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Taika Waititi to Harness the Force in New ‘Star Wars’ Feature

Oscar-winning ‘Jojo Rabbit’ director to co-write and direct new movie franchise entry; new ‘Star Wars’ Disney+ series also announced during May the Fourth celebrations.

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The Magic Behind the Magic of 'Star Wars: Episode IX’

Production VFX supervisor Roger Guyett talks creating Princess Leia, the benefits of practical shooting, and bringing the saga to a close.

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Cuteness Levels Over 9,000 with New ‘The Mandalorian’ Character

Jon Favreau’s highly anticipated Disney+ ‘Star Wars’ series features a mysterious infant fans have dubbed ‘Baby Yoda,’ and it’s the cutest thing since Ewoks.

Disney Headline News

Benioff, Weiss and Johnson Join the Rebellion Against ‘Star Wars’ Trilogies

David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, and Rian Johnson have left their respective projects, leaving no new ‘Star Wars’ films in active development.

SVOD Headline News

WATCH: Lucasfilm’s New ‘The Mandalorian’ Trailer and Character Art

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 8:11am

With Jon Favreau at the helm, the first ever ‘Star Wars’ live-action series, about a deadly gunfighter in the galaxy’s outer reaches, launches November 12 on the new Disney+ streaming service. 

Animated TV Series Headline News

Anderson Entertainment and Tiny Giants Announce ‘Kate Kestrel and the Terrahawks’

Show, which reimagines Gerry Anderson’s iconic 1983 sci-fi series, centers on Kestrel and the organization tasked with protecting Earth from alien invasion.

D23 Headline News

Disney+ Reveals High-Profile Slate of Shows at D23 Expo

Splashy presentations of new series set within Star Wars, Marvel and Pixar franchise worlds teases both fans and industry with previously unannounced details about the studio’s aggressive new streaming platform programming plans. 

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Doing it Fast ‘And’ Distinctive: The VFX of ‘Men in Black: International’

VFX supervisor Jerome Chen discusses staying true to the ‘MiB’ franchise look, and meeting audience expectations, while producing 2,000 visual effects shots in only six-months.

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WATCH: Oscar Winner Doug Chiang Talks ‘Star Wars’ Visual Design at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 6:52am

Legendary artist shares concept design insights, George Lucas’ impact on his evolution as a designer, working through production design challenges and how he handles different opinions from strong creative voices on a film. 

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Disney Bumps ‘Avatar’ Sequel to 2021, Sets Dates on Three Unnamed ‘Star Wars’ Movies

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 2:36pm

First of four sequels to James Cameron’s sci-fi epic pushed out a full year to 2021, while new ‘Star Wars’ films to hit every other year starting 2022.

FxF 2019 Headline News

Phil Tippett, Julie Pott and Priit Pärn Being Honored at Frame-By-Frame Animators Conference

May 4th conference at Chicago’s DePaul University, for animators / by animators, will feature special guests, speakers, masterclasses and demos. 

Disney Headline News

‘Star Wars: Force for Change’ Expands Global Philanthropic Initiative

Disney and Lucasfilm will provide a $1.5 million donation, in-kind and mentorship resources to help expand access to worldwide K-12 nonprofit FIRST programs.

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The Streaming Wars Heat Up as Disney Unveils Details for Disney+

Taking a direct shot at Netflix, The Walt Disney Company announces plans to release more than 25 original series and 10 original films, documentaries and specials in the first year of its rival streaming service.

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