In an effort to keep you¬†informed of the latest happenings in our industries, we’re starting an ongoing roundup of the news that you may have missed.

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Animation Industry News

Judge reanimates wage-fixing class action lawsuit against Sony, Pixar and others

Inside the persistent boys club of animation

DWA Chief Global Brand Officer Steps Down

WB Unveils “Iron Giant: Signature Edition” Trailer

Angry Birds maker Rovio to lay off 260 people

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Virtual Reality News

Is Virtual Reality just hype?

The tools used by Oculus Story Studio on “Henry”

Discovery TV Releases new VR experiences

Valve Reveal Staggered Launch Plan for HTC Live

Gentlemen Scholar blend 2D, 3D and VR in “Truffle Pig”

Inside ILM’s Virtual Reality Test Lab

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VFX News

Instagram debuts new landscape format for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens

ILM Animator on ‘What type of Animator should I be?’

FXGuide’s SIGGRAPH 2015 Coverage

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Behind the Scenes – VFX Breakdowns

San Andreas VFX Breakdown by Cinesite

San Andreas VFX Breakdown by Image Engine

Daredevil Behind the Visual Effects by Shade VFX

Eight Behind the Scenes Featurettes from Jurassic World

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D by FuseFX

Image Engine Demo Reel 2015

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Upcoming Projects

Borrowed Time – Teaser Trailer

Goosebumps international trailer

Warring superheroes revealed in “Captain America 3: Civil War” Promo Art

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Crowdfunding Opportunities

VFX Veteran Richard Cook Directing ‘All Things’

Pre-Order Samantha Youssef’s successfully funded book

The Art of Loish: A Look Behind the Scenes

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Inspirations

Khan Academy and Pixar Announce “Pixar in a Box”

Inside James Cameron’s Mind

Animating using a Wacom Intuos Tablet with Aaron Blaise

Disney’s Practical Guide to Path Tracing