Guillaume Rocheron, Bill Westenhofer, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott at the 85th Annual Academy Awards in February. Rhythm & Hues Studios, the company that produced the effects for winning film Life of Pi, recently declared bankruptcy. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Visual-Effects Firms Having Trouble Seeing Green

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A scene from the upcoming animated series based on the popular game Angry Birds. The show will be distributed to existing users of the digital game. Rovio hide caption

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Angry Birds TV, Coming To A Mobile Screen Near You

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Though the Land of Oz looks familiar in Disney's new film Oz The Great and Powerful, it's just one of many iterations of L. Frank Baum's legendary country of wizards, witches and flying monkeys. Walt Disney Pictures hide caption

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'Oz,' The Great And Often Imitated

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Will 'Oz The Great And Powerful' Gain Emerald Status?

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Spanish-Language Network Univision Ranks 3rd In U.S. Ratings

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'Argo,' 'Life Of Pi' Win Top Oscars

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The bright colors and throwback feel of the Chilean drama No mask the very real political consequences of the 1988 plebiscite it depicts. (Pictured: Gael Garcia Bernal as Rene Saavedra) Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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The Story Of 'No' Is The Story Of Modern Chile

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Producer and songwriter Jeff Bhasker is nominated for four Grammy Awards this weekend, including producer of the year, non-classical division. Ninelle Efremova/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Famous Behind The Scenes, A Hitmaker Covets The Spotlight

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Justin Bieber on stage in December. Bieber's 2012 album Believe, despite selling over 1,000,000 copies, wasn't nominated for a single Grammy Award. Michael Kovac/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Al Walser Got A Grammy Nomination And Justin Bieber Didn't

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Handguns collected in South-Central Los Angeles as part of a Gun for Gift Card exchange in 2009. One teenager here says getting a gun on the streets is just "one phone call away." Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South L.A. Teens Doubt New Laws Will Change Gun Culture

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The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation says a county law requiring condom use at porn shoots is necessary to protect actors from sexually transmitted diseases. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Porn Industry Turned Off By L.A. Mandate For Condoms On Set

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South Park Duo Creates Production Studio

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Sofia Campos, 23, is the head of the United We Dream campaign — a national network of youth-led immigrant organizations. Campos was born in Peru, but grew up in California, entirely unaware of her undocumented status until she tried applying for college scholarships. Courtesy of Sofia Campos hide caption

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In Pursuit of Recognition: An Undocumented Immigrant's Resilient Fight

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Hollywood Execs Shift Programming After Newtown Shooting

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