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SIGGRAPH Animation Fest Spotlights Top Talent, Projects

The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival has announced its interactive sessions spotlighting some of the most innovative talent and projects in animation and visual effects. “Once ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Domain, Reliance MediaWorks Form Global Alliance

India-based Reliance MediaWorks has formed an alliance with Hollywood-based Digital Domain to offer visual effects and stereoscopic 3D production services for movies, TV, commercials ... Continue Reading →
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Two New Images from Disney’s ‘John Carter’ Movie

Two very cool new images have been released from the upcoming Disney visual-effects film John Carter, based on the Barsoom series by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Here are the images (click ... Continue Reading →
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Gnomon Announces New Shane Acker Short, ‘Plus Minus’

Gnomon Studios will release a new animated short film called Plus Minus in late 2011. Here’s a first-look trailer for the film. Plus Minus from Gnomon School of Visual Effects ... Continue Reading →
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Wild, Wild Life: Creating the VFX of ‘Zookeeper’

They say that love conquers all, and in the latest CG-laced live-action effort from Sony Imageworks, love conquers the very laws of the animal kingdom—thanks to some very convincing ... Continue Reading →
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Gallery Nucleus Opens Harry Potter Tribute Exhibit July 9

The final Harry Potter movie is just a week away, and fans all over the world are preparing to both celebrate the franchise and mourn its ending (at least for now). Fans in the Southern ... Continue Reading →
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Mighty ‘Transformers’ Faces Comedy Challengers

Can a one-two comedy punch topple the mighty Transformers where other films have failed? That’s the test of this weekend’s box office, as Michael Bay’s visual-effects ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Seeks Director for ‘Thor 2,’ Due Out July 2013

Thor has proven mighty enough at the box office for Marvel Studios to give the green light to a sequel. Set for release July 26, 2013, Thor 2 is in search of a director now that Kenneth ... Continue Reading →
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First-day Take of $37M for ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’

The visual-effects extravaganza Transformers: Dark of the Moon debuted Wednesday to about $37 million in ticket sales, marking the best debut of the year for any film. Based on the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars 2′ Co-Director Brad Lewis Heads to Digital Domain

Having navigated Pixar’s Cars 2 to the finish line as co-director to John Lasseter, Brad Lewis has signed on to directed original animated feature films for Digital Domain Media ... Continue Reading →