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ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE NESTS IN VANCOUVER

Rovio Entertainment has chosen Sony Pictures Imageworks in Vancouver as its primary animation house for the production of the Angry Birds movie, the upcoming animated film based on Rovio's globally beloved brand.

SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS' JEREMY SELAN RECEIVES SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR OPENCOLORIO FROM THE ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURES ARTS AND SCIENCES

Sony Pictures Imageworks' Jeremy Selan Receives Scientific and Technical Achievement Award for OpenColorIO from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences

INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC AND IMAGEWORKS RELEASE ALEMBIC 1.5

The latest version of the open-source data exchange format includes multi-threading support and significant performance improvements.

SONY PICTURES UNITES SOUND DEPARTMENT AND DIGITAL MASTERING UNDER 'DIGITAL PRODUCTIONS' UMBRELLA

SPDP will now offer a host of post-production services to the professional community, including visual effects and computer animation, sound mixing and editorial and digital mastering, color grading, and film restoration.

"THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN™ 2" BEGINS PRODUCTION IN NEW YORK

Film, Directed by Marc Webb, and Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Jamie Foxx - Set for Release May 2, 2014

SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS VANCOUVER STUDIO CONTINUES TO BUILD STABLE OF TALENT WITH ADDITION OF JASON DOWDESWELL, STEVE NICHOLS

Respected Effects/Animation Leaders Join Sony Pictures Imageworks as new VP, Vancouver Production Operations & Senior Animation Supervisor

AMPAS HONORS SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS WITH TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT ACADEMY AWARD®; VISUAL EFFECTS SOCIETY RECOGNIZES WORK WITH FOUR NOMINATIONS

Sony Pictures Imageworks will be honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with a Scientific and Technical Achievement Award, and has garnered four award nominations from the Visual Effects Society.

WILL SMITH, TOMMY LEE JONES AND JOSH BROLIN BLAST INTO THE PAST IN MEN IN BLACK™ 3. ENTERING THE UNIVERSE NOVEMBER 30TH ON BLU-RAY 3D™ COMBO PACK.

First Time in 3D for the Home and Loaded with Hours of Explosive, New Special Features

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN™ SWINGS ONTO BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK AND DVD WITH ULTRAVIOLET™ ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH

Loaded with Hours of Bonus Features, Including 90 Minutes of Behind-the-Scenes Documentaries, Deleted Scenes, Audio Commentary, and More

LUCASFILM AND SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS RELEASE ALEMBIC 1.1

ALEMBIC is an open source exchange format that is becoming the industry standard for exchanging animated computer graphics between content creation software packages.

SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS, SONY PICTURES ANIMATION OFFER EXCLUSIVE BEHIND-THE-SCENES PRESENTATIONS AT SIGGRAPH 2012

Including MEN IN BLACK 3, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN and highly-anticipated HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA

SONY PICTURES' STUDIO-WIDE POST-PRODUCTION EFFORT HELPED MAKE SPIDER-MAN 'AMAZING'

Studio's Visual Effects Artists, Stereographers, Colorists and Sound Mixers Came Together to Apply the Finishing Touches to the Summer Tentpole

SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS LEADS STELLAR TEAM TO CREATE OUT OF
THIS WORLD VISUAL EFFECTS AND ANIMATION ON ‘MEN IN BLACK™ 3’

Ken Ralston and Jay Redd supervise visual effects to create over 1200 shots.

PRODUCTION BEGINS ON "THE SMURFS® 2"

Reliance MediaWorks has licensed Katana. The licences will be utilised at Reliance MediaWorks' UK and Mumbai facilities.

KATANA allows artists to define and control look and lighting whilst maintaining performance with very large datasets.

Sony Pictures Imageworks Expands Vancouver Visual Effects & Animation Studio

Success in Production of THE SMURFS Encourages Growth

ARTHUR CHRISTMAS NOMINATED

FOR GOLDEN GLOBE, CRITICS' CHOICE AND ANNIE AWARDS
The Year's Best reviewed Animated Movie in Wide Release Earns a 92% Approval Rating on RottenTomatoes.com

KATANA 1.0: 3D SCENE ASSEMBLY, LIGHTING AND DEVELOPMENT

Leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry (www.thefoundry.co.uk), announced the commercial release of its newest product, Katana 1.0.

STAN LEE TO RECEIVE VES 2012 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Comic book publisher and entrepreneur Stan Lee has been selected by the VES Board of Directors as the recipient of the Visual Effects Society (VES) 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award.

THE SMURFS™ COMING SOON ON BLU-RAY 3D™ DVD & DIGITAL!

