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September 20, 2019

Martin Scorsese to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From Visual Effects Society

The award will be presented at the 18th Annual VES Awards on Jan. 29, 2020 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel (The Wrap)

Spider-Man Swings into Europe for FAR FROM HOME

Visual Effects Supervisor Janek Sirrs and notes Scanline Visual Effects Supervisor Julius Lechner on the VFX of SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME (VFX Voice)

LORD OF THE RINGS TV Series to Film in New Zealand

The Amazon show is following in the footsteps of Peter Jackson’s feature films (The Hollywood Reporter)

How the Greatest Scene in Star Trek: The Motion Picture Was Made

Douglas Trumbull, VES looks back on the rebirth of the USS Enterprise (IGN)

Cartoon Network and L.A. Nonprofit Launch Mentorship Program for Autistic Artists

Announced Monday, the new program will pair more than 20 Exceptional Minds students with Cartoon Network Studios mentors in various fields such as storyboarding and prop design (Los Angeles Times)

Visual Effects Society Announces 2019 VES Fellows

This year’s class, honored for their exceptional achievements and sustained contributions to the industry, will be recognized at a special reception on October 2 (Animation World Network)

GAME OF THRONES, CHERNOBYL Take Home VFX Emmy Awards

HBO garners multiple wins including Outstanding Special Visual Effects, Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role, Main Title Design and Production Design (Animation World Network)

Academy Adds 7 Members to SciTech Council

Craig Barron, VES and Annie Chang were named council co-chairs (The Hollywood Reporter)

Ang Lee on GEMINI MAN and De-Aging Will Smith

On paper, Ang Lee’s GEMINI MAN is a standard-issue, shoot ’em up with Will Smith playing a deadly assassin who must battle a younger clone of himself. The explosions and gun battles aren’t what drew Lee to the project (Variety)

People on the Move

Aardman Appoints Sean Clarke as New Managing Director

Sean Clarke is replacing co-founder David Sproxton, who is stepping down after 43 years (Variety)

 

Daniel Weidenfeld Named Fox Entertainment’s Senior V-P For Animation

Fox Entertainment is sending strong signals that animation will play an important role in its future (Cartoon Brew)

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