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  1. Reflections On Siggraph: 'The Only Ones Making Money Are For-Profit Universities'

    3:57 pm PDT 07/26/2013
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    The state of the VFX industry was a big topic at this week's CG conference. READ MORE

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  2. Siggraph: Could a WTO Rule Be Used to Impose Duties on VFX Shots?

    8:40 pm PDT 07/25/2013
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    VFX industry leaders discussed a proposed plan aimed at addressing subsidies during a panel at the CG conference. READ MORE

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  3. Siggraph Releases Keynote Video Featuring Pete Docter, Henry Selick

    7:20 pm PDT 07/24/2013
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    The panel also included other animation directors such as Chris Sanders ("The Croods") and Kevin Lima ("Monkeys of Mumbai"). READ MORE

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  4. Siggraph: Disney Team Previews New 'Frozen' Footage, Behind-the-Scenes Work

    6:24 pm PDT 07/24/2013
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    The studio's animation team discusses working with John Lasseter and Idina Menzel, their Jackson Hole research trip and creating lots of CG snow. READ MORE

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  5. Siggraph: 'Elysium' Impresses at CG and VFX Conference

    3:10 pm PDT 07/24/2013
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    The presentation took place Tuesday night at the Autodesk user group meeting. READ MORE

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  6. Siggraph: Laika Talks 3D Printing Advancements, Shows ‘Boxtrolls’ Teaser

    2:12 pm PDT 07/24/2013
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    The stop-motion studio previously used 3D printers to make the parts needed for the replacement animation on "Coraline" and "ParaNorman." READ MORE

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  7. Siggraph: 'Avatar 2' Producer Jon Landau Shows Early Tests for Film

    8:48 am PDT 07/24/2013
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    “This is going to allow Jim Cameron to light scenes and make the process more efficient,” says the Oscar-winning producer. READ MORE

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  8. Siggraph: Oscar Winner Chris Landreth Shows His New Short 'Subconscious Password'

    10:57 pm PDT 07/23/2013
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    The Academy Award contender features a mind-bending game of Password. READ MORE

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  9. Siggraph: Chris Sanders Talks 'Croods 2,' 'Dragon 2' and Why He Loves Animated Sequels

    9:35 pm PDT 07/22/2013
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    THR also catches up with "Beauty and the Beast" co-director Kirk Wise, who is planning to make an independent hand-drawn animated feature. READ MORE

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  10. Siggraph: Henry Selick Wants to Make Comedic, Live-Action Horror Films

    8:29 pm PDT 07/22/2013
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    The Oscar-nominated director also talked with THR about Hollywood’s blockbuster strategy, why he’s excited about new media and why he thinks 3D is challenged. READ MORE

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  11. Siggraph: Pixar’s Pete Docter Reveals the Challenges of His Next Film 'Inside Out'

    4:07 pm PDT 07/22/2013
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    The Oscar-winning director of "Up" will explore the mind of an 11-year-old girl in his next feature, slated for a 2015 release. READ MORE

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  12. Siggraph Keynote: Henry Selick Warns That Box-Office Pressure Stifles Filmmakers' Creativity

    3:38 pm PDT 07/22/2013
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    Selick spoke on a keynote panel that also included Pixar's Pete Docter, DreamWorks Animation's Chris Sanders and 'The Simpsons' ' David Silverman. READ MORE

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  13. Siggraph: Have Film Incentives Plateaued?

    11:01 am PDT 07/22/2013
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    Tax credits were among the topics at Siggraph's business symposium. READ MORE

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  14. Siggraph: Computer Animation Festival Trailer Now Playing (Video)

    5:29 pm PDT 07/10/2013
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    The festival is an Academy Award qualifying event. READ MORE

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  15. Siggraph Keynote Speakers Include 'Up' Director Pete Docter

    8:42 am PDT 06/14/2013
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    Others presenting at the conference are "Coraline's" Henry Selick, "How to Train Your Dragon’s" Chris Sanders and "The Simpson’s" David Silverman. READ MORE

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

    6:17 pm PDT 08/09/2012
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    Dell, HP and Lenovo converged on CG conference. READ MORE

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

    3:13 pm PDT 08/09/2012
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    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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  18. Siggraph 2012: Douglas Trumbull Talks Variable Frame Rates

    11:04 am PDT 08/09/2012
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    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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  19. Producer Jon Landau: Filmmakers, Not Studios, Should Decide the Fate of Higher Frame Rates

    9:48 pm PDT 08/08/2012
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    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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  20. Siggraph 2012: 'Hotel Transylvania' Previewed by Director Genndy Tartakovsky

    6:01 pm PDT 08/07/2012
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    The Sony Pictures Animation comedy opens Sept. 28. READ MORE

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