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Game School Online Opens Winter Enrollment

Game School Online — the first and only tuition-free online videogame development school, launched in April — has opened enrollment for its winter term, which begins in ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Kevin McTurk Takes Swing at ‘Haunted Swordsman,’ Turner Joins FupiToons, Toys ‘R’ Us Files Bankruptcy & More

AAN Partners with Turner for DISCOP Joburg & FupiToons Festival The global broadcasting giant will reunite with African Animation Network during the South Africa content confab, ... Continue Reading →
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2017 AEAF Awards Winners Announced in Sydney

The 2017 Animation Effects Awards Festival (AEAF) was held August 16 in Sydney, Australia, with a full day of top visual effects and animation industry speakers — hailing from ... Continue Reading →
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Ego and Groot

The living planet and the baby version of everyone’s favorite tree alien demonstrate ... Continue Reading →
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Imageworks Vancouver Announces Key Hires

Randy Lake, president of Oscar-winning VFX and animation studio Sony Pictures Imageworks, has announced four new hires for the Sony Pictures Ent. unit’s Vancouver headquarters: Senior ... Continue Reading →
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‘Borrowed Time’ Takes Best in Show at SIGGRAPH CG Fest

SIGGRAPH 2016 has announced the winners — and highlights — of the 43rd annual Computer Animation Festival. Running with the tagline “Render the Possibilities,” SIGGRAPH ... Continue Reading →
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Clash of the Virtual Titans

Weta and Double Negative lead effects houses in creating battlegrounds grand enough for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. There are ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer for ‘Thunderbirds Are Go!’

It’s not yet clear when Thunderbirds Are Go! will be shown in the United States, but with a preview like this, it can’t be soon enough for fans of the 1960s “supermarionation” ... Continue Reading →
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First ‘Five Armies’ Trailer Debuts

Warner Bros. has unveiled the first trailer for Peter Jackson’s final entry in the saga of Middle-earth, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (due out December 17). The climactic ... Continue Reading →
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Animators Seek ‘Lost Treasure’ Aid on Kickstarter

We don’t normally post news items about Kickstarter campaigns — if we did, we’d just have to change the name of the magazine to Animation Kickstarter Magazine — but ... Continue Reading →