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Netflix: Movies and TV Shows Leaving in May

Take a look at the titles that will disappear from the streaming service this month.

Is Disney’s New ‘Lion King’ an Animated Film?

With the virtual production, questions once again surround the blurring of the lines between live action and CG.

Jon Favreau to Receive Visual Effects Society Lifetime Achievement Honor

The 'Jungle Book' helmer will be honored at the 16th annual VES Awards on Feb. 13.

Tribeca: Jon Favreau on ‘Lion King’ Fans’ Expectations, ‘Cowboys and Aliens’ Disappointment

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.

NAB: VFX Master Rob Legato Promises New ‘Lion King’ Will Take Virtual Production Even Further

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

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

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.

Oscars: ‘The Jungle Book’ Wins Academy Award in Visual Effects

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

Why ‘Jungle Book’ Skipped Location Shoots in Favor of “Virtual Production”

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

‘Jungle Book’ Director Jon Favreau Says Sound Mixing Is Like Cooking

"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."

Oscars: How VFX Pros Brought a ‘Star Wars’ Star Back to Life

The visual effects gurus behind 'Rogue One,' 'Deepwater Horizon,' 'Doctor Strange' and more nominated films dish on how they conjured the unbelievable.

‘The Jungle Book’ Takes Top Visual Effects Society Honors

The film won five awards including the top category for outstanding VFX in a photoreal feature.

VES Awards Preview: ‘Jungle Book,’ ‘Rogue One’ Among the Visual Effects Contenders

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