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Disney Headline News

Disney Planning Live-Action Feature Based on ‘Fantasia’s ‘Night on Bald Mountain’

Project continues Disney's recent trend of remaking its animated classics into live-action films, beginning with ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Cinderella,’ and now including ‘Mulan,’ ‘Winnie The Pooh,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Dumbo’ and a new movie starring ‘Peter Pan’s Tinker Bell.

Previs Headline News

Previsualization Society Announces New Open Membership

Non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and development of previs across disciplines including feature film, television, commercials, games, visualization and architecture announces the first of many planned initiatives.

virtual reality Headline News

Cogswell Student Developing Virtual Reality Game Using Google Cardboard Technology

Game Design Engineering student Christian Sasso serves as lead engineer for virtual reality game ‘We R Ball’ for Google Cardboard using Unity and C#.

ftrack Headline News

VFX Awesomeness of ‘Kung Fury’ Relies on ftrack

Swedish VFX and animation studio Fido creates hundreds of 80s-tinged VFX shots with everything from green screen compositing to characters riding atop a Tyrannosaurus Rex for David Sandberg’s ‘Kung Fury.’

Uncanny Valley Headline News

Digital Human League Releases First Batch of Data for Digital Emily 2

First unveiled at FMX 2015 by Chaos Group’s Christopher Nichols, Digital Emily 2 is now available to everyone as a free download for any non-commercial use.

King and Country Headline News

King and Country Creates Main Title Sequence For History’s ‘Texas Rising’

Production company reteams with legacy client for five-part miniseries based on the Texas Revolution against Mexico and the birth of the Texas Rangers.

Digital Domain Headline News

Digital Domain, Immersive Media Form IM360

Academy Award-Winning digital production studio Digital Domain teams with immersive technology provider to form new joint venture aimed at creating cutting-edge interactive experiences.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Tomorrowland’ Tops Slow Holiday Weekend

Brad Bird’s ‘Tomorrowland’ suffers one of the worst Memorial Day starts in recent history with a $41.7 million North American debut. Meanwhile, ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ speeds past the $100 million mark overseas.

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