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Blogs SIGGRAPH 2014 Report: Days 2 & 3

The second day of the convention kicks off with "Advances in Real Time Games," and in-depth talks on ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’

Headline News UPDATED: Florida Sues Former Digital Domain Exec John Textor

UPDATE: Textor makes a statement regarding the Florida lawsuit, which he claims is politically motivated. The state of Florida files a lawsuit against former executives of Digital Domain Media Group Inc., saying the visual effects company was essentially a Ponzi scheme that defrauded the state out of more than $80 million in job-creation grants.

Headline News Warner Bros. Announces Full Cast for ‘Jungle Book: Origins’

Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Naomie Harris, Tom Hollander, Eddie Marsan and Peter Mullan join Benedict Cumberbatch in the Warner Bros. adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book.”

Headline News Coming Soon…to Your Living Room: Spiders, Toys & Mysteries

Web-slinging spiders, terrifying toys and super-creepy mysteries all team up on store shelves for this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD. 

Headline News Shotgun Recognizes Excellence with Inaugural Pipeline Awards

Shotgun Software holds the first-ever Pipeline Awards to honor excellence in pipeline tool development, integration, engineering and usage at the Shotgun User Group meeting held during SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver.

Headline News Box Office Report: ‘TMNT,’ ‘Guardians’ Crush ‘Expendables 3’

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ easily remain atop the North American box office this weekend as ‘The Expendables 3’ debut underperforms with just $16.2 million.

Headline News ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Win Creative Arts Emmys

FOX’s ‘Bob’s Burgers’ wins the Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program; HBO’s 'Game of Thrones' wins its third-consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Special and Visual Effects.

Headline News Massive Software announces Massive 7.0 at SIGGRAPH 2014

Massive 7.0 features more efficient character animation with Massive for Maya, big improvements in rendering, animation and user interface, Arnold support, 4x rendering speed up, V-Ray displacements and hair, a more flexible IK, and more.

Headline News NVIDIA Untethers Virtual Camera Technology in SIGGRAPH Demo

NVIDIA technology uncouples traditional virtual camera capabilities from the limitations of stage environments, allowing filmmakers to interactively visualize CG assets composited into any live action set.

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