Isotropix teams with Fabric Software on a full schedule of presentations and events for SIGGRAPH 2015 to showcase the latest developments and new features in the company’s next-gen look development, lighting and rendering tool.
MPC Film heads to SIGGRAPH 2015 to present crowd, fur, digi-doubles and destruction technology, presenting the company’s visual effects work on movies including ‘Terminator Genisys,’ ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings,’ ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ and ‘Cinderella.’
DWA head Jeffrey Katzenberg calls the studio’s second quarter financial results “solid,” bolstered by the theatrical release of ‘Home’ and expansion of the company’s television and new media businesses.
Holiday retrospective hosted by Kristen Bell marks the 50th anniversary of the Emmy-winning 1965 special, ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas.’
Sony Imageworks VFX supervisor Dan Kramer helps bring iconic low-res 1980s arcade game characters into the CG world of 2015 in the new Adam Sandler film.
Directed by Trevor Wall for Splash Entertainment, ‘Norm of the North’ features a voice cast including featuring Rob Schneider, Heather Graham, Ken Jeong, Gabriel Iglesias, Loretta Devine, Michael McElhatton, Colm Meaney and Bill Nighy.
Forum to feature panels on Virtual Reality and TV, OTT and extended content forms; industry leaders to host interactive business roundtables.
Production is underway on Lupus Films’ animated film from Cloth Cat Animation based on Raymond Briggs’ classic graphic novel, ‘Ethel & Ernest.’
Dneg VFX supervisor Alex Wuttke talks lighting, camera arrays and macro photography on Marvel’s latest superhero movie.
German animation and VFX studio embarks on its first CG animated feature, 'Manou the Swift,' with a pipeline that includes Autodesk 3ds Max, The Foundry’s NUKE, Pixologic ZBrush, and Chaos Group’s V-Ray.
‘The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki,’ including all 11 of Miyazaki’s feature-length masterpieces in one spectacular 12-disc collection, is available on Blu-ray via Amazon.com on November 17, 2015.
Second annual SIGGRAPH Birds of a Feather for Freelance Survivors to feature a panel of experts addressing issues relevant to successfully navigating a career as a freelancer.
French 3D artist dono employs open-source 3D creation suite Blender, Photoshop alternative GIMP, 3D renderer Octane and free compositing software Natron to create stunning 3D backgrounds from legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved classic films.
Action/adventure comic book adaptation, based on the hit graphic novel from Eisner award-winner Paul Pope, is written by David Gordon Green and Josh Parkinson.
VFX supervisor Greg Steele talks about bringing ants, wasps and a tiny superhero to the big screen in Marvel’s new action adventure.
‘Welcome to Showside’ animated pilot featuring Henry Rollins and a feature film adaptation of Paul Pope’s ‘One Trick Rip-Off’ in preproduction phase.
Global VFX powerhouse MPC’s expansion into China shows that despite considerable challenges, opportunities are there for the taking.
The Visual Effects Society to present master visual futurist and iconic artist Syd Mead with the professional honorary society’s Visionary Award at the 14th Annual VES Awards on February 2, 2016.
VFX supervisor Trent Claus discusses aging and de-aging the character of Dr. Hank Pym in Marvel’s new superhero feature.
Attendees will see Vantage in action with presentations by Vicon customers including ILM, Digital Domain and Epic Games, and virtual reality demos powered by Vicon systems.
Company appoints Sean Mullen as creative director and David Kern as games technical director based at the animation studio in Bangalore, India.
Animation icons Spike & Mike set for special showcase on August 19; Academy Award-winning shorts ‘Mr. Hublot’ and ‘The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore’ also slated to air.
Directed and written by Beijing-based Light Chaser Animation founder Gary Wang, animated feature ‘Little Door Gods’ will be released in China on January 1, 2016.