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Douglas Trumbull to Receive the VES 2012 Georges Melies Award

Visionary filmmaker, innovator and entrepreneur, Douglas Trumbull, has been selected by the VES Board of Directors as the recipient of the 2012 Georges Méliès Award.

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Illusion VFX Celebrate With The Launch Of Their New Ident

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 12:27pm

Illusion Visual Effects today launched their new company ident to mark the launch of the new Illusion VFX website and to celebrate the developments and technological breakthroughs over the past 20 years that allow visual effects artists to have no real limitations to what they can create.

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Visual Effects Society Issues Industry Bill of Rights

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 11:31am

Today the Visual Effects Society (“VES”), a member-driven organization of visual effects artists and practitioners, released a Bill of Rights designed to recognize and address numerous industry-wide issues affecting its membership and the visual effects industry as a whole.

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Sony Creative Software Releases Vegas Movie Studio Visual Effects Suite

Sony Creative Software, a leading global provider of professional editing and authoring applications, today announced the availability of Vegas Movie Studio Visual Effects Suite.

Animation Headline News

VIEW Conference Announces Details

Italy’s leading digital media conference has exceeded expectations once again with a line-up of outstanding filmmakers and computer graphics inventers, practitioners, and visionaries gathering in Italy for four days of inspirational talks, extraordinary educational workshops, and astounding visual and audio experiences.

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Futurama, Prep & Landing, Boardwalk Empire Win Creative Emmys

Call it the comeback king. The Comedy Central resurrected FUTURAMA won Outstanding Animated Program at the Creative Arts Emmys Awards on Saturday, Sept, 10, 2011.

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Zoic Plunges Into McDonald’s Splash Commercial With Juuso Syrija

Zoic Studios, an award-winning visual effects company headquartered in Culver City, CA, has teamed up with Davis Elen Advertising and Contrast Eye in their first collaborative effort to create McDonald’s new “Splash” commercial which gives a fresh take on the new lineup of signature dipping sauces.

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VES to Present 3rd Annual Entertainment Industry Production Summit on Oct. 1

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 12:18pm

The Visual Effects Society (VES), the world's premiere visual effects organization, announced today that it will hold its third annual Production Summit for the greater entertainment industry on October 1st.

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Method Opens VFX Facilities in Australia

Method Studios, the visual effects group within the Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, announced today the addition of three facilities in Australia, further expanding Method’s already established network of studios in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York and London.

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VES Announces Important Dates For 10th Annual VES Awards

The Visual Effects Society (VES), which represents approximately 2500 visual effects artists and practitioners worldwide, is pleased to announce it will hold the 10th Annual VES Awards Show on February 7, 2012 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

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Digital Artists Agency Announces New VFX Talent Signings

Digital Artists Agency (DAA), a licensed below-the-line talent agency specializing in visual effects, has signed a trio of highly accomplished VFX professionals for representation.

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Phosphene Receives Emmy Nod For VFX On Mildred Pierce

For “Mildred Pierce,” HBO’s five-part mini-series, Phosphene, an independent design and visual effects house led by Founders/Co-Owners John Bair and Vivian Connolly, garnered an EMMY nomination from the Academy of Arts and Sciences for Outstanding Special Visual Effects For a Mini-series, Movie or a Special - 2011.

Animation Headline News

Vancouver Film School Welcomes Oscar-Nominated Animator Chris Bailey

Vancouver Film School (VFS), Canada’s premier entertainment arts institution and one of the most distinguished in the world, is thrilled to welcome animation industry veteran Chris Bailey, who will be spending two days with students in VFS’s Animation & Visual Effects programs.

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VFS Takes School of the Year for the Second Year

Vancouver Film School (VFS), Canada’s premier post-secondary entertainment arts institution and one of the most respected in the world, has been named School of the Year for the second year in a row in cgCoach’s Computer Graphics Student Awards (CGSA).