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WATCH: Pixar’s John Halstead Talks Hank and ‘Finding Dory’ Production at VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 11:50am

The supervising technical director discusses production on Disney and Pixar’s long-awaited hit animated sequel, Finding Dory, including the design and animation of the film’s eight-legged heroic cephalopod. 

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WATCH: Mike Mitchell and Walt Dohrn Talk ‘Trolls’ Production at VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:00am

The co-directors discuss design and production challenges on DreamWorks Animation’s fuzzy animated musical comedy, Trolls.

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The Industry’s Best and Brightest All Set to Share Their VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 11:32pm

The 18th VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy gets ready to present its biggest program ever of top animation, VFX, VR and game industry experts.

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WATCH: ILM’s Russell Earl Talks the VFX of ‘Captain America: Civil War’ at VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 9:55am

The veteran VFX supervisor discusses digital doubles, animating believable performances and handling on-set technical challenges while shooting Marvel’s smash super hero hit, ‘Captain America: Civil War.’

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WATCH: Atomic Fiction’s Ryan Tudhope Talks Iconic ‘Deadpool’ Freeway Chase at VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 2:45pm

The studio’s co-founder and VFX supervisor details the fully CG fight chase sequence from Tim Miller’s smash Marvel super hero adventure hit.

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WATCH: ILM’s Roger Guyett Talks the VFX of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ at VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Monday, October 2, 2017 at 1:44pm

The veteran visual effects supervisor and 2nd unit director details Industrial Light & Magic’s work with J.J. Abram’s on his epic sci-fi adventure hit.

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WATCH: Lucasfilm CTO Rob Bredow Talks ILMxLAB, ILM VR Tools and More at VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 29, 2017 at 12:39pm

The veteran CTO and VFX supervisor discusses ILM VR tools, technology and storytelling efforts on ‘Star Wars’ franchise films.

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WATCH: Baobab’s Maureen Fan Talks ‘Invasion!,’ VR Creativity, Tools and More at VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 10:05am

The VC-backed studio's CEO and co-founder discusses the challenges of producing compelling VR entertainment and technology as well as new and upcoming projects led by CCO Eric Darnell.

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WATCH: Marvel’s Victoria Alonso Talks Superheroes, Film Franchises, Film Production and More at VIEW 2016

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 11:42am

The veteran Marvel EVP of visual effects and post-production discusses the challenges of producing the studio’s incredibly successful set of superhero film franchises, including weaving together and managing huge teams of creative professionals across the globe.

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VIEW Conference 2017 Announces Final Program

Registration now open for 18th annual computer graphics symposium running October 23-27; entries underway for ‘View Awards’ and ‘Games Bootcamp.’

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VIEW Conference Adds Oscar-Winning VFX Talent to 2017 Speaker Lineup

Four-time Oscar winner Joe Letteri, Oscar winner John Nelson, two-time Oscar winner Bill Westenhofer, and Oscar winner Martin Hill join the roster of more than 25 top industry professionals already confirmed for Italy’s computer graphics conference.

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Joe Letteri to Present ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ at VIEW 2017

Renowned Weta Digital senior visual effects supervisor to present the evolution of visual effects technology and artistry behind the final film in the trilogy at VIEW 2017 running October 23-27, 2017 in Torino, Italy.

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VIEW Conference Announces 2017 Industry Speakers

Submissions for 18th annual VFX, computer graphics, games event running October 23-27, 2017 in Turin, Italy accepted through September 15.

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Creating a Modern World of Animals: Byron Howard on the Story and Directing Challenges of ‘Zootopia’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 20, 2017 at 3:09pm

As part of AWN's Professional Spotlight Series recorded during VIEW 2016, the Oscar-nominated director of Disney’s hit, ‘Zootopia,’ talks about the decision to make significant story changes well into production on the animated feature film.

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Integrating VFX and Stop-Motion: Steve Emerson on Hybrid Filmmaking Approach of ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 17, 2017 at 3:57pm

As part of AWN's Professional Spotlight Series recorded during VIEW 2016, the Oscar-nominated VFX supervisor talks about a decade of filmmaking innovation and advancement at LAIKA.

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Creating a Photoreal Masterpiece: Rob Legato on the Virtual Cinematography of ‘The Jungle Book’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 3:31pm

As part of AWN's Professional Spotlight Series recorded during VIEW 2016, the Oscar-nominated VFX supervisor discusses the challenges of virtual production on the hit Disney live-action/CG hybrid feature film.

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VIEW Awards Announces 2016 Winners

Chen Chen’s ‘Old Bear,’ produced in 2016 by Citron Bien and distributed by Yummy Films, wins 2016 VIEW Award. 

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It’s October – That Means VIEW Time!

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 1:46pm

The 2016 VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy promises once again, as it does each year, an inspirational week spent watching the best work from animation, VFX and game industry greats.

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Watch: Director Shannon Tindle Discusses Google’s ‘On Ice’ VR Project at VIEW Conference

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 9:05pm

2016’s VIEW Conference starts next week in Turin - watch AWN's two-part interview with the Google ATAP’s Spotlight Story writer, director and character designer from the 2015 edition.

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Watch: Production Designer Michael Kurinsky Talks ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ at VIEW Conference

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 8:30pm

The 2016 VIEW Conference kicks off next week in Turin - watch AWN's two-part interview with the Sony Pictures Animation artist from the 2015 edition.

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Italy’s VIEW Conference Details 2016 Offerings

Countdown to VIEW 2016: Two-time Oscar-winner Rob Legato, visual effects supervisor for Disney’s The Jungle Book, rounds out a stellar VIEW 2016 program; Film, Games, and VR Industry leaders offer 18 workshops.

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VFX Luminary Rob Legato Bringing ‘The Jungle Book’ to VIEW 2016

Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor who has worked with James Cameron, Robert Zemeckis and Martin Scorsese to present keynote address on his recent collaboration with director Jon Favreau on Disney’s photorealistic CG/live-action adventure reboot of the classic animated film.

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Watch: Director Jorge Gutierrez Talks About 'The Book of Life' at VIEW Conference

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 5:41pm

Counting down to the 2016 VIEW Conference kick off October 24, 2016, watch AWN's two-part interview with Jorge Gutierrez from the 2015 edition.

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Watch: Director Mark Osborne Talks About 'The Little Prince' at VIEW Conference

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 30, 2016 at 7:58am

Counting down to the 2016 VIEW Conference kick off October 24, 2016, watch Mark Osborne's interview from the 2015 edition.

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