Opening on Friday the 13th, horror sequel Insidious Chapter 2 tops the box office, followed by Luc Besson's mob comedy The Family and Universal and Vin Diesel’s Riddick.
The Foundry announces the availability later this year of Nuke 8, a brand new version of the company’s industry standard compositing software with more creative control, cutting-edge advancements and future-proofed 3D workflow.
Italy’s VIEW Conference unveils a stellar program for 2013, including panels and workshops with ILM’s Roger Guyett, Digital Domain’s Eric Nash, Image Engine’s Peter Muyzers,
Mokko Studio brings vicious dog-like jackals to life, alongside some nasty looking mud demons, in David Twohy’s Riddick.
New release unites visual effects and editorial finishing with intuitive workflow and enhanced color grading integration.
Blacklist’s WIZZ teams up with The Brooklyn Brothers to create a new series of spots that follow the animated adventures of Ben and HotSpot for Optimum.
Relativity Media and Reel FX release new images from the forthcoming CG-animated feature, Free Birds due in theaters in the U.S. on November 1, 2013.
The next set of must / might see animated and visual effects-driven movies coming to theatres this fall.
Former Pixar alums create an animated, AI and speech recognition-based interactive iPad app for kids.
Technicolor announces a partnership with ABC Television Australia and A Stark Production to develop the graphic novel series, The Deep, as a CGI animated children’s series.
London-based visual effects company MPC announces the opening of a new studio in Amsterdam, specializing in high-end VFX, motion graphics and color grading for the Dutch market.
Nordin Rahhali discusses the challenge of animating creatures for the latest Pitch Black sequel directed by David Twohy and starring Vin Diesel.
VFX house MPC teams with David&Goliath, @radical.media and editorial house Rock Paper Scissors to create an ambitious overhaul of Kia’s famous hamsters.
Fred Patten walks us through this beautiful collection of images from Neil Blomkamp’s new sci-fi action thriller.
Independent French CGI animation house TeamTO attends MIPCOM and Cartoon Forum to present CG-animated series Joe Giant.
NewTek’s LightWave helps CG artists create over 1,100 VFX shots, including 3D creatures, exotic flora and virtual environments, for the first season of Syfy series Defiance.
Tom Sito, professor of Cinema Practice at the University of Southern California, is slated to present a talk on the history of computer graphics at the Ottawa International Animation Festival on Sunday, September 22.
New UI design, progressive production rendering, cross-application shader format, and rendering speed improvements highlight the artist-inspired upgrade.
Bi-coastal animation and VFX company MassMarket announces the appointment of JJ Wilmoth as Executive Producer for MassMarket LA.
Disney and Pixar's Monsters University zooms to the head of the class, crossing the $700 million mark at the worldwide box office and becoming the fourth top-grossing film of the year.