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Hollywood Foreign Press Association Headline News

HFPA Announces Nominations for 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards

Paramount Pictures and Starburns Industries’ ‘Anomalisa,’ Disney and Pixar Animation Studio’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’ and ‘Inside Out,’ 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios’ ‘The Peanuts Movie,’ and Aardman’s ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’ are nominated for Best Animated Feature.

Short Films VFXWorld

Q&A: Delving Into the VFX of Miguel Ortega and Tran Ma’s ‘The Ningyo’

Photoreal short derived from an old Japanese folk tale employs physical sets built in the duo’s living room augmented with CG creatures and extensions crafted using Autodesk Maya and Mudbox and rendered in Chaos Group’s V-Ray.

Awards Headline News

PGA Honoring Industrial Light & Magic With Visionary Vanguard Award

Inaugural Visionary Vanguard Award to be accepted by ILM Senior Visual Effects Supervisor John Knoll at the 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards on Saturday, January 23.

OptiTrack Headline News

Microsoft’s 343 Industries Deploys OptiTrack Tech for ‘Halo 5: Guardians’

Microsoft Studios’ 343 Industries builds a new 50-foot by 50-foot motion capture stage outfitted with 50 Prime 41 cameras for character animation and camera tracking.

call for entries Headline News

SIGGRAPH 2016 Now Accepting Submissions

Forty-third International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques will be held July 24-28, 2016 in Anaheim, California.

Netflix Headline News

WATCH: Netflix Unveils ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon -- Sword of Destiny’ Trailer

Visual effects for the long-awaited sequel to Ang Lee’s Oscar-winning ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ are led by production VFX supervisor is Mark Stetson, with VFX provided by Zoic, Pixomondo and Lola.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Krampus’ Surprises with $16M Debut

Universal and Legendary’s holiday horror-comedy ‘Krampus’ outperforms expectations in its North American debut, grossing $16 million from 2,902 theaters to come in at number two behind ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2.’

Commercials Headline News

Post Production Company Uppercut Launches in NYC

Led by veteran editor and Micah Scarpelli and VFX artist Joe Wenkoff, Uppercut is a full-service post-production company offering world-class editorial and visual effects services.

Post-production Headline News

Ring the Alarm and Therapy Studios Form Creative Partnership

Emmy-Award winning post-production house and bicoastal music production company team up to provide seamless music and sound offerings to clients in the advertising, film, and television industries.

Spin VFX Headline News

Spin VFX Provides Effects for Warner Bros.’ ‘The 33’

Led by VFX supervisor Jeff Campbell and supervising VFX producer George Macri, SpinVFX delivers nearly 150 shots to help bring to life the remarkable true story of the 33 survivors of the Chilean mine disaster.

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