Tons of links

-New Mexico realizes that film subsidies are a waste.

-A nice Maya and Mental Ray tutorial:

-Wage theft is 'The Invisible Epidemic'.  How many times in VFX have I worked an extra hour here and there for free?

-NY Times article about Montreal's Ubisoft studio.

-North Carolina thinking about changing their film credit structure.

-The CEO of Activision says that Britain's 2012 budget that includes huge tax incentives for the gaming industry is "a good first step".   Perhaps a better first step would be not paying yourself $64.9 million dollars.

-Awesome breakdown video.  All should be so pretty:

-After Pixomondo closes shops around the world, they're looking to open a studio in Montreal?

-VFX Townhall has their 'Facilities' talk online.  Several interesting comments made in this chat:

-Hollywood Reporter's article on this townhall meeting.

-Hollywood pushes back on a new China tax.

-This looks like magic, will be shown at Siggraph: