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Mirada Creates Magical Holiday Stories for Lexus and Team One

Imaginative campaign draws back the curtain on Santa’s gift-giving magic, unlocking the secret of how he delivers Lexus vehicles to the driveways of three different families on Christmas morning.

Technology Blogs

Chapman University Showcases Xsens Motion Capture Solutions at CTN 2014

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts showcases the new Xsens MVN motion capture system live on the show floor at CTN 2014.

Technology Headline News

PipelineFX’s Qube! First Render Manager to Support Autodesk’s VRED

Leading render farm manager offers optimized path to prototype renders for automotive and industrial designers; demoing beta at Autodesk University in booth #78.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Headline News

Watch: First Teaser for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Eighty-eight second teaser offers the first real glimpse at the highly anticipated Disney movie, including a first look at franchise newcomers John Boyega and Daisy Ridley and the triumphant return to the skies of Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Mockingjay' Tops Holiday B.O. with $82.7M

Lionsgate holdover ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1’ is the easy victor at the Thanksgiving box office, topping DreamWorks Animation’s new entry ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ and New Line’s ‘Horrible Bosses 2.’

FuseFX Headline News

FuseFX Expands to New York and Vancouver

FuseFX, a rapidly growing visual effects studio, is currently servicing nearly three dozen television shows and feature films including ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ ‘American Horror Story’ and ‘The Blacklist.’

 

Visual Effects Society Headline News

VES to Honor Ridley Scott with Lifetime Achievement Award

Previous winners of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award include James Cameron, Steven Spielberg, Ray Harryhausen, George Lucas, Robert Zemeckis, John Dykstra and Frank Marshall & Kathleen Kennedy.

Technology Headline News

Supercomputing Boosts Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6’

Meet the real heroes behind the studio’s first Marvel-inspired film: Walt Disney Animation Studios CTO Andy Hendrickson, principal systems engineer Marc Jordan, and senior research scientist Rasmus Tamstorf.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Mockingjay' Nabs $275M Globally

Lionsgate's ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1’ rules the box office both domestically and overseas, posting the top opening of the year domestically and grossing $275 million worldwide. 

Alexandra Institute Headline News

Alexandra Institute Releases Elementacular 1.2

Based on cutting-edge computer graphics research, Elementacular 1.2 includes a wide range of demonstration scenes, full 32-bit HDR pipeline, much-improved noise generation, and a new plug-in deployment that allows easy install and updates.

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