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October 4, 2019

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CBS Digital Rebrands As CBS VFX, Moves Production Operation To Studio City

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 Acquires Assets of Disney-Backed VR Startup Jaunt

Verizon has acquired the software, technology and other assets of Disney-backed augmented and virtual reality startup Jaunt XR (Variety)

Foundry Releases Nuke 12.0

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)

VES & Autodesk Partner on ‘Ask Me Anything’ Initiative

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)

VES Honoree Susan Zwerman Trains People on the Autism Spectrum for Film, TV Jobs

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)

Jon Favreau on Maximizing VFX While Minimizing Disruption

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)

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VR Startup Nomadic Replaces CEO Doug Griffin With Former The Void CEO Cliff Plumer

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)

 

Robin Shenfield To Step Down As CEO Of The Mill At Year’s End

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)

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