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  1. Siggraph 2012: PC Makers Target Media And Entertainment Market

    5:42 pm 8/9/2012

    Dell, HP and Lenovo converged on CG conference.Read more

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  2. Warners Taking 'Prudent' Approach to 'The Hobbit's' 48fps Release

    2:17 pm 8/9/2012

    The higher-frame rate version of the movie will play in “all major markets in North America,” domestic distribution chief Dan Fellman says, but only in select theaters.Read more

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  3. Siggraph 2012: Douglas Trumbull Talks Variable Frame Rates

    10:20 am 8/9/2012

    30 years after pioneering Showscan, the Academy Award winner continues to experiment with frame rates to create "an immersive cinematic experience."Read more

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  4. Producer Jon Landau: Filmmakers, Not Studios, Should Decide the Fate of Higher Frame Rates

    9:32 pm 8/8/2012

    At Siggraph, Douglas Trumbull predicts Peter Jackson's "bold step" in making "The Hobbit" at 48fps will "pay off."Read more

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  5. Siggraph 2012: 'Hotel Transylvania' Previewed by Director Genndy Tartakovsky

    4:59 pm 8/7/2012

    The Sony Pictures Animation comedy opens Sept. 28.Read more

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  6. 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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  7. 'Avatar' Sequels to Incorporate New Virtual Production Techniques

    12:16 pm 8/7/2012

    James Cameron's Lightstorm teamed with Weta and Autodesk to develop new virtual production technology.Read more

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  8. Siggraph 2012: Keynoter Jane McGonigal Says Playing Games Can Improve Health, Extend Lives

    6:25 pm 8/6/2012

    The futurist told 3,000 confab attendees that scientific studies suggest games have helped those with autism, ADHD, PTSD and even cancer.Read more

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  9. Jane McGonigal: How Video Games Can Change Your Life

    10:00 am 8/3/2012

    The Siggraph keynote speaker developed an app, SuperBetter, that helped her recover from a concussion.Read more

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