New CG-animated family film from AMBI Group and Imprint Entertainment to be directed by Cameron Hood and produced by Foxx at Toronto-based AIC Studios.
Framestore delivers 338 out-of-this-world visual effects sequences for Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian,’ including the space ship Hermes, CG environments on Mars, and a dazzling ending sequence.
Ridley Scott's space epic also dominates overseas with $45.2 million; Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Walk’ sees soft limited IMAX debut.
Paris-based Studio 100 Animation to co-produce new kids series based on the children’s book and feature film from EuropaCorp’s Luc Besson.
Set to draw 7,000 participants from more than 50 countries, SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 introduces two new programs, the Symposium on Education and the Symposium on Visualization in High Performance Computing.
High-volume data management solution provides new Quick Draft options, NIM integration and support for SideFX Software’s Houdini.
New 5.3 update provides one-click switch between real-time and Iray rendering, real-time post processing with Yebis, complex real life and emissive materials, and the ability to render at unlimited resolution.
New generation of Quadro processors allows artists to run the same professional applications as desktop workstations at nearly the same level of performance.
Studio 100 Media signs deal with NBCUniversal’s preschool TV network Sprout for the rights to CG-animated series and Stereoscopic 3D feature, ‘Maya the Bee.’
Animation Experts and VFX Luminaries behind ‘Minions,’ ‘Terminator: Genisys,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Paddington,’ ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E,’ and more will be guests at the animago AWARD & CONFERENCE running October 15 & 16, 2015.
Walt Disney Animation Studios releases a detailed breakdown of its new in-house production rendering software used on ‘Big Hero 6’ and the forthcoming ‘Zootopia.’
Two-thousand rendering servers and workstations now managed by Qube! render farm management software; burst licensing new hallmark of finals routine.
“My dad always said, ‘If you read the comic strip you know who I am,’ and you can see that all the characters in the comic strip are really elements of him.”
Final version of the Chinese-made CG-animated feature took 80 million CPU render hours, compared to 60 or 70 million render hours for recent Hollywood-made animated films.
Three-minute short, ‘The Seed and the Moon,’ employs photo-real CG environments and VFX to create the rich and organic texture of magical realism.
MPC LA creates photo-real CG pigeon for new ad, ‘Recurring Dream,’ from agency Mullen Lowe and Smuggler’s Brian Beletic.
Commissioned by Netflix, original CGI animation series from 41 Entertainment is targeted at kids and introduced through a feature-length film that will be followed by 12 half-hour episodes starting in 2016.
The animated opening to ‘Halo 5: Guardians’, while technically proficient, is mostly sizzle with little drama.
Nickelodeon secures U.S. broadcasting rights from co-producer m4e; highly anticipated preschool series is co-produced by Absolutely Cuckoo, Telegael, Discreet Art Productions, and BASTEI Media.
Brazil’s ParaRaio Filmes and Hero Live Studio tap Xsens motion capture to help shed light on the black youth homicides that are plaguing Brazil.
VFX powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic to present two special sessions, ‘40 Years of Creating the Impossible’ and ‘The Park Is Open: Journey to Jurassic World,’ during the 2015 VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy.
Key crew members of Pixar's 'Inside Out' will be in attendance, including camera and staging DP Patrick Lin, lighting DP Kim White, and camera and staging lead Adam Habib.