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Computer Graphics in the Spotlight at 2019 Academy Sci-Tech Awards

Adobe After Effects and Photoshop, the Medusa Performance Capture System, and -- for the first time -- Maxon Cinema 4D among nine scientific & technical achievements to be honored at this year’s annual presentation.

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Designing the Spectacular Realm of the Dragons for DreamWorks Animation’s ‘The Hidden World’

From concept art to finished frames, production designer Pierre-Olivier Vincent brings a singular touch to the final film in the blockbuster ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ trilogy.

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9 Scientific & Technical Achievements to be Honored at Academy Sci-Tech Awards

Curtis Clark to receive John A. Bonner Award at the Academy’s annual Scientific and Technical Awards presentation on Saturday, February 9.

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Academy Investigating 8 Scientific and Technical Areas For 2018 Oscars

Motion graphics systems, digital paint systems, facial geometry capture, rotoscoping and more under investigation for the 2018 Academy Sci-Tech Awards.

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DreamWorks’ Premo Animation System Garners Sci-Tech Honors

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 9, 2018 at 10:20am

Studio R&D director Paul Carmen DiLorenzo walks us through the studio’s groundbreaking and innovative production system being recognized at this Saturday’s MPAA Scientific and Technical Awards. 

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Fox, Paramount & Crystal Dynamics Named Defendants in MOVA Lawsuit

MOVA developers suing Disney and Marvel for IP Infringement expand lawsuit to include ‘Deadpool,’ and ‘Terminator: Genisys’ features and ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ video game.

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Lawsuit: MOVA Developers Suing Disney & Marvel for IP Infringement

Intellectual property lawsuit alleges Disney, Marvel and others knowingly infringed copyrights, trademarks, and/or patents by using stolen CG technology in blockbuster movies.

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Autodesk Helps Power Oscar-Nominated Features, Wins Sci-Tech Award

All five VFX Academy Award nominees employed Autodesk technology to help deliver Oscar-worthy visual effects; Arnold renderer honored with a 2017 Sci-Tech Award.

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John Cho and Leslie Mann Hosting Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards

Actors John Cho and Leslie Mann will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.

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Chaos Group’s V-Ray Wins Academy Award

Photorealistic production renderer used on more than 150 feature films since 2002, including recent hits like ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘Deadpool,’ and ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ to be honored for advancing the use of fully ray-traced rendering in motion pictures.

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Academy Announces 18 Sci-Tech Awards

Blue Sky, Chaos Group, ILM, ImageMovers, Solid Angle, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and more to be recognized at the Academy’s annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11.

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Academy Investigating 12 Scientific and Technical Areas for 2016 Oscars

Scientific and technical investigations include high-resolution digital motion picture cameras, motion control software, production ray-tracing & rendering technologies, real-time vector-based drawing tools, and animatronics.

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Digital Domain Blocked from Using MOVA Tech

District Court Judge John S. Tigar issues preliminary injunction blocking the use of the Academy Award-winning facial motion capture technology by all its licensees, including Digital Domain.

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Autodesk Technologies Play Supporting Role in Oscar-Nominated Films

Autodesk and Shotgun Software play a supporting role in the creation of some of the year’s most lauded films and TV series.

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Olivia Munn and Jason Segel to Host Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards will present 11 awards to 33 individual recipients on Saturday, February 13 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.

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Academy Announces 11 Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards

Sci-tech Oscars are awarded to Airwall, Dolby Laboratories, DreamWorks Animation, Image Shaker, ILM, LAIKA Animation Studios, Rhythm & Hues, Sony Pictures Imageworks, The Foundry and Tweak Software.

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Tiffen Honored with Academy’s Sci-Tech Award of Commendation

Recognized for efforts in developing infrared-reducing dye-based filters for digital cameras, Steven Tiffen, Jeff Cohen and Michael Fecik receive special plaque at the Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards.

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HP DreamColor Display Developers Receive Academy’s Sci-Tech Award

HP DreamColor Display used in production of Oscar-nominated films, including DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2.’

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