Yvette Nicole Brown To Host ‘Walking Dead’ Special & ‘Talking Dead,’ Says AMC; Chris Hardwick Investigation Ongoing

Yvette Nicole Brown To Host ‘Walking Dead’ Special & ‘Talking Dead,’ Says AMC; Chris Hardwick Investigation Ongoing

Over a week after Deadline revealed that Yvette Nicole Brown would be handling Chris Hardwick‘s moderating duties for The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead panel at Comic-Con, AMC today said the Community actor will be fronting the Season 9 preview special for the zombie-apocalypse series and the series’ much watched aftershow. “Yvette Nicole Brown will step in as an interim guest host of The Walking Dead Season 9 Preview Special on August 5 and Talking Dead when it…Read full story

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Disney tech smooths out bad CG hair days

Disney tech smooths out bad CG hair days

Disney is unequivocally the world’s leader in 3D simulations of hair — something of a niche talent in a way, but useful if you make movies like Tangled, where hair is basically the main character. A new bit of research from the company makes it easier for animators to have hair follow their artistic intent while also moving realistically. The problem Disney Research aimed to solve was a compromise that animators have had to make when making the hair on characters do what the scene requires. While the hair will…

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Disney tech smooths out bad CG hair days

Disney tech smooths out bad CG hair days

Disney is unequivocally the world’s leader in 3D simulations of hair — something of a niche talent in a way, but useful if you make movies like Tangled, where hair is basically the main character. A new bit of research from the company makes it easier for animators to have hair follow their artistic intent while also moving realistically. The problem Disney Research aimed to solve was a compromise that animators have had to make when making the hair on characters do what the scene requires. While the hair will…

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Disney tech smooths out bad CG hair days

Disney tech smooths out bad CG hair days

Disney is unequivocally the world’s leader in 3D simulations of hair — something of a niche talent in a way, but useful if you make movies like Tangled, where hair is basically the main character. A new bit of research from the company makes it easier for animators to have hair follow their artistic intent while also moving realistically. The problem Disney Research aimed to solve was a compromise that animators have had to make when making the hair on characters do what the scene requires. While the hair will…

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The biggest winners and losers after Twitter’s massive purge

The biggest winners and losers after Twitter’s massive purge

It wasn’t quite a Thanos-level extinction event, but the Twitter purge came, it took, and it conquered. SEE ALSO: Twitter will remove millions of accounts from follower numbers ‘to build trust’ On Thursday, Twitter commenced the deletion of accounts it deemed “inactive.” That means accounts owned by people who’ve stopped using the platform and didn’t bother to try to reactivate when Twitter sent them a message asking what’s up, and bots that Twitter flagged for exhibiting erratic behavior who didn’t answer that same “what’s up?” email — because the accounts don’t…

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