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VFX Artist, Illustrator George Jenson Dies Age 87

Oscar-nominated visual effects artist, art director and illustrator George Jenson — whose credits include sci-fi classics Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Star Wars: ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Reveals First Looks at ‘Rocketeer,’ ‘Owl House’ Shows

A first-look at Disney Junior’s highly-anticipated animated series The Rocketeer and Disney Channel’s The Owl House was revealed at the Annecy Festival today by Nancy ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Launches Production of Girl-Powered ‘Rocketeer’ Series

Disney Junior has started production on a new animated adaptation of The Rocketeer aimed at young kids and their families, starring a new version of the retro-futurist hero. The announcement ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Aladdin’ Cast Complete, ‘Ghost in the Shell’ VFX Breakdown, New Fox Boss & More

Casting in place for ‘Aladdin’ Live-Action Adaptation The live-action take on the Disney animation classic — directed by Guy Ritchie — has completed its casting and ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Pioneer Ken Ralston Receiving VES Lifetime Achievement Award

The Visual Effects Society has named multiple Academy Award-winning visual effects pioneer Ken Ralston as the recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented at the ... Continue Reading →
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Videos We Like: Animated ‘Rocketeer’ Homage

One of our favorite comics at Animation Magazine is The Rocketeer, created way back in the early 1980s by Dave Stevens and turned into a live-action feature film by Disney in 1991. The ... Continue Reading →