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BAFTA Toon Noms: ‘Tintin,’ ‘Arthur Christmas,’ ‘Rango’

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has nominated three features for its Best Animated Film Category. Announced Tuesday by  actors Daniel Radcliffe and Holliday Grainger ... Continue Reading →
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VES Issues Industry Bill of Rights

The Visual Effects Society has released an Industry Bill of Rights, designed to improve working conditions for artists and bring certainty to the business for effects companies and ... Continue Reading →
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VES Announces Dates for 2012 Awards

The 10th Annual VES Awards Show has been scheduled for February 7, 2012 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The Annual Awards show will honor the best in 23 visual effects ... Continue Reading →
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Maxon Introduces Cinema 4D R13

Maxon has announced the release of Cinema 4D Version 13, the next generation of its industry-leading 3D motion graphics, visual effects, painting, and rendering software application.  ... Continue Reading →
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Gang of Seven to Use $100M China Fund for ‘Biker Mice’ Movie

Gang of Seven Animation has announced a new $100 million Animation Film Fund in partnership with the Chinese Government. One of the first films slated to be financed through the fund ... Continue Reading →
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‘Smurfs,’ ‘Cowboys & Aliens’ Try to Round Up Ticket Sales

It’s time to get Smurfy, as the little blue forest-dwellers take on the combo of Cowboys & Aliens at the box office. Sony/Columbia’s stereoscopic 3D hybrid take on the ... Continue Reading →
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Luxology Releases Model Bashing Kit for modo 501

For those who miss the days when visual effects involved “kitbashing” to make physical models to be photographed, Luxology has some good news. The software company has released ... Continue Reading →
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Robert Rodriguez Plans New ‘Heavy Metal’ Feature

Robert Rodriguez is looking to bring Heavy Metal back to the big screen. The filmmaker announced at Comic-Con that he had acquired the film rights to the long-running and iconic sci-fi ... Continue Reading →
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Deal Cut to Make Live-action ‘Voltron’ Movie

Voltron is taking a shot at the big screen, with property owners World Event Productions giving Relativity Media an option for a live-action feature film. The franchise, which debuted ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con: Spielberg and Jackson Talk About ‘Tintin’

On Friday, Spielberg, Jackson and actor Andrew Serkis were all present to treat Hall H audiences with a sneak peak at the December Paramount release and share tidbits about the making ... Continue Reading →