As far as many visual effects mavens were concerned, the Disney-Lucasfilm merger sent a great disturbance through the Force
Some 30 years ago, a Disney animator fresh out of school decided to experiment with computer-generated backgrounds for a picture he hoped to make, "The Brave Little Toaster."
How will we survive the next week? There are seven whole days until the unveiling of Apple's iPad 3 and then probably another few weeks until it's available.
Times are sour in the visual effects business. Companies are folding, artists are getting stiffed, and workers are split over unionization.
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