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FMX 2015 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Ed Hooks Talks Good and Bad Acting in Animation at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 4:44am

Ed Hooks, author of 'Acting for Animators,' discusses the main elements of good acting and how animators bring life to an animated film.

FMX 2015 VFXWorld

WATCH: The Third Floor's Duncan Burbridge Talks 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Previs at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 5:01am

Duncan Burbridge, executive producer at The Third Floor, discusses how previs helped director Joss Whedon realize his creative vision on Marvel's 'Avengers: Age of Ultron.'

FMX 2015 VFXWorld

WATCH: Jon Peddie and Kathleen Maher Analyze CG and VR Tech Markets at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 14, 2016 at 5:20am

Jon Peddie and Kathleen Maher discuss how computer graphics and VR technologies affect the entertainment industry.

FMX 2015 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Disney Animation's Hank Driskill, Adolph Lusinsky and Brent Burley Talk Hyperion and 'Big Hero 6' at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 11, 2016 at 4:51am

Walt Disney Animation Studio's Hank Driskill, Adolph Lusinsky and Brent Burley discuss the impact their new rendering system, Hyperion, had on production of the animated feature 'Big Hero 6.'

FMX 2015 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Shotgun at Autodesk's Don Parker Talks Production Ops Technology at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 5:11am

Don Parker, senior director for Shotgun at Autodesk, discusses what the acquisition by Autodesk means for Shotgun and how Shotgun is solving operational problems within the production process.

FMX 2015 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Terrance Masson Talks Location-Based Augmented Reality Applications at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 5:31am

Terrance Masson, founder and CEO of Building Conversation, discusses the mobile, location-based augmented reality applications being developed at his company.

FMX 2015 VFXWorld

WATCH: ILM's Rob Bredow Talks VR Tech and Special Projects at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 5:47am

Rob Bredow, VFX supervisor and head of new media at Industrial Light & Magic / Lucasfilm, talks about the work his team is doing with virtual reality and what it means for the film industry.

FMX 2015 VFXWorld

WATCH: USC's Paul Debevec Talks Photoreal and VR Tech at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 7, 2016 at 5:57am

Paul Debevec, chief visual officer at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies, discusses some of his lab's recent research work, potential legal concerns over digital doubles and what excites him most about virtual reality.

FMX 2015 VFXWorld

WATCH: NYU's Ken Perlin Talks Future of CG UI and VR Tech at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 4, 2016 at 6:07am

Ken Perlin, professor of computer science at the NYU Media Research Lab, discusses where virtual reality may be used in years to come and what that could mean for our society.

FMX 2015 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Psyop's Kymber Lim and Marco Spier Talk AirBnB 'Wall and Chain' Commercial at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 6:56am

Psyop's Kymber Lim and Marco Spier discuss their work on the AirBnB commerical 'Wall and Chain' as well as their risky move into feature film VFX.

Awards ANIMATIONWorld

Backstage at the 2016 Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 29, 2016 at 1:12pm

AWN editor-in-chief Dan Sarto reports on the backstage antics at the 88th Academy Awards, talking to Oscar winners Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala, ‘Inside Out’s Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera, and ‘Ex Machina’ VFX supervisor Andrew Whitehurst.

Cloud-Based Production ANIMATIONWorld

Nimble Seeks to Democratize Animation Production with New Cloud-Based Platform

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 1:17pm

Industry veterans Rex Grignon and Jason Schleifer launch cost-effective global cloud-based production and community ecosystem filled with creative tools, support and distribution.

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Nominations for 88th Academy Awards Unveiled

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 6:32am

Nominees for Best Animated Feature are ‘Anomalisa,’ ‘Boy and the World,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie,’ and ‘When Marnie Was There.’

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