CafeFX co-founder Jeff Barnes partners with Portland-based digital production and animation studio Bent Image Lab to oversee the company’s new Digital Media Group.
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The Visual Effects Society names Academy Award winner John Dykstra recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award.
UK-based Union Visual Effects relocates to a larger facility in London’s Soho district; new studio also houses an advanced review theatre, featuring a 4K projector.
The Visual Effects Society announces business roundtables for 2013 VES Summit; Women in VFX, Facilities of the Future, Crowd Sourcing Funds, Virtual Studios and The Art of the Deal in Content Creation among 12 featured interactive sessions.
Manitoba’s Opus VFX tackles 3-D electric bolts and Lady Liberty’s destruction in Metallica’s new music-driven feature film.
Opus Visual Effects produces visual effects for 3D IMAX rock ‘n’ roll film Metallica: Through the Never.
Spin VFX announces its Outstanding Special Visual Effects Emmy win as part of the Game of Thrones VFX team.
The Television Academy Special Visual Effects Peer Group honors VFX Emmy nominees Jay Worth, Paul Graff and Tobias Mannewitz at an event at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on Monday, September 9.
The full lineup of speakers planned for VIEW CONFERENCE 2013 is unveiled, including a keynote presentation from ILM’s John Knoll as well as presentations and talks from ILM’s Roger Guyett, Digital Domain’s Eric Nash, Image Engine’s Peter Muyzers, Sony Picture’s Troy Saliba and Parag Havaldar, the Moving Picture Company’s Marco Carboni, Sony Animation’s Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, Pixar’s Sandra Karpman and Lucia Modesto, MacGuff’s Bruno Chauffard, computer graphics scientist Paul Debevec, and many more.
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.
VIEW 2013 announces a production session with ILM visual effects supervisor Roger Guyett on the reimagining of the legendary Star Trek franchise for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness.
LOOK Effects hires financial management consultant David Embley as the company’s new Director of Finance.
Factory VFX completes visual effects work for the upcoming 20th Century Fox feature, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.
Spin VFX provides over 1,000 visual effects shots across three seasons of Showtime series The Borgias.
Opus Visual Effects produces the visual effects for Infinity Films’ supernatural reality drama, Siberia, which debuted on NBC in July.
Australian VFX studio delivers more than 25 minutes for the latest edition to Fox’s X-Men franchise.
Directed by MTh’s Grady Hall and featuring visual effects and post-production from Mirada, “Safe and Sound,” the popular music video from indie pop duo Capital Cities, receives nominations for MTV’s 2013 Video Music Awards including Best Art Direction and Best Visual Effects.
Nominations for the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards are announced, with Fox’s Bob's Burgers and The Simpsons facing off in the animated program category against Nickelodeon’s Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Cartoon Network’s Regular Show, and Comedy Central’s South Park.
Pixar Animation Studios celebrates 25 years of Pixar’s RenderMan at SIGGRAPH 2013 with a commemorative Users Group Meeting and a number of special presentations.