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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.

virtual reality Headline News

Mirada Wins Top Awards for VR Experiences at Digital Hollywood

Creative studio wins awards for Best in Mobile VR for ‘Google Shop at Currys VR Tour’ and Best VR Based on Cinematic and Television Experience for ‘The Strain.’

Short Films Headline News

Filmakademie’s ‘Natural Attraction’ Named Best Student Short at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015

Filmakademie to present ‘Best of Animation’ screening showcase at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 taking place November 2-5 in Kobe, Japan.

Visual Effects Society Headline News

Ridley Scott to Receive VES Lifetime Achievement Award

Acclaimed filmmaker-producer Ridley Scott named recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award; master visual futurist and iconic artist Syd Mead to receive VES Visionary Award.