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  1. Tribeca: Jon Favreau on 'Lion King' Fans' Expectations, 'Cowboys and Aliens' Disappointment

    9:26 pm 4/23/2017

    Interviewer Scarlett Johansson, well-prepared with a legal pad full of questions, alluded to 'Ghost in the Shell's' box-office struggles in a frank aside.Read more

  2. NAB: VFX Master Rob Legato Promises New 'Lion King' Will Take Virtual Production Even Further

    10:42 am 4/23/2017

    “The ability to re-create anything and re-create it faithfully is the future of cinema," he says.Read more

  3. Oscars: Where the Crafts Guilds and the Academy Went in Different Directions

    2:11 pm 3/1/2017

    While the Visual Effects Society and the Oscars both rewarded 'The Jungle Book,' most of the other guilds and associations made choices that weren't seconded by the eventual Academy Award winners.Read more

  4. Oscars: 'The Jungle Book' Wins Academy Award in Visual Effects

    10:15 am 2/21/2017

    The award went to Rob Legato, Adam Valdez, Andy Jones and Dan Lemmon.Read more

  5. Why 'Jungle Book' Skipped Location Shoots in Favor of "Virtual Production"

    11:00 am 2/17/2017

    The Visual Effects Society Awards' top winner demonstrates new, digitally driven filmmaking techniques.Read more

  6. 'Jungle Book' Director Jon Favreau Says Sound Mixing Is Like Cooking

    9:00 am 2/17/2017

    "Good chefs add a lot of flavors," says the filmmaker, who will be honored Saturday at the Cinema Audio Society Awards and calls sound pros the "unsung heroes of VFX."Read more

  7. VES Awards Preview: 'Jungle Book,' 'Rogue One' Among the Visual Effects Contenders

    7:30 am 2/6/2017

    The awards will be handed out Feb. 7 at the Beverly Hilton.Read more

  8. Jon Favreau to Receive Harold Lloyd Award for Filmmaking

    8:07 am 1/27/2017

    The Advanced Imaging Society and sister Virtual Reality Society also revealed an expanded group of VR categories for its annual awards.Read more

  9. 'Jungle Book,' 'Deepwater Horizon' and 'Sully' Sound Pros Talk About Production Challenges

    8:27 am 1/11/2017

    Sonic artists describe how viewers were placed on the Deepwater Horizon rig, aboard an Airbus as it made a harrowing landing in the Hudson River, and in an Indian jungle that didn’t exist.Read more

  10. 2016 Box Office Hits Record $11.4B in North America Despite Angst

    8:35 am 1/1/2017

    Animated family films (and Disney) played a huge part in the boom, while Ryan Reynold's 'Deadpool' was the top-grossing superhero film of 2016 domestically behind 'Captain America: Civil War.' Read more

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