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How Pixar’s Toy Story 2 was deleted twice…

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“That’s when we first noticed it, with Woody.” “[Larry Cutler] was in that directory and happened to be talking about installing a fix to Woody or Woody’s hat. He looked at the directory and it had like 40 files, and he looked again and it had four files.” “Then we saw sequences start to vanish [...]

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Working with Emmy Award Winning Makeup Artist Jason Baird

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Jason came on board to create a reaper character. He was amazing to work with and director Pete Mether made the most of his talents. Stuntman Gulliver Page spent 2 hours in the chair before hitting a long day of shooting. Go to Jason’s site and see his work “The Pacific” http://www.jmbfxstudio.com.au/

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Spirit-ED Short Film Trailer

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The trailer for my Screen NSW funded short film Spirit-ED is finally up! It has a wonderful cast including Miriam Margolyes, Bruce Spence, Kieran Darcy-Smith, Roxane Wilson, Sonia Todd as well as three up and coming actors, Joel Barker, Olivia Eastwood and Karl Beattie (Miracle Fish).

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Did the uncanny valley kill Disneys CGI company?

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About a year ago, Walt Disney Studios chairman Rich Ross did something noble, true and just — not something that Hollywood executives do very often. He closed a production company called ImageMovers Digital, which, under the sinister vision of Robert Zemeckis, had specialized in using motion-capture technology to create family-friendly animated fare foist freakish, zombie-infested [...]

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Check out this great HTML5 site –

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Kain one of our Digital guys showed me this super cool site… http://www.kokokaka.com/demo/bluebell_ss10/site/#/collection Brad

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Google has released a report on the state of online screen content in Australia.

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Really interesting article and review by Simon Britton. http://www.mediawave.tv/site/item.cfm?item=B36F8F843048C9AD3B15778B50130736

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New Nielsen Ratings to Measure TV and Online Ads Together

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http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/18/new-nielsen-ratings-to-measure-tv-and-online-ads-together/?ref=media

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Magnetic Theory production house adds director Jon Gwyther and digital CD Pieter den Heten-Wolfenden.

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Magnetic Theory add Jon Gywther and Digital CD Pieter den Henten New production company Magnetic Theory have added another big name director to their line up – Jon Gwyther.  Gwyther (who was previously represented by production companies such as Plaza Films) has been working in different markets worldwide and looks forward to doing new and exciting [...]

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Hulu Teams up with Fremantle Media

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http://blog.hulu.com/2012/03/11/hulu’s-original-tv-shows-go-global-with-fremantlemedia/

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Apple’s TV Dream Revealed

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Nothing like a bit of gossip on a Friday. Quote of the WeekApple’s dream appears to be very close to every consumer’s dream, which is “Let me watch what I want to watch when I want to watch it without paying an arm and a leg for it.” Because this dream is powerful and logical, [...]

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