Vancouver-based VanCG meetup group taps Shotgun production management and review software for its latest open-movie live-action/CG project, ‘Galactic Battles.’
South Korea’s ‘Johnny Express,’ directed by James Woo, also wins an Audience Award and Jury Award at the 2015 New York International Children’s Film Festival.
FX Lead Tomas Slancik builds a robust custom feather system that allows artists to specify feather shape and easily populate designated areas.
CG-animated film is a co-production of Germany’s Studio 100 Media and Buzz Studios in association with Australia’s Flying Bark Productions.
Don Parker, senior director on Autodesk’s Shotgun team, talks about the software’s use on 300: Rise of an Empire as well as how integrating production technologies impacts a studio’s ability to manage movie production as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Shotgun review and asset management software enables efficient production management for Hong Kong-based VFX and animation studio.
Featuring Pixar’s new RIS technology, RenderMan is now completely free for use in research, education, evaluation, plug-in development, and personal projects that do not generate commercial profits.
David Morin, a driving force at Autodesk in virtual production standards and technology, talks about the growing significance and future role of virtual production technologies in moviemaking as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Updates include the new Quadro M6000 GPU with 12 GB of memory and Maxwell GPU architecture, new features and performance in Iray 2015, and an upgraded Quadro Visual Computing Appliance.
Special guests to include Disney directors Don Hall and Chris Williams, producer Roy Conli, visual effects supervisor Kyle Odermatt, head of animation Zach Parrish, and director of cinematography lighting Adolph Lusinsky.
As lead VFX studio, MPC was responsible for a variety of 3D and 2D effects, including creating Jack’s beanstalk, creatures such as Cinderella’s birds, mice, snakes and a cow, magic effects, fantasy environments, and transformation shots.
New CG-animated series co-produced by Nerd Corps Entertainment and A Stark Production lands in Belgium, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Germany.
London visual effects house partners with ITV Studios for the CG-animated reimagining of the beloved ‘Thunderbirds’ series set to premiere this spring.
VFX veteran has worked on four Oscar-winning films, including David Fincher's ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ and Peter Jackson's ‘King Kong.’
Daniel Gregoire, CEO of leading previs firm Halon Entertainment, talks about the previs of World War Z, its vital role in story development, visual development and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Company’s Los Angeles, London and Montreal studios collaborate on previs and virtual camera workflows.
Humorous tale strikes a balance between realistic but still-cartoonish CG animation featuring detailed set design and ambient lighting, and a saturated, springtime palette.
Led by VFX supervisor Greg Butler, MPC completes 200 shots -- including complex 3D work -- for Clint Eastwood’s Oscar-nominated feature.
A selection of concept art images showing various aspects of the creation of ancient Egypt from 20th Century Fox and Ridley Scott’s most recent epic, ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings.’
Ireland’s Brown Bag Films wins three awards at the Dingle Film Festival’s inaugural Irish Animation Awards.
Oscar-winning animation director Chris Landreth talks about his hyper-real narrative style, his new comedic short ‘Subconscious Password,’ his ‘Making Faces’ facial animation masterclass, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.