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AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Don Parker

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 23, 2015 at 4:05pm

Don Parker, senior director on Autodesk’s Shotgun team, talks about the software’s use on 300: Rise of an Empire as well as how integrating production technologies impacts a studio’s ability to manage movie production as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.

Short Films Headline News

‘Alchemist's Letter’ Short Now Online

Directed by Carlos Andre Stevens, CG animated short features the voice of Academy Award nominee John Hurt and Eloise Webb, who played Lily James’ young counterpart in Disney’s live-action ‘Cinderella’ remake.

Education & Training Headline News

3D Training Institute to Host Live Recruiting Webinar with MPC

3D Training Institute live webinar featuring MPC global recruiter Christina Zervos and MPC animator Julien Deragon held on Wednesday, April 29 will focus on how to start a career in 3D animation.

PipelineFX Headline News

PipelineFX's Qube! Helps Vision Globale Deliver Superpowered VFX

Render farm manager's ability to define custom job types lets visual effects studio manage complex multi-application workflows for blockbuster movie projects such as ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ ‘Race’ and ‘The Colony.’

Bangkok International Digital Content Festival Headline News

2015 Bangkok International Digital Content Festival Kicks off April 27

The second Bangkok International Digital Content Festival will take place in Bangkok, Thailand from April 27 through May 3.

Cinesite Headline News

Cinesite Launches Feature Animation Talent Program

‘iAnimate at Cinesite’ apprenticeship program provides the opportunity of online training and a two year contract as a trainee animator with Cinesite.

Disney Headline News

Dolby Vision to Launch with Disney’s ‘Tomorrowland ‘and Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’

Disney’s live-action remake of ‘The Jungle Book,’ due out April 15, 2016, will also be presented in Dolby Vision, with more titles to be announced.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Furious 7’ Three-peats, Jumps $1B Globally

Universal’s ‘Furious 7’ wins its third consecutive weekend at the North American box office this with $29.1 million; jumps the $1 billion mark globally with $1.153 billion in worldwide ticket sales.

Not To Scale Headline News

Manson Joins Not To Scale Directorial Roster

Directing collective’s latest project -- an animated short that tells the fascinating story of Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh -- was made in collaboration with BH Los Angeles for Google Play and The California Sunday Magazine.

Björk Headline News

Autodesk Tech Helps Create Immersive Experience for Björk’s ‘Black Lake’

Director Andrew Thomas Huang, Wolf & Crow and xRez Studio use Autodesk Maya, Flame, Mudbox, ReCap and Memento to create a new CG landscape and VFX for short film.

Blackmagic Design Headline News

Blackmagic Design Delivers Fusion 8 for Mac OS X and Linux

Fusion 8 release opens the door to millions of motion graphic artists, broadcast designers, video editors, visual effects compositors and 3D animators.

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