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Seth MacFarlane’s ‘Ted’ Comes to Life in Real Time with ViewScreen Studio

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, January 11, 2024 at 10:41am

The new comedy, which premieres January 11 on Peacock, uses innovative production visualization technology from the famed creator’s company, Fuzzy Door Tech, to film an animated lead character alongside other actors.

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Seth MacFarlane’s Fuzzy Door Launches ‘ViewScreen’ Visualization Suite

Designed for full-scale productions, the new ProVis tools let filmmakers visualize and animate entire scenes, including digital assets, in real-time, across multiple cameras.

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TBS Shares Exclusive ‘American Dad!: The Pink Sphinx Holds Her Hearts On the Turn’ Clip

By Dan Sarto | Friday, December 1, 2023 at 12:25pm

In the all-new episode airing Monday, December 4, Francine enters the strange and dangerous world of poker in order to learn how to hide her true feelings from Steve and Hayley.

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Peacock and Seth MacFarlane Tease ‘Ted’ Official Trailer

The prequel to the popular film franchise sees Ted, whose fame has passed, living with and being an awful influence on best friend John; all 7 episodes stream January 11.

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Peacock Drops ‘Ted’ Series First Look – And It’s a Different Kind of ‘Ted Talk’

Set in 1993, the prequel to Seth MacFarlane’s popular film franchise sees Ted, whose fame has passed, living with and being an awful influence on best friend John; all 7 episodes premiere on January 11.  

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‘Pencils vs Pixels’ Celebrates the Eternal Magic of 2D Animation

Producer Tom Bancroft, who worked as a Disney animator for many years, talks about the making of his new documentary, which looks at the Disney renaissance of the 1990s and the changes wrought by the rise of CG.

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Trailer Drops for ‘Pencils vs. Pixels’ Documentary

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 9:45am

Bay Dariz and Phil Earnest’s film celebrates the 2D hand-drawn animation renaissance that began in the late 1980s that was quickly upended by the computer animation explosion that followed; narrated by Ming-Na Wen, the film features Pete Docter, John Musker, Floyd Norman, MacFarlane and many others.

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TBS Shares Exclusive ‘American Dad!: Productive Panic’ Clip

By Dan Sarto | Monday, September 25, 2023 at 9:12am

In the all-new episode airing Monday, September 25, Francine becomes an overnight sensation when a famous art dealer discovers her homemade pottery. 

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SEC Charges ‘Stoner Cats’ Web Series Creators for Unregistered NFT Offering

Without admitting or denying the SEC’s findings, Stoner Cats 2 LLC agreed to a cease-and-desist order and $1 million civil penalty after earning approximately $8 million in sales.

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TBS Shares Exclusive ‘American Dad!: A Little Mystery’ Clip

In the all-new episode airing this Monday, September 11, Hayley makes Jeff get a friend to add some mystery to their relationship but gets more mystery than she bargained for – think meerkats!

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TBS Shares Exclusive ‘American Dad: Frantastic Voyage’ Clip

It’s back! The first all-new episode of Season 18 – Part 2 airs this Monday, September 4; the hugely popular animated comedy, created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman, about ultra-patriotic CIA agent Stan Smith and his unconventional family, returns with more absurd hilarity.

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Jeff Okun Shares the ‘Disastrous’ VFX of ‘The End is Nye’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at 1:47pm

The veteran VFX supervisor delivered between 500-800 shots per episode on the 6-episode Peacock series, depicting Bill Nye getting killed in the most epic global disasters imaginable, including large-scale asteroid strikes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, floods… that mixed visual effects with actual footage to show what would happen and how we can either mitigate it, stop it, or survive it.

Unflattering Portrayals of Russia… Who Knew? Headline News

Russian Official Demands ‘Family Guy’ Ban for Offensive Skit

Chelyabinsk deputy Yana Lantratova calls for a total ban of the series in Russia after claiming a recent episode depicted the city and its people in an unfavorable light.

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Digital Domain Names Matt McClurg Head of Visualization

The industry veteran takes the reigns to optimize the VFX studio's proprietary toolsets including machine learning software and AI-driven creations.

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The Epochal Success - and Inexhaustible Creativity - of ‘American Dad!’

Creator and showrunner Matt Weitzman converses about the long-running 20th Television Animation comedy series, whose 18th subversively fun season is now airing on TBS.

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Seth MacFarlane Names Faith Sedlin Fuzzy Door Tech President

The production company’s new tech division taps former Siri CMO to helm development and operations, including expansion of company’s flagship AR production visualization tool ViewScreen.

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FuseFX Goes Big and Bold in ‘The Orville: New Horizons'

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 9, 2022 at 1:10pm

Led by VFX Supervisor Tommy Tran, the studio produced massively complex visuals on 1,827 shots in Season 3 of Seth MacFarlane and Hulu’s sci-fi comedy, including bigger and more complex planets, space battles, and an impressive, completely overhauled USS Orville.

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TBS Drops ‘American Dad!’ Clip – New Episodes Coming in September

Last week at San Diego Comic-Con 2022, the network announced the release of additional Season 17 episodes of Seth MacFarlane’s animated comedy series about a super patriotic CIA agent, his unconventional family, and their misadventures.

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FOX Drops ‘Family Guy’ Season 21 Sneak Peek

The network’s ‘animation domination’ continued this past weekend at Comic-Con 2022; release date and teaser announced for new season of Seth MacFarlane’s popular animated comedy coming this fall.

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The Stunning New Horizons of ‘The Orville: New Horizons’

VFX producer Brooke Noska helped 14 vendors deliver more than 7,000 shots in the long awaited third season of Seth MacFarlane’s sci-fi comedy adventure, streaming exclusively on Hulu.

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TBS Picks Up ‘American Dad! for Seasons 18 and 19

Ahead of its January 24 Season 17 premiere, the hugely popular animated adult comedy from 20th Television Animation gets renewed for 2 more seasons; brace yourselves for more comic misadventures of Stan Smith and his family.

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