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The Academy to Explore the Technology of Stunts

The Academy explores the technology of stunts with Real to Reel: The Art of Action, hosted by Stunt Coordinator Garrett Warren, on Friday, September 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

Visual Headline News

VIEW CONFERENCE 2013 Announces Speaker Line-up

The full lineup of speakers planned for VIEW CONFERENCE 2013 is unveiled, including a keynote presentation from ILM’s John Knoll as well as presentations and talks from ILM’s Roger Guyett, Digital Domain’s Eric Nash, Image Engine’s Peter Muyzers, Sony Picture’s Troy Saliba and Parag Havaldar, the Moving Picture Company’s Marco Carboni, Sony Animation’s Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, Pixar’s Sandra Karpman and Lucia Modesto, MacGuff’s Bruno Chauffard, computer graphics scientist Paul Debevec, and many more.

Film Headline News

Studio Ghibli Announces 2014 Animated Feature

At a press conference formally confirming director Hayao Miyazaki's retirement, Studio Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki reveals that the studio is at work on a new feature planned for release next summer.

Animated Headline News

LOVEFiLM Strikes Warner Bros. Deal

Amazon’s LOVEFiLM announces a content deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution that brings an extensive new library of animated content to the UK-based LOVEFiLM Instant streaming service.

Cartoon Headline News

TeamTO Brings 'Joe Giant' to Cartoon Forum & MIPCOM

Independent French CGI animation house TeamTO attends MIPCOM and Cartoon Forum to present CG-animated series Joe Giant.

Animation Headline News

Adam Elliot to Speak at Bradford Animation Festival

Australian stop-motion animation writer and director Adam Elliot is scheduled to participate in a screentalk at the Bradford Animation Festival, which runs November 12-16 at The National Media Museum in Bradford, West Yorkshire.

Studios Headline News

Frederator Studios Gets Trigger Happy

Trigger Happy teams with Frederator Studios to bring characters from the hugely popular web series, Bravest Warriors, to Toon Hero, an app for iPad users of all ages to create their own animated stories using world famous characters.

Effects Headline News

LightWave Helps Boost VFX for Syfy’s 'Defiance'

NewTek’s LightWave helps CG artists create over 1,100 VFX shots, including 3D creatures, exotic flora and virtual environments, for the first season of Syfy series Defiance.

Animation Headline News

Tom Sito to Give Computer Animation Talk at Ottawa Fest

Tom Sito, professor of Cinema Practice at the University of Southern California, is slated to present a talk on the history of computer graphics at the Ottawa International Animation Festival on Sunday, September 22.

Headline News

Imagineer Announces IBC 2013 Lineup

Imagineer Systems to demonstrate the newest version of mocha Pro at IBC 2013 with VFX artists Mathias Möhl, Ben Brownlee and Jonas Hummelstrand; mocha Meetup event planned for Saturday, September 14 at 4:30-6:30 p.m.

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