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FMX ’16 Sets Attendance Record

The 2016 FMX conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia wrapped up in Stuttgart on Friday, with the 21st edition welcoming 3,500 attendees — an all-time high for attendance ... Continue Reading →
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Sequence Group Opens Aussie Studio

Award-winning Vancouver-based animation, design and VFX outfit The Sequence Group has opened a new studio in Melbourne, Australia. Creative director Luke Bicevskis will lead the Melbourne ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Is Safe at Home

Star Wars: The Force Awakens arrives on Blu-ray-DVD-Digital HD combo pack this week, allowing millions of the world’s Star Wars fans the chance to begin dedicating its every detail ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars’ Doc and First Order Landing at SXSW

To celebrate the premiere of the new Star Wars documentary Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey at the South by Southwest Film Festival, a First Order TIE Fighter and accompanying ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Tribeca Film Festival Unveils 2016 Competition Slate Chris Prynoski’s R-rated Nerdland is among the highlights of the 15th annual festival. DreamWorks Animation CEO Says He Can Imagine ... Continue Reading →
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DVD Clip: LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales An all-new adventure set after the victory celebration on Endor retells the Star Wars saga from C-3PO and R2-D2′s POV — out on disc ... Continue Reading →
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Eric Barba Joins ILM Vancouver as Creative Director

Industrial Light & Magic, a division of Lucasfilm, is adding Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Eric Barba to its Vancouver studio team as Creative Director. In addition ... Continue Reading →
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Doc McStuffins Playset Named Toy of the Year

The 16th annual Toy of the Year Awards have wrapped up in New York City, and Disney Junior preschool hit Doc McStuffins took two top wins with the Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Architects

Industrial Light and Magic has created pure movie wizardry for four decades — and we look back at some of the best animated moments from its vast archive of achievements. It’s been ... Continue Reading →
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Bandai Unveils Disney-Pixar’s Finding Dory Toy Line Sequel-inspired playsets, interactive toys, figures, plush, bath toys and more hitting shelves in May. Star Wars: Behind the Visual ... Continue Reading →