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65th Emmy Nominations Announced

Nominations for the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards are announced, with Fox’s Bob's Burgers and The Simpsons facing off in the animated program category against Nickelodeon’s Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Cartoon Network’s Regular Show, and Comedy Central’s South Park.

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State of the VFX Industry Panel Planned for July 25

A panel on the State of the Visual Effects Industry, moderated by Jim Hillin with panelists Dave Rand, Scott Squires, Scott Ross and IATSE representative Steve Kaplan, will be held at SIGGRAPH 2013 in Ballroom AB on Thursday, July 25, from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

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Imagineer to Preview mocha Pro 3.2 at SIGGRAPH 2013

Imagineer Systems demonstrates the newest version of mocha Pro, with improved international character support and significant features to help artists work more efficiently, at SIGGRAPH 2013.

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Study Finds Tariffs Could Help Ease VFX Subsidies

The results of a feasibility study aimed toward reducing the impact of foreign tax incentives on the visual effects industry find that international subsidies that injure domestic industries can be challenged in the International Trade Court.

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Tippett Launches Creature Shop App

VFX company Tippett forms a partnership with visual technology group Pixelux Entertainment to supply and license Hollywood-style original and creature animations for the Efexio special effects marketplace with the creation of an exclusive “Tippett Creature Shop,” featuring downloadable quality animations of creatures.

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Empire VFX & Daemen College to Bring VFX Hub to Buffalo

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces the establishment of a new postproduction, visual effects and animation company at the landmark Tri-Main Center in Buffalo, NY.

Animation Headline News

SIGGRAPH 2013 Unveils Final Production Session Lineup

SIGGRAPH 2013 releases the final lineup of 15 Production Sessions to be featured at this year’s conference.

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COLLIDER Event Ends Inaugural Run

The just-concluded COLLIDER Digital Production Conference wraps up its inaugural three-day run in midtown Manhattan this week, including the VFX Town Hall event held on Monday, June 10.

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Inside Ron Frankel’s Wonderful Virtual World of Feature Film Visualization

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 2:57pm

The veteran creative director and founder of Proof Inc. shares his insights on previs, postvis, pitchvis and the growing importance of visualization across the entire filmmaking process.

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LOOK Effects Helps Secure Funding for Wes Anderson Feature

VFX company LOOK Effects helps “The Grand Budapest Hotel” find financial support from Baden-Württemberg’s regional funding agency.

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Academy Honors Matte Painting and Digital Environments

The Academy hosts the final event in its three-week VFX Convergence craft series, “From Matte Paintings to Full Environments and Set Extensions,” moderated by visual effects branch governor Craig Barron and visual effects branch member Theresa Rygiel.