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Headline News ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Win Creative Arts Emmys

FOX’s ‘Bob’s Burgers’ wins the Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program; HBO’s 'Game of Thrones' wins its third-consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Special and Visual Effects.

Headline News Shout! Releases U.S. Trailer for ‘Thunder and the House of Magic’

Shout! Factory releases the official U.S. trailer for ‘Thunder and the House of Magic,’ opening domestically on September 5 in select cities including Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

Headline News Former LOOK Effects Staffers Issue Open Letter

On the heels of this week’s news that VFX house LOOK Effects has closed its doors, moving staff and projects to MassMarket, a group of former employees issues an open letter in order to explain their side of events.

Blogs SIGGRAPH 2014 Report: Days 4 & 5

The conference in Vancouver continues with talks from ILM on ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and LAIKA Studios on ‘The Boxtrolls’, along with tips and tricks from Sony Picture Imageworks, Double Negative and Framestore on the latest ray-tracing render techniques.

Headline News Massive Software announces Massive 7.0 at SIGGRAPH 2014

Massive 7.0 features more efficient character animation with Massive for Maya, big improvements in rendering, animation and user interface, Arnold support, 4x rendering speed up, V-Ray displacements and hair, a more flexible IK, and more.

Headline News New Trailer Released for ‘The Simpsons’ FXX Marathon

FXX releases a trailer for its marathon of ‘The Simpsons,’ beginning at 10 p.m. August 21, to kick off the network’s acquisition of syndication rights of Fox’s beloved animated series.

Headline News NVIDIA Untethers Virtual Camera Technology in SIGGRAPH Demo

NVIDIA technology uncouples traditional virtual camera capabilities from the limitations of stage environments, allowing filmmakers to interactively visualize CG assets composited into any live action set.

Headline News Disney Plans ‘Aladdin’ Telecasts in Remembrance of Robin Williams

In remembrance of Robin Williams, special presentations of the animated film ‘Aladdin’ are set for this weekend on Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior.

Headline News Prime Focus Talks ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ at SIGGRAPH 2014

Global VFX company presents an advanced discussion of its work on ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ at SIGGRAPH 2014.

Headline News Disney to Release ‘Frozen’ Sing-Along Edition

Capitalizing on the popularity of the film’s songs, Walt Disney Animation Studios is set to release a sing-along edition of ‘Frozen’ on DVD and Digital this November.

Headline News NVIDIA Visual Computing Appliance (VCA) Now Shipping

First introduced in March 2014 at the GPU Technology Conference as "Iray VCA," NVIDIA VCA dramatically accelerates ray tracing, enabling users to interact with computer models of such high visual fidelity that it can eliminate the need for 3D physical prototypes.

Blogs SIGGRAPH 2014 Report: Days 2 & 3

The second day of the convention kicks off with "Advances in Real Time Games," and in-depth talks on ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’

Headline News Bron Teams with Gary Sanchez Productions on ‘Henchmen’ Feature

Adam McKay, Will Ferrell and Chris Henchy on board as Executive Producers and creative collaborators; Bron’s short ‘Henchmen: Ill Suited’ to premiere at SIGGRAPH 2014.

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