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Luma Pictures Headline News

Luma Pictures Delivers VFX for ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

Marking the company’s sixth collaboration with Marvel, Luma Pictures contributes to over 375 shots in the recent release of Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, including the Winter Soldier's bionic arm, CG Cars, CG explosions, and a variety of environment matte paintings.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Captain America’ Three-peats with $26.6M

In another major victory for Marvel Studios and Disney, Captain America: The Winter Soldier remains at number one for its third consecutive weekend at the North American box office; Fox and Blue Sky's animated family film Rio 2 comes in second place, beating out newcomers Heaven is for Real and Transcendence.

VES Headline News

Visual Effects Society Launches VFX YouTube Channel

The Visual Effects Society launches a new YouTube channel dedicated to showcasing outstanding examples of visual effects artistry and innovation from around the world, practical skills demonstrations, insights from leading practitioners, and original content from VES signature events, workshops and forums.

Gasket Studios Headline News

EP Eric Mueller Joins Gasket Studios

Executive Producer Eric Mueller joins Minneapolis-based design, animation and VFX company Gasket Studios, where he is working on spots for General Mills & Cheerios, McDonald’s, Sony PlayStation and Mayo Clinic, as well as a branded film for Subaru.

FMX Headline News

FMX 2014 to Spotlight ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’

Organizers for Europe’s leading conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia announce that this year’s program will include a presentation on a number of highly anticipated yet unreleased films, including DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2.

Autodesk Headline News

Autodesk Maya LT 2015 to Launch on Steam

Maya LT 2015 is coming to Steam, Valve's popular entertainment platform, bringing its powerful animation and modeling feature set to Steam's active community of over 65 million gamers, developers and artists.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Trumps ‘Rio 2’

Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier holds onto to the top spot at the North American box office with $41.4 million; Carlos Saldanha's Rio 2 follows in second place with a $39 million debut.

Halo Headline News

Ridley Scott to Produce ‘Halo’ Digital Feature for Xbox

Xbox Entertainment Studios is producing a new digital feature based on the video game series Halo in conjunction with 343 Industries and celebrated sci-fi director/producer Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions.

FMX 2014 Headline News

FMX 2014 Spotlights Virtual Production with ‘Gravity,’ ‘Avatar 2’

Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia to spotlight virtual production in Gravity, Avatar 2 and more with speakers including Chris DeFaria, Tim Webber and Jon Landau.