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Rhythm & Hues Plans Vancouver, India Expansions

Rhythm & Hues is heading north, announcing plans to open a studio in Vancouver by Jan. 9, according to Variety. The new studio will start small but is expected to grow quickly, ... Continue Reading →
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Gnomon Gallery Spotlights ‘Art of Legacy Effects’

The Gnomon School of Visual Effects, in conjunction with the renowned artists of Legacy Effects, is hosting a showcase art exhibit titled ”The Art of Legacy Effects.” Legacy ... Continue Reading →
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VES Chief Seeks Better Business Practices for VFX Artists

In a move sure to spark debate, Visual Effects Society Executive Director Eric Roth has released an open letter to the entertainment industry calling for better working conditions for ... Continue Reading →
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Arc Productions — Formerly Starz — Signs with Paradigm

Arc Productions — formerly Starz Animation — has signed with Paradigm for representation as it offers its visual effects and animation services for hire and develops its own intellectual ... Continue Reading →
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MPC Sets Spring Opening for New York Studio

London-based visual effects studio The Moving Picture Co. has announced a spring opening and key staff members for its New York Studio. The new studio will be based in the heart of ... Continue Reading →
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Trailers: ‘Harry Potter 7.2′, ‘X-Men: First Class,’ ‘Thor’

It’s the end of the week, and there are some new trailers to watch. Up first is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2. Due out July 15, the final film in the series will ... Continue Reading →
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VES Opens New Section Based in New York

The Visual Effects Society is opening a new section in the Empire State. The New York section, which represents some 2,500 visual effects professionals, is the group’s sixth and ... Continue Reading →
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Jackson Video Offers Peek at ‘Hobbit’ Production

For fans of J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Hobbit, the wait for a movie version has been a long time coming. No one knows this better than Peter Jackson, the director who has begun production ... Continue Reading →
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Silverdraft Hits the Road for VFZ and Pre-viz with Mobileviz

For digital artists who need to do previz and VFX work on the road, Silverdraft has announced the launch of Mobileviz, the first supercomputer-powered digital visual effects and pre-visualization ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Mentor Unveils Animals & Creatures: Master Class

Ask some of the top animation and visual effects supervisors in the industry what skill sets are in the most demand, and you’ll hear a lot about specialty skills such as animating ... Continue Reading →