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Headline News More Than 50 Fall TV Series Created With Autodesk VFX Software

This year's fall television season features an impressive array of visual effects (VFX) created using Digital Entertainment Creation (DEC) software from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) on sci-fi thrillers, dramas and sitcoms, new shows and returning favorites.

Headline News GenArts Releases Sapphire v6 for Final Cut Pro 7 and OFX Systems

GenArts Inc., the global leader in specialized visual effects (VFX) software, today expanded the newest version of Sapphire to include support for Apple Final Cut Pro 7, The Foundry Nuke, Sony Vegas, and other Open Effects (OFX) systems.

Headline News VFX Gurus Share Their Experience In 2011 Gnomon Master Classes

Gnomon School of Visual Effects - the leading training facility in digital and entertainment arts - has announced the dates and instructors for its upcoming, Master Classes 2011.

Headline News GKIDS Brings Complete Studio Ghibli Film Retrospective To IFC Center

GKIDS, a distributor of award winning animation for both adults and family audiences, is bringing a complete retrospective of films from Japan’s renowned Studio Ghibli to the IFC Center in New York from Friday, December 16 to Thursday, January 12.

Headline News Rhythm & Hues Studios Returns To IAAPA Attractions Expo

Academy Award-winning animation production company Rhythm & Hues Studios returns to the IAAPA Attractions Expo Nov. 15-18 with Executive Producer Charlotte Huggins leading its new Special Projects Division.

Headline News Fireman Sam Walks Procession Route At Lord Mayor’s Show 2011

On Saturday 12 November, everyone’s favourite hero next door, Fireman Sam, took part in the prestigious Lord Mayor’s Show procession alongside the ‘Classic Fire Engines’ company.

Headline News Tangled Short To Play With Beauty And The Beast In 3-D

The Walt Disney Studios proudly announced today that directors Nathan Greno and Byron Howard, the talented team behind Disney Animation Studio’s global blockbuster Tangled, will premiere a delightful new animated short film spotlighting the royal wedding of Rapunzel (Mandy Moore) and Flynn Rider – a.k.a Eugene – (Zachary Levi) in front of each screening of Beauty and the Beast in 3D, which opens on January 13, 2012.

Headline News Tintin Marks Biggest Animation Opening in India

After opening over the weekend in India, THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN had the largest opening weekend for an animated feature in the country's history, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Headline News Framestore Opens Regional Satellite With Arts University College Bournemouth

Oscar-winning visual effects house, Framestore, is embarking on a joint enterprise with Arts University College Bournemouth (AUCB) to create a regional outpost for visual effects preparatory work.

Headline News The Academy Screens the Next Oscar-Winning Animated Short

By Dan Sarto | Monday, November 14, 2011 at 10:41am

Yesterday, the Motion Picture Academy screened 45 qualified animated short films for short list voting in a program from which the eventual 2011 Oscar winner will be chosen.

Headline News Reel FX Creates 3-D for Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Reel FX [www.reelfx.com] reveals details of its stereoscopic CG animation for “Humbugged: Rockettes to the Rescue” – a unique scene within the 2011 Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring the world-famous Radio City Rockettes –“The Rockettes Magical Journey” which opens Friday, November 11th, 2011.

Headline News Wonder Years' McKellar & Olympic Champ Ohno To Star In Syfy's Tasmanian Devil

Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years, The West Wing) and Olympic speed skating champion Apolo Ohno will take on a deadly mythical beast in the new Syfy Saturday Original Movie Tasmanian Devil, which will begin production in British Columbia this month.

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