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Mike Ford Upped to CTO at Sony Pictures Imageworks

Mike Ford has been promoted to chief technology officer at Sony Pictures Imageworks. Ford, who previously served as senior vp, systems engineering and software development, will report…

Hollywood Docket: Animation Anti-Poaching, Alleged Sexual Abuse on Cher Tour

Entertainment legal news including a lawyer's Photoshopped celebrity pictures and a dismissed 'Captain America' lawsuit

Sony’s VFX House Imageworks Moving Headquarters to Vancouver

Future Imageworks and Sony Pictures Animation production -- including "Angry Birds," "Hotel Transylvania 2" and the untitled Smurfs movie -- will be handled entirely in British Columbia.

How ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ VFX Team Brought Electro to Life

"We created probably 20 different layers of lightning … to help the compositor create the sense of energy inside his skin," says Imageworks' Jerome Chen.

Sony Pictures Imageworks, Rovio Pact for ‘Angry Birds’ Movie

The animated movie adaptation of the popular video game franchise will nest in Vancouver after tapping local subsidies.

Lucasfilm, Sony Pictures Imageworks Release New Version of Jointly-Developed Alembic

The open source exchange format has already been used on features including "The Avengers," "Men in Black 3," and upcoming "Hotel Transylvania."

Siggraph: Biz Braces for Higher Frame Rates in Wake of ‘The Hobbit’

Peter Jackson ushers in 48 frames per second, but effects houses and studio budgets will feel the brunt of the biggest change to film production since the addition of sound.

How Sony Pictures Imageworks Brought the Heroes and Villains of ‘Spider-Man’ to Life

The Culver City-based visual effects house marks its 20th anniversary with its most spectacular effects bonanza yet.