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Tim Burton, Creativity, Originality and the Mashup Culture

By Robin King | Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 8:14am

This article argues that we need to seriously examine the relationship between genuine creative activity and the mashup culture. The pressure to produce competitive show reels and creative work can easily result in derivative results that try to short circuit the effort needed to master the core skills and personal style that distinguishes the best artistic work.

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Dashing Collective Bolsters Its Creative Ranks

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at 3:31pm

Dashing Collective, the creative visual effects studio that launched onto the scene earlier this year, introducing a streamlined approach that takes cues from live action production, is pleased to announce the hiring of EP Danielle Lyons and CG Supervisor Doug Law.

Film Blogs

Leveraging Priorities; Every Budget has its Look, but not every Look has its Budget

By David Maas | Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 2:55am

Occasionally I'm confronted with the following scenario: an independent or student film is already half-finished, but now the budget's used up and the initiators are running out of steam / taking on jobs / otherwise reducing their future engagement on the production in question. But the film is really looking good and - yeah, it's half-finished! Here's what I tell them...

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Sony Imageworks & ILM Join Forces on Alembic

At SIGGRAPH today, Sony Imageworks and Industrial Light & Magic announced a co-developed open source project for basic geometry called Alembic, which distills complex and often proprietary animated scenes into application-independent files with baked geometric results, which can be fully re-importable across a range of supporting software.