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  1. U.K. Screen Association Cries Foul Over Visual Effects Industry Petition

    9:01 am 2/5/2014

    The trade association for U.K.-based VFX companies is asking BECTU to revise its VFX Working Time Charter.Read more

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  2. New VFX Firm Magnopus Sets Up in Downtown L.A.

    11:00 am 1/23/2014

    The company, founded by Oscar-winning visual effects artists Ben Grossman and Alex Henning, is the first entertainment tenant in the PacMutual building. Read more

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  3. 'Gravity' Leads Visual Effects Society Awards Nominations

    9:00 am 1/14/2014

    "Frozen" and "The Croods" are both nominated in all four categories for animated features.Read more

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  4. Beijing Galloping Horse CEO Li Ming Dies at 47

    1:05 am 1/3/2014

    The Beijing-based exec, whose firm bought Digital Domain in 2012, was felled by a sudden heart attack.Read more

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  5. 'Gravity' Director Alfonso Cuaron to Receive Visual Effects Society Visionary Award

    6:11 pm 12/23/2013

    The Oscar-nominated director will be honored Feb. 12 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.Read more

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  6. 'Doctor Who' Christmas Special Wraps Debut Year for VFX House Milk

    7:00 am 12/23/2013

    CEO Will Cohen and his team of VFX pros also handled the 50th anniversary special.Read more

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  7. VES Releases Camera Report Interchange Format

    11:44 am 12/16/2013

    The Society hopes to improve the capture and exchange of camera sheets and metadata from production to VFX.Read more

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  8. 'The Desolation of Smaug:' Weta's Joe Letteri Reveals The Biggest VFX Challenges

    8:00 am 12/13/2013

    The four-time Oscar winner describes creating a CG dragon that was "twice as big as a 747," saying Peter Jackson "wanted his physical size to dominate."Read more

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  9. Obama's L.A. Visit: VFX Community Planning Green-Shirt Protest

    3:55 pm 11/22/2013

    Activists hope 500 green T-shirts will greet the chief executive's visit to Jeffrey Katzenberg's DreamWorks Animation in Glendale; one artist tells THR: "Our intent is to get the message to Obama that our jobs have left the country and VFX shops have gone bankrupt due to tax incentives."Read more

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  10. AFM: Fu Works and Poland's Alvernia Studios to Back Low Budget Genre Films

    1:30 pm 11/9/2013

    Under a new service-based investment scheme, San Fu Maltha's production outfit and the Polish studio will be financing up to half of the genre titles that shoot or post-produce in the country.Read more

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