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ArsenalFX Creates Effects for 'Project Imagination' Shorts

Visual effects post production studio ArsenalFX produces visual effects featured within three celebrity-directed short films, presented as part of the 2013 Canon/Ron Howard “Project Imagination” Film Festival.

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Hornet + Blinklink Create John Lewis Holiday Ad

For the UK’s John Lewis Christmas ad, Hornet/Blinkink directors Elliot Dear and Yves Geleyn take the two most traditional and time-honored animation processes – stop-motion and traditional hand-drawn 2D animation – and combine them to create something innovative and unique.

Special Effects Headline News

Academy Delves into the Magic of Special Effects

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences explores cinema’s roots in stage magic and sleight of hand during “Like Magic,” to be hosted by sleight-of-hand artist Ricky Jay, special effects supervisor Shane Mahan, and stage and screen illusion designer Michael Weber on Wednesday, November 20, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

Qube Cinema Headline News

Qube Cinema True 4K 3D System to Power Laser Light Engines’ Laser Projection Demos

Qube Cinema’s True 4K 3D will help power the laser projection demonstrations being shown by Laser Light Engines (LLE) taking place the week of November 11 in Burbank, California.

Disney Headline News

Marvel & Netflix Join Forces

Disney’s Marvel and Netflix join forces to develop historic four-series epic, plus a miniseries event based on renowned Marvel characters; landmark deal brings Marvel’s flawed heroes of Hell’s Kitchen, led by ‘Daredevil,’ to the world’s leading internet TV network in 2015.