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Headline News Facilis TerraBlock Turbocharges ‘Need for Speed’ Post Production

Facilis Technology’s TerraBlock 24D was used as an on-set shared storage solution to accelerate 4K post production for director Scott Waugh’s Need for Speed.

Headline News Dark Planet Comics Releases Stephan Franck’s ‘Silver Volume 1’

Animation director Stephan Franck launches Silver volume 1, a compilation of the first three chapters of his debut comic series with 87 pages of content plus extra material including pin-up art by Rodolphe “Rodguen” Guenoden and Takeshi Miyazawa.

Headline News Disney Jr. Debuts New ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates’ Appisode

Disney Junior announces new all new appisodes of Jake and the Never Land Pirates, available on the Disney Junior Appisode App for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.

Headline News iam8bit studios to Host 'Robot Chicken' DC Comics Art Show

iam8bit teams up with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios for the third Robot Chicken Art Show which will highlight the Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villians in Paradise and feature work by artists at both Robot Chicken and DC Entertainment.

Headline News Polish Se-ma-for Film Festival Issues Call for Entries

The fifth edition of the Polish Se-ma-for Film Festival, taking place October 15-19 in Lodz, invites filmmakers to submit a film for to the main Competition for the Best Stop Motion Animation.

Headline News VIZ Media Releases New Hayao Miyazaki Memoir

VIZ Media debuts ‘Turning Point: 1997-2008,’ a new memoir for legendary filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki; collection of essays and interviews spotlights critical stage of career and complements a new paperback edition of ‘Starting Point: 1979-1996.’ 

Headline News EFA Announces Virtual Production Master Class with Marc Weigert

The deadline for applications to the EFA Master Class 2014, ’High Value for Your Budget with Marc Weigert,’ is April 30. 

ANIMATIONWorld Cinesite Builds an Empire for Latest ‘300’ Release

Led by VFX Supervisor Richard Clarke, Cinesite completes over 350 visual effects shots for 300: Rise of an Empire, creating epic 2.5D and 3D environments including Ancient Athens, Sparta and shoreline encampment shots. 

Headline News LightWave Offers Free 30-Day Trial of ChronoSculpt

LightWave 3D Group is offering a free 30-day trial of their software ChronoSculpt with allows 3D artists to create time-based content sculpting and the ability to correct cache animation and dynamic simulations from 3ds Max, Maya, LightWave 3D, Softimage, Modo, and Cinema 4D software.

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