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NewTek Announces Latest Release of LightWave 3D

NewTek, Inc., announced availability of LightWave 2018, the new iteration of their comprehensive 3D animation system. The software for Windows and Mac operating systems will be available ... Continue Reading →
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Raydar Bringing ‘Bear Hunt’ & More to Kidscreen

London-based international media rights company Raydar Media is packing a diverse slate of children’s and family programs for its trip to Kidscreen Summit in Miami, spotlighting Channel ... Continue Reading →
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CG Supe Fabio Zangla Joins Framestore

Framestore announces the appointment of award-winning CG supervisor Fabio Zangla, who will work in the company’s global Film division. Zangla will be based in London, and collaborate ... Continue Reading →
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People on the Move: Hires, Promotions & Departures

+ Glasgow-based Axis CG studio — which provides animation for video game, film and TV projects like its VES Award-nominated Halo 5: Guardians cinematic — has appointed Jon ... Continue Reading →
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Framestore Ups Grant Walker to Senior CG AD

Effects house Framestore has promoted Grant Walker to the post of Senior CG Art Director just in time for his five-year anniversary with the studio. He will be charged with leading ... Continue Reading →
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Framestore’s William Bartlett Upped to ECD

Framestore VFX Supervisor William Bartlett has been made an Executive Creative Director, reflecting the studio’s expansion into new avenues requiring greater levels of strategy and ... Continue Reading →
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Ben Whishaw Scoops Colin Firth’s ‘Paddington’ Role

British actor Ben Whishaw, who played James Bond’s tech-savvy ally Q in Skyfall (and will reprise the role for the upcoming Bond 24) has replaced defecting star Colin Firth as ... Continue Reading →
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Thor’s Hammer Delivers an $86.1 Mil Weekend

Mortal moviegoers can’t get enough of their Norse God. Disney/Marvel’s 3-D sequel Thor: The Dark World drew audiences to U.S. theaters to the tune of $86.1 million this ... Continue Reading →
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‘Avengers’ Triumphs at Saturn Awards

Marvel’s The Avengers nabbed four honors at the 39th Annual Saturn Awards–a film and TV recognition put on by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films–including ... Continue Reading →
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Double Negative Opens New TV Branch

VFX company Double Negative has launched Double Negative TV, a new division of Dneg dedicated to visual effects creation for television. Dneg TV will be headed up by 20-year VFX veteran ... Continue Reading →