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Headline News Autodesk Maya LT 2015 to Launch on Steam

Maya LT 2015 is coming to Steam, Valve's popular entertainment platform, bringing its powerful animation and modeling feature set to Steam's active community of over 65 million gamers, developers and artists.

Headline News DePaul University to Host The Brothers Quay April 16

As recipients of the 2013-14 Humanities Laureate Award, legendary animators The Brothers Quay are scheduled to speak at The DePaul Humanities Center On Wednesday, April 16; the event is free and open to the public.

Headline News Moonbot to Develop ‘Olivia Kidney’ Feature

Moonbot Studios is acquiring film rights to award-winning author Ellen Potter’s Olivia Kidney trilogy of young adult books, to be made into a live-action film with significant animation sequences.

Headline News Box Office Report: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Trumps ‘Rio 2’

Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier holds onto to the top spot at the North American box office with $41.4 million; Carlos Saldanha's Rio 2 follows in second place with a $39 million debut.

Headline News Ridley Scott to Produce ‘Halo’ Digital Feature for Xbox

Xbox Entertainment Studios is producing a new digital feature based on the video game series Halo in conjunction with 343 Industries and celebrated sci-fi director/producer Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions.

Headline News FMX 2014 Spotlights Virtual Production with ‘Gravity,’ ‘Avatar 2’

Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia to spotlight virtual production in Gravity, Avatar 2 and more with speakers including Chris DeFaria, Tim Webber and Jon Landau.

Headline News New Teaser & Poster Released for ‘Jay & Silent Bob’ Animated Feature

Phase 4 Films releases a new trailer and poster for Jay & Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie, written by Kevin Smith and directed by Steve Stark.

Headline News SVA Announces Presenters for the 25th Annual Dusty Awards

The School of Visual Arts announces the presenters for the 25th Annual Dusty Awards taking place May 13 which includes a variety of names from the world of film and animation including Randall Emmett, Yvette Kaplan, and Ralph Bakshi.

Headline News Chaos Spotlights Students, Independent Films at FMX 2014

Chaos Group will present a series of presentations at FMX 2014 to highlight improvements to V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max and Maya and show how V-Ray supports VFX students and independent filmmakers.

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