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Industry Vets Form VFX Company Kevin

A trio of visual effects and production pros, Tim Davies, Sue Troyan and Darcy Parsons have teamed up to launch a new LA-based VFX commercial company with a friendly shingle: Kevin. ... Continue Reading →
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OIAF: No Time for Conventional Narratives!

The fall season officially begins this month when the much-loved Ottawa International Animation Festival opens its doors for a week ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Winners & Wrap-Up, Pixar Peeks RenderMan 22 & Giraffe-gate

SIGGRAPH 2017 has come to a close, having attracted more than 16,500 attendees to the Los Angeles CGI confab. The conference covered over 600 papers, courses, lectures, panels, installations, ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Massive Announces Prime 9.0, AI Horse & Rider Agent

Massive, makers of the Academy Award-winning crowd simulation software Massive Prime, have announced the upcoming release of Version 9.0 of its flagship product, as well as its brand-new ... Continue Reading →
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Pre-SIGGRAPH Highlights & Tech News

‘Fortnite’ Trailer Rewrites Traditional CG Workflows Epic Games has released a 3-minute launch cinematic trailer for its toon-styled multiplayer survival game, featuring a detailed ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Animation Fest 2017: Feature ‘Bando’ Joins 110-Film Lineup

North America’s leading dedicated animation fest, Ottawa International Animation Festival, has revealed the Official Competition selections for 2017. From September 20-24, 105 short ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Electronic Theater & New VR Program Revealed

SIGGRAPH’s prestigious Computer Animation Festival has slated its Electronic Theater screenings for the 2017 event, taking place in Los Angeles from July 30-August 3. This year, the ... Continue Reading →
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CG Supe Gabriel Portnof, Ad Creative Director Jordi Bares Join Framestore

Framestore has announced a couple key appointments to two of its internationally dispersed offices this week. Joining the New York facility as CG Supervisor is DreamWorks veteran Gabriel ... Continue Reading →

Framestore Opens 3rd US Shop in Chicago

Oscar-winning VFX and animation company Framestore is opening the doors of a new office in Chicago’s West Loop on May 1. The outfit will be run by current Framestore employees David ... Continue Reading →
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2017 AICP Show & AICP Next Awards Shortlists Revealed

The shortlisted projects for the 2017 AICP Show and AICP Next Awards have been announced by Matt Miller, President & CEO of the Association of Independent Commercial Producers. ... Continue Reading →