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Tool Factory Announces Stop Motion Contest

Tool Factory announced the launch of the High Seas Animation Contest at the NSBA Annual Conference in Boston to celebrate the release of “The Pirates: Band of Misfits,” which hits U.S. theatres on April 27.

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iPi Soft Set To Unveil iPi Motion Capture Version 2.0

iPi Soft, LLC, announced that iPi Motion Capture Version 2.0 -- the next generation in the company’s scalable line of markerless motion capture technology -- is scheduled for availability in Spring 2012.

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VFX Master Douglas Trumbull to Receive Special Oscar

The AMPAS Board of Governors has voted the Gordon E. Sawyer Award to Douglas Trumbull, a visionary filmmaker who has worked as a designer, director, inventor and entrepreneur, for his lifetime of technical contributions and leadership in the motion picture industry.

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IKinema Announces Public Beta of New Browser-Based Animation Service WebAnimate

Animation on the go. High-grade retargeting for the little guy. With the influx of smaller studios entering into the independent film and game development industries, ideas like these are becoming more important.

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Academy's Tech Council Adds Four New Members

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 10:29am

Denny Clairmont, John Hora, Bob Lambert and Milt Shefter have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council's 2011–2012 membership roster to 24.

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iPi Soft's Desktop Motion Capture Plays Starring Role In Clear Skies III Machinima

What began six years ago as simply a “creative outlet” for rising filmmaker/animator Ian Chisholm, Clear Skies III, the third film in the machinima series about the space adventures of the crew aboard the battleship Clear Skies, has steadily built a huge online audience thanks to its memorable storyline and characters, and creative use of the iPi Soft’s Desktop Motion Capture system, which played an integral role in bringing Chisholm’s vision to life.

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Framestore Integrates IKinema into its Motion Capture Pipeline

Bringing a new age of motion capture processing to the industry, IKinema LTD announced today that the leading VFX house in London, Framestore, has incorporated IKinema technology into its motion capture production pipeline.

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Image Metrics Partners With Motion Technologies For Asian Market

Leading facial animation technology provider Image Metrics Inc. (OTCBB: IMGX) and 3D motion capture pioneer Motion Technologies, Inc. today announced a new partnership that will provide complete 3D performance-driven content for professionals operating in film, gaming, television and commerce in the Asian Pacific Markets.

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Gyroscopik Studios Opens Largest Vicon Motion Capture Stage in Latin America

Vicon, developer of motion capture systems for the entertainment, life science and engineering industries, announced that Gyroscopik Studios, one of Mexico’s largest 3D animation and VFX facilities, is opening Latin America’s largest Vicon motion capture stage at the new Chapala Media Park near their headquarters in Guadalajara, Mexico – the region’s filmmaking hub.

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The Academy's Production Art Database Goes Worldwide

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Margaret Herrick Library today launched its latest online research tool, the Production Art Database [http://collections.oscars.org/prodart/].

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Guillermo del Toro to Direct Commercials Through Motion Theory

Commercial production company Motion Theory announces that filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will be helming commercials as the newest director on the Motion Theory roster.

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10 Scientific and Technical Achievements To Be Honored with Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 scientific and technical achievements represented by 22 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation at the Beverly Wilshire on Saturday, February 12, 2011.

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Motion Theory Leads Viewers on Darwinian Pursuit for Audi

Motion Theory director Mathew Cullen teams with Venables Bell & Partners to create a heart-pounding pursuit across time for Audi that proves progress is more than a philosophy – it’s a force of nature.

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VICON House of Moves Completes Stunt Motion Capture for Tron: Legacy

VICON House of Moves (HOM), a leading animation and motion capture company, was hired by Grid Productions to complete seven days of motion capture prior to the release of "TRON: Legacy."

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