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Tonight at UCLA - Old and New TRON Meet!

"Twenty-eight years ago when the Los Angeles SIGGRAPH Chapter was formed, the first presentation was on TRON. Join the artists at Digital Domain as they discuss the new installment in the story of code writer Flynn. Also, present will be visual effects artists from the 1982 TRON."

http://la.siggraph.org/events/tron-legacy

Star Wars' Visual Effects Artist Grant McCune Dies at 67

"Grant McCune, the special effects artist who won an Oscar for his model work on Star Wars, has died of pancreatic cancer. He was 67."

The Visual Effects Society Technology Committee extends its condolences to the family and survivors of Mr. McCune. He was a giant in the field and an inspiration to countless vfx artists who followed his work into the vfx industry. His leadership and spirit will be missed.

IFTA Screening THE TERMINATOR at the Egyptian Theatre

Wednesday, November 17, 2010, at 7:30PM
American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Behind the Scenes: The Abyss Part 1

Come See Albert Whitlock's Work on The Birds

Double Feature of The Birds and Marnie, Sunday Sept. 18th, at the Aero in Santa Monica.

http://www.americancinematheque.com/archive1999/2010/Aero/Hitchcock_Tech... [via @SidGrauman]

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