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Commercials Headline News

1stAveMachine Reimagines the Zoetrope for Stella Artois

London-based production company reinvents the practical illusion of motion known as a zoetrope in new global social impact campaign from Stella Artois called ‘Buy a Lady a Drink.’

Post-production

Top Sundance Films Created Using Blackmagic Cameras and DaVinci Resolve Studio

More than 35 of Sundance’s hit films were created using BlackMagic Design technology, including Spike Lee’s ‘Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall,’ Kevin Smith’s ‘Yoga Hosers,’ indie superhero movie ‘Sleight,’ and Todd Solondz’s ‘Wiener-Dog.’

Gnomon Headline News

Gnomon Live Australia Presents ‘The Art of Entertainment’ March 4-6

Curated by Gnomon founder and director Alex Alvarez, first-class lineup of Los Angeles-based VFX artists includes Jonathan Berube, Alexandre Lopes Cancado, Dylan Ekren, Devon Fay and Brandon Fayette.

Music & Sound Headline News

Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce 2016 Golden Reel Nominations

‘Anomalisa,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 2,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Minions,’ ‘Shaun The Sheep Movie,’ ‘The Good Dinosaur’ and ‘The Peanuts Movie’ nominated for best sound editing in an animated feature film.

Cospective Headline News

Frankie Powers The Master Chief’s Inaugural Adventure in ‘Halo: The Fall of Reach’

The Sequence Group taps Cospective’s cloud-based review and approval toolset to create a 3D-animated cinematic for AAA game franchise.

virtual reality Headline News

O2 Filmes Grades Virtual Reality Music Video with DaVinci Resolve Studio

Brazilian production and post house uses DaVinci Resolve 12 Studio to color grade Ivete Sangalo’s new virtual reality music video, ‘O Farol.’

Films Headline News

Sony Names Randy Lake President, Studio Operations and Imageworks

Former Sony Pictures Imageworks EVP will continue to report jointly to Sony Pictures Television chairman Steve Mosko and Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group chairman Tom Rothman.

Awards Headline News

PGA Announces 2016 Producers Guild Award Winners

Jonas Rivera receives the award for outstanding producer of animated theatrical motion pictures for Pixar Animation Studio’s ‘Inside Out’; ‘Game of Thrones’ wins the Norman Felton Award for outstanding producer of episodic television, drama.

Vicon Headline News

Vicon and Artanim Announce Strategic VR Partnership

Artanim delivers new technology allowing users to experience, physically interact, and collaborate in a virtual 3D environment using Vicon motion capture technology.

virtual reality Headline News

‘Giant’ Delivers Cinematic VR Experience at Sundance

Five-minute VR film experience created by developers Jack Caron, Todd Bryant, Omer Shapira and Uros Otasevic and shot in 6K is rendered using the Unreal Engine 4 game engine accelerated by NVIDIA Quadro M6000 GPUs.

Short Films Headline News

ShortsHD Sends 2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films to Theaters on January 29

World’s only short movie channel to showcase famed Oscar shorts release with theatrical premieres of live-action, animated and documentary short categories.

call for entries Headline News

New York Int’l Short Film Festival Wants Your Shorts

The New York International Short Film Festival is now accepting submissions of live-action, documentary and animated short films and videos; the deadline for entries is February 13.

Disney Headline News

Disney Sets New Dates for ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’

Originally scheduled for release on May 26, 2017, ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ will now debut on December 15, 2017; ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ will set sail on May 26, 2017.

Warner Bros. films Headline News

WATCH: Warner Bros. Unveils New ‘Suicide Squad’ Trailer

With visual effects provided by MPC, Sony Pictures Imageworks and Ollin Studio, new trailer provides a closer look at the film’s main characters, including the elusive Joker.

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