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The Jim Henson Company Awards UK License for Cult Classic Series Farscape to BSKYB

In time for the celebration of its 15th Anniversary, the cult sci-fi series Farscape has just been licensed by the U.K.’s BSKYB for broadcast on PICK, with the entire series set to debut on Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 6:55 PM. The original Farscape series, which consists of 88 x 60 minute episodes, is known for fusing live-action, state of the art puppetry, prosthetics, and CGI that was state ...

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New Qualcomm Snapdragon Promo Vid Features CG Dragon

Qualcomm has recently collaborated with Ogilvy & Mather LA and Framestore’s New York studio in order to produce a new Snapdragon promo video titled “Unsung Hero,” which serves as the follow-up to last year’s video, “Coming Soon.” The Unsung Hero video serves as half of two 60 second spots shot in Vancouver that will feature a CG dragon (representing the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon ...

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Frozen chills box office top spot

This past weekend was cold. Really cold. FROZEN cold. … cuz… y’know, the movie was out, while the temperature was down. Oh, its a stretch of a corny pun, I know, BUT it gets the job done. Disney’s latest and greatest CG animated film, FROZEN, had a bit of a resurgence in its sixth weekend in the box offices. The film pulled in just shy of $20 million dollars in the ...

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Director for Angry Birds Movie Announced

Rovio Entertainment has just announced that their upcoming Angry Birds 3D CG animated movie will be directed by Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis. The film is the latest in Rovio’s campaign to bring their hit IP to various platforms and mediums, alongside the successful 2D animated TV series and the long line of bestselling apps. The Angry Birds movie will be produced by John Cihen and ...

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Chipotle Launches ScareCrow Animated Short and Mobile Game

Chipotle Mexican Grill has recently launched an awareness campaign that consists of a CG animated short film and a matching arcade-style adventure game for iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch). The film and the game both focus on a scarecrow’s quest to bring wholesome food back to the people by providing an alternative to the mass-produced processed food that dominates his world. ...

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New Trailer for CG Captain Harlock Movie

A new trailer has just been released for the upcoming CG movie remake for the classic space opera anime, Captain Harlock. The trailer, which clocks in at a hefty (for teaser trailers, at least) 3 minutes, was first released on the movie’s official site but you can view it below: ...

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Metegol Breaks Argentinian Box Office Records

Juan Jose Campanella’s much-awaited 3D animated film Metegol (Foosball, for us non Spanish-speakers) has recently set an all-time record in attendance numbers with 104,000 tickets sold on its first day of release. With a $20 million budget, Metegol has been billed as Latin America’s biggest animated picture to date. The achievement is all the more impressive, considering that it was ...

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Watch humble’s Tumbleweed Tango

New York-based production, post production, and VFX outfit humble has recently produced an all CG film titled “Tumbleweed Tango,” which is directed by Sam Stephens and Christopher Mauch of the directing duo hydra. Tumbleweed Tango features two lovestruck balloon dogs who, as the title implies, are dancing the tango, while in the middle of various thorns and brambles and cactus patches, lost ...

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Nike Commissions Polynoid for New CG Spot

Nike has recently commissioned Blacklist animation studio Polynoid for an all-CG spot titled “Deadly Breed,” which is meant for Nike’s new Hypervenom shoe. The commercial was launched via the web and in stores last May 29. The look of the interior uses real life gym locker rooms as reference material, with the Polynoid team also watching BBC natural history films to get an idea of how ...

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Polygon Pictures Launches New CG R&D Division

Japanese studio Polygon Pictures has recently announced the establishment of a new CG R&D division called J Cube Inc, which aims to take the group further towards the next level of technological innovation. The new division will be headed by CTO Paolo Berto Durante, and will boast of a strong, dynamic team of visual developers focused on R&D in order to design a modern pipeline for ...

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