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Academy Invites 928 New Members for 2018

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced the film industry individuals who have been invited by one or more branches to join in 2018. The list comes to 928 new ... Continue Reading →
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Mr. Wolf Opens Vancouver VFX Studio

Visual effects studio Mr. Wolf has opened a new facility in Vancouver, BC — adding to its existing shops in Los Angeles and New York — and hired veteran VFX producer Chad ... Continue Reading →
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Dane DeHaan Joins ‘Boxcar Children’ Voice Cast

Legacy Classics and Shout! Factory announce the casting of Dane DeHaan (The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets) in upcoming animated feature, The Boxcar ... Continue Reading →
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Weinstein Hops on Ballerina Animation ‘Leap!’

The Weinstein Company announced it will be releasing Leap! — a French-Canadian CG animated feature centered on a late 19th century Paris ballet school — in theaters on March ... Continue Reading →
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Ronen Tanchum Tapped to Head The Artery VR/AR

New York-based art and technology company The Artery is in the process of expanding its talent base by seeking top digital artists worldwide. Its most recent addition: VFX technical ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Prods Cortvriendt and Marshall Join FuseFX

FuseFX continues to bulk up its talent roster for its Vancouver facility: joining up are VFX Producers Chad Cortvriendt and Graeme Marshall, who both bring extensive experience in the ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 683 New Members for 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives “who represent the best in our global ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘SpongeBob’ Take Kids Choice Animation Awards

Nickelodeon has wrapped up the 28th Annual Kids Choice Awards, which aired Saturday night and will have encore airings on Nicktoons March 30 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT and on TeenNick on April ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dragon 2,’ ‘Mickey’ Dominate 42nd Annie Awards

The big night has come and gone — and it was a good one for DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Disney TV Animation’s Mickey Mouse. Dragon 2 dominated ... Continue Reading →
Oscar Contenders: VFX

Oscar Watch: Best Visual Effects Contenders

The short list of visual effects films that will head to the annual bake-off won’t be known until early in December, but the race is still a hot one that’s proving more ... Continue Reading →