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Headline News Absolute Helps Motorola XOOM Kick off for Super Bowl XLV

It's become apparent that a certain electronics manufacturer once revered for its open and independent approach to technology has become the bland establishment it once rallied against. Motorola is making an effort to add some color to this white-washed world with the debut of their new XOOM tablet, a powerful little machine that is cleverly introduced via Smuggler Director Randy Krallman and Anomaly in a :60 which aired during Sunday's Super Bowl XLV.

Headline News QuietMan Produces First 2011 NFL Draft Spot

QuietMan Founder and Creative Director Johnnie Semerad, no stranger to collaborating on a multitude of Super Bowl classics, alongside Jonathan Klein of the NFL, recently directed a unique, direct-to-client interstitial for the much-anticipated 2011 NFL Draft, Path to Primetime that will debut during the Super Bowl XLV broadcast on FOX on Sunday, February 6.

Headline News Charged Studios Crowns The Biggest Winner for Tayto

Can a campaign featuring a bag of potato chips motivate women to lose weight? It might seem a little far-fetched, but the creative and technical team at Charged Studios, the hybrid animation, live-action and VFX company, conceived and created a pair of bumpers for Irish potato crisp brand Tayto, that did just that.

Headline News Boogie Studio Creates Unique Animations for Videotron

Montreal-based audio and VFX house, Boogie Studio recently handled CG character animation for an innovative in-store interactive display for Videotron – a leading telecommunications provider in Quebec.

Headline News SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 – Inspiring Greater Digital Creations

The third annual SIGGRAPH Asia captured the imagination of the computer graphics and interactive techniques community this week with a wide spectrum of digital innovations.

Blogs The Sorry State of Super Bowl Commercials

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 7, 2011 at 2:44am

I tried, I really did. I watched every single commercial on this year’s Super Bowl telecast. Unfortunately, I’m terribly spoiled by my DVR. I think I’d give up Diet Coke before I’d give up my DVR. Consequently, my tolerance of the sorry state of commercials is quite low. So my assessment of this year’s crop of spots is not particularly kind. Nor coherent. Nor relevant. I was not impressed. There were, however, a few bright spots.

Blogs SANCTUM (2011) (**)

We are told right from the start that this is inspired by a true story. But we quickly discover that it's not inspired by true characters. It's not surprising that a survival film like this would be populated with stock characters, but there is nothing surprising about anything that happens with them. The filmmakers wanted to make an underwater cave story and that is the only part he gets right.

Headline News Inception Wins Four VES Awards

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 10:13am

The Visual Effects Society announced the winners of the 9th Annual VES Awards tonight at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

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