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Steve Parish Blogs

Practical Magic: The State of the VFX Industry in 2015, Part 2 - Hug a VFX Artist

Despite many great VFX-driven films ahead, Steve bemoans the state of the VFX “business” responsible for their visual magic.

AWN Professional Spotlight Blogs

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – NYU Media Research Lab’s Ken Perlin

NYU Department of Computer Science Media Research Lab Professor Ken Perlin discusses the extensive use of graphical user interface technology in our daily lives and what types of innovative GUI applications he envisions for the future.

AWN Professional Spotlight Headline News

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Framestore R&D Head Martin Preston

Martin Preston discusses the use of the Arnold renderer from Solid Angle on 'Gravity,’ and his role as head of research and development at Framestore.

AWN Professional Spotlight Blogs

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – ILM’s Olivier Maury

Industrial Light & Magic Principle R&D Engineer and Lead Renderer Olivier Maury discusses recent advancements in digital pyrotechnics.

AWN Professional Spotlight Blogs

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Paul Debevec

USC’s chief visual officer Paul Debevec outlines the creative technology research underway, as well as the school’s groundbreaking work at the Oscar-winning film ‘Gravity.’

AWN Professional Spotlight Blogs

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Proof Inc.’s Ron Frankel

Proof Inc.’s Ron Frankel talks about the visualization house’s work on ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier.’

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ No. 2 Domestic Opening of All Time

Joss Whedon's Marvel tentpole, ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ opens to $191.3 million in North America, the number-two domestic opening of all time behind ‘The Avengers.’

AWN Professional Spotlight Blogs

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Scanline VFX’s Thomas Zauner

Scanline VFX founder Thomas Zauner discusses the history and evolution of his company and eventual move into visual effects production as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.

FMX 2015 Headline News

Proof Details Plans for FMX 2015

Proof Inc. creative director and founder Ron Frankel to present inside look at previs and postvis work from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ during 2015 FMX conference in Germany.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Opens to $201M Overseas

Universal’s ‘Furious 7’ takes first place at the domestic box office with $18.3 million; a week ahead of its U.S. Marvel tentpole ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ debuts in 44 international markets, earning $201.2 million.

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.

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