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    Student Academy Award Winners Experience Hollywood

    Student Academy Award Winners Experience Hollywood
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Isaiah Powers, Jeremy Casper and Stuart Bury were just excited their Kansas City college offered an animation program. They never really expected they'd come to Hollywood to meet with their filmmaking idols, much less to do it as Student Academy Award winners. But that's what happened to the Kansas City Art Institute graduates, who won a silver ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Animation Short, Grand Theft Google

    Animation Short, Grand Theft Google
    Honest Directors animated this short called "Satellite Car Chase," a mash-up of Google Maps's aerial street views and a Grand Theft Auto style car chase. It was originally made for the collaborative film series Psst! Pass It On 3, and it does a fine job of taking the fantasy chaos of the game into a less sensational (more real?) setting. View ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: -1
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    NYC Judge to 'Crude' Filmmaker: Hand Over Footage

    NYC Judge to 'Crude' Filmmaker: Hand Over Footage
    NEW YORK -- A federal judge ordered a documentary filmmaker Thursday to turn over about 600 hours of raw footage from a film about a court fight over whether Chevron Corp. owes billions of dollars in damages for oil contamination in Ecuador. U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan said filmmaker Joe Berlinger must turn over the outtakes from the film "Crude," ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: -5
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    Animation Spotlight: Hollywood

    Animation Spotlight: Hollywood
    Even techies win Oscars. In 2003, Toronto-based Alias received a statuette for the development of its Maya animation and digital effects software. Given Hollywood's reliance on technology today, Maya's Oscar was no fluke. The film industry now depends on the expertise of technology professionals for special effects, screenings and more. Your Code on the Big Screen Consider Jason Waltman, an FX ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Tequila Gives Art a Shot

    Tequila Gives Art a Shot
    A slug of tequila has always offered a certain measure of support to artists toiling in obscurity. However, that point has rarely been made as literally as by Proximo Spirits, which has been giving emerging artists a platform through the Essential Artists editions series for its best-selling 1800 Tequila. The 1800 bottle’s design has always been functional — the stopper doubles ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    The Market Confirms: Batman Beats Superman

    The Market Confirms: Batman Beats Superman
    Dallas, TX — A rare surviving copy of Detective Comics #27, which in May, 1939, featured the first appearance of Batman, sold for a comic-book record $1,075,500 at Heritage Auctions in Dallas yesterday. Drawn by the legendary Bob Kane, the comic had been expected to do well, perhaps fetching in excess of $300,000. But the $1 million sum crushed the previous ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Art is Political for Iranian Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf

    Art is Political for Iranian Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf
    NEW YORK— Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf is a legend of international filmmaking, having created 18 challenging, unflinching art–house films that explore humanity in locations of conflict through his trademark multiple points of view. Now, though, he is taking a break. “Nowadays, I have no time,” says Makhmalbaf, sipping on a cup of steaming warm milk in a quiet midtown Manhattan coffee ...
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    A Simple Golden Lettering Effect with Photoshop Layer Styles

    A reader requested a tutorial on how to make the gold effect I’ve used on the Creative Curio and Extras titles. It’s a pretty simple technique, but like most things, it takes time and experimenting with different filters, layer styles, layer modes, etc. to get the right look. [widget:9_steps_guide_art] The gold lettering that I’ve created actually only uses layer styles. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Tim Burton's Monsters Take the MoMA

    Tim Burton at MoMA Entrance to MoMA's Special Exhibitions Gallery Entrance designed by TwoSeven Inc. Photo credit: Michael Locasiano TIM BURTON AT MOMA New York, NY - November 17, 2009—The Museum of Modern Art presents Tim Burton, a major retrospective exploring the full scale of Tim Burton’s career, both as a director and concept artist for live-action and animated films, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +20
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    Obama Chooses Celebrities for Arts Council

    Obama Chooses Celebrities for Arts Council
    Washington, D.C.—Last July, President Barack Obama raised eyebrows when he hired actor Kal Penn, best known for his role in the stoner-humor Harald and Kumar movies, as a liaison to the arts and Asian-American and Pacific Island communities in the Office of Public Engagement. Now, a year after his election, he's announced a star-studded lineup for the President's Committee on the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Virtual Identities, Real Space: Opening Success

    Virtual Identities, Real Space: Opening Success
    ArtBistro and the Sego Art Center joined together to make a gallery show for ArtBistro users a reality. The opening last night and was a major success. In short, the work selected for this international juried show was meaningful, probing and professional. Over 600 visitors flocked to the gallery throughout the night. It was the the place to be and many ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Virtual Tour of Virtual Identities, Real Space

    !http://artbistro.monster.com/nfs/artbistro/photos/0152/4572/segojuriedshow_crop380w.jpg! Virtual Identities, Real Space is a show that ArtBistro and The Sego Art Center co-sponsored. It opened on November 7th to a very enthusiastic crowd. The show was curated by Jason Metcalf, co-director of the Sego Art Center. Some of the international artists were able to make it to the show opening. Here is a slide show of the work ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Obama's Stimulus Package Includes the Arts

    Obama's Stimulus Package Includes the Arts
    One of the most controversial measures of President Obama's stimulus package is his aid to the arts. "Singers, actors and dancers can stimulate audiences, but can they stimulate the economy? The authors of the current stimulus package seem to think so — they have included $50 million for the National Endowment for the Arts and $150 million for infrastructure repairs at ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +19
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    ArtBistro's Top 10 Videos

    See some of the most creative minds at work on ArtBistro! 10. Music Flipbook - Flipbook Contest Award Winner Everybody loves a flipbook. We can relive our childhood memories and remember how drawing can be magical. This video was a favorite of Jon Shult's and quickly became a favorite of many ArtBistro users. It was awarded 2nd place in the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +14
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    ArtBistro's Top 10 Videos

     ArtBistro's Top 10 Videos
    ArtBistro has a lot of talent. We have chosen not only the most popular videos submitted to ArtBistro, but also the best ones that you have created yourselves. Some of these videos may be new to you, and others you may recognize as your own ArtBistro favorites. Enjoy the next few minutes watching the best of ArtBistro videos. h4. "See the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This

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