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SIGGRAPH Asia Headline News

Pixar’s Ronnie del Carmen to Deliver Keynote at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015

Co-director of Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ to deliver keynote address at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015, running November 2-5 in Kobe, Japan.

Business Headline News

Electric Theatre Collective & The Line Animation Open Shop in LA

New Los Angeles HQ to be headed up by executive producer Kate Hitchings joined by head of color Aubrey Woodiwiss.

motion capture Headline News

Animatrik Breaks World Mocap Record with Lightstorm’s Giant

Motion capture, previsualization and virtual production provider adopts advanced performance capture technology from Lightstorm Entertainment to capture 21 performers in a live capture volume at one time.

virtual reality Headline News

Mirada Wins Top Awards for VR Experiences at Digital Hollywood

Creative studio wins awards for Best in Mobile VR for ‘Google Shop at Currys VR Tour’ and Best VR Based on Cinematic and Television Experience for ‘The Strain.’

Short Films Headline News

Filmakademie’s ‘Natural Attraction’ Named Best Student Short at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015

Filmakademie to present ‘Best of Animation’ screening showcase at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 taking place November 2-5 in Kobe, Japan.

Awards Headline News

Fettle’s ‘Holocaust’ Series Scoops Inaugural Award in Tokyo

Fettle Animation's BAFTA-nominated documentary series, ‘Children of the Holocaust,’ is the first-ever winner of the Special Jury Prize at The Japan Prize 2015 in Tokyo.

Business Headline News

Click 3X's Peter Corbett & Ders Hallgren Launch Stoked

Debut projects at newly-launched New York-based design collective include a series of digital videos for Absolut Spark and a limited-edition illuminated bottle for Absolut Vodka.

Voice Acting Headline News

Disney Unveils ‘Zootopia’ Voice Cast & Images

Voice cast for Walt Disney Animation Studio’s upcoming film includes Idris Elba, J.K. Simmons, Nate Torrence, Jenny Slate, Tommy Chong, Octavia Spencer, Bonnie Hunt, Don Lake, Alan Tudyk, Tommy Tiny Lister, Raymond Persi, Katie Lowes, Jesse Corti and John DiMaggio.

Awards Headline News

CG Short ‘Shift’ Wins 2015 VIEW Award

Second Place 2015 VIEW Award given to ‘Phantom Power’ by Sam Bourner; ‘Däwit,’ ‘The Story of Percival Pilts’ and ‘Olilo’ receive honorable mentions.

Star Wars ANIMATIONWorld

Andrew Lauretta and Charles Boyd talk ‘Star Wars: Knights of the Fallen Empire’ Expansion

Bioware’s lead animator and lead writer on the new ‘Star Wars: The Old Republic’ MMORPG digital expansion discuss their biggest and most narrative-driven content addition to date.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘The Martian’ Reclaims Top Spot with $15.9M

Several new releases enter the North American box office race but fail to meet expectations, leaving Ridley Scott's ‘The Martian,’ Sony's family film ‘Goosebumps’ and Steven Spielberg's Cold War drama ‘Bridge of Spies’ at the top of the of the chart.