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Google Spotlight Stories Launches ‘Sonaria’ VR

The latest Google Spotlight Stories virtual reality experience, Sonaria launched Friday across multiple platforms, including Steam, Viveport and mobile for Android, iOS and Daydream ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Miyazaki Titles “Final” Feature, Batman Toon Supercut, Niantic Snags Evertoon & More

Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki Reveals His “Final” Film’s Title, Release Window The grandmaster of anime, who is turning 77 in January, is once again declaring his ... Continue Reading →
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Vanessa Morrison Named President of Fox Family

Vanessa Morrison is moving into a new post at 20th Century Fox Film, as President of Fox Family. Having served as prez of Fox Animation for the past 10 years, Morrison will now lead ... 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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World Animation & VFX Summit: 2017 Honorees, Master Classes & Panelists

The 2017 edition of the World Animation and VFX Summit has announced this year’s recipients of the Hall of Fame awards and panelist lineup. This year’s honorees, recognized for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mutafukaz,’ ‘Walk on Girl’ Fill Out 1st Animation Is Film Fest Program

Having revealed an impressive initial feature slate and jury a couple weeks ago, Animation Is Film has announced that tickets are now available for its inaugural edition and the full ... Continue Reading →
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Viva El Festival Pixelatl!

The town of Cuernavaca in Mexico will once again host another highly anticipated edition of Pixelatl’s El Festival September 5 thru 10. The 2017 edition showcases a wide variety ... Continue Reading →
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Virtual Reality Toons Steal the Spotlight at SIGGRAPH

“Working in VR is like jumping out of a plane,” said acclaimed animation director Jorge Gutierrez (The Book of Life, El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera). “Then, when ... Continue Reading →
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Jorge Gutierrez Clicks with LEGO ‘Billion Brick Race’ Flick

Warner Bros. has signed on The Book of Life helmer Jorge Gutierrez to build up its LEGO movie project The Billion Brick Race through development, and take over in the director’s chair. The ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Cloud Rendering, Real-Time, MoCap & VR Developments

Conductor Technologies launched its Conductor cloud rendering platform for VFX, VR and animation studios. The first enterprise-grade rendering service of its kind, Conductor is able ... Continue Reading →