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CBS Digital, a division whose effects work has appeared in shows ranging from Netflix’s G.L.O.W. and Orange in the New Black to NBC’s This is Us and CBS’ Hawaii 5-0 and All Rise, has rebranded as CBS VFX (Deadline)
Verizon has acquired the software, technology and other assets of Disney-backed augmented and virtual reality startup Jaunt XR (Variety)
Foundry has released Nuke 12, the latest version of its node-based compositing toolkit. The new release brings improved interactivity and performance across the Nuke family, from additional GPU enabled nodes for clean-up to a rebuilt playback engine in Nuke Studio and Hiero (Computer Graphics World)
The Visual Effects Society has launched Ask Me Anything: VFX Pros Tell All, a new year-long initiative that will shine a light on diversity in visual effects (Post Magazine)
Most of those who have earned the honor of VES Fellow in the past decade have been recognized by the Visual Effects Society for on-screen innovation. But this year’s honoree, Susan Zwerman, is equally distinguished by her off-screen accomplishments (Yahoo! Entertainment)
If there’s a common thread that runs through the many different projects Jon Favreau has directed in recent years, it’s the state-of-the-art visual effects he’s deployed every time (Variety)
Location-based virtual reality (VR) startup Nomadic has swapped out its leadership: CEO Doug Griffin stepped down this week, and has been replaced with Cliff Plumer, former CEO of Nomadic competitor The Void (Variety)
Shenfield will assume advisory role, continue to help shape company’s future while free to tend to other endeavors, including audience interaction provider Monterosa (SHOOT Online)