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Weta Digital is observing its 20th anniversary this year, but the celebration is low-key, because the team is too busy to rest on its laurels. Top priorities include "The Hobbit: The Battle of Five…
Special f/x legend and stop motion animation pioneer Ray Harryhausen died Tuesday morning in London. He was 92.
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Warner Bros.' "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," Disney-Marvel's "The Avengers" and Fox's "Life of Pi" led the feature noms for the Visual Effects Society's 11th annual VES Awards.
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'Life of Pi,' 'Skyfall' spice lineup of fantasy, superheroes & sci-fi
Eileen Moran, a visual effects executive producer and a key lieutenant for Peter Jackson at fx house Weta Digital, died Tuesday in New Zealand of cancer. She appeared to be in her 50s.
While Peter Jackson's prequel to "The Lord of the Rings" delivers more of what made his earlier trilogy so compelling -- it doesn't offer nearly enough novelty to justify the three-film, nine-hour…
Rebooted apes and retro teens had plenty to celebrate Thursday as the Saturn Awards were handed out in Burbank.
Kathleen Kennedy and Joe Letteri make big actioners, but the PGA's Digital 25 event Tuesday featuring the producer and vfx guru was an intimate affair at the Soho House in West Hollywood.
Joe Letteri, visual effects supervisor "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," says the team on the film was pushing for motion-capture technology from the start in order to make the apes appear as…