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Toys “R” Us appoints first Global CTO

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Lance Wills, a seasoned e-commerce top executive will maneuver Company’s digital and IT strategy…  Toys R Us Inc, globally acclaimed baby and toy product retailer, recently announced that  Lance Wills has joined the company as executive vice president, global chief technology officer, effective June the 13. In a new circular, the Wayne –based firm stated that Lance will report directly to CEO Dave Brandon. (more…)

Wordless Wonder-The Red Turtle, Strikes a Symbolic Note at the Cannes…

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Wordless Wonder –The Red Turtle, strikes a symbolic note at the Cannes… Michaël Dudok de Wit’s debut masterpiece registers dazzling standing ovation and million hearts … Michaël Dudok de Wit’s animated, magical ode -The Red Turtle, has pegged the Special Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival in France. (more…)

Indian Economy to witness rush of reforms in IPR Sector…

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Indian economy to get new reforms in the Intellectual Property Rights in recent years… Last week, Indian government assented to a new Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy. It lays out seven broad objectives – which include strong laws, effective enforcement, better administration, promotion of public awareness, human capital development, generation and commercialization of IPRs – which are to be achieved through ‘detailed action points.’ (more…)

One stop online portal for Indian entertainment industry in the offing!

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India to get its online portal for handling filming permits, filming facilities and payment facilities all under one roof... India’s new Film Facilitation Office (FFO) is in the process of developing a web portal to equip producers with information about shooting in India and enabling them to handle the entire permits application processes online. (more…)

Disney’s Half Naked- Mowgli is getting Richer at the Box Office!

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It’s been Constant- Christmas for the dear- Disney from the time Jungle Book is unveiled at the theatres, the movie is on a tear at the Box-office, raking in massive millions... The Jungle Book is destroying the competition by trouncing its rival-movies at the domestic and international box offices, following a stellar performance on 70 mm screens; the Movie is heading towards a crowning glory. (more…)

Few of 3DS Max Version History (Internet Info)

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3ds Max - Version history Version 3.0.30 - April 29th 2014 Changes added support for Max 2015 re-added support for Max 2011 Max double-sided materials are exported as front/back face materials added pre- and post-animation behaviors to referenced MXS nodes added controls for selecting the padding and format of MXS sequences added region rendering controls to cameras added support for hue adjustment to MxBitmap (more…)

Industry moves with Technicolor & The Mill + Mercer joins ILM

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The Mill joins Technicolor In a move estimated to be worth nearly US $300million ($292M) Technicolor has acquired The Mill, the current world leading and largest player in vfx and post in the world wide advertising segment. The Mill was founded by Robin Shenfield and Pat Joseph in 1990 in Soho, but with its DNA from Irish roots. It has offices in London, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. While The Mill (Mill Film) did great work on the early Harry Potter films and won the Best Visual Effects Oscar in 2001 with Gladiator, the company is focused on advertising where it is arguably the number one company for TVC work and has earned in excess of 1,000 industry awards. It helped re-launch Doctor Who and today does everything from VFX to VR. In fact, VR was singled out as one of the many a