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Sonam Kapoor Takes on Climate Change as Angry Bird ‘Champion for Earth’: Watch

MUMBAI — Sonam Kapoor has a beautifully-designed avatar of her likeness: The actress is now a ‘Champion for Earth’ in the Angry Birds Friends tournament starting Sept. 21. Champions for Earth is a weeklong tournament on Angry Birds Friends created by Rovio and the Earth Day network to raise awareness of climate change. The tournament,… Read More

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Wildlife & environment film fest to bring 250 films

Bringing together 250 films from 50 countries, city’s first ‘wildlife and environment film festival’ would be kicked off next month. Being organized by NGO Desham, the two-day Kolkata International Wildlife and Environment Film Festival would be organized across four venues in the city from October 11. Festival director Aditya Lal Mukherjee said with the festival… Read More

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Immersed in Movies: How Steve Martino and Blue Sky Channeled Charles Schulz for ‘The Peanuts Movie’

I recently visited The Peanuts Movie at Blue Sky, nestled in lush Greenwich, CT. The footage looks terrific and the story seems very promising about Charlie Brown’s quest to woo The Little Red-Haired Girl. In fact, it’s the most difficult example of character building yet at Blue Sky. Despite the simple shapes from Charles Schulz’s beloved… Read More

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‘An Evening with Visual Effects, Feature Film, and Video Game Artist Ramahan Faulk’

‘An Evening with Visual Effects, Feature Film, and Video Game Artist Ramahan Faulk’ Visiting artist Ramahan Faulk impressed and enlightened an audience during a talk facilitated by the department of film, television and theatre Thursday evening. Faulk is a character modeling supervisor at the animation studio Blur. In the past, he’s done character modeling and rigging… Read More