Featuring the All-New Mini-Movie THE SMURFS™: A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS @ SIGGRAPH 2011

Recruiting; Imageworks' Vancouver Production Studio; Open Source and Technical Achievments Lead Activity at SIGGRAPH 2011

LUCASFILM AND SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS RELEASE ALEMBIC

ALEMBIC 1.0 - Open source exchange format provides standard for exchanging animated computer graphics scenes between content creation software packages.

SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS IS RECRUITING CANDIDATES

as it adds crew to its current productions MEN IN BLACK III, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, Sony Pictures Animation's HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA and other projects to be announced.

ADAMS SANDLER CHECKS IN TO "HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA"

Steve Buscemi, Fran Drescher, Cee Lo Green, Kevin James, Andy Samberg, Molly Shannon, and David Spade on the Guest List

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Receives Academy Award Nomination

Sony Pictures Imageworks Team Receives Academy Award Nomination for Outstanding Visual Effects

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Comes To Wonderland Bakery In The Grove

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Special Interactive Experience to be Held at the Recently Opened Wonderland Bakery at The Grove

ALICE IN WONDERLAND is nominated for a BAFTA AWARD

ALICE IN WONDERLAND is nominated for a BAFTA AWARD for Best Visual Effects

Michelle Raimo-Kouyate Named President of Production for SPA

The respected industry veteran joins SPA from Dreamworks Animation, where she was serving as executive producer for the upcoming feature Puss in Boots, a spin-off of the blockbuster Shrek.

Doug Sweetland Joins SPA To Direct THE FAMILIARS

Doug Sweetland, the Academy Award-nominated director of the 2008 Pixar short "Presto," is set to direct THE FAMILIARS for Sony Pictures Animation.

Sony Pictures Imageworks: SIGGRAPH 2010

ALICE IN WONDERLAND, Recruiting, Open Source Developments, and Technical Achievements Dominate Studio Presence

Sande Scoredos

Sande Scoredos, the executive director of technical training and artist development for Sony Pictures Imageworks since 1996, died on Saturday, August 14.

Imageworks and ILM Join Forces on "Alembic"

ALEMBIC is an open source exchange format that aims to become the standard for exchanging animated computer graphics scenes between content creation software packages.

Sony Pictures Imageworks Announces OpenColorIO

Latest Software To Be Released Through Its Open Source Program Provides Framework for Sharing of Color Transformations Across Computer Graphics Workflows

SPDP NAMES THEATER IN HONOR OF LEGEND RAY HARRYHAUSEN

Sony Pictures Digital Productions Names Theater in Honor of Visual Effects and Animation Legend Ray Harryhausen as he celebrates his 90th Birthday

IMAGEWORKS PROJECTS HONORED WITH 5 VES NOMINATIONS

Sony Pictures Imageworks projects honored with 5 Visual Effects Society Awards nominations

Academy Award® Honors Developers of USC ICT's Light Stage Tech

Award recognizes Institute for Creative Technologies' visual effects systems that create believable digital actors and have ever-increasing entertainment applications.

CLOUDY nominated for Golden Globe Award

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature

CLOUDY earns 4 Annie Award nominations

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS earns 4 Annie Award nominations, including Best Animated Feature. OPEN SEASON 2 nominated for Best Home Entertainment Production

Sony Pictures Imageworks and The Foundry Share Technologies

Sony Pictures Imageworks and The Foundry are embarking on a reciprocal technology sharing relationship to mutually advance the state of the art in visual effects and digital production.

Sony Pictures Imageworks: SIGGRAPH 2009

Animation, Visual Effects, Recruiting, Academic Outreach and Open Source Program Launch Highlight Presence

Sony Pictures Imageworks Launches Open Source Program

5 Projects Released to Global Community via http://opensource.imageworks.com

Sony Pictures Digital Productions And Animation Mentor

Sony Pictures Digital Productions And Animation Mentor Put New Twist On Old Tradition With State-Of-The-Art Online Mentor Program

Randy Lake Named EVP & GM For Imageworks

Responsible for Operations, Strategy and Planning

IPAX Partners with Animation Mentor

Sony Pictures Imageworks' And Sony Pictures Animation's IPAX Education Program Partners With Animation Mentor To Create State-Of-The-Art Online Mentor Program

SIGGRAPH 2008

Sony Pictures Imageworks and Sony Pictures Animation: SIGGRAPH 2008 - Companies Highlight Animation and Visual Effects Projects, Expanded Academic Program, and a Stan Winston Tribute at The Nokia Theater

Imageworks Awards $50,000 In Scholarships

Sony Pictures Imageworks Awards $50,000 In Scholarships For The Second Year In A Row To Next Generation Of Visual Effects And Animation Leaders - Four Outstanding Students At Ipax Member Schools Selected To Receive Grants

Imageworks Announces 2008/2009 Projects

Sony Pictures Imageworks today announced six major motion picture projects that are currently in production at the facility.

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