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Bristol’s Encounters Festival Accepting Submissions Now

Bristol, U.K.-based Encounters Festival 2018 is now open to for entries. After receiving the highest number of submissions at over 3,000 this year, the event organizers are eager to ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Asia Books Special Session with Harvey

Acclaimed visual effects supervisor Chris Harvey (Watchmen, X-Men: The Last Stand, Zero Dark Thirty) will discuss the latest achievements in technology-generated imagery and his experiences ... Continue Reading →
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CTN Expo to Offer Many Panels, Sneaks & Artist Events

It wouldn’t be November without another exciting edition of the CTN Animation Expo held at the Burbank Marriott convention center. We had the pleasure of speaking to super-busy ... Continue Reading →
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Vision Quests: Google Spotlight Stories ‘Son of Jaguar’ & ‘Sonaria’

In 2016, when Google Spotlight Stories’ Pearl became the first VR piece to land an Oscar ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Reveals New ‘Coco’ Clip, Featurette & First VR Project

Disney-Pixar is offering us a much-needed pick me up, thanks to its musical Day of the Dead feature Coco (Nov. 22). Check out a trio of new videos related to the upcoming adventure ... Continue Reading →
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‘Independence Day’ Helmer Roland Emmerich Launches VR Startup

For all the hype around Virtual Reality as a brand new cinematic and gaming medium, a major obstacle to the form gaining a wider audience has been its cost and unwieldy amount of required ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH 2017′s Cool Tools!

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to attend the SIGGRAPH CG animation and technology expo in Los Angeles. After hitting the floor and talking with a bunch of vendors, I’ve come ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Autodesk’s Next, Virtual Studios, VR & Moving to Mars

See previous re-caps and announcements here. — Autodesk as ever has taken the opportunity of SIGGRAPH to highlight the next generation of its storytelling and collaboration tools. ... Continue Reading →
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Tiny Island Boards ‘Starship MZ’ with WingsMedia

A new partnership which aims to build “China’s equivalent of the Marvel Universe franchise” has been forged at the 23rd Shanghai TV Festival, with WingsMedia and Singapore’s ... Continue Reading →
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Q&A: Hilmar Koch Joins Autodesk as Director of R&D

Hilmar Koch, former tech head of advanced development at ILMxLAB, has joined Autodesk as its first Director of Research & Development, The Future of Storytelling. The newly established ... Continue Reading →