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FMX 2015 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: USC's Alex McDowell Talks World Building, Augmented Reality and Transmedia at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Friday, April 22, 2016 at 10:01am

Alex McDowell, creative director at the USC World Building Media Lab and 5D Global Studio, discusses how virtual reality, augmented reality and transmedia will impact the future of entertainment.

FMX 2015 VFXWorld

WATCH: Proof Inc.'s Ron Frankel Talks 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Previs and Postvis at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 10:00am

Ron Frankel, founder and creative director at Proof Inc., discusses the impact both previs and postvis have on films like 'Guardians of the Galaxy.'

FMX 2015 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Professor Craig Caldwell Talks Storytelling in Games at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 4:28pm

Craig Caldwell, USTAR senior research professor at the University of Utah, discusses storytelling challenges in games.

Home Entertainment VFXWorld

ILM's Roger Guyett and Pat Tubach Talk ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 5:38pm

Coinciding with the film's DVD & Blu-ray release, the veteran Industrial Light & Magic VFX supervisors discuss the importance of lighting and practical in-camera shooting on Disney and J.J. Abrams' epic space adventure.

Animated TV Shows ANIMATIONWorld

A Patch of Blue in an Otherwise Dark Sky – Adam Reed’s ‘Archer’ Season 7 Finally Arrives on FX

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 3:21pm

Hollywood Noir meets Keystone Spymasters as the bumbling agency moves to Los Angeles, applying their questionable espionage skills to the private eye business.

FMX 2015 Headline News

WATCH: Director David Silverman Talks All Things 'The Simpsons' at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 6:45pm

Director David Silverman talks about the unequalled ongoing success of the series as well as well as how the shows are produced.

FMX 2015 Headline News

WATCH: USC's Professor Mark Bolas Talks Future of VR at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 5:04pm

USC Professor Mark Bolas, a virtual reality pioneer, discusses applications for VR beyond entertainment and the challenges that virtual reality faces along the path to widespread consumer adoption.

FMX 2015 Headline News

WATCH: Epic Games' Kim Libreri and Ray Davis Talk VR with Unreal Engine at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 25, 2016 at 4:38pm

Kim Libreri, CTO, and Ray Davis, Unreal Engine GM, from Epic Games, talk about opportunities for Unreal Engine in VR.

FMX 2015 Headline News

WATCH: Uncharted Territory's Marc Weigert Talks VFX Production Economics at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 2:47pm

Marc Weigert, CEO of Uncharted Territory, talks about economic realities, production strategies and the inherent difficulties in making a good VFX-driven film.

FMX 2015 Headline News

WATCH: Weta Digital's Joe Letteri Talks 'The Hobbit' and Virtual Production at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 11:12am

Joe Letteri, senior VFX supervisor and studio director at Weta Digital, discusses the use of digital characters and virtual production technology on the three 'Hobbit' films.

FMX 2015 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Pixar's Christophe Hery Talks Lighting on 'Finding Dory' at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 21, 2016 at 5:22pm

Christophe Hery, global tech and research TD at the Pixar Research Group, talks about the importance of new lighting technology on the film 'Finding Dory.'

FMX 2015 VFXWorld

WATCH: Sebastian Sylwan Talks VR Technology Creative Realities at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 18, 2016 at 5:33pm

Sebastian, a visual effects and digital media technologist, discusses consumers' acceptance of virtual reality and what the technology means for creators.

FMX 2015 VFXWorld

WATCH: VES Exec Director Eric Roth Talks VFX Industry Economics at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 5:49pm

Eric Roth, executive director of the Visual Effects Society, discusses recent entertainment industry business trends, how they impact artists and studios and how the VES is addressing membership regarding these critical issues.

FMX 2015 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Ed Hooks Talks Good and Bad Acting in Animation at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 4:44am

Ed Hooks, author of 'Acting for Animators,' discusses the main elements of good acting and how animators bring life to an animated film.

FMX 2015 VFXWorld

WATCH: The Third Floor's Duncan Burbridge Talks 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Previs at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 5:01am

Duncan Burbridge, executive producer at The Third Floor, discusses how previs helped director Joss Whedon realize his creative vision on Marvel's 'Avengers: Age of Ultron.'

FMX 2015 VFXWorld

WATCH: Jon Peddie and Kathleen Maher Analyze CG and VR Tech Markets at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 14, 2016 at 5:20am

Jon Peddie and Kathleen Maher discuss how computer graphics and VR technologies affect the entertainment industry.

FMX 2015 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Disney Animation's Hank Driskill, Adolph Lusinsky and Brent Burley Talk Hyperion and 'Big Hero 6' at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 11, 2016 at 4:51am

Walt Disney Animation Studio's Hank Driskill, Adolph Lusinsky and Brent Burley discuss the impact their new rendering system, Hyperion, had on production of the animated feature 'Big Hero 6.'

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