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Imageworks Adds Dowdeswell, Nichols to Vancouver Studio

Sony Pictures Imageworks has further plumped up its Vancouver, Canada vfx and digital character animation studio (established in 2010) with the appointment of Jason Dowdeswell as VP, ... Continue Reading →
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All the Pretty Digital Pictures

A passing glance at the list of the 10 features which made the vfx Oscar shortlist and will present 10-minute clips at the January 3 Bake-0ff is that many of them are returning champs. ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces 9 Science/Tech Honorees

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that nine scientific and technical achievements represented by 25 individual award recipients will be honored at its ... Continue Reading →
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The World Animation Feature Films & VFX Summit

Toons’ Top Talent and Producers to Converge and Converse on the Future of international Co-production at the World Animation Feature Films & VFX Summit Set for Oct. 28-31 at the ... Continue Reading →
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Sony, DWA, Pixar Directors Top VIEW 2012 Slate in Italy

Top animators Genndy Tartakovsky, Eric Darnell and Mark Walsh will take the lead at the VIEW digital technology conference, set for Oct. 16-19 in Turin, Italy. The 13th annual event, ... Continue Reading →
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Lucasfilm, SPI Update Alembic Exchange Formata

Alembic is getting an upgrade. Lucasfilm and Sony Pictures Imageworks announced improvements and updates to the open-source exchange format at SIGGRAPH 2012 in Los Angeles. The new ... Continue Reading →
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2012 SIGGRAPH Must-Sees

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Sony to Offer Behind-the-Scenes Panels at SIGGRAPH

Sony Pictures Imageworks and Sony Pictures Animation (SPA) will feature their top teams of effects and animation talent on August 7 in special “behind the scenes” presentations ... Continue Reading →
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Spidey’s VFX Revealed: Extreme Webslinging Ahead!

Our writer goes behind the scenes of Sony’s Amazing Spider-Man reboot to uncover the secrets of some of its high-end visual effects. It has been only five years since Marvel Comics’ ... Continue Reading →
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Sony, CalArts Educational Program Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

This weekend, Sony Pictures Media Arts Program will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of its program which provides arts and media education to underserved youth, along with partners ... Continue Reading →