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Zoic Studios Headline News

ZOIC Studios Taps RealFlow for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

Led by VFX/CG Supervisor Timothy Hanson, ZOIC Studios employs RealFlow to help create simulations for Marvel blockbuster ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ completing nearly 100 shots for the movie.

Disney Headline News

Disney Sets Live-Action Remake of ‘Sword in the Stone’

Disney continues its recent trend of remaking its animated classics into live-action films that started with ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Cinderella’ and now includes ‘Mulan,’ ‘Winnie The Pooh,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Dumbo,’ a new movie starring ‘Peter Pan’s Tinker Bell, and the ‘Bald Mountain’ sequence in ‘Fantasia.’

Thinkbox Software Headline News

Deadline Cloud Wizard for Amazon EC2 Now in Open Beta

New feature in Thinkbox Software’s scalable solution for managing compute resources across platforms on physical and virtual machines automates the configuration of render farms on Amazon EC2.

Trojan Horse was a Unicorn Headline News

Trojan Horse Was a Unicorn Announces London Meetup

Digital art festival meetup set for July 24th In London to host talks with Ninja Theory graphic designer and art director Alessandro Taini and concept artist Chris Rosewarne, whose film credits include ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and the forthcoming ‘Star Wars Episode VIII.’

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’ Sees Pint-Sized $58M Debut

Peyton Reed’s ‘Ant-Man’ makes $58 million domestic debut, the second-lowest bow for Marvel Studios since ‘The Incredible Hulk’ opened to $55.4 million in 2008.

Blackmagic Design Headline News

DigitalFilm Tree Uses DaVinci Resolve to Remotely Grade ABC’s ‘Mistresses’

DigitalFilm Tree employs Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve as a core component of its remote dailies grading and transcoding services.

Awards Headline News

Cartoon Network’s ‘Over the Garden Wall’ Receives Emmy Nod

The five nominees for Outstanding Animated Program are FX’s ‘Archer,’ Fox’s ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and ‘The Simpsons,’ Cartoon Network’s ‘Over The Garden Wall’ and Comedy Central’s ‘South Park.’ VFX nominees include Starz’ ‘Black Sails,’ The CW’s ‘The Flash,’ HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones,’ Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ and the History Channel’s ‘Vikings.’

SDCC 2015 Blogs

SDCC 2015: The Future Arrives at San Diego Comic-Con International

Comic-Con 2015 delivers the year of the future, complete with robots, haute couture, and Virtual Reality experiences galore.

Animal Logic Headline News

Animal Logic Creates Innovative 3D Concept Reel for 360-Degree Data Arena

Animation and VFX studio pushes the boundaries of digital storytelling with the creation of a 3D concept reel for a state-of-the-art research facility at the University of Technology Sydney.

Pixomondo Headline News

Pixomondo Taps cineSync to Wrangle CG Dragons for ‘Game of Thrones’

Alongside the increasingly complex evolution of three fully-grown CG fire-breathing dragons, VFX house Pixomondo leverages Cospective’s cineSync review and annotation tool for global production pipeline for HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones.’

RocketComp Headline News

RocketComp for Maya Revolutionizes VFX Compositing Workflows

Released by Dover Studios co-founder Andrew Hazelden, Autodesk Maya plug-in RocketComp instantly connects Maya to 10 of the most popular desktop compositing applications in use today. 

SDCC 2015 Headline News

WATCH: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Comic-Con 2015 Reel

The three-and-a-half minute reel from San Diego Comic-Con 2015 is a montage of behind-the-scenes footage emphasizing the practical sets and visual effects created for the film.

Picture Box Distribution Headline News

‘Annedroids’ Sells to Disney and YLE Finland

The Walt Disney Company picks up first two seasons of award-winning CGI/live action hybrid series ‘Annedroids ‘for Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, South and Sub-Saharan Africa. 

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