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Einar Baldvin’s ‘Pride of Strathmoor’ Debuts Online

Recently selected as Best Nordic Short at Nordisk Panorama, ‘The Pride of Strathmoor’ premiered at Telluride and has won top animation prizes at Slamdance and the Florida Film Festival.

Visual Effects Headline News

Muse VFX Delivers Chilling Effects for ‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series’

Los Angeles-based effects house employs Blackmagic Design’s Fusion Studio visual effects and motion graphics software for new series building on the horror franchise created by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino.

Visual Effects Headline News

Pat McClung Joins FuseFX

Academy Award-nominated VFX veteran has a lengthy list of film and television credits to his name, including ‘McFarland, USA,’ ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,’ ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ and ‘Live Free and Die Hard.’

Commercials Headline News

Iron Claw Welcomes Brian Butcher as Executive Producer

Emmy-nominated Imaginary Forces alum created main title sequences for Starz drama ‘Black Sails’ and the Guillermo del Toro-directed feature ‘Pacific Rim.’

SIGGRAPH Asia Headline News

Pixar’s Ronnie del Carmen to Deliver Keynote at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015

Co-director of Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ to deliver keynote address at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015, running November 2-5 in Kobe, Japan.

Business Headline News

Electric Theatre Collective & The Line Animation Open Shop in LA

New Los Angeles HQ to be headed up by executive producer Kate Hitchings joined by head of color Aubrey Woodiwiss.

motion capture Headline News

Animatrik Breaks World Mocap Record with Lightstorm’s Giant

Motion capture, previsualization and virtual production provider adopts advanced performance capture technology from Lightstorm Entertainment to capture 21 performers in a live capture volume at one time.