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Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

‘Garden Party’ Leads to an Oscar Nom for French Students

A team of graduating students from MoPA garner accolades for hyper-realistic animated short with a noir twist.

Polynoid Headline News

Polynoid, Woodblock Tease ‘Shark in the Park’ Short

First in a series of CG-animated edutainment films aimed at discovering the real magic of the world we live in approaches the explanation of natural phenomena in a fantastical way.

Autodesk Headline News

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.

Sci-Tech Awards Headline News

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.

Feature VFX VFXWorld

The Visual Effects of ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’: ILM Artists Take Us Back to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

ILM chief creative officer and senior visual effects supervisor John Knoll -- nominated for an Oscar alongside VFX supervisor Mohen Leo, animation supervisor Hal Hickel, and special effects supervisor Neil Corbould -- details the challenges of bringing the continuing saga of the Skywalker family to the big screen.

Awards Headline News

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.

Autodesk Headline News

Autodesk Announces Acquisition of Arnold Maker Solid Angle

Developers of Arnold, the 3D animation and visual effects ray-tracing image renderer used on VFX Oscar winner ‘Ex Machina,’ purchased for an undisclosed sum.

Light Chaser Animation Headline News

Light Chaser Builds a Fast, Sustainable Lighting Pipeline for China's ‘Little Door Gods’

Beijing-based Light Chaser Animation Studios employs Solid Angle’s Arnold renderer to produce high-quality computer graphics for China’s ‘Little Door Gods.’

AWN Professional Spotlight Headline News

AWN Professional Spotlight: FMX 2014 – Framestore R&D Head Martin Preston

Martin Preston discusses the use of the Arnold renderer from Solid Angle on 'Gravity,’ and his role as head of research and development at Framestore.

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