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  1. Hollywood Docket: Animation Anti-Poaching, Alleged Sexual Abuse on Cher Tour

    11:59 pm 9/20/2014

    Entertainment legal news including a lawyer's Photoshopped celebrity pictures and a dismissed 'Captain America' lawsuitRead more

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  2. Sony's VFX House Imageworks Moving Headquarters to Vancouver

    11:43 am 5/28/2014

    Future Imageworks and Sony Pictures Animation production -- including "Angry Birds," "Hotel Transylvania 2" and the untitled Smurfs movie -- will be handled entirely in British Columbia.Read more

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  3. How 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' VFX Team Brought Electro to Life

    6:00 am 5/3/2014

    “We created probably 20 different layers of lightning … to help the compositor create the sense of energy inside his skin," says Imageworks' Jerome Chen.Read more

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  4. Sony Pictures Imageworks, Rovio Pact for 'Angry Birds' Movie

    8:30 am 2/17/2014

    The animated movie adaptation of the popular video game franchise will nest in Vancouver after tapping local subsidies. Read more

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  5. Lucasfilm, Sony Pictures Imageworks Release New Version of Jointly-Developed Alembic

    2:06 pm 8/7/2012

    The open source exchange format has already been used on features including "The Avengers," "Men in Black 3," and upcoming "Hotel Transylvania."Read more

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  6. Siggraph: Biz Braces for Higher Frame Rates in Wake of 'The Hobbit'

    10:00 am 8/3/2012

    Peter Jackson ushers in 48 frames per second, but effects houses and studio budgets will feel the brunt of the biggest change to film production since the addition of sound. Read more

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  7. How Sony Pictures Imageworks Brought the Heroes and Villains of 'Spider-Man' to Life

    11:28 am 7/11/2012

    The Culver City-based visual effects house marks its 20th anniversary with its most spectacular effects bonanza yet.Read more

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