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  • Livin' La Vida Loca

    Reel FX builds upon its studio pipeline to create its second animated film, The Book of Life.  Read More
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    As 2014 comes to a close, it's time to think about which films are deserving of special recognition. Awards season is here; don't miss a single beat as the march down the various red carpets begins. Stay tuned to cgw.com for the latest developments and ongoing coverage of this season's developments.  Read More
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    MPC Commercial Group bursts out of the gate with track.    Read More
  • Cartoony VFX

    Artists at DreamWorks manipulate physics-based tools to create a cartoony style.   Read More
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Encore Completes Dailies, Post, VFX for HBO Miniseries 'Olive Kitteridge' Encore Completes Dailies, Post, VFX for HBO Miniseries 'Olive Kitteridge'
HOLLYWOOD – HBO's miniseries "Olive Kitteridge" starring Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins and Bill Murray tells the ...
A-Maze-ing Results for Method Studios A-Maze-ing Results for Method Studios
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Arch-Viz Beauty Shot Secrets Include PipelineFX Qube! Arch-Viz Beauty Shot Secrets Include PipelineFX Qube!
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Light Iron, Quantel Go 6K for 'Gone Girl' Light Iron, Quantel Go 6K for 'Gone Girl'
Leading Hollywood post house, Light Iron, has used Quantel’s Pablo Rio color and finishing system to complete the ...
Documentary Editors Rock 'Filmage' Post Production Documentary Editors Rock 'Filmage' Post Production
"Filmage: The Story of DESCENDENTS/ALL" began as a passion project for a group of creatives working at Dallas-based post ...
Itsy Bitsy CGI Spider Itsy Bitsy CGI Spider
SYDNEY — Australia’s Skyhouse Studios recently animated a creepy spider for Gerni as part of a commercial that promotes ...
Creative Studio 'Beats the Clock' for Timepop Game Creative Studio 'Beats the Clock' for Timepop Game
Sometimes it’s just better to focus on fun and games. And, that’s what Thumbspire, a mobile apps partner, wanted when it ...
BENT Goes 'Over the Garden Wall' BENT Goes 'Over the Garden Wall'
PORTLAND, OR – Animation studio BENT Image Lab conjured up a series of whimsical storybook promos for Cartoon Network's ...
Qube! Helps Reel FX Keep Rendering on Track Qube! Helps Reel FX Keep Rendering on Track
The tools that last are the ones that can roll with the punches. For Dallas and Santa Monica, California’s Reel FX, one ...
Rodeo FX Provides History Lesson with VFX Rodeo FX Provides History Lesson with VFX
Rodeo FX turned back time in a new campaign from the Government of Canada.
A 'Spin' on Effects for 'Dolphin Tale 2' A 'Spin' on Effects for 'Dolphin Tale 2'
TORONTO — Spin VFX created a splash recently, contributing visual effects to the feature film Dolphin Tale 2, which hit ...
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