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24.Nov.2016
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Visual effects Pioneer: Ron Thornton died
"After a short battle with liver disease" Ron Thornton died on 21. November 2016. He was 59. Together with Paul Beigle-Bryant, he was one of the pioneers using computers for creating visual effects for space films.

His animations created on an Amiga with the videotoaster and Newteks LightWave 3D have had a formative influence on the TV serie "Babylon 5". For the pilot of this serie, "The Gathering", in 1993 he received the Emmy, the most important award for TV in USA. (snx) (Translation: dr)

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