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World Building ANIMATIONWorld

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Alex McDowell

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 6, 2015 at 4:35pm

Alex McDowell, world-building expert and Professor at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, discusses world building, film and animation production design, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.

Red Giant Headline News

Red Giant Introduces New Volume Licensing Program

Designed for organizations with multiple artists, workstations and facilities, new program features easy-to-manage floating license model for world-class motion graphics and visual effects plug-ins.

Caesar ANIMATIONWorld

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Andy Serkis

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 2:51pm

Andy Serkis, actor, director and producer, discusses his pioneering performance capture work in roles like Gollum, Caesar, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.

41st Annual Saturn Awards Headline News

‘Interstellar,’ ‘The Winter Soldier’ Lead 2015 Saturn Award Noms

‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Interstellar’ lead nominations for the 41st Annual Saturn Awards with 11 and 10 nominations, respectively; ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ follows with nine nominations.

PDI ANIMATIONWorld

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Carl Rosendahl

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 1:38pm

Carl Rosendahl, PDI Co-founder and Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon’s Entertainment Technology Center, discusses the founding of pioneering CG studio PDI, the industry’s ongoing economic volatility, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.

Warner Bros. ANIMATIONWorld

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 - Chris DeFaria

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 4:10pm

Chris DeFaria, President, Animation, Digital Production and Visual Effects at Warner Bros., discusses the success of ‘Gravity,’ assessing a film’s marketability, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.

Lightstorm Entertainment ANIMATIONWorld

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 - Jon Landau

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 2, 2015 at 4:06pm

Jon Landau, James Cameron’s longtime producing partner at Lightstorm Entertainment, discusses the ‘Avatar’ sequels, new technologies, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.

Athena Studios Headline News

Athena Studios Taps Shotgun for ‘Mermaids on Mars’ Feature

Shotgun’s production management, review and tracking tools enable small team of VFX artists to complete the stop-motion film’s 300 shots in just over three months.

Bazillion Pictures Headline News

Bazillion Pictures Celebrates Kansas City History with 3D Projection Mapping Spectacle

Full-service boutique’s animation, visual FX & motion graphics talent tapped to create a digital journey that brings the rich history of Kansas City’s iconic Union Station building to life.

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