-Smith Joins Not To Scale

Film and animation producer Not To Scale has signed on stop-motion director Anthony Farquhar-Smith — a roster addition that will see his work represented across all three NTS ... Continue Reading →
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Zeitguised Launches Foam Studio for Commercials

Award-winning Berlin art, design and production studio Zeitguised — which has delivered acclaimed work for clients like Absolut, IBM, Mercedes-Benz, Nike and Samsung — is ... Continue Reading →
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Deluxe’s Method Expands Leadership with Key Hires

Deluxe Entertainment’s global visual effects brand Method Studios announced a raft of key new hires that will expand its artistic leadership and animation cred. Joining Method’s ... Continue Reading →
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NYC Concept Shop Unveils Retro Nicktoons Experience

STORY, an ever-changing concept store located in New York City, is helping celebrate 25 years of Nickelodeon animation with “Remember When” — an immersive, retro experience ... Continue Reading →