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22nd July 2014

The Force Is Strong On Family Channel With The Premiere Of Phineas And Ferb: Star Wars

Family ChannelFamily Channel travels to a galaxy far, far away this summer with the premiere of the new crossover special Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars. Debuting Friday, August 8 at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT, the perilous parody takes place in a parallel universe during Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope and follows the spontaneous stepbrothers as they embark on an epic adventure across the galaxy. English actor, writer and comedian, Simon Pegg, guest stars as the voice of C-3PO and Candace’s Commanding Officer, along with MythBusters hosts, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, who voice members of the Empire. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd July 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery: ‘Acting in Translation’

siggraph 2014The SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery will gather and present 14 outstanding, critical, and innovative unique works and projects, incorporating its theme, Acting in Translation. While the essential aim of the Art Gallery is to provide a deeper insight into the relationships within art, science, technology, research, and societal developments, Acting in Translation concentrates on strong content and criticality in these works and projects, conveyed through the use of advanced technologies. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th July 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 Production Sessions Feature Summer Blockbusters, Oscar Winner

siggraph 2014SIGGRAPH 2014 will offer presentations on more than 15 of the biggest current and upcoming studio productions, including X-Men: Days of Future Past, Gravity, How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Production Sessions are hosted as part of the Computer Animation Festival and will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre, 11-14 August. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd July 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 Technical Papers Preview

siggraph 2014The SIGGRAPH 2014 Technical Papers Program is the premier international forum for disseminating new scholarly work in computer graphics and interactive techniques. Submissions to the Technical Papers program are received from around the globe and feature high quality, never-before-seen scholarly work. Submitters are held to extremely high standards in order to qualify. In anticipation of the upcoming conference in Vancouver, SIGGRAPH has released a program preview trailer: Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd July 2014

Vancouver Animation School Nominated For Ernest C. Manning Award For Innovation

vancouver animation schoolVancouver Animation School, a Vancouver-based worldwide educational institution offering entry level and advanced programs for the animation, visual effects and video game industries, has been named as a finalist for the Ernest C. Manning Award for innovation. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th June 2014

International Films Garner Majority of SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival Honors

siggraph 2014SIGGRAPH 2014 is pleased to announce the 41st annual Computer Animation Festival award recipients for Best in Show, Jury Award, Best Student Project, Best Animated Short, and Best Visual Effects, among others. More than 100 pieces will be shown during the Computer Animation Festival at the Vancouver Convention Centre, 10-14 August. The 2014 nominees were chosen by an expert panel of jury members from more than 450 submissions. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th June 2014

Disney Junior Is Leader Of The Quack With July 12th Premiere Of Lucky Duck

Disney JuniorThis summer, Disney Junior is giving kids something to quack about with the premiere of the network’s first-ever original movie, Lucky Duck. Debuting Saturday, July 12 at 6 p.m. ET the animated musical film features the voices of Broadway and television stars Christian Borle, Megan Hilty (both of Smash) and Tom Cavanagh (Royal Pains) as a trio of misfit tub toys who embark on an epic journey to find kids who will love them, just the way they are. Leading up to the premiere, viewers will be treated to un-bill-lievable episodes of the brand new short series Sarah & Duck, weekdays at 5:55 p.m. ET beginning on Monday, July 7. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th June 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 Selects Not Impossible Labs Co-Founder Elliot Kotek As Keynote Speaker

siggraph 2014ACM SIGGRAPH has announced the selection of Elliot Kotek, co-founder of Not Impossible Labs, as the keynote speaker at SIGGRAPH 2014, the 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 10-14 August 2014 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The current content chief and co-founder of Not Impossible Labs, and editor-in-chief of Not Impossible Now, Kotek is also the founder and editor-in-chief of Beyond Cinema and the former editor-in-chief of both Moving Pictures and Celebs.com. Not Impossible Labs is comprised of thinkers and doers with a mission to transform ideas that once seemed impossible to possible. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th June 2014

New Animated Series The 7D Premieres On Disney XD This July 13th

disneyxdDisneyXD is giving viewers seven new reasons to join in on the ultimate animation vacation this summer with the series premiere of The 7D. Debuting Sunday, July 13 at 11 a.m. ET, The 7D is a comedic take on the classic Disney tale Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs and stars the voice of renowned television personality and fashion designer, Kelly Osbourne. The hilarious new comedy is part of Disney XD’s summer Animacation – or animation vacation – lineup featuring a stellar CGI-driven roster of the network’s top animated series every day throughout the summer. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd May 2014

The Day My Butt Went Psycho Premieres On TELETOON Canada

teletoonImagine a very cheeky world, where goth butts and unicorn butts exist and where an ordinary boy named Zack is best buddies with his newly-detached butt, Deuce. Together, Zack and Deuce have a knack for fun adventures as they navigate a world where humans and their butts live side by side. This cheeky world becomes a reality (and a TV show) on June 12 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT on TELETOON. The Day My Butt Went Psycho, a hilarious 20 x 30-minute animated series, airs during TELETOON’s Can’t Miss Thursdays block. Additionally, on June 12, leading up to the series premiere, TELETOON’s afternoon programming will be filled with butt-themed episodes of Adventure Time, Rocket Monkeys and Johnny Test. The series will also premiere in French as Mon derrière perd la tête day-and-date on Télétoon in Quebec. Read the rest of this entry »

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