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    Immersed in Movies: DreamWorks Demos New Apollo Platform

    DreamWorks Animation unveiled its new Apollo software platform with How to Train Your Dragon 2, and I got an in-depth presentation last month at the Redwood City campus. Taking advantage of Intel’s multi-core technology and its own hybrid cloud computing resources, DreamWorks has come up with a nex...

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    Attention Filmmakers: You Can Get a Blackmagic Pocket Camera Half Price

    Originally on the market for just shy of $1000, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera will temporarily be available for $495.

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    Attention, Content Creators: Apply to Dogfish Accelerator and Turn Your 'Dream Project Into a Reality'

    Dogfish announced today the launch of their second Accelerator cycle, "a comprehensive development financing program that offers funding, mentorship and partnership opportunities, and has expanded its applicant pool to a new generation of content creators."

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    We Need to Protect An Open Internet. Here's How You Can Help.

    Here's how to support an open Internet.

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    Attention, Filmmakers: RED Digital Cinema Wants Your Submissions to its YouTube Channel

    RED Digital Cinema has launched a YouTube page for people to showcase their RED-shot works as a way to mutually advocate for one another by demonstrating your talents and the cameras capabilities.

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    Serkis and Weta Talk Photo-Real Performance Capture for 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

    From the outset, with that tight close-up of Caesar's face, it's clear that Andy Serkis and Weta Digital have taken performance capture to a whole new realm of photo-reality The detail and emotional intensity are extraordinary. We're not even aware that Caesar is CG anymore. We are totally immersed ...

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    ILM Reanimates Badass Transformers for 'Age of Extinction'

    Keeping up with Marvel isn't easy, but Michael Bay and Industrial Light & Magic have brought new life to the badass Hasbro bots in "Transformers: Age of Extinction," introducing a sleek new sci-fi design and a new army of fire-breathing Dinobots. At the same time, Bay has smartly ventured into China...

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    Mid-Year VFX Report: 'Godzilla' and Marvel Rule

    Without a "Gravity" this year, the wow factor might not be as strong but certainly the Oscar race is now wide open. Yet in surveying the first-half of 2014, only "Godzilla" looks like a potential nominee. But there are still plenty of bake-off contenders, with solid VFX work on display in "Captain A...

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