Imagineer Systems demonstrates the newest version of mocha Pro, with improved international character support and significant features to help artists work more efficiently, at SIGGRAPH 2013.
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The results of a feasibility study aimed toward reducing the impact of foreign tax incentives on the visual effects industry find that international subsidies that injure domestic industries can be challenged in the International Trade Court.
Practical effects company 32TEN Studios provides a number of practical effects for Guillermo del Toro’s newly-released Pacific Rim.
VFX company Tippett forms a partnership with visual technology group Pixelux Entertainment to supply and license Hollywood-style original and creature animations for the Efexio special effects marketplace with the creation of an exclusive “Tippett Creature Shop,” featuring downloadable quality animations of creatures.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces the establishment of a new postproduction, visual effects and animation company at the landmark Tri-Main Center in Buffalo, NY.
Visual effects house Cinesite completes over 430 shots on Paramount’s World War Z, as well as stereo conversion of the visual effects.
SIGGRAPH 2013 releases the final lineup of 15 Production Sessions to be featured at this year’s conference.
The just-concluded COLLIDER Digital Production Conference wraps up its inaugural three-day run in midtown Manhattan this week, including the VFX Town Hall event held on Monday, June 10.
The veteran creative director and founder of Proof Inc. shares his insights on previs, postvis, pitchvis and the growing importance of visualization across the entire filmmaking process.
The Vancouver Film School announces the addition of an Animation & Visual Effects campus located in a 106,000 square foot city-owned space in Gastown.
Framestore NY provides rendered effects for Alex Gibney's latest documentary, We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks.
The Manhattan Edit Workshop announces an all-star lineup for the “Inside The Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story” event on June 8th, including LOOK Effects' Jeff Wozniak.
RE:Vision Effects releases RE:Match for Nuke and Fusion, with automatic color matching for multicam and stereo shoots
Lucasfilm announces the promotion of John Knoll to Chief Creative Officer of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), serving alongside ILM President, Lynwen Brennan.
VFX company LOOK Effects helps “The Grand Budapest Hotel” find financial support from Baden-Württemberg’s regional funding agency.
The Academy hosts the final event in its three-week VFX Convergence craft series, “From Matte Paintings to Full Environments and Set Extensions,” moderated by visual effects branch governor Craig Barron and visual effects branch member Theresa Rygiel.
Rogue State turns to LightWave 11.5 3D software to conquer CG dragons and 220 visual effects shots for “Dracano.”
The visual effects giant is reportedly looking at opening a facility in the U.K. to take advantage of foreign tax subsidies.
LOOK Effects hires visual effects industry veteran Wendy Lanning as executive visual effects producer.
The Creators Project goes behind the scenes of Universal’s sci-fi epic, “Oblivion,” with a close-up look at the in-camera effects created for the film.
The Academy honors makeup effects in feature films with a special panel presentation, “Blending Makeup with Digital Arts in Film.”