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    Robin Swicord Replaces Frank Pierson, Joins Few Women on Academy's Board of Governors

    The Academy's Board of Governors has elected screenwriter Robin Swicord ("Memoirs of a Geisha," "Little Women" ) to replace the late Frank Pierson and represent the Writers Branch along with Bill Condon and Phil Robinson. She will serve until the next election, which is in Ju...

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    Immersed in Movies: The VFX Tipping Point?

    With Digital Domain Media sinking like the Titanic and filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but Searchlight Capital Partners coming to the rescue and buying its Oscar-winning VFX division ("Titanic" and "Benjamin Button") for $15 million...

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    Elvis Lives! In the Digital Realm, Ageless Avatars Are the Future, from Pitt to Bridges

    It was inevitable. Now that digital likenesses are so easy to accomplish, iconic figures will live on in the digital realm, making money for their estates. The latest news: Digital Domain Media Group and CORE Media are developing a series of "virtual" Elvis Presleys.

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