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Dreamworks Animation Headline News

DreamWorks Animation Reports Strong Q3 Earnings Driven by ‘Home’

Stock climbs 14 percent for the Jeffrey Katzenberg-led animation studio as revenues rise to $259 million and DWA revises projection for year to a $30 million profit.

Visual Effects Headline News

Escape Studios Sets 2016 Dates for The VFX Festival

Now in its fourth year, The VFX Festival 2016 will be held February 23-25 at Cineworld at the O2 Centre in London.

Autodesk Headline News

Autodesk Flame Goes Software-Only with New Subscription Model

Autodesk Flame now available as a software-only product with customers choosing their own qualified Linux hardware packages; sales of Flame as a turnkey system to be discontinued early next year.

SIGGRAPH Asia Headline News

SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 Kicks Off in Kobe, Japan

For the first time ever, SIGGRAPH Asia introduces the Symposium on Education and the Symposium on Visualization in High Performance Computing.

motion capture Headline News

NFTS, The Imaginarium Launch Performance Capture Course

Ten-week certificate course from the National Film and Television School offers one guaranteed paid job contract at the studio and production company co-founded by Andy Serkis and Jonathan Cavendish.

Pixar ANIMATIONWorld

Sharon Calahan Talks Lighting and Visual Development on ‘The Good Dinosaur’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, November 2, 2015 at 2:32pm

Veteran Pixar DP explains how complex lighting studies and concept paintings done in Wyoming’s Big Sky country helped her capture the beauty of the outdoors in new ways never before seen at the studio.

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.

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.

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.

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