In this two-part interview from FMX 2015, Digital Domain founder and former CEO Scott Ross discusses the major issues affecting today’s visual effects industry, including flawed economic models, lack of a trade association, studio wage collusion, and government subsidies.
With an extensive list of credits including ‘Jupiter Ascending,’ ‘The Best of Me,’ ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ ‘Riddick,’ ‘White House Down’ and ‘Underworld Awakening,’ Marc A. Rousseau joins Cinesite’s Montréal Studio as VFX Executive Producer.
New animation studio on Vancouver Island will serve Bron’s production needs on ‘Henchmen,’ the company’s first full-length animated feature film.
Universal's ‘Jurassic World’ holds off Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ for the second weekend in a row; Seth MacFarlane R-rated comedy sequel ‘Ted 2’ underwhelms with $33 million debut.
Annecy International Animation Film Festival and International Animation Film Market wraps in France with a slew of deals and new partnerships.
The Academy invites 26 new members to join the Short Films and Feature Animation branch; 23 new members are invited to join the Visual Effects branch.
Watch an exclusive clip from the “Be an Artist” featurette, in which storyboard artist Andrew Erekson provides a tutorial on how to draw Tip.
David Michel’s Cottonwood Media partners with former Zodiak CEO Pascal Breton to deliver premium creator-driven TV content in North America and Europe.
Pixar Animation Studios to share new footage from upcoming films, celebrate the 20th Anniversary of ‘Toy Story,’ and more at its first-ever D23 EXPO booth.
DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV appoints Chapter One Films founder Matt Kaplan to head newly launched feature film division, Awesomeness Films.
Previs supervisor Todd Constantine talks previsualization of earthquakes, tsunamis and bursting dams on the hit disaster movie ‘San Andreas.’
CG-animated feature directed by Harald Siepermann arrives on DVD and two-disc Blu-ray 3D combo pack on August 18.
Distributed by eOne, family-friendly, feature-length adventure that reimagines the epic tale of Noah's Ark features the voice talents of Martin Sheen and Amy Grant.
The Academy ups the number of eligible films in the VFX category to 20; Short films qualifying via a theatrical release must now have a theater run in Los Angeles County for at least seven consecutive days with at least one screening per day.
Tim Clark and Karine Lafranchise are selected as trainee animators and will be joining the feature animation team at Cinesite’s Montréal studios to work on ‘Charming.’
Blackmagic digital film cameras were used to shoot scenes and stunt work in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ and ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ while Fusion Studio was used for compositing and to help create action sequences for ‘Spy’ and ‘Barely Lethal.’
Universal and Legendary Pictures’ ‘Jurassic World’ ends Pixar's number-one opening winning streak, but ‘Inside Out’ exceeds expectations to score the top debut of all time for an original Pixar title.
Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can’t Live Without Cosmos’ wins Cristal award for best short film at the 39th Annecy International Animated Film Festival, while Franck Ekinci and Christian Desmares’ ‘April and the Extraordinary World’ awarded Cristal for best feature film.
VisFX powerhouse Scott Pritchard, 2D Sequence Supervisor from Industrial Light and Magic, to present a Masterclass revealing unseen content previews at The Children’s Media Conference 2015.
Among 11 special prizes, Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can't Live Without Cosmos’ wins Junior Jury Short Film Award at the 39th edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Six years in development, one of Pixar’s most anticipated and important films in years hits U.S. theatres.
Hollywood-based VFX house Flash Film Works relies on Fusion Studio from Blackmagic Design for compositing work on car chases, helicopter stunts and intricate fight scenes for 20th Century Fox’s ‘Spy.’