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    Why 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Should Win the VFX Oscar

    Even after winning the top Visual Effects Society award Tuesday night, will the Academy take 'The Force Awakens' for granted?

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    How They Got Practical with VFX for the Oscar-Nominated 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

    Neal Scanlan and Chris Corbould reveal how BB-8 was patterned after Marilyn Monroe and the artistry behind the explosions in the front-running 'Star Wars' reboot.

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    Spielberg, Tarantino, Nolan and More are Supporting Kodak's Super 8 Filmmaking Initiative

    J.J. Abrams and Steve McQueen are also lending a thumbs up to the new Super 8 camera introduced at CES 2016

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    How They Put The Force into the Design of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' (SPOILER ALERT)

    Oscar-winning production designer Rick Carter divulges the Zen of 'Star Wars,' the character arc of Han Solo and the inspiration for the Yoda-like Maz Kanata.

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    How ILM Created VFX with 'Forward Motion' for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

    ILM VFX supervisor Roger Guyett details improvements in simulation and facial capture for greater efficiency and photorealism on J.J. Abrams' 'Star Wars' reboot.

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