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FMX 2015 Headline News

FMX 2015 to Spotlight Oscar Winners ‘Interstellar’ and ‘Big Hero 6’

Academy Award-winning films are part of the Lighting & Rendering track, a recurring series of presentations among the most relevant and successful components of every FMX program. 

Awards ANIMATIONWorld

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Big Hero 6’ Wins Best Animated Feature

Directors Don Hall and Chris Williams and producer Roy Conli take home the award for best animated feature at the 87th annual Oscars.

Visual Effects Headline News

‘Interstellar’ VFX Team Helps Science Build a Better Black Hole

Christopher Nolan’s Oscar-nominated sci-fi drama ‘Interstellar’ wins over the scientific community by depicting the most accurate black hole ever seen.

The Tiffen Company Headline News

Tiffen Honored with Academy’s Sci-Tech Award of Commendation

Recognized for efforts in developing infrared-reducing dye-based filters for digital cameras, Steven Tiffen, Jeff Cohen and Michael Fecik receive special plaque at the Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards.

Amazon Studios Headline News

Amazon Studios Forms Thought Leader Board

Aimed at furthering Amazon’s mission of “lifelong creative learning,” new board includes Maker Media president and CEO Dale Dougherty, Families and Work Institute president and co-founder Ellen Galinsky, author and illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka, and MIT Education Arcade creative director Scot Osterweil.

Awards Headline News

Mark Simon, Toon Boom Win Telly Award for ‘The Key’

Created to showcase the power and options of the Toon Boom suite of animation software tools, ‘The Key’ integrates 2D and 3D elements, atmospheric mist, fire, liquid, shadows and more.

Thinkbox Software Headline News

Thinkbox Opens Beta for Deadline Cloud Wizard for Google Cloud Platform

New Deadline feature simplifies the creation of cloud-based render farms; Beta access comes with $500 credit for Google Cloud Platform render resources.

Technology Headline News

HP DreamColor Display Developers Receive Academy’s Sci-Tech Award

HP DreamColor Display used in production of Oscar-nominated films, including DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2.’

Dreamworks Headline News

DreamWorks Animation Wins Two Academy Sci-Tech Awards

DreamWorks' Foliage System and OpenVDB -- most recently used in the Academy Award- nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' -- recognized for its innovation in CGI filmmaking.

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