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Headline News Escape Studios Brings on VFX Training Legend Tad Leckman

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 10:51am

Today, Escape Studios, one of the most successful and well-respected CG academies in the world, announced the appointment of Lucasfilm training legend Tad Leckman, who created the Jedi Masters Program, as Academic Director for Escape Studios’ new Los Angeles campus.

Blogs Congrats to the 2011 Nominees!

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 5:01pm

AWN would like to congratulate all the animation and visual effects Oscar nominees. This is the place for exclusive coverage of AWN Oscar Tour, where the nominees for Best Animated Short tour studios in Los Angeles and the Bay area. Hear from the filmmakers about their Oscar-nominated work right here. For now find out the facts about all the animated nominees at the AWN Oscar Showcase.

Headline News Open Season 3 Blasts on DVD and Blu-ray

The loveable characters Boog, Elliot and their forest friends return for a third adventure, in Sony Pictures Animation’s comedy Open Season 3, making its debut on DVD and Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack January 25th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Headline News FMX Announces Plans for 2011 Event

FMX 2011 - Europe's largest conference devoted to Animation, Effects, Games and Interactive Media celebrates its 16th Conference this year with another fantastic 4-days of networking, presentations, technical demonstrations, conference papers and recurring events.

Headline News Sony Pictures Animation Taps Lima for Untitled Pitch

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 10:08am

Sony Pictures Animation has tapped Kevin Lima (ENCHANTED) and writer David Sussman (MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000) to develop Michael Kurinsky and Chris Chase's untitled pitch into a feature, reports Variety.

Headline News Tron: Legacy Surges Past the $50 Million Milestone in IMAX

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 10:00am

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) announced today that the IMAX release of Walt Disney Pictures' TRON: Legacy, the 3D high-tech adventure starring Garrett Hedlund and Oscar- and Golden Globe-winner Jeff Bridges, has grossed more than $51.4 million worldwide in IMAX theatres to date.

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