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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Lucasfilm, Sony Pictures Imageworks Release New Version of Jointly-Developed Alembic

    2:33 pm PDT 08/07/2012
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    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. 'Avatar' Sequels to Incorporate New Virtual Production Techniques

    1:23 pm PDT 08/07/2012
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    James Cameron's Lightstorm teamed with Weta and Autodesk to develop new virtual production technology. READ MORE

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

    7:20 pm PDT 08/06/2012
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    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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  8. Jane McGonigal: How Video Games Can Change Your Life

    10:00 am PDT 08/03/2012
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    The Siggraph keynote speaker developed an app, SuperBetter, that helped her recover from a concussion. READ MORE

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