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Academy to Present 'Deconstructing Pi' VFX Panel

The Academy takes a look at the breakthrough stereoscopic and visual effects work that went into crafting the Oscar-winning film “Life of Pi,” featuring an onstage discussion with members of the film’s creative teams.

Animation Headline News

UCA to Produce 'Fearsome Beastie' CG Animated Short

Award-winning children’s book, “The Fearsome Beastie,” by Giles Paley-Phillips, is to be adapted into an animated short co-directed by Katie Steed and Jon Hunt in collaboration with the UK’s University of Creative Arts.

Effects Headline News

LOOK Effects Heads to FMX Conference

VFX company LOOK Effects President Mark Driscoll weighs in on the “Panel Discussion on the Future of the VFX Industry” and visual effects supervisor Dan Schrecker presents the company’s visual effects work in “The Making of Warm Bodies” at the 2013 FMX conference in Suttgart, Germany.

Headline News

SquareZero Creates Dancing Queens for ABBA Museum

British digital motion graphics company SquareZero updates its holographic representations of Bjorn, Agnetha, Benny and Frida for the ABBA museum, set to open in Stockholm in May.

Games Headline News

'Iron Man 3' Comes to FMX 2013

FMX 2013 to include talks on “Iron Man 3,” “Oblivion,” “Despicable Me 2” and “Assassin's Creed 3” in addition to the “Virtual Production” and “Virtual Humans Forum” track highlights.

Headline News

Chaos Group Spotlights ILM Production Pipeline at FMX 2013

Chaos Group announces that they will demonstrate V-Ray, spotlight ILM’s production pipeline, and host a day of presentations and tutorials for 3D artists in training at FMX 2013.

Spot Headline News

Gentleman Scholar Goes All Out for Qatar

Gentlemen Scholar goes all out for QF Radio to create an elegant campaign blending visual representations of radio, tributes to the distinct cultural elements of Qatar with features from the radio station’s music, sports and entertainment programming.

Production Headline News

Production Pipeline Expo Launches

Designed to serve as a full blown visual effects and animation event -- complete with expert panels, presentations, educational sessions, and speakers -- the Production Pipeline Expo is a two-day event to be held May 3 and 4 at the Barker Hanger in the Santa Monica Airport.

Nickelodeon Headline News

Nickelodeon Undergoes Executive Shakeup

Nickelodeon’s New York-based president of content development Marjorie Cohn leaves the kids’ entertainment network after serving 26 years with the company, and Alison Dexter‘s EVP of productions position is eliminated amid ongoing realignment.

Directors Headline News

Grainge & Kilar Nominated to DWA Board of Directors

Lucian Grainge and Jason Kilar are nominated for election to DreamWorks Animation's Board of Directors; Current Directors Nathan Myhrvold and Richard Sherman to retire from leadership positions.

Film Headline News

'Canadian Anijam' Heads to Hot Docs

Fifteen of Canada’s most celebrated independent animators come together to create a collaborative animated film, “Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam,” which will have its Canadian premiere at the 20th Annual Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.

Blogs

ANIMA BRUSSELS – The Brussels Animation Festival 2013

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 15, 2013 at 12:30pm

Each year I look forward to Anima Brussels because it is my first festival of the year and an opportunity to see a large number of new Belgian animated films. Over the ten days of ANIMA there are also many noted guests and old friends.

Producers Headline News

PGA Honors Digital V.I.P.s

The Producers Guild of America honors nine Innovators, Visionaries and Producers (V.I.P.) who have made significant contributions to the advancement of digital entertainment and storytelling in the past year.

